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Drop Bear Hostel

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  • Excellent72%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome little hostel. Pool table. Table tennis. Tv room. Nice pool and food/bar area. The food was pretty good and not terribly overpriced. It's supposed to be a party hostel so the music is playing quite loudly, but it wasn't much of an issue from...More

Thank Blayne G
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I planned on only one night here and ended up staying 4, before, in between and after my trips to other places in the area. A great hostel to chill out in with the pool, plenty of hammocks, and huge TV room with Netflix! Everything...More

Thank Sn0wflake1992
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I am a little older than the average guest but everyone here, staff and guests, have made this place feel like a second home. I will definitely be back. Great jumping off point for the North coast adventures.

Thank David R
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This place was soo good we stayed here twice. Carlos in reception spoke great English which I was very thankful for as my Spanish sucks. There is a great relaxing vibe here and the air-conditioned dorm was a saviour from the heat of Santa Marta....More

1  Thank Craig K
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I would certainly recommend this hostel to anyone travelling to Santa Marta. It has a great environment with plenty of poolside seating and a nice bar. All the staff are helpful and friendly, especially Maria at the front desk who helped me to arrange my...More

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Pool
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
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Price range
USD 12 - USD 41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
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Price range
USD 12 - USD 41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
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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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