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Blue Almond Hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I really liked the Blue Almond hostel and would like to recommend it to any traveler planning to spend a few days on San Andres island. I spent four days here in November. Originally I had flown to San Andres for scuba diving. Unfortunately, the weather was a catastrophe – it was so rainy and windy that the coastguard grounded...

Thank RobertLockwoodJr
Reviewed 20 November 2016

If your travelling on a budget this is the hostel to stay at in San Andres! The staff is the friendliest you will meet and will introduce you to other guest which turned out to be a lot of fun. The place is super clean and even has a beer vending machine! Great place to stay.

Thank Charlotte2australia
islatur1, Propietario at Blue Almond Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Charlotte, thank you for a kickass review! We are glad you had a great time with us and hopefully you made everlasting friendships with the people you met in our little hostel!

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I went with 2 friends of mine and I had a great time at the hostel. Alejandro, Juan and Shaggy treated us as a family and helped us with whatever we needed. I strongly recomend to, after enjoying the beaches during the day, go out at night with the people from the hostel to have fun. Cheers!

Thank Gabriel M
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Great experience! The staff were so nice, the other travelers amazing, we had an awesome time with everybody, it kind of felt like everyone was friends. The rooms were okay. Alejo and Juan are always willing to give info about the island and we even had the opportunity to spend some time drinking with them and other visitors. It felt...

Thank Juan E
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I had a great stay at the blue almond, The owners really look after you and it really feels like a big family when you stay there. They help you organise all the activities on the island and can help with getting to Providencia as well. I met some great people in my time there and can deffinetly recommend it...

Thank Ash C
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The wifi is the worst we have ever had. It didn’t work properly at any point during our stay, and at one point took 16 minutes to load one simple web page. If a good internet connection is important to you, we recommend you don’t stay here. We stayed elsewhere on the island, and connected to Wifi at restaurants/bars and...

Thank Sam W
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The best about this hostel is for sure its atmosphere. I should have stay 5 nights and I finally spend 10 more nights there. Really don't wanted to get away from this little paradise where I felt so good. Juan, Jenny and Alejandro are here to help you, whatever you need. I've done my PADI open water as well as...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Blue Almond feels like home! It's a little hostel where everyone knows each other. This makes this place so special. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful and Shaggy, the dog is awesome! Chido! Chevere! Geil! I loved staying at this amazing place!

Thank lebegeilde
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I had such a incredible time at this place. Very nice people, great atmosphere. Alejandro gave me many tips on how to get around and the places I could go to have fun. I wish I had more time to spend at this Island and at this hostel. I made many friends here!

Thank Fabio V
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This was an awesome hostel on the island of San Andres. I stayed in the 10 bed dorm which was more like a house with 10 comfortable single beds than a dorm. Juan, Jennifer, Alejandro and the illist dog of them all Shaggy made my time at Blue Almond a blast. They can organize tours and give recommendations for anything...

Thank M R

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Almond is a 20-minute walk from the main downtown beach in San Andres Island, it offers budget accommodation with free Wi-Fi and common facilities. The lounge features a DVD player and a book exchange library, it also offers single and double rooms with shared bathrooms.Guest can cook their own meal using the common facilities, which include a fully-equipped kitchen.Diving and snorkeling activities can be booked. Bikes can also be rented to explore the island. Airport shuttles and excursion can be arranged. Blue Almond Hostel is a 15-minute walk from the lively shopping district full of bars and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Almond Hostel

Address: Barrio Los Almendros Manzana 4 Casa 3, San Andres, San Andres Island, Colombia
Region: Colombia > San Andres and Providencia Department > San Andres Island > San Andres
Price Range: $28 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Almond Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Dorms are so big that you will actually feel like in a private room!”
robb88, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book in advance because the rooms do fill up.”
Charlotte2australia, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go elsewhere”
M7460TJsamw, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are very similar, could not find a difference”
FabioV554, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“the 10 bed dorm has tons of space”
mr805, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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