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RE: Has anyone stayed at the Sayulita Hostel el Venado Azul?« Reply #1 on: April 30 2009 09:04:00 »
Hi, I stayed at that hostel 3 weeks ago. I got only one thing to tell you:
*DON'T GO THERE!!!*
It's awful and dangerous.
I wanted to spend 2 nights there with a friend. After the first night, we decided to leave so we told the guy and asked him to give us our deposit money back. He was pissed that we didn't want to stay, argued with the money and finally wanted to fight with us!!!!!!!
He was calling some friends of him living in the houses nearby to come and fight against us!!!!
This is a true story, if you want to be safe, DO NOT GO THERE!
RE: Has anyone stayed at the Sayulita Hostel el Venado Azul?« Reply #2 on: May 21 2009 13:05:00 »
My advice is stay away. No lockers, you will wake up at 4 in the morning with someone going through your stuff. Also, they don't ask for an ID or passport number, so it is a very good place for criminals to stay hidden. Watch out.
RE: Has anyone stayed at the Sayulita Hostel el Venado Azul?« Reply #3 on: October 22 2009 18:10:00 »
Woop!! Most awesome hostel in Mexico!!! Had an absolutely amazing time. Great managers. Fights? What? Haha NO WAY!. And...ps.. there are lockers. Great chill spot in back. Always fridge and cooking space. Extremely friendly, helpful, and honest people. Best Trip Ever!! GO AND SEE FOR YOURSELF!
RE: Has anyone stayed at the Sayulita Hostel el Venado Azul?« Reply #4 on: October 30 2009 14:10:00 »
I don't know if it's super dangerous but we stayed there only one night simply because it wasn't clean man. the beds were gross and smelled like mold. there's a hostel room at casa amistad we ended up staying at that's super clean and safe but they only have like 4 beds. i think their site is www.hostalsayulita.com anyways, just walk in and check both places before you pay in advance. that goes for anything under $50night in MEX
RE: Has anyone stayed at the Sayulita Hostel el Venado Azul?« Reply #5 on: April 25 2010 11:04:993 »
there are 2 hostels in sayulita. the one they're talking about venado azul is not very clean but it is cheap. the other one is just hostelsayulita, used to be called casa amistad and is nice but they only have one hostel room with i think 4 beds. it's nice to see an honest review about sayulita as most of the forums are controlled by real estate people and never let people post bad xperiences...
RE: Has anyone stayed at the Sayulita Hostel el Venado Azul?« Reply #6 on: May 13 2010 10:05:210 »
For it's first year running, you gotta give it some slack. Yes maybe not all the beds are brand new and there are no lockers, but for paying only 180 pesos a night to stay in Sayulita, minutes from the bars and the beach, it's pretty prime. They do have a safe to store your passport and last I heard they have a new co-owner from the states that wants to get things working a bit better there. Besides, if you're staying in Sayulita why would you be spending much time at the hostel, there are so many amazing things to do there!!
RE: Has anyone stayed at the Sayulita Hostel el Venado Azul?« Reply #7 on: September 17 2010 16:09:00 »
I stayed there a few weeks ago and had a great time. It isn't very clean, but the people were nice and very genuine. If you want a true Mexico experience go to Venado Azul!
RE: Has anyone stayed at the Sayulita Hostel el Venado Azul?« Reply #8 on: February 26 2011 10:02:00 »
Filthy place, we stayed 1 night and bounced. We suspect we got STDs just from sleeping/using the bathroom of that place. No joke.
The only positive is that the douchebag that works there named Nacho has the 420 hook-up. Quality is kinda wack though, and he overcharges, so bargain with him...
RE: Has anyone stayed at the Sayulita Hostel el Venado Azul?« Reply #9 on: March 22 2011 11:03:00 »
les recomiendo la nueva hostal.... ESTACION SAYULITA HOSTAL esta muy limpio, excelente ubicacion a media cuadra de la plaza, buen ambiente, precios accesibles, cocina completa ...lo acaban de inagurar. todo nuevo .. les va a gustar