Koala Inn, Pasto & Ipiales , Colombia

One of the original backpacker hostels in Colombia, the Koala Inn has suffered greatly from the lack of tourism in southern Colombia in the recent years. Now that the traveller scene has begun to pick up again, the hostel is regaining its former life and energy as the flow of visitors increases.

With good facilities, a great, central location and a cheery, friendly welcome, Koala Inn is a great place to stop on the road to or from Ecuador. The knowledgeable manager Luis will happily share advice on where to go and what to do in the area.

Opened in 1992 by previous Australian owner, the hostel has been set up to meet the needs of the budget traveller offering simple and affordable rooms.
There are 15 private rooms around the central courtyard, sleeping between one and three people.

2017 Prices come in at 25,000 Pesos for a single with shared bathroom, 50.000 Pesos for a double with shared bathroom and 60,000 Pesos for a double ensuite.

Breakfast is not included in the overnight price but a hearty Americano option (pancakes with fruit and coffee) is available for 7,000 Pesos for those who want it.

Many of the rooms have cable TV and for those that don't, there's a social area downstairs with a communal TV where you can also chat with other travellers, use the book exchange and get up-to-date with what there is to see and do in Pasto and the surrounding area.

There is a speedy laundry service available for around 8,000 Pesos a load.

Free WiFi is included.
How to get there...
Koala Inn is best reached by taxi from the bus station - all the taxi drivers will know where it is. It takes around 15 minutes and should cost no more than 4,000 Pesos.

The location is great, right in the heart of the action only two blocks from the main square. There are plenty of shops and restaurants nearby too.
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Contact Info...
Calle 18 No. 22-37
03 272 21101
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