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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I loved this hostel. I had a comfortable bunk cabin (to myself the second night). Vibrant decorations, hammocks, and people everywhere. The "chill-out room" was so comfortable and a wonderful place to meet people.

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had an awesome time at Makuto's. It is a beautiful and charming set up. It feels a lot like a camp, everyone socializing and going on adventures together. The food they serve there is delicious, the staff is very friendly and helpful, and the kind of people staying there are very open and adventurous. The accommodations were minimal, but... More 

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Super friendly staff, lovely artistic atmosphere within a unique setting in the heart of the moorish neighborhood. I enjoyed hanging out there just as much as walking around the city. Highly recommended!

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

A beautiful location in the heart of the Albaicin. Really friendly and helpful staff, super chilled out atmosphere with people hanging out in the garden playing music and enjoying a drink in the evening. We had the private suite for the two of us which was really cozy with nice decorations. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The 8 bed rooms were cramped up but the hostel is the best, very nice garden where everyone of the hostel hangs out and chills, always a good atmosphere. The people working there make you feel at home and are extremely nice, recommend it to everyone!

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Sonia S, Propietario at Makuto Guesthouse Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your comments with the travelers Emilio P. We are very happy to hear you had a great time in Makuto and enjoyed the atmosphere, we think this is the most important thing in a hostel so thanks again for recommending our hostel to other friends Safe travels!! More 

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were a couple in our late 20s, we had the single room so it was very private - all of our interactions with the other hostel goers and the staff in the common areas was awesome. I recommend this hostel to anyone looking for a safe friendly environment where everyone becomes friends and chills together. Very trendy.

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Sonia S, Propietario at Makuto Guesthouse Hostel, responded to this review

UMhmm "very trendy" jajaja Thanks a lot Ariana for writing such a great evaluation about Makuto. We are very happy to listen to your feedback since it is very important to us. Hope to see you in Makuto again. Happy travels! More 

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Probably one of the best hostels I've stayed in so far. Very chilled out. The decor is amazing too. You actually feel like you're on this wonderful backpacking trip with your friends. The staff is very helpful. Met some great people here. The rooms are super cool too. And what's more, you even get ice cream here to beat the... More 

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Sonia S, Propietario at Makuto Guesthouse Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time to write so many nice things about Makuto! Hope you can make it here again to enjoy our free walking tour since for sure you will love it. Safe travels and thanks again for recommending us :) More 

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Everything was great. Best common area ever and very sociable. Lots of group activities and meals. The hike up the mountain was amazing. Rooms, bathrooms and common area all clean and a good standard. Would highly recommend.

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Sonia S, Propietario at Makuto Guesthouse Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your 5 star rating about Makuto!! We are very glad that you enjoyed the hike to Los Cahorros and all the activities and common areas we have. Happy travels!! More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Staying in Makuto was one off the highlights of my trip, the staff is great, atmosphere is laidback and relaxing. It is all situated around an outdoor terrace/garden with a treehouse, hammocks and a bar. They give you a great overview of the city and have a great free walking tour What else could you wish for!? This hostel and... More 

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Sonia S, Propietario at Makuto Guesthouse Hostel, responded to this review

Wow!! thanks for writing such a great review about Makuto. We really appreciate it. Hope you can come again in the future to visit and enjoyed some more time with us. Safe travels!! More 

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This hostel is a little tricky to find but worth it if you want to be in the heart of old Granada. The hostel is full of friendly travellers, nice staff and quirky rooms. I was in the room next to the terrace outside, noisy at night always so bring earplugs. Enjoy your stay.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tired of crappy accommodations and impersonal hotels? Come stay in our backpacker 's hostel and enjoy a new concept of lodging. Hammocks - Chill Out area - Tree House - Wifi and Internet - Kitchen - Bar - Patio - BBQ and Lots of fun! Makuto Guesthouse Hostel is a charming historic mansion located in the oldest and most attractive neighborhood of Granada, the Albaicin. Moroccan markets, sunny plazas, amazing viewpoints ... Come and discover the perfect mix of classic Moorish architecture with a unique touch of character; find yourself in a relaxing and informal atmosphere, perfect for independent travelers. Loved by travelers for its location, personality and the most friendly, relaxed and chilled out atmosphere. Our friendly and multi-lingual hostel staff will welcome you and provide best tips for you to experience the life of Granada outside of the typical 'tourist attractions'. Makuto Guesthouse Hostel Granada offers a home away from home and we'd love to have you join our backpacker's family. Come and stay with us. Turn your trip into an unforgettable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Makuto Guesthouse Hostel

Address: Calle Tina 18 | Barrio Albaicin, 18010 Granada, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Granada > Granada
Price Range: RM123 - RM422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Try to get a room by the toilets so you don't have to walk across the whole courtyard to pee at night.”
 of 5 bubbles Alex33388, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Put fans on before going to bed so you don't wake people up suddenly”
 of 5 bubbles Corinne_TSV, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“the all girls dorm is way bigger than the other rooms but it can be quite a hike to get to your bed.”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The hostel has and incredible super relaxed and chill atmosphere, thanks to the location and the staff”
 of 5 bubbles K8149VJalessandrog, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Either dorm rooms with 6 or 8 beds which share a big bathroom. Or a four bed room, which has its own bathroom and kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles bollyanddom, 9 Oct 2015 | Read review
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