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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I planned to be few days at this hotel but I just ran away. Kitchen completely dirty and impossible to take a shower in the bathroom. People singing and talking at the corridors until 2am, bad experience. I do not recommend it at all.

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Thank loresgo
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed for 3 days and actually wanted to stay for more. The bed was comfortable, the kitchen was clean , the view was amazing and the rooms had a big locker with electronic spot inside so you can charge your phone while it's locked. The owner of the place treated us really nicely. And the restaurant on the top... More 

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10 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in one of the private rooms with a balcony for three nights. First, the good: the room was lovely, the bathroom outstanding, and the view across the lake was great to wake up to in the morning. However, all the noise from the third floor bar/patio funneled right into my room. The bar stops serving at midnight, and... More 

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Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Hostel was ok. Owner was very nice and informative and he tried to make your stay as pleasant as possible. But that place is huge and without guests there's just no atmosphere. I was very clean tho, Colombian style. They had a really good restaurant which everyone raves about, but many times it was closed and then when you finally... More 

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The Hostel was great. The view from the balkony is awesome (even without real view to the lake). Just on the cleaning they could improve a little. The Informations given by the owner were very helpful.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, hot showers and very comfortable beds. Also close to the center of town. Nice terraced area and though I didn't go personally, I heard the food in the Thai restaurant and at breakfast is excellent

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Thank sientelo
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Immediately felt so welcome walking into Lake view...have enjoyed my stay so much that I've just missed my flight to Santa Marta to stay an extra 5 days before I fly home to England. The dorms are spacious, the place is beautiful and clean, especially the kitchen which is easy to use, cheap fruit and veg local. Been given heaps... More 

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Blackrock, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Lakeview hostel for 8 days. It was incredibly relaxing and located right in Guatape. They have a wonderful Thai restaurant on the roof and a great sun deck. They also do a wonderful breakfast and have free tea and coffee. What more could you want!

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The rooms and beds are clean, and staff is very friendly. They have lots of information about nearby attractions and prices and more. Great bar and atmosphere on the roof. Really enjoyed my stay here!

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 4 days and loved it, very clean and comfortable with a good kitchen. Plenty of activities to do and organise through reception. The bike ride to San Rafael is a must ! You can also walk to piedra del peñol from the hostel in less than an hour

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lake View Hostel & Boutique Hotel has something for everyone: from 6 and 4 person dorms to boutique style rooms with their own unique art and tile work with private balconies and spectacular lake views. We are the center of activities in Guatape with many different guided excursions such as by car and hiking to remote jungle waterfalls, swimming in crystal clear rivers and looking for monkeys around Rio Bizcocho and San Rafael, to paintballing at Pablo Escobar's finca. We also offer kayak and mountain bike rentals as well as self guided hikes and fishing. Our roof top restaurant THAI TERRACE is now open too, with an excellent selection of Thai, Vietnamese and vegetarian dishes. The restaurant also has a full bar. Come on up and have a pad thai or curry with a glass of wine and enjoy the views across the lake and mountains... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake View Hostel

Address: Cra 22 #29B-29 | Patio de Los Patos, Guatape, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Antioquia Department > Guatape
Price Range: RM58 - RM80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“We were in a private room with a balcony but if you are solo the bunk rooms look great too!”
 of 5 bubbles G5991IEms, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Handy Location”
 of 5 bubbles Roam4Ever, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“one of the first floor privates with balcony and gas heated shower...you get the sun rise from the balcony”
 of 5 bubbles 126jennt, 29 May 2015 | Read review
“Don't reserve, walk in for cheaper price”
 of 5 bubbles calebh782, 13 May 2015 | Read review
“If you are a cople take a private on the 2nd floor with balcony and great view. Fore dorms the 4 people dorm are best ,but it is a new building and still diveloping.”
 of 5 bubbles thayfood, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
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