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Overview
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good5%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brownie”(6 reviews)
“the river”(24 reviews)
“private beach”(7 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

El Rio boasts that its Colombia’s second highest rates hostel. And while I can see why a certain demographic would give it top votes I think it’s fair to give an unbiased assessment. Pros: the grounds are definitely beautiful as is the beach front and...More

Thank ElleBakes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing hostel - really enjoyed our time here, wish we had stayed longer than two nights. The setting is so beautiful and the private ‘beach’ is perfect. Would definitely recommend tubing and getting a massage. The food was so yummy and exactly what we were...More

Thank Alice W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place as a nice getaway - good if you want to chill but good if you want a little party too. Stayed in the 6 bed with AC and it was lush, great sleeps and lovely showers. Tubing is fun and chilled and...More

Thank 176samanthap
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is very clean, stunning views and beautifully designed. All sleeping options are affordable and comfortable, we had friends staying in all options. One of my favourite things about this place is they are not trying to rip you off, it’s in line with...More

Thank Rose S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Its hard to even compare El Rio to other hostels or hotels in this area of Colombia. But that's a good thing as its out of their league. If you're tired of terrible service, rude waitstaff and dirty rooms in other coastal Colombian hostels, make...More

Thank Reelmandy
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$50 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Details
Price range
US$50 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (37)
Pool & Beach (8)
Room & Suite (2)
Dining (1)
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"Book early as its always full! The private rooms are awesome"
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"Private rooms not hammocks wayyyy better- blocks out the sound"
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"Book the deluxe dorm with air conditioning!"
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"Depends what you are after - we were a Middle Aged couple therefore wanted our privacy so paid the extra..."
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