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Aluna Casa y Cafe

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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

A really nice place to stay in Santa Marta, you feel welcome from the moment you step in. I stayed in the dorms, clean bathrooms with very welcome showers (after sand in Teyrona and heat of the Ciudad Perdida hike). Kitchen facilities cleaned every day. There is a cafe with breakfast if you want some treats, but there is also...

Thank Griet D
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice and clean hostel in Santa Marta operated by a very kind and helpfull Iris couple. It has everything you need, is clean, has a very nice kitchen and is nicely located. We also stayed in another hostel in Santa Marta, but this one was nicer! One of the best hostels in Colombia so far.

Thank leMassiveN
Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I stayed at Aluna for rest and a shower before and after the Ciudad Perdida trek. I got my own spacious room for around $33 US -- a great deal. The restaurant where you can buy an inexpensive breakfast is cute, and the staff is very helpful. I recommend this place.

Thank ryanhayward
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I ended up at Aluna totally by chance arriving on a late bus from Cartagena. I ended up staying 3 nights because the staff, especially Patrick, the owner, was kind and super helpful in giving me information about things to do around the city and region. It's in a nice location, easy to walk to the beach, center, and market...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Very nice place, beautiful people. nice breakfast! the owner does lots of environmental work. reforesting the sierra nevada. stay in his Hotel, its very nice and at the same time you are supporting a good cause!

Thank 313irmgard
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...

Thank kapow89
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...

Thank Rafael H
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!

Thank Kristi F
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...

Thank camok
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....

Thank McGrunkiss

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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 

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Address: Calle 21 21 No. 5-72 | Centro Historico, Santa Marta 470004, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Price Range: $15 - $71 (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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