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El Baobab Hostel

Hostel | Calle del Pagador, 37, Puerto de Santa María, Cadiz, Spain 11500

82.1% Overall Rating

169 out of 183 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (30/09/2013)

Amy Marshall thinks…

"Nice hostel, bit lacking in atmosphere though. Not sure if there were many other guests, but there were no real common faciliiaties so didn't really meet anyone else easily. The staff however were…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.35

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

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Overview

El Baobab Hostel is in EL PUERTO DE SANTA MARIA, in the 'Silver Route'! Enjoy the nice weather & have a great time at El Baobab Hostel. 25 minuts from Cadiz city center.We have organised & prepare a wide range of activities for you, so if you want to have fun this is the place! Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

2 person (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Single (Shared bathroom)

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Triple (Shared bathroom)

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4 person (Shared bathroom)

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6 person (Shared bathroom)

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2 person (Shared bathroom)

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5 person (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About El Baobab Hostel

Please, note that if you would like to book for Carnival, Holy week, and April Fair or Jerez Motorcycle Grand Prix periods the availability will be open only a month in advance.

Make sure you book and have fun!

Accommodation Information

Bathrooms are shared. There are two full bathrooms on the 1st floor for five rooms. On the common floor there are two dorms and another full bathroom. All our beds are singles.

There is a Lounge with TV/DVD, books, dictionaries and others with tourist information, computer, etc, and we also have Wi-Fi in the entire hostel!

Washing / Dryer machine at an extra cost.

Ask for special prices and facilities to soprt groups and erasmus students.Mensual prices in winter.

Location Information

According to the legend told in the ‘Odyssey’ of Homer, after the Trojan War, a Greek official named Menestheus escaped with his troops through the Straits of Gibraltar and reached the Guadalete River. They established there and the town was called Menestheus's Port.

In 711, Arab (Moors) from North Africa invaded southern Spain. They renamed the place Alicante or Alcanatif which means Port of Salt, due to the old salt industry of Phoenicians and Romans.

In 1260, Alfonso 10TH (X) of Castile conquered the city from the Moors and renamed it ‘Santa Maria del Puerto’. He restructured the land and conceded a charter under the Crown of Castile. In his Cantigas de Santa Maria CSM 367, Alfonso sings that he was miraculously healed of swollen legs after visiting his church of Santa Maria do Porto.

Christopher Columbus's second expedition to the Americas set sail from El Puerto de Santa Maria. His pilot Juan de la Cosa drew his world map in El Puerto in 1500.

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