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    El Kool Koala Backpackers

    Calle 13, 3- 139, Taganga, Colombia
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    • Excellent44%
    • Very good42%
    • Average0%
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    • Terrible14%
    16 Oct 2013
    “New name, new owners, new improvements.”
    27 May 2013
    “Worst night's sleep in South America”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 6 reviews

    Reviewed 17 October 2013 via mobile

    This hostel is now known as El Alquimista and the new Spanish owners are very nice. It looks like they have taken steps to improve the old hostel's problems like installing air conditioners in all of the rooms and are currently repainting and reorganizing the...More

    Thank helmsianm
    Reviewed 27 May 2013

    The one good thing about this hostel is the staff. Very friendly and helpful. It seemed like a decent hostel on arrival. The common area is a bit bare and didn't really have a relaxed vibe to it. Dorm rooms were like sauna's which is...More

    3  Thank 780amy12
    Reviewed 20 May 2013

    Had a great stay at El Kool Koala. Its perfectly situated close to the beach, shops and the main restaurant and bar area. The hostel was always clean and tidy and well maintained and the beds were comfy. Its not a party hostel by any...More

    Thank Ddizzle81
    Reviewed 3 May 2013

    clean hostel and very quiet. I like the terrace area and really like the hammock to nap a little. The location is good it´s 3 blocks away from the beach. The prices are good. The room has really nice A/C and you can turn it...More

    Thank j k
    Reviewed 16 May 2012

    I recently stayed at El Kool Koala in Taganga, Colombia. What set this place apart from others in Taganga was the staff. Mateo the Aussie owner was really nice and down to earth and great to chat to about Colombia and travel in general. But...More

    Thank habiby
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$10 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Location
    • Colombia >
    • Magdalena Department >
    • Santa Marta District >
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