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Aluna Casa y Cafe

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights in total, as a base before and after the Ciudad Perdida trek recently. The hostel itself is nice, and our private room was fine (strange not to have any windows though). Our only problem is with the staff. The lady in the kitchen was very unpleasant in the mornings that we had breakfast their. Permanent...

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Trujillo, Peru
Reviewed 21 February 2016

My wife and I went there almost a year ago and we loved it. It is time for us to vacation again and we will be staying here. If you get a chance, chat it up with Jaime. He is very good at his job and gives great suggestions of where to eat and what to do. The rooms are...

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Asunción, Central, Paraguay
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed just one night in Santa Marta (it's not much to speak of) but loved Aluna. The staff is very helpful and friendly and has great recommendations for the area. The room was clean and well priced. Breakfast was not included but is cheap and good. Free coffee upstairs too!

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netherlands
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Well located simple small hotel. Clean room without window. A drawback is clearly within the tiny bathroom, not so clean (dirt, hairs...), and shower water goes easily outside its area. So the floor gets wet. Its door access does not leave any proper space to move in. Another drawback is that there is no hot water at all, and that...

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North Hampton Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights, one before Cuidad Perdida, one after. They kindly stored our bags for us while we were away. Jim and his wife are a wealth of information and are very kind. Other staff members were a little indifferent towards us. The rooms were very comfortable and the breakfast we had at the cafe was good as well....

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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights in early January. For the first night, we were in a private room, but moved to the dorm for the second night due to limited space (we made the reservation about 3 weeks in advance). The hostel itself is well laid out and very nice - 2 great terraces that provide a nice place to...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

After staying at the gringolandia Dreamer hostel way out in the suburbs, this place was a perfect city-center homey feel hostel. The couple running the place are super charming Irish folks who have a bed nd breakfast feel. I was in a quiet AC 4-person dorm - very affordable and comfortable. The perfect option for someone looking to explore the...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Good location and nice atmosphere. Great terrasse and kitchen on the top but the rooms don't have clim so it is hot at night and in the rooms on the top, no wifi so a little bothering. Otherwise nice in general

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Reviewed 3 December 2015

Nice and comfortable place. It's a five minutes walk from the cathedral, the neighbourhood seems really safe. Prices are also okay, we paid 80'000 for a private room per night. Room is also very clean, so is the bed. I can recommmend it to anyone.

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 28 November 2015

We travelled to Santa Marta to use it as a base to go on day trips to the national park, but unfortunately the park was closed for a cleansing ceremony by the indigenous owners. This did not stop us from having a great time. Perry and the Irish Lad were fabulous with their recommendations. The guesthouse is great, close to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aluna Casa y Cafe is a small family run guesthouse that caters for the independent traveler looking to explore and discover the natural and cultural landscape of the carribean coast of Colombia. Situated in the historical centre of Santa Marta, Aluna is within walking distance of restaurants, bars, supermarkets and the just 4 blocks from the beach. Aluna is designed around a 1920's Spanish villa and is centered around a shaded courtyard. The guesthouse has 3 floors, a roof terrace that looks out over the Sierra Nevada, a guest kitchen, TV room and a cafe. We also have the best book exchange on the coast and a luggage storage facility. *Aluna - Kogi Indian concept - thought, memory and possibility - past, present and future. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aluna Casa y Cafe

Address: Calle 21 21 No. 5-72 | Centro Historico, Santa Marta 470004, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Price Range: RM44 - RM222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Aluna Casa y Cafe 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“A room on the third floor, they say that internet works there”
 of 5 bubbles FabioV554, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“chose more the rooms in the first floors, not the last one because no wifi”
 of 5 bubbles geraldineg994, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Get air conditioning”
 of 5 bubbles V2274RXmatts, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All good rooms with aircon or/and fans”
 of 5 bubbles Andrew-M-Fenn, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“Wifi is only available in the cafe area. I would choose a room upstairs. There is some nice outdoor space.”
 of 5 bubbles AmiiStephenson, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
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