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Charlottesville, Virginia
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I got here at like 11PM and left the next day at 4AM so my impression is obviously limited. My first advice is if you are coming to Baranquilla just for the airport, save yourself the money and sleep at the airport! For people not familiar with Barranquilla, while it is a very large city it is very not touristy... More 

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Thank Kyle G
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The staff is very welcoming, always available if you need anything, and this is one of the best neighbourhoods in the city, safe and with typical Colombian houses ! It's a great place to meet people Great value for money !

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Thank Anouk R
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The hostel is clean and the stuff is super friendly. Everthing is nearby and also a pizzeria with real italian pizza is there. For chilling and enjoying barranquilla is it perfect. Grazie per ospitarmi.

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Thank Tobias S
Aberdeen
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

I spent 3 nights in The Meeting Point hostel, everyone was kind and friendly. The price is fair and the location is good in a safe barrio. The cosy atmosphere makes you feel like home away from home. They have a well equipped kitchen and a pizzeria right next door.

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Thank Elmerita
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

This was an excellent place. The people running it were incredibly kind and helpful. I do not understand some of the previous comments that I read because in my experience the rooms and bathrooms were very clean and everything very organized. The Pizza restaurant attached was the best pizza I have had in Latin America and of course it probably... More 

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Thank Sean K
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Its an average hostel, the service is poor, rooms are not very clean and it doesnt smell well. As positive points, it is located in a safe neighborhood, prices are reasonable and its one of the few options you get when you travel to Barranquilla, because it is not a turistic city. However it is ok for staying one night.

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Thank Christian M
Siem Reap
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36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

The putrid waft hit us as soon as we walked in. Dirty clothes and clutter draped everywhere, cats roaming the halls where the owners leave handfuls of food for them on the floors. The dorms are scary. No A/C or decent fans in a very hot/oppressing atmosphere. The dorms are cramped, yet did seem relatively clean, though the loose live... More 

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Miami, Florida
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This Hostel was AWFUL! The room was dirty, old blankets with stains, death insects on the floor, and powder everywhere. The bathroom was dirty, the lights were going on and off all the time! the toilet was full of black hairs, and didn't have a chain to pull the water down. The kitchen was all dirty and messed up. The... More 

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3 Thank keilychacon
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38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

The hostel has a good location and the owners are very receptive. It's a very humble, but fine place. There is not much to do in Barranqilla, but if you happen to be in the city, this is a good place to stay. Breakfast is not included, but the price us fair.

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Thank Camillaoliv
Cali, Colombia
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56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

I arrived very late at night and almost couldn't fin the place: no lights or VISIBLE name outside. I booked 1 private room, double bed and bathroom: that was the option available online. Surprised: The room they gave me was a 4 bed dormitory BUT they said that I was all for me. I was alone, yes, but I was... More 

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Additional Information about The Meeting Point Hostel

Address: Carrera 61 68-100, Barranquilla, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Atlantico Department > Barranquilla
Price Range: RM44 - RM98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Avoid the dorms”
 of 5 bubbles Shoegazer_AU, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Stay away from the first room on your right on the first floor. Read description above.”
 of 5 bubbles keilychacon, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ground floor, the one in the middle with a private bathroom and A/C. (There are 3 dormitories on your right as you come in.) it's dark, quiet, bunk beds are stable.”
 of 5 bubbles Liliken, 18 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Know the location before you leave, its a little hard to find as it looks everything else around, and not all locals know where it is located”
 of 5 bubbles calebh782, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
“ask for a room with air condition it can get very hot in barranquilla!”
 of 5 bubbles -AndreaG1982-, 27 Oct 2014 | Read review
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