Mahatu Guest House & Hostel

Calle 7 No. 1-40, Leticia, Colombia | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Leticia

Leticia and the boat

A travel blog entry by skannyboy on May 22, 2014

30 photos

I spent the last couple of days in Bogotá looking at museums. I saw the small Gabriel Garciá Marquez exhibition on at the national library and also to the art gallery which consisted mainly of works by Fernando Boter, a famous Colombian artist known for drawing everything in large proportions. He even does his own versions of famous paintings, for …

The triple frontier

A travel blog entry by dan_and_casey on Mar 28, 2014

2 comments, 45 photos

Our Amazonian boat journey ended at the triple frontier - this is the river junction shared by the towns of Tabatinga (Brazil), Leticia (Colombia) and Santa Rosa (Peru). We departed the boat, and with a number of our new friends (7 of us in total), we climbed into the back of a ute (with all of our big bags) and made the trip to the federal police …

Leticia - 3 countries in 20 minutes

A travel blog entry by monkeybusiness on May 20, 2013

5 photos

We flew from Cali to Leticia as we were told that the boarder crossing to Peru is easier and less dangerous here. Leticia is nestled between Peru and Brazil and you can walk freely between the countries as long as you have the entry stamp from one of them. Which meant we got a good photo of Steph in brazil taken by Liam in Colombia whose passport …

Welcome to the Jungle

A travel blog entry by rachelle.bassi

19

... dinner (well the boys let us nap again and then dinner) the guys asked if we wanted to find alligators. By this stage my mosquito bites had their own mosquito bites, and I counted close to 50 on one leg, so we stayed in and chatted away, before letting Kid and Jose go alligator hunting. The next day was an early breakfast and a pack up before we headed back to the ...

Colombia and Brazil (pun intended)

A travel blog entry by freeranging

4
13

... in South America reading a book. We made friends and shared our travel stories over an ice cream, watching the sunset.

We disembarked from the boat, went to the airport and looked for the cheapest flight down to Rio de Janeiro. We found one but had to wait 18 hours in the airport. This was long. We filled our time by taking showers in the airport bathrooms and sleeping on the floor. Some guys in suits told us this was not the correct thing to do in an airport ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsMahatu Guest House & Hostel Leticia

    Reviewed by upriver

    Relaxing

    Reviewed May 28, 2011
    by (6 reviews) Sydney , Australia Flag of Australia

    A peaceful and quiet place not far from the centre. Reasonable prices and a friendly owner to chat about Colombian life and help you out if needed. Otherwise, just enjoy the serenity

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

    Reviewed by stemaxc

    Get away from it all

    Reviewed Apr 11, 2011
    by (28 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    The hostel was sitauted a short walk from the centre on a huge piece of land complete with a lake almost on the border with Brasil. The bed was slightly expensive at COP20,000 and the guide book description of comfy beds is misguided. Hard thin matresses and pillows. The owner was very helpful. People head to bed early in these parts so not too much going on but I did meet my travel partner for the length of the Amazon to Belem.

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

    Reviewed by stanlee84

    Gustav's the crazy manager

    Reviewed Feb 12, 2011
    by (1 review) Brisbane , Australia Flag of Australia

    Your stay at Mahatu will be idyllic, as long as you go there aware that you are a guest at Gustav's house...not a hostel. You have to play by his rules, even if you dont know what they are. This guy is a few clowns short of a circus, but it is still a beautiful place to stay in Leticia. Just dont piss him off.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Mahatu Guest House & Hostel Leticia

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent