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Drop Bear Hostel

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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Finally a hostel with a great pool, fantastic bar and spacious rooms (private room for us). Food is good! Reception offers snacks and drink all night long. Staff is really nice and speaks good English. Lots of excursions and info. We stayed in multiple hostels...More

Thank Brechtje V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Drop Bear Hostel has a very relaxing vibe. The staff was super friendly and helpful. We stayed in a private room, which was even bigger than our own apartment! Because there was an extra room between our bedroom and the hallway next to the...More

Thank Bas R
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

I really liked this hostel. The staff was friendly and knew good English. It was huge. There are large rooms for ping pong, billiards, tv with Netflix, couches to chill. There’s a nice pool and bar and music. They give you buzzers to let you...More

Thank TuF_RyDa
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I had a great time here during my week long stay in Santa Marta. Despite being away from the city centre, it's easy to get to by taxi or city bus, and is located in a nice quiet neighborhood, near a very handy grocery store.On...More

Thank Nagdeo M
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Phil McKenzie is one of the most amazing people I could ever imagine, Phil has the following qualities when serving a quality crafted beverage... He is kind, a generous lover, honest, caring of people's individual sexuality, solid length, fair girth, lasts a reasonable amount of...More

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Pool
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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
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Price range
US$12 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
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Price range
US$12 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
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Dining (32)
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16 December 2014|
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Response from PuraVida55_13 | Reviewed this property |
Enjoy the Drop Bear! They will most definitely take care of your bags as we left our stuff there for 5 days when we went to hike to La Ciudad Perdida. It is a great place, tell Regina that her favorite gringo says hello.
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"Get the rooms with a/c. Santa Marta gets HOT!"
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"Don't bother paying for the AC room, it was soooo loud and it really wan't worth the $40+"
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"Get the dorm with aircon, I was always very comfortable but heard others in fan-only dorms complaining of the..."
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"air con room is good in summer and wedges are delicious"
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