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Varazdin, Croatia
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48 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A Couchsurfing host recommended me this place after he couldn't host me, and I am glad to have stayed there. It's clean, the staff is friendly, relaxed atmosphere. The dormitory I stayed in had glassed ceiling/roof which makes it a little difficult to sleep in the morning. Otherwise, everything else was good.

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Armenia, Colombia
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

I often drive by this place and it looks quaint from the street. The resturant / hostel is located within walking distance from the Unviersity of Quindio, the hospital and Portal Mall. I found the place to be clean and service to be okay. There is not much parking and so It's best to park in a nearby parking lot.... More 

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casaquimbaya, Front Office Manager at Hostal Casa Quimbaya, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for all your comments and we hope you come back soon. More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2016

When you step into this hostel you immediately feel like you are home. The staff is welcoming with many suggestions on what to do and everyone is always happy and willing to help. Hopefully you will get to meet Laura and Diane, the dynamic sister duo who run Casa Quimbaya/El Cafe. There are always lots of interesting travellers to chat... More 

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casaquimbaya, Director de Recepción at Hostal Casa Quimbaya, responded to this review

Thanks to share with us, we hope that you have enjoyed and please comeback we will waiting for you! More 

Cancun, Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I stayed in Quimbaya two nights. Its good located place close to main Armenia road. In side you can use all of tipical facilities as in every hostel + computer and quite fast internet. Its clean especially bathroom, there are plenty of place where you can chill alone with guitar or with the others in front of TV. It also... More 

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casaquimbaya, Director de Recepción at Hostal Casa Quimbaya, responded to this review

Hi, thanks to stay in our hostel, we hope that you have enjoyed and please comeback we will be waiting for you again. regards More 

Ottawa, Canada
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146 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

we had an easy and relaxing experience here. the staff were very friendly and helpful - thanks helen and jisaac ! and the owners are a couple of friendly and outgoing local sisters who were happy to give advice on activities etc. we stayed in a standard dorm with 4 beds which had closets and there were also small lock... More 

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casaquimbaya, Director de Recepción at Hostal Casa Quimbaya, responded to this review

thank you for stay with us and all your good comments, i hope you have enjoyed share with us and you will be back. regards Helen Villalobos More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Very homely hostel that is located at an awesome spot in Armenia. The staff was very friendly when I showed up without a reservation and let me use their facilities early in the morning. The fact that it is a block from the main street really helps with getting around.

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casaquimbaya, Director de Recepción at Hostal Casa Quimbaya, responded to this review

Hi, thank to stay with us, we are always to help you! we hope to have you back. regards More 

Medellin, Colombia
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed with two friends in a private room with a bathroom. The beds are really comfy, everything was in perfect conditions. They also have a cool bar where they also sell food. The night we stayed they had live music. Very recommended! The staff is very nice and was helpful. Very close to ATMs, restaurants and bars.

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casaquimbaya, Director de Recepción at Hostal Casa Quimbaya, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks to stayed here, we are always to serve you. regards More 

Santa Marta, Colombia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

The hostal is really nice and clean (can be a bit noisy though due to the cafe on the 1st floor). But I left VERY frustrated as the receptionist didn't write down my last payment in cash and so I was charged my last night twice. This is very unprofesional and a painful experience for a budget traveler! I think... More 

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casaquimbaya, recepcionista at Hostal Casa Quimbaya, responded to this review

good morning we apologize for what happened that day. the situation was that the payment of the other night was not registered by any means . we will consider your opinion as it is very important to us, thank you very much . More 

New Hampton, Iowa
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Had private room and bath. Room was a bit dated. Very basic, but clean. We found it a bit overpriced for what you get after coming from Salento, where the choices abound. There seems to be a shortage of decent hotels/hostals in Armenia and this is one of the better rated. Good food and atmosphere at the hostal restaurant.

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casaquimbaya, Propietario at Hostal Casa Quimbaya, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us, the building where the hostel is located was built in the 50s so overall it is an old structure, in terms of cost performance ratio, we are located in one of the best neighborhoods in the city , we try to offer a fair rate that allows pay our employees right. We... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2015

I was in Armenia for 3 nights and I really enjoyed my stay. The room, the toilets and the kitchen were very clean and there was a TV with lots of movie in the common area. In the ground floor there is a cozy bar with live music and I was there every night :)

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Como un hostal con un concepto unico, Casa Quimbaya es el lugar ideal para conocer a la bonita ciudad de Armenia y para explorar la region maravillosa de cafe el "Eje Cafetero", sus lugares como Salento, Filandia, Calarca y mucho mas, todos situados a pocos minutos en autobus de la Casa Quimbaya. Nuestro albergue esta situado en uno de los barrios mas privilegiados en la parte norte de la ciudad. A solo unos pasos de distancia se encuentran restaurantes, bares, discotecas y cajeros automaticos o simplemente puedes disfrutar de nuestro propio Cafe/Bar "El Cafe" para un desayuno, sanduches, bebidas, cocteles y por supuesto cafe recien hecho en una plantacion de cafe local. Aqui puedes conocer a un muchas personas locales, estudiantes de la universidad justo al frente del lugar, asi como otros clientes del hostal. Hay musicos locales tocando el miercoles, jueves, sabado y domingo por la noche en el cafe y si lo desea, el escenario es tambien suyo. Nuestro albergue cuenta con 2 dormitorios (4 y 5 camas) con camarotes para alojamiento compartido y 3 habitaciones dobles, ya sea con bano compartido o privado. Para todos nuestros huespedes tenemos casillas de seguridad gratuitos con tomacorriente en el interior. Nuestros servicios: habitaciones privadas y dormitorios, Internet gratuito, Wifi, cocina totalmente equipada, Cafe/Bar, musica en vivo los miercoles, jueves, sabado y domingo por la noche, Salon de TV con DVD Library, agua caliente 24/7, servicio de lavanderia por un bajo precio y de reserva gratuita para todos los albergues de la Asociacion Colombian Hostels. Tambien ofrecemos informacion turistica, reservas de actividades y llamadas locales gratuitas. Que hacer en la region del Quindio? Es una de las zonas mas bonitas de Colombia con mucha naturaleza alrededor. Disfrute de actividades como: parapente, excursiones en jeep (willys), rafting, senderismo, pesca, excursiones de montana, ecoturismo, parques tematicos, fincas de cafe, rappel, excursiones a caballo, kayak, o puedes deleitarte con hermosos pueblos coloniales como Salento, Filandia, Buenavista, Calarca y otros. En el hostal tambien ofrecemos clases de espanol, clases de canto y guitarra y mucho mas! Nuestro Servicio de lavanderia cuesta 15.000 COP valor por carga completa. Para tener en cuenta: Check in: 14:00 Check out: 11:00 am Politica de cancelacion: 1 dia antes de la llegada Solo se aceptan pagos en efectivo El desayuno no esta incluido. Nuestro cafe ofrece Desayuno de 8:00 a 11:00 am con un precio de 5.500 COP pero puede incluir el desayuno a su llegada por 5.000 COP. Casa Quimbaya Backpackers Hostel Calle 16 Norte # 14-92 Armenia Para llegar a nuestro albergue, simplemente dile al conductor del taxi que vas hacia la "Universidad del Quindio". Nuestro albergue se encuentra justo en frente del bloque de medicina. Ir a la cabina de taxis fuera de la terminal, que te piden para la direccion y le entregara un cupon con la direccion y la tarifa por lo que no hay necesidad de negociar con el taxista. El precio es de 7.300 COP de la terminal de autobuses y 25.000 COP del aeropuerto durante el dia. Tambien puede tomar el autobus desde la terminal de autobuses, la linea de autobus 18 hasta la parada de "Hospital". Al llegar a la estacion solo cruzar la calle principal ("Bolivar") y caminar una cuadra por la calle 16. Estamos en la esquina al final de esta calle. El precio del autobus es 1.500 COP. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Casa Quimbaya

Address: Calle 16N # 14-92 | Sector la Fogata, Armenia, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Quindio Department > Armenia
Price Range: £11 - £21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“If you're in a dorm I'd suggest the room without the bunk beds (just a bunch of twin beds) - seems a little airier.”
 of 5 bubbles Isobel206, 13 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Some private rooms face the street, which is noisy w. dogs, pedestrians, and cars. I believe that there are some private rooms w. bathroom that don't face the street.”
 of 5 bubbles MichelleC310, 15 Feb 2013 | Read review
“The individual rooms could be quite noisy but are large and sunny. It´s up to you.”
 of 5 bubbles DianaH295, 8 Nov 2012 | Read review
“All rooms are good, including the dorms, which have single beds instead of bunk beds which is always a plus!!”
 of 5 bubbles Jennyfish27, 2 Oct 2012 | Read review
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