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Featuring free WiFi, Lake View Hostel offers accommodations in Guatapé, 29 mi from Medellín. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. You can engage in various activities, such as horse riding and fishing. Barbosa is 19 mi from Lake View Hostel, while Las Palmas is 27 mi from the property. José María Córdova International Airport is 19 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Lake View Hostel has been welcoming guests since May 11, 2017

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

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Room Type
1 full bed
1 bunk bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Guy
    Almost everything, from the nice room to the great restaurant food, the hot water the very nice staff.
  • Jeremy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    great location, super clean, we had a balcony with view, awesome food both breakfast and Thai dinners. great tours organized easily. super friendly and informative employees
  • Marieontheroad
    Absolutely great place & staff. I just wish I could have stayed longer!
  • Kirsten
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great staff, great view, great prices. We went on a boat tour which was pretty cool. Nice breakfast, just wish that breakfast was served on Saturday as well! Water was hot if you keep the pressure low.
  • Tiele
    The hostel is excellent, comfortable beds, clean, good breakfast and in general a very nice place to be at.
  • Julia_2017
    Great location, good restaurant on the 2nd floor with balcony! If you want to meet En-speaking people, you should go there...
  • Aewhitt
    Great location and excellent value for money! And they speak English! The restaurant in the roof was also pretty afforable and served great Thai food!
  • Sameer
    An excellent value hostel. The cheapest hostel and the cleanest hostel I have stayed in 6 months of traveling. It's an easy walk from the main town. The 8 bed dorm is spacious, and the bathrooms are very clean. Excellent areas to lounge while...
  • Sharaniaah
    Incredible views at a great price! we loved the food at the hostel come dinner time, and our room was large and comfortable. This was a last minute booking for us and we would stay here in a heartbeat again!
  • Sergey
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location - close to everything you want to see, on a shore of a small lake. Great room - with a balcony and view. Good restaurant at the site (closed on Fridays). Nice, helpful staff, English spoken.

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    Yes, we have an activities office who is in charge of all entertainment. Kayak, bike, motorbike and boats are some of the rentals we offer to our gues..
    Answered on 12 November 2019
  • hola, incluye desayuno? tienen restaurante?

    Hola, Los precios de las habitaciones no incluyen desayuno, pero tenemos la opción de desayuno, y tenemos un restaurante de comida tailandesa. Cerram..
    Answered on 17 January 2022
  • Hola! Buenas noches! Me gustaría saber si el wi-fi está bien, trabajo en linea y sin eso podría afectar me trabajo.. Gracias, Lore

    Hola Lore buenas noches, no contamos con internet de alta velocidad, sin embargo, podría considerarse como un WIFI aceptable dentro de los parámetros ..
    Answered on 29 December 2021
  • How much is the Shuttle service from the bus station?

    It is 130 for 4 persons if it is super earlie can be more expensive
    Answered on 3 June 2021
  • Hola, Quisiera saber si ustedes tienen servicios de recogida al aeropuerto de Medellín y cuanto cuestas?

    Hola, Si tenemos servicio de recogida.
    Answered on 5 April 2022
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?

    We strongly recommend to our guests to bring their own lock, but if they don't have we can borrow them one.
    Answered on 12 November 2019
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Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Thai Terrace
    • Cuisine
    • Ambience
      Traditional • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan

Amenities of Lake View Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Aerobics
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Bike tours
  • Water park
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

House rules

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From 1:00 PM to 11:30 PM


From 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Lake View Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Payment with foreign credit cards, has a 5% surcharge. We do not accept pets.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

License number: 45477

FAQs about Lake View Hostel

  • Lake View Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Canoeing
    • Water park
    • Aerobics
    • Horseback riding
    • Bike tours
    • Bicycle rental
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Check-in at Lake View Hostel is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Lake View Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Thai Terrace

  • The prices at Lake View Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Lake View Hostel is 2,600 feet from the center of Guatapé. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.