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Hostel Caracol

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Nice rooms, both group and private room available, washing of clothes possible, nice friendly host. Free walking tour is a good activity here. Central location in the city. Free bikes. Cosy inner place to sit

Thank Valerie D
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 1 September 2016

It is located in the center of Popayan, exactly where you want to stay because it´s where the white city is located. The staff is friendly, the bathrooms and kitchen are nice and clean, wi fi was alright. There are tables to eat in the center of the hostel and it's got free bikes! Bikes are needed if you want...

Thank thisisfarid
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Hostelworld showed all dorms full, so we booked a double room. When we arrived, we saw many free dorm beds. Good location. Helpful staff. Basic kitchen. Clean. Small cafe attached. Free bike rentals..

Thank Travellingnurse79
Popayan, Colombia
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Charming little hostel in the centre of town . Great trip to the volcano , great people . I stayed in Hostel Trail too which is a great place to meet ppl in Popayan . Popayan is an ideal place to base yourself while exploring Cauca and beyond . Caracol is a home away from home ! Tam

Thank DonaldDupin
Community of Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 3 May 2016

we spent 2 nights there, the rooms are nice and clean, the staff is very friendly and the location is ideal, there is a little cafe in the hostel, for the rooms located close to the recepetion it gets noisy very early in the morning, with the patio making every conversation louder !

Thank Benoit S
Poussan, France
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Good location in the city , Friendly commun room , they have also bycycle for rent . The kitchen is big enought for several cookers in the same time . The room and bathroom are very clean !! they clean the toilet all time .

Thank Christophede7
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay. Here my feedback: + Price Kitchen Staff (friendly and good informed) Activities (did volcano tour, see feedback at popayan tours. Absolutely recomandable) Integrated café/bar Informations Uncomplicated - Beds make weird noices... No confortable chillout area, more sofas needed Slow wifi

Thank oktschuss
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Hostel Caracol is a gorgeous and spacious hostel in the heart of the historic center 3 blocks from Parque Caldas. The staff is super friendly and happy to help design the perfect tour for you while in town. There is a great little coffee shop in the front of the hostel with delicious cakes and coffee as well! Stay here...

Thank Geoff S
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Just a few blocks from the old town square, supermarket and cafes close too. Room was ok, nice common area to relax, chat with other travelers. Kitchen was adequate, not the best I've seen, but not the worse either, say slightly above average. Staff were ok trying to help with booking a bike tour and getting a taxi for an...

Thank Wallyarr
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 21 December 2015

this hostel, located in the historical centre of the White City, offers a unique service: free bikes. these come in very handy to explore the (not that small!) city easily in a shorter time. for you if you like: free bike service, enthusiastic and helpful personnel, coffee shop inside, location-location-location, good value. not for you if you want: private bathroom,...

Thank dirkdewilde

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in a charming Colonial house in the heart of the historic centre of the city, Hostel Caracol combines Colombian old-world charm with modern comfort and convenience. All rooms are comfortable and cozy, bathrooms are all newly renovated and kept spotlessly clean and the indoor patios filled with plants make for a great spot to relax and enjoy the peace and sunshine. The hostel offers all of the usual services a traveller expects and has staff on hand 24 hours a day to assist guests with whatever they might need. We also pride ourselves on offering great information about the surrounding area and for planning the next step of your journey. Many excellent trips, courses and activities can be arranged through Hostel Caracol. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Caracol

Address: Calle 4n No. 2-21 | Centro Historico, Popayan 190003, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Cauca Department > Popayan
Price Range: $19 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Rooms far away from the reception area”
 of 5 bubbles sofmen7, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are noisy and the 4 bed Mixed at the back is especially so . If you are a couple then I would recommend a room in the middle/ towards the back of the hostel . The front of the hostel is where the cafe , dining area and reception are . The cafe is a business that is the front of the hostel ( you have to walk through it to get to your room ) and it opens early .”
 of 5 bubbles kapesp, 14 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Get a room away from common area”
 of 5 bubbles tookes84, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room down the hall away from the reception desk so you'll be less likely to hear late night check-ins, and be closer to the showers!”
 of 5 bubbles tojourneywise, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
“closer to the rear is quiet - but the trade off is slower wifi....decide what is more important to you. The bulk of the toilets/showers are to the rear too....if that helps - less of a wait”
 of 5 bubbles Lssah2013, 17 Dec 2014 | Read review
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