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Cafe Tio Conejo

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Vereda Santa Rita, Manizales, Colombia
+57 310 3948032
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Informative, hospitable and authentic experience

The Castellanos family really made me feel welcome. I highly recommend spending a night and having... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Yiru Z
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New York
An amazing experience; visit a sustainable specialty-coffee farm.

We got picked up 9’o clock sharp in a original american Jeep outside our hostel (Mountain Hostel... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Zeb C
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Come visit us! We are providers of memorable experiences expressed with coffee. Everything you want to know about coffee is here and we want to share with you a great time, while walking along the trails, eating our famous food or drinking delicious coffee. Sharing our life, our culture and what we do opens spaces to also know you and become friends. We provide a tailored experience, that is why, an appointment must be made before getting to the farm
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“coffee farm” (13 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Vereda Santa Rita, Manizales, Colombia
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+57 310 3948032
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Castellanos family really made me feel welcome. I highly recommend spending a night and having lunch, dinner and breakfast on the farm. The accommodations are very simple, but the views from the balcony are breathtaking. This is the most authentic working coffee farm experience...More

Thank Yiru Z
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Ivanov C, Owner at Cafe Tio Conejo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Yiru, your comments are so important to us!!! Your words mean, we are doing the right thing, and we can be happy doing it! We enjoyed your visit as much as you did!! Hope to see you again. Enjoy your coffee!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got picked up 9’o clock sharp in a original american Jeep outside our hostel (Mountain Hostel Manizales). Efrain drove us out to their farm, about a 30min drive and shared some information about Manizales and the region in general. Arrived at the main building...More

Thank Zeb C
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Ivanov C, Owner at Cafe Tio Conejo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your review is awesome. Each time someone enjoys our services, we try harder to become even better. Thank you for visiting. We want you to have no regrets, so please come back anytime!! We look forward to seeing you soon again.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great People, Coffee and Hospitality! I had the pleasure of spending two days at Cafe Tio Conejo. All was truly exceptional. Our day began with the on-time pick up at our hotel in Manizales, meeting our friendly tour group, the coffee farm tour by Efrain...More

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Ivanov C, Owner at Cafe Tio Conejo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, thank you , thank you. Your words meant a lot to us as a family. Our only goal is to share experiences and happiness with wonderful friends from all over the world!! Having people like you in our farm, makes our sharing much...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a teacher here in Manizales and my mom came to visit me. Of course she wanted to experience a taste of the coffee culture, and Tio Conejo was an amazing place to do it! Angela and Emilia came to pick us up in...More

Thank Kelly P
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Ivanov C, Owner at Cafe Tio Conejo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Having this chance of sharing our life with friends like you, make this experience more important for us each time. We appreciate your words. New visitors will be exposed to a better experience thanks to your feedback and support. Cheers.

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

We recently visited the Tio Conejo coffee plantation in Manizales with our geology field group. As soon as we got there we were offered coffee as well as freshly squeezed juice! We had an educative tour, followed by a wonderful lunch that the family and...More

Thank Povilas G
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Ivanov C, Propietario at Cafe Tio Conejo, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Thank you so much for your detailed review. We really enjoyed a lot having your group at the farm. What really makes us happy, is sharing one day of our lives with new friends. The trip to Pereira was just part of making your trip...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

My wife and I recently staying in the Manizales area. We thought while there it was natural to tour a coffee farm. We are so glad we chose Cafe Tio Conejo. Efrain picked us up in town, drove us to the finca and once there...More

1  Thank Stephen R
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Ivanov C, Owner at Cafe Tio Conejo, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Stephen: Thank you for visiting us, we had a great time with you. You are always welcome here.

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Reviewed December 13, 2017

At Cafe Tio Conejo you gaze, walk, absorb, sip, learn, taste and enjoy this lush, specialized, and productive family-run coffee finca. Señor Castellanos enchanted us with his knowledge, humor, and advocacy for specialty coffee and environmentally sound production. The views are spectacular from every turn,...More

Thank RobinHoo
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Ivanov C, Owner at Cafe Tio Conejo, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Dear RobinHoo Having you at our farm was also a great experience. Thank you for your visit and gentle note.

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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

This review is long overdue but since quite some time has passed, it does show what fond memories we cherish after so many months. My husband and I spent two weeks volunteering at Tio Conejo and these two weeks were the highlight of our time...More

Thank teclaris
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Ivanov C, Owner at Cafe Tio Conejo, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2017

Hola Teclita y Don Bruno: Thank you for your review. We really appreciated your time with us, the steps you covered with tile still are looking great!! Hope to have you here again soon.

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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

We read several reviews for different fincas and decided to do the two day tour of Tio Conejo due to it's familiar set up. On their page we just wrote them a quick message that we are interested and they replied immediately by e-mail with...More

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Ivanov C, Owner at Cafe Tio Conejo, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Thank you so much for such detailed report!! We appreciate it a lot!! We are very sorry coffee was not available all the time, we will make sure in the future, coffee is presented more often

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Reviewed August 13, 2017

Tio is passion for coffee. These people are serious about coffee. Be prepared, you'll get a masterclass coffee, a GREAT meal and spend a lovely day at 'Tio's' place. It's like visiting a friend. (The pickup and drop off is a nice bonus) It's worth...More

Thank Linda v
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Ivanov C, Owner at Cafe Tio Conejo, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Thank you for the review. We are happy you enjoyed the visit and the FOOD!

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Lauren C
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Response from Ivanov C | Property representative |
Sorry I missed your note. call us at +57 3103948032 please
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Response from Ivanov C | Property representative |
I apologize for not answering before. I was not aware of this message center. We are 40 min. from the center of Manizales in the way to Neira. You must exit the paved road at ALTO BONITO and make a right. Follow the path for... More
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