GHL Comfort Hotel Costa Azul
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews GHL Comfort Hotel Costa Azul Santa Marta
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Today. Was. Awesome. We started out with a great breakfast at the hotel, right next to the massive pool, and with a view of the beach. It was beautiful. We finished breakfast and headed out into the town of Santa Marta. We got a taxi to La Quinta de San Pedro, which is where Simon Bolivar lived and died. It was interesting to see where he lived, …
I got up this morning after another great night’s sleep at Colombia at Home. This has been a brilliant place to stay. I can’t wait to come back here someday. I packed up my stuff and checked out and then went into the city. I’d been told that I needed to check out the Museo del Oro (Gold Museum), so I made sure to get there today …
... introducing ourselves to one another. We had a decent group, myself and Clare, an English couple from Clapham, a Colombian couple, a group of 5 Dutch, a guy who was wearing jeans and a long shirt (!), his partner and an older Canadian French guy.
We begin by the map showing us the 47km trek that lay before us, to be covered over 3.5 days, all vertical, no flat paths to be seen here for a while. Twenty minutes in and the flat terrain was no more, it was then that we began ...
... was probably the highlight of our visit there. Again, we went into town on our own. There was no shuttle service here, as Crystal provides in many places, nor in Cartagena, as the taxi union is very strong there. In any event, the entrance to the town of Santa Marta was about a five minute walk from the ship, and the down town area only about 10 minutes more. An easy walk on a not too hot day. We went to the Museo Tayrona ...
... African bloke's stuff as they ran into the sea. Not naked. Entertainingly a guy who'd bored me to death earlier on that night got beaten up. I guess someone had to it! Oh, and then there was the half litre of vodka we were given for free by this awesome woman called Beatrice who worked at Nirvana whilst Sita and I watched football in the hostel TV room and shouted alot. At one point I think we went next door to say hello to the locals who were a bit perturbed at having ...