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The Dreamer Hostel

Hostelworld.comUS$22*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was here on and off for two and a half week as a solo traveller and I can't recommend the Dreamer enough. Great staff, atmosphere and people. Since it is a bit outside the city you can usually avoid the hardcore party travellers but still enjoy the events during the night after a trek or such. Diego is especially...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Dreamer Hostel is a hostel made by people who get what a good hostel should be! Great pool, really lovely garden, comfy beds with big lockers and smaller security lockers, big kitchen, on site restaurant, loads of chairs and sofas... it's brilliant. The hostel has a really lovely atmosphere with drinks and music but it all turns off around...

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Sydney
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This hostel is a great for young people wanting to meet others. We met a lot of people here. Rooms are clean and the cleaners seem to be going 24/7. The pool area is also nice and clean. Staff were awesome and extremely friendly and helpful. This is slightly out of the main area though so you need to take...

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The dreamer hostel is a perfect place to make your basecamp. I went to minca, Tayrona park and Buritaca from this Hostel. Left my big backpack here and came back every time. Chilling by the pool or in a hammock. And the people are soooooo friendly, they even knew my name while everyone else struggled with my name. If I'm...

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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Best place. Many information for daytrips. Best connections to other cities. Good Bar with different sales every evenig. Clean pool and good and clean bathrooms. You can let your baggage here for 1 night in Tayrona or the lost city trip. Go there!

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Province of Malaga, Spain
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is definitely the place to stay! I really loved the atmosphere there. People at the reception are very nice, swimming pool is right in the centre and quite big so ideal to relax. There is also a snooker which is nice and the bar/restaurant is a good place to meet people. In the night they organise activities which is...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Dreamers is a great place to stay, Lots of young people, great food, bar, well thought out hostel with all you need, plus it is close to the Simon Bolivar museum (where he passed), an ultra modern mall and all the facilities. Having a pool in Santa Marta is a very nice asset for a hostel and this one is...

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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Diego is a very rude guy working there, he told us we only had a reservation for 3 nights, but we reserved for 4 nights with another guy. He then said we couldn't stay and said we should go immediately. Worst experience in whole Colombia. To add is that the restaurant is over priced, they sell water for a very...

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Manchester, England
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this hostel as part of a 6 month travelling trip through South America, and this easily rates as one of the best hostels we've stayed at. The staff are incredible and so helpful to plan local trips and beyond. They all speak really good English, and are very friendly - from the cleaning staff to reception, to the...

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Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Reviewed 17 February 2017

At the time we visited Santa Marta, I learnt after I booked that Tayrona park was closed, so I had to rearrange my trip and I changed the dates we stayed at the Dreamer and there was no problem, we stayed two nights in a double ensuite room with a fan which was perfect for us. I was aware that...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dreamer bring to Santa Marta a new concept in QUALITY BUDGET ACCOMODATIONS, here you can indulge in a bit of luxory at backpackers rates.Escape from the caribbean hot enjoying our big swimming pool, hammocks and garden, available guest kitchen, TV lounge, Bar and Italian Restaurant...Our Vibe is relaxed.The hostel is located in a strategic position just outside the crowded city center but on the way to the Tayrona park,Minca,Taganga and Rodadero. Bus Station is three minutes ride away and in the immediate area you'll find supermarkets,Cinema,ATM etc travellers from all walks of life are welcome ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dreamer Hostel

Address: cr 51, 26D-161 (diagonal 32) Los Trupillos de Mamatoco, Santa Marta 5, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Price Range: RM64 - RM245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“We were staying at "Filipinos" room which was perfect, a bit far from the music and the pool.”
audreys394, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the 4 people dorms, not the 10 people ones.”
arjens2017, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Use for inbetween travel not to enjoy santa marta”
isabels693, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The dorm with air conditioning is freezing.. The one with a fan is just right”
kissthebandit, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the 4 bed dorm with ac !”
U8023COdanielc, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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