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The coolest hostels from Colombia

AUTHOR: Travelgrafía

In the mind of some travelers are still many prejudices about hostels, but the truth is that any hostal isn’t exactly the same as another. Many have private rooms, shared kitchens, common areas and even exclusive spaces for women traveling alone.

That’s why we have gathered for you the best hostels in Colombia, unique places that enjoy an artistic style without equal.

To motivate you to stay in one of them, we give you $ 15 dollars in your first reservation in Booking and $113,000 COP for your first trip through Airbnb.

Keep reading and choose your favorite.

ABEJORRAL

THE HOUSE IN THE AIR

This particular wooden house is hanging 20 meters high, but relax, it is totally safe and cozy. It has a space to house up to 10 people.

The House in the Air the Abejorral
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Woman lying in hammock
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The plans that you can do here will please you even more, a walk to the cave of the owls and to San Vicente hill, to rappel or spend an afternoon on the hammocks lying in the air.

Keep in mind that they do not offer food, but they do have a kitchen so you can prepare your food.

🛏 Rooms from $60,000 COP | Private from $100,000 COP

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BAHÍA MÁLAGA

PACIFICO HOSTEL

This wonderful hostel located in the middle of the jungle of the Colombian Pacific, more exactly inside the PNN Uramba Bahia Malaga, is all you need to spend a very good weekend away from the routine.

Pacifico Hostel Colombia
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Dog watching the Colombian Pacific
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You will have a virgin beach just for you at your feet, a natural pool formed when the tide is high, you can also sail by boat through the jungle, visit the Sierpe waterfalls, go to the island of birds, kayak through the mangroves or take Surf lessons.

🛏 Shared rooms from $ 40,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Hostelworld.

BARICHARA

HOSTAL CASA NACUMA

A place that has been thought and designed in the comfort of the guests, this is Casa Nacuma.

Hostal Casa Nacuma Barichara
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Hostal Casa Nacuma Barichara Colombia
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Located two blocks from the main square of Barichara and the bus stop, Casa Nacuma offers you in addition to its comfortable rooms, an open kitchen if you want to prepare your own food.

🛏 Rooms from $ 35,000 COP | Private from $ 60,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking u Hostelworld.

BOGOTÁ

BOTANICO HOSTEL

Although the capital of Colombia is a bit cold, this hostel has managed to have inside a tropical garden that will make you feel in a warmer environment.

Vista desde el Botanico Hostel
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Habitaciones Botanica Hostel Bogotá
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The house is an architectural jewel, located in one of the most touristic and historic neighborhoods, La Candelaria. Nearby you can find almost 80% of the museums that are in Bogotá and some of the best mural paintings in Colombia.

🛏 Rooms from $ 35,000 COP | Private from $ 110,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking u Hostelworld.

CABO DE LA VELA

POSADA PUJURU

This inn located in Uribia, represents an authentic Wayuu rancheria that will connect you even more with the culture and traditions of the region.

Posada Pujuru Cabo de la Vela
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Lodging at Cabo de la Vela
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The inn has a restaurant, a bar, and offers activities such as Kitesurfing, so if you are an adrenaline junkie or lover of extreme sports you arrived at the right place.

🛏 Rooms from $ 70,000 COP

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-> Guide to get to Cabo de la Vela on your own.

CALI

MANGO TREE CALI

Definitely Mango Tree Cali is one of the most modern and revolutionary hostels in Colombia, to the point of being one of the few hostels in the country under the Poshtels concept.

Hostal Mango Tree en Cali

Poshtels is synonymous with glamor, sophistication and design and Mango Tree Cali is precisely that, a hostel built in an old house in the historic center of Cali, where you can find elegance, comfort, cleanliness, and an excellent location.

Hostales en Cali

To arrive at Mango Tree Cali, is to arrive at a place loaded with a vintage retro aesthetic and rooms with incredible mattresses for rest, definitely a place that has thought about every detail so that your stay is as comfortable as possible.

el mejor hostal de Cali

We can not stop telling you inside the hostel there is a very installable pool and a disco that does not break at all with the tranquility of the place.

Hostal con piscina en Cali

In addition, soon there will be a space to enjoy the best Colombian coffees and the Melomana culture of a city that breathes salsa.

🛏 Rooms from $ 20,000 COP | Private from $ 80,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

CAPURGANÁ

KACHIKINE HOSTAL

A few kilometers from the center of Capurganá, immersed between the lush jungle and the sea is located this amazing hostel.

In Kachikine you will find a kitchen where you can prepare your own food, snorkeling areas and jungle trails in which to go hiking.

Hostal Kichikine one of the best hostels in Capurganá
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Accommodation in Capurgana
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It is also full of hammocks to take a nap and with views to the surroundings of the jungle, awakening in this hostel to the sound of the song of exotic birds is an experience that you will remember forever.

🛏 Rooms from $ 30,000 COP | Private from $ 80,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

CARTAGENA

REPÚBLICA HOSTEL

República Hostel is located in one of the colonial buildings of the historic San Diego neighborhood, it is one of the most incredible places that can be found inside the walls and in the magical and ancient Cartagena.

Interior of the Cartagena Cartagena Hostel
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Hostel in Medellin Colombia
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República Hostel has a cozy pool with bar area, where you can get in the mood after a bike ride through the walled city.

🛏 Rooms from $ 60,000 COP | Private from $ 220,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

GOLDEN FROG HOSTEL

This beautiful hostel is located one hour from Cartagena, in the Rosario Islands, on Isla Grande. Its environment is surrounded by coastal lagoons, mangroves and dry tropical forests.

View from Golden Frogs Hostel's room
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Isla Grande Mangroves
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The Golden Frog Hostel offers kayaking or paddle surfing tours through 4 lagoons surrounded by mangroves, visit the Encantada lagoon, a beautiful body of water where a rare phosphorescent plankton inhabits.

You can also snorkel with a sunken plane and visit the other islands of the Corales del Rosario Natural Park.

🛏 Rooms from $ 70,000 COP | Private from $ 225,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

FULANO SECRET PARADISE

Also on Isla Grande is Fulano Secret Paradise located, a real secret waiting to be discovered.

Fulano Secret Paradise Hostel
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Fulano Secret Paradise rooms
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This hostel is 12 minutes walk from the beach, has a pool, barbecue, terrace, bar and offers water sports for those who wish it, such as snorkeling, diving and fishing.

🛏 Rooms from $ 70,000 | Private from $ 220,000

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

GALERÍA ISLA HOSTEL

This hostel offers a private beach area and outdoor pool. Also, its house seems taken from a Gabriel García Márquez’s book.

Lodging in Barú
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Hostel in Isla Grande Cartagena
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To get to the Isla Hostel Gallery, you should take a boat to Barú from the Cartagena dock that leaves every morning and returns in the afternoon. There you can practice snorkeling and hiking.

🛏 Rooms from $ 85,000 | Private from $ 280,000

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

GUACHACA

COSTEÑO BEACH

Located in front of the sea and a few minutes from the Tayrona Natural Park, this cozy hostel is perfect for surfing and make new friends.

Lodging near Tayrona
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Costeño Beach Tayrona Colombia price chart
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Costeño Beach has a very Caribbean atmosphere with beach bar, a surf-camp on a stunning private beach surrounded by white sand, blue waves and tall palm trees.

🛏 Rooms from $ 43,000 COP | Private from $ 105,000 COP

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GUATAPÉ

GALERIA GUATAPE HOSTEL

5 minutes from the main road that leads to Guatapé is this quiet and relaxing hostel located.

Yoga in Galeria Hostel Guatape
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Dam of Guatape in drone
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It is an ideal space to connect with nature, relax, enjoy time with friends, do yoga, practice one or another water sport and obviously visit the peñol stone.

🛏 Shared rooms from $ 39,500 COP

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CASA KAYAM HOSTAL

If you like quiet places with a sort of hippy atmosphere, maybe you should stay at Casa Kayam Hostal, an artistic residence 20 minutes walking from the colorful town of Guatapé.

Casa Kayam Hostal Guatape Colombia
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Casa Kayam Project
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The hostel has an area for barbecues, provides free use of bicycles, and also in the area you can practice horse riding.

🛏 Rooms from $ 23,000 COP | Private from $ 75,000 COP

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LETICIA

OMSHANTY JUNGLE LODGE

The Omshanty is one of the lodges of the Amazon that is hidden in the jungle, the buildings are made in the form of bungalows and offers rooms with shared or private bathroom.

Omshanty Jungle Lodge
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Lodging in the Amazon Colombia
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Those staying at the Omshanty Jungle Lodge can go hiking, visit the indigenous communities of the area and make bird watching trips.

🛏 Rooms from $ 20,000 COP | Private from $ 70,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

RESERVA NATURAL TANIMBOCA

The Tanimboca Nature Reserve is located approximately 40 minutes from Leticia, Amazonas, literally a hostel in the middle of the jungle.

The Tanimboca has “Malokas”, traditional indigenous houses, as a kind of wooden cabins built in the treetops, each with a private bathroom.

Hostel in the middle of the jungle
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Tanimboca Amazonas Nature Reserve
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Cabin of the Tanimboca nature reserve
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Here you can relax in the hammocks, visit the serpentarium of the hostel or walk through the lush jungle and discover rare animal species.

In addition, the hostel organizes kayak routes and adventures through the treetops.

🛏 Rooms from $ 280,000 COP

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MINCA

CASA LOMA

Casa Loma is a hostel with a style similar to a tree house, the view will make you fall in love since your arrival.

Breakfast at the Casa Loma hostel
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Hostal Casa Loma Minca
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This hostel does not have Wi-Fi connection but it has a terrace to connect with all the immense nature that surrounds it.

🛏 Rooms from $ 24,000 | Private from $ 55,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

CASA ELEMENTO

From all the views in Minca, this hostel has one of the best, the key is to sit in the largest hammock you’ve ever seen to watch the sunset.

Malla Casa Elemento Minca Colombia
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Mirador Minca in the Casa Elemento Hostal
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Wood fire
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Casa Elemento has also a large reading room, bar, and swimming pool, as if it were not enough with the incredible view that you can appreciate from there.

Here you can stay either in shared or private bedrooms, and if you want to have even more contact with nature then you should choose to spend the night in one of their camping tents.

🛏 Rooms from $ 40,000 COP | Private from $ 150,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

MEDELLÍN

RANGO HOSTEL BOUTIQUE

Rango Boutique is a quite diverse hostel, which houses travelers who have decided to visit the city of eternal spring whether for leisure, work or for any other reason.

Rango Hostal Medellín
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Rango Hostel rooms
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The best thing is that you do not need to be a guest to enjoy the parties that are done in the hostel or the delicious food of its restaurant.

🛏 Rooms from $ 58,000 COP | Private from $ 230,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

MOCOA

HUACA HUACA HOSTEL

If you are looking for a trip to connect with yourself and resolve some inner doubts, you should consider staying at the Huaca Huaca Hostel.

Hostel in Mocoa
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Kitchen of Huaca Huaca Hostel Mocoa Putumayo
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A space without an internet connection, but with a natural outdoor pool and rooms with a balcony. From the hostel you can plan to visit the beautiful End of the World Waterfalls and the Mandiyaco canyon.

🛏 Rooms from $ 25,000 COP | Private from $ 45,000 COP

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-> How to get to the End of the World Waterfall

PAWAY NATURAL RESERVE

Mocoa is the perfect destination for activities such as rappelling or trekking, get away from the chaos of the outside world and being in touch with nature.

Casa en el árbol Reserva Paway en Mocoa
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Simio en Paway
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There in the Paway Nature Reserve you can find the beauty of Putumayo in all its splendor, as well as visit the End of the World Waterfalls and spend the night in a tree house and be visited by wild monkeys.

🛏 Rooms from $ 160,000 COP

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MOMPOX

HOSTAL DOÑA MANUELA

Hostal Doña Manuela is a space dedicated to travelers who love history, its beautiful finishes complement the beautiful streets of Mompox, a World Heritage town.

Dining room of Hostal Doña Manuela
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Lodging in Mompox
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The building where the hostel is located was built in the seventeenth century and recently restored, nowadays it is equipped with all the comforts for the attention of its guests.

🛏 Private rooms from $ 250,000 COP

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-> How to get there and what to do in Mompox

PALOMINO

THE DREAMER HOSTEL

This hostel is perfect to get to relax after a full day of surfing or tubing on the Palomino River or simply to return from one of the most epic walks in Colombia, Ciudad Perdida.

The Dreamer Hostel Palomino Colombia
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Hostel Palomino Colombia
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Its pool and its location right next to the beach make it very tempting to decide to spend the night here.

🛏 Rooms from $ 45,000 COP | Private from $ 180,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

TIKI HUT HOSTEL

The Tiki Hut is really a very Caribbean hostel, the design in the shape of cottages will make you feel in a real island and disconnected from the chaotic city.

Lodging at the Tiki Hut Hostal Palomino
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Accommodation in Palomino
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In the middle of the cabins has a provocative pool and next to the bar, they also have an area to play pool or pin-pon, 2×1 in mojitos and other cocktails, so feel like your favorite place.

🛏 Rooms from $ 40,000 COP | Private from $ 160,000 COP

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SALENTO

HOSTAL CIUDAD DE SEGORBE

This beautiful colonial house, is only 200 meters from the emblematic Calle Real de Salento, has 8 rooms, some with balcony and also each painted as if it were a work of art.

Mural of the Hostal Ciudad de Segorbe Salento Colombia
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Interior Hostal Ciudad Segorbe Salento
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In addition, City of Sergobe has a very nice backyard to take breakfast, which among other things is included in the reservation of the room.

🛏 Rooms from $ 50,000 COP | Private from $ 170,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

COFFEE TREE BOUTIQUE HOSTEL

This huge house with beautiful views of its surroundings, is also located a few blocks from the main square of Salento.

Interior of the Coffee tree hostel Salento
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Coffee tree boutique hostel
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The rooms are spacious and well equipped, a place with the necessary amenities to spend one or several days of rest, go for a walk in Salento and explore the Cocora Valley, one of the most instagrammeable places in Colombia.

🛏 Rooms from $ 40,000 COP | Private from $ 230,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

SANTA MARTA

MASAYA HOSTEL

Located in the historic center of the city of Santa de Santa Marta is Masaya, an elegant and traditional old republican house, designed from the local culture and converted into a hostel with the comfort of a 5-star hotel.

Pool of Masaya Hostel Santa Marta
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Rooms of Masaya Hostal Santa Marta
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It has a rooftop bar, three swimming pools, a large outdoor kitchen and offers many cultural activities, some of them are for free.

🛏 Rooms from $ 40,000 COP | Private from $ 165,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

TAGANGA

DIVANGA B & B

A few minutes from the beach of Taganga is Divanga B & B, a boutique hostel with a lot of style.

Hostal Divanga Taganga
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Divanga has a central backyard, a beautiful pool, hammocks, a kitchen for the use of the guests, and on Fridays you cannot miss the famous Divanga Party that is done on the roof.

🛏 Rooms from $ 37,000 COP | Private from $ 100,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

CIELO HOSTEL

If you do not want to miss any of the sunsets in Taganga, you should choose to stay at Cielo Hostel, it has a privileged viewpoint towards the Bay of Taganga.

Hostel with viewpoint in Taganga
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Cielo Hostal Taganga
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It is also located 3 minutes walk from the beach and 5 minutes from the boardwalk.

🛏 Rooms from $ 26,000 COP | Private from $ 75,000 COP

Confirm its availability and prices at Booking or Hostelworld.

Remember that all the hostels are spaces designed for social contact, so go with very good energy, willing to meet travelers from around the world and have great moments wherever you go.

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