El Hostal de Jackie

Address: Calle 21 # 3-40, Santa Marta, 57, Colombia | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Calle 21 # 3-40, Santa Marta.
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          • Beach
          • Swimming pool
          • Bar/lounge


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Kitchenette
          • Pets allowed


          • Room service
          • Continental Breakfast

          TravelPod Member ReviewsEl Hostal de Jackie Santa Marta

          Reviewed by matt-lewis

          OK,not great, not awul

          Reviewed Jan 10, 2016
          by (48 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Somehow the two bed room I booked for two nights was double booked, and I was the one who had to vacate for the second night. I wasn't thrilled to move to a ten bed dorm. Santa Marta was very busy at the time, otherwise I may have moved to a different hostel. Anyway, it was OK. Apart from the mix up, I can't complain really. I should say though, if you are expecting lockers, as advertised, there aren't any. They will lock valuables away under the front desk, but there are no lockers. I had a private room for another night after doing The Lost City trek. Writing this some time later I have to be honest it doesn't really stick in my mind. I think OK best describes this place. It's fine, just nothing to get excited about.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by bergfex75

          nice stay in safe old town area

          Reviewed Jul 4, 2012
          by (26 reviews) , Germany Flag of Germany

          very good value, inside the old town, so short ways, only 2 blocks to waterfront and buses to taganga. hostel nice and clean, small pool, propper common kitchen, private rooms with air con...

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          TripAdvisor Reviews El Hostal de Jackie Santa Marta

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

          Travel Blogs from Santa Marta

          Santa Marta & La Ciudad Perdida (The Lost City)

          A travel blog entry by matt-lewis on Jan 10, 2016

          12 photos

          The hostel booked me a bus ticket with Marsol from Cartagena to Santa Marta on 4th January. The terminal was too far to walk, although only a short taxi ride. The bus was really a minibus, and while more modern than the old banger buses I've ridden on here so far, no more comfortable. On the Colombian crazy bus driver scale, I give this …

          Last day in Bogota; Night in Santa Marta

          A travel blog entry by ericjon97 on Aug 08, 2014

          1 comment, 2 photos

          ... that was really good, and a perfect way to start our the weekend away. It was a short hour and a half flight to Santa Marta, and as soon as we got off the plane, the heat hit me. What a huge difference from Bogota to here! It’s really hot and really humid. That’s a combination I haven’t been used to since I left Cuba.

          We got a taxi to our hotel, which was pretty ...

          Santa Marta

          A travel blog entry by davidandmaria on Jun 27, 2014

          3 photos

          ... music.

          We decided to try Radio Burger for something to eat, they also happened to be on Happy Hour, two for one cocktails. We supped away on Margaritas while our burger orders were being prepared. Maria decided on a standard burger, the best way to decide how good the patties are...and very good they were too. David decided to try the Choriburger, it was 50% chorizo and 50% beef made into a pattie. ...

          Time for Volontariat with Mision Gaia

          A travel blog entry by sa2014frda on Jun 22, 2014

          19 photos

          ... it is better for the plant and make faster germ.
          We asked to show us his compost....surprise...it is a bag full of chemical fertilizer gave by the farmer cooperation.
          We understood that he does not make any difference between chemical and organic so we took time to explain the impact on the plant and the soil for the futur.
          We put in practice the benefit of organic with them. They can also used their litter more efficiently and ...

          The Colombian adventure continues...

          A travel blog entry by alex1989cullen on Jun 09, 2014

          1 comment, 18 photos

          ... typical) we panicked a little but eventually got there... We checked in and signed straight up for the Chiva bus tour - ha this wasn't your typical bus tour! This tour left the hostel at 10pm, had an abundance of booze on board and played of course the tackiest of music! It even had a dancing pole... One guess as to who was queen of the pole? Very 'enjoyable' night which may have accidentally ended in a brothel which subsequently got raided ...