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Sam's VIP Hostel

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Staff was friendly. Our private jacuzzi room was huge and beautiful but there's not enough hot water to fill the Jacuzzi! Didn't matter though. This hostel was like a penthouse for backpackers. Would recommend 100%

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What terrible service. I sent numerous messages on both the website and Facebook page and they won't even reply. I found the staff to be of pretty low standard when I stayed there this October, so I'm not surprised but still it's pretty pathetic that the only thing Sams cares about is your money. The staff lied the first day...

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St Neots, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

English spoken. Hot shower - shared bathroom. Booked a double room. Lovely balcony overlooking central parque. Good atmosphere, excellent kitchens x2. Local city tour is basic but fascinating as you tour with a local.

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Katwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Really nice hostel with good and friendly staff. This is a good place to meet other travellors. If you're there on tuesday there's a tejo night, and it's free. Location is perfect as it is right in the centre. I would recommend this hostel.

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

- Stayed three nights in a private room with private bathroom - The lady at the front desk was very helpful and knowledgeable - Comfortable bed, clean, nice bathroom, good wifi - Shared kitchen you can use - Centrally located in the main square - We used their laundry service which was good - Definitely go to Gringo Mike's for...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Not the easiest entrance to find, as the access is through what looks like a garage, but once we found it we were very happy! Great location, with two amazing terraces, looking on either side of the building. One with a nice little pool, perfect to cool down, and the other overlooking the main square, so perfect to do some...

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Thank SarahCorrea
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Just recommend it 200%. Stayed there 3 nights, get helpful advices for activities with the family, best restaurants. We enjoyed the swimming pool, the large room for 3 persons. Staff is always doing its best. Feel relax. In plaza central and close to bus stations, parque and rafting clubs. Just go !

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Wellington
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We had a great time at Sam's VIP Hostel. Perfect location on the main square. They book tours (like paragliding and white water rafting) with the best companies for the same price you get charged direct by those companies. Two spotless and well equipped kitchens. But, the best thing was that they went out of their way to organise a...

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Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Great hostel with singles, doubles and dorms. Not the cheapest option, but worth the extra buck. It has a pool on one of the rooftop terraces. Our room was facing the central square which meant it was a little noisy, but we also had our own balcony. Informative and helpful staff, and free activities during the week. Will also help...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

First off, the hostel is in a really great location and is kept extremely clean! It has two great kitchens, two patios - one with a pool, and a really helpful and fun staff! They're extremely helpful with information about the town and local activities. The vibe is really relaxed and home-like.. I would definitely come back! Also, when trying...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Sam'S VIP Hostel is the best located guesthouse in San Gil, having the best views from its balconies and swimming pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sam's VIP Hostel

Address: Carrera 10 N 12-33, San Gil 684031, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Santander Department > San Gil
Price Range: $23 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“dorms are nice and confortable. if you want some more privacy they also have sams mansion wich is right across the park”
 of 5 bubbles diegogM2423XQ, 24 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Splurge for one of the doubles overlooking the main square of San Gil.”
 of 5 bubbles 102nsm, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the one with the jacuzzi, next to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Clicu, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the one I had - twin-bedded room at the back next to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles RosaSwitzerland, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in #2 and #3 - both good rooms though the bed in #3 was much less squeaky!”
 of 5 bubbles Kramersontherun, 18 May 2015 | Read review
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