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San Gil, Colombia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very good hostal in a great location within the walled city center of Cartagena. El viajero is well run, organised and most importantly clean and comfortable. They have a great fully equipped kitchen that made cooking fun. Enjoy your stay!

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Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Location is perfect. Inside the old city but in a quiet street. Effective wifi. Clean common rooms and comfortable beds. The patios are nice to hang out in. But the best thing is the staff in general are very nice. Helpful and accommodating. I spoke Spanish but I got the impression their English is good. I would stay there again

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Lugoco2, Gerente at El Viajero Cartagena Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your message Bjorn! We are pleased to read your good comments and knowing that your stay was a good experience. We hope to see you again at our Hostels in Cartagena, San Andres, Cali or Salento.

Italy
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Many of the people I met during my trip stayed here. I chose it because it was close to the diving shop I selected. On top of that I met by chance some travelers previously met. I realised there was a good vibe in the hostel. Perfectly maintained. 100% clean. I haven't met my dorm mates because I was weaking...

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Lugoco2, Gerente at El Viajero Cartagena Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your message! We are pleased to read your good comments and knowing that your stay was a good experience. We hope to see you again at our Hostels in Cartagena, San Andres, Cali or Salento.

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Hostel is very clean and the staff is amazing / always helpful and super super nice! The Location is great / in the middle of the old town. Good breakfast and we had a great time here. We really enjoyed our time here. Will definately come back one day!!!

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Lugoco2, Gerente at El Viajero Cartagena Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your message! We are pleased to read your good comments and knowing that your stay was a good experience. We hope to see you again at our Hostels in Cartagena, San Andres, Cali or Salento.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As long as you're willing to meet strangers, this hostel will do the rest in terms of creating the environment to meet others. The staff is great, rooms are fine (A/C a huge plus), and very great group of travelers staying here. Not a total party hostel, but people here do have fun! Location is perfect for getting to the...

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Lugoco2, Gerente at El Viajero Cartagena Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review Nicholas! We´re glad your stay at El Viajero was enjoyable and you could meet a lot of people from all over the world. We hope to have you again at one of our Hostels in Cartagena, San Andres, Cali or Salento.

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was impressed by this hospital.... It was busy with a friendly relaxed vibe☆☆☆☆ Very clean and super ell organised.☆☆☆☆☆ Fab well kept kitchen.☆☆☆☆☆ Comfy rooms☆☆☆☆☆ Cool movie room And the best location Loved my stay here

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Lugoco2, Gerente at El Viajero Cartagena Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your message! We are pleased to read your good comments and knowing that your stay was a good experience. We hope to see you again at our Hostels in Cartagena, San Andres, Cali or Salento.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a huge chain hostel, with hundreds of beds and on massive grounds. The rooms are spacious and beds comfortable, the lockers and safes provided are good, as is the breakfast. There are computers for general use and the bar has a tab system. However, the bathrooms are not the most comfortable and the showers are single cubicles, despite...

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Lugoco2, Gerente at El Viajero Cartagena Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We are a fun hostel, but not a party hostel, as we close our bar at 11:30 pm so our guests can get a good night sleep, and the ones that want to keep up the party are invited to go out to the city center with a lot of options. Sorry about the sheets as...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice, private room near the bar in the patio. In this area it is easy to socialize with other guests. It is a nice atmosphere. But if you do not want to stay up late it is no problem since the bar area closes at 12pm so it gets more quiet. The location is perfect to explore...

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Lugoco2, Gerente at El Viajero Cartagena Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review! We´re glad your stay at El Viajero was enjoyable. We hope to have you again at one of our Hostels in Cartagena, San Andres, Cali or Salento.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very centrally located hostel in the historic center of Cartagena. It is reasonably priced and the staff at the front desk, while busy, are always helpful. I had a private room with my gf which was spacious and comfortable. Well worth the price. The hostel also offers a nice, simple complimentary breakfast of cereal, fruit, and bread....

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Thank you for your message! We are pleased to read your good comments and knowing that your stay was a good experience. We hope to see you again at our Hostels in Cartagena, San Andres, Cali or Salento.

Sherbrooke, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good points: Excellent place to meet young travelling people. Excellent localisation in the Centro historico de Cartagena. Clean rooms Good activities program Bad points: Loud music until 12:00am. Light breakfast (white bread with butter, cereal and fruits) Expensive for what you got

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Thanks a lot for your review! We´re glad your stay at El Viajero was enjoyable. We hope to have you again at one of our Hostels in Cartagena, San Andres, Cali or Salento.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located inside the famous Cartagena's old walled city and only a few blocks away from the well known Fernandez de La Madrid Square and from the main attractions of Cartagena de Indias. Surrounded of Museums, Squares, Artisan, Bars, Coffee Shops, Restaurants and it’s nightlife! We offer you the best service in the best location. We are the only hostel in Cartagena with breakfast included in the rate and the only one with air conditioning in all the rooms. In a Spanish colonial house style, just as all the old walled city, we have everything you need: shared and private rooms, kitchen, common areas with TV & DVD, internet area and free WI-FI all day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Viajero Cartagena Hostel

Address: Calle 7 Infantes 9-45, Cartagena 130018, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: £13 - £63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“Prefer rooms near the entrance since they are far from the bar area, thus quieter...”
 of 5 bubbles leom761, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Away from the courtyard if you are looking for quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles carmencQ7896AF, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bring a surge protector if you have a lot of digital equipment, the rooms only have 1 or 2 plugs. Also their safes are very small and probably can't fit your laptop / ipad. ”
 of 5 bubbles YoavE, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Happy travels!”
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“Comfortable, with AC.”
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