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Hostel Taganga Pelican

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Reviewed 26 June 2013

We got a large room with 3 beds. The overall place was clean, basic, but served it's purpose. The front desk staff were friendly and always available. It was away from the bars and next to the police station. I'd recommend this place to travelers on a budget.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 6 March 2013

First of all, the price...the dorm is 25.000C not included breakfast, which is $14 and what I would consider expensive. It appears that Taganga is more pricey, for no reason really. We did not have reservation arriving in Taganga, which I would highly recommend. Also, I would book another hostel if I'll be back. When we arrived we were surprised...

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Prague
Reviewed 30 September 2012

We've stayed in the hostel (which was recommended to us by Jose from Tyrona Dive Center) 5 nights. Room was nice and fairly clean, so were the facilities. Free wi-fi in the downstairs area as well. No A/C, just fan - were comfortable, but it does get hot so may not be for everyone. Mosquitoes are not a big problem,...

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Taganga, Colombia
Reviewed 12 August 2012

I was so disappointed from that hostel. the staff treatment is really bad. the owner cares only about the money. there are so many nice hostels in taganga ... I just recommend not this one. they even charge me one night for just putting my bags in.. me and my friend didnt stay that night because we needed to go...

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Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 1 July 2012

I stayed at Pelikan Hostel for 5 nights with a friend, and it worked out great for us. We had a private room and bath, and A/C too. Breakfast isn't included, but it's cheap if you want it there. There are also a lot of places in town to get breakfast too. The room was cleaned daily, it wasn't loud...

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Reviewed 28 December 2011

Didn't get through the door. Booked on minihostels.com for six days over new year and paid a deposit. When we arrived pelikan said they did not deal with minihostel and that they were booking people without authorization. But luck would have it, our rooms were available, just at a much higher price than we had booked at, and is quoted...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 9 December 2011

Private rooms available, although they will charge you per person. It is easy to find, right at the entrance to town, and there is an ATM machine next door. Good breakfast on pretty front porch with hammocks. We were without water and electricity for a few days, and this seems to happen often. Most of the building is open air,...

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Thank jlouder
London
Reviewed 23 October 2011

Reading some of the reviews of Taganga you could quite easily get put off going there if you believe it's party town reputation, however this hostel means you can enjoy the best of Taganga, but still get a good nights sleep! Located 100m form the seafront means you only have a short walk to the restaurants and beach bars and...

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Reviewed 12 August 2011

Really nice staff, clean rooms. Good place to meet other travellers and really close to beach and police station!

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 21 May 2010

This hotel is a good choice in Taganga. The location on the 'main' road is perfect. You are not disturbed by the beach bars and clubs a block to the south and you can jump on and off the minivans to Santa Marta right outside. The owners are very friendly and acommodating. There's wi fi and breakfast is available. The...

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Address: Carrera 2 No.17-04, Taganga, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Taganga
Price Range: $34 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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