Nestled on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, Santa Marta is a vibrant city that boasts stunning beaches, rich history, and a thriving cultural scene. For travelers seeking comfortable and affordable accommodation with privacy, Santa Marta has a range of excellent hostels offering private rooms.
In this article, we'll explore the best hostels in Santa Marta that provide comfortable private rooms for an enjoyable stay in this tropical paradise. Whether you're a solo traveler, a couple, or a small group of friends, there's something for everyone in Santa Marta's top hostels.
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Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.
Tía Chela Hostel is a unique and charming place located in a traditional neighborhood in Santa Marta, just a short walk away from the bay and Tanganga. Managed by a lovely Caribbean aunt, this hostel offers a true taste of Caribbean culture and cuisine.
The spacious house features a cozy patio, bicycles for exploring the city, and a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere created by travelers for travelers. Each room has lockable wardrobes, air conditioning, and clean linen, with some rooms featuring an interior bathroom and a large window for fresh air.
Tía Chela Hostel also has a balcony, a big patio for BBQs and hammocks, a fully equipped kitchen, and social areas on the first and second floors.
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Imagine Hostel is a newly restored art deco architecture hostel located in Santa Marta. It is close to the public market and main tourist and cultural attractions. The hostel is designed with tropical art deco inspiration and Caribbean colors.
Imagine Hostel provides a comfortable rest experience with air conditioning, semi-orthopedic mattresses, blackout curtains, and lockers in each cabin of the dorms. It includes breakfast, free Wi-Fi, Jacuzzi, and Bar.
Imagine Hostel has no curfew, is not pet-friendly, and is child-friendly, but minors must stay with their parents. Taxes and breakfast are included in the price.
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Distrito Hostel is a modern and stylish hostel with ample spaces for relaxation, socializing, and even working remotely. With free Wi-Fi throughout the hostel and dedicated workspaces for digital nomads, guests can stay connected while enjoying their travels.
Distrito Hostel's prime location, just a 2-4 minute walk from the city center and 5-7 minutes from the bay, makes it a convenient base for exploring Santa Marta. The minimalist-rustic decor creates a chic and inviting atmosphere, while air conditioning in all rooms ensures comfort during the warm Caribbean weather.
Additionally, Distrito Hostel offers a large communal dining room and outdoor terrace for guests to enjoy.
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Tunido is a hostel located in Santa Marta's historic center, which was formerly an old colonial-style house. Their goal is to create a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere for travelers and provide a complimentary luxurious breakfast.
Tunido is situated behind the oldest church in Santa Marta, Iglesia San Francisco, just a few blocks away from Parque de los Novios, the city's main cathedral, museums, and famous bars and restaurants. Tunido also has easy access to public transportation to nearby destinations such as Minca, Tayrona, Palomino, Riohacha, Taganga, Rodadero, Bahia Concha, and Playa Blanca.
Tunido offers dorms and private rooms, all of which have air conditioning, lockers, and private bathrooms. The 4-person dorm room includes an en suite bathroom. Private rooms include a ceiling fan, a lock on the door, and soap and towels.
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The price for a dorm at Tía Chela Hostel starts from $4.72.
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