Cartagena, a city in Bolivar, Colombia, is a diverse destination with many fascinating sites and experiences to offer. With its stunning colonial architecture, beautiful beaches, and lively nightlife, Cartagena is a favorite destination for backpackers visiting Northern Colombia. Despite boasting world-class luxury hotels and beachfront resorts, it remains a budget-friendly destination to many.
If you're looking for the best hostels in Cartagena with private rooms, here are our top recommendations.
Life is Good Cartagena is a boutique hostel situated in the Getsemani neighborhood, outside of Cartagena's historic Old City. Guests can enjoy a taste of Cartagena's culture with daily local music, dance, and food events at Trinidad Plaza, just a step away from the convention center.
The property offers a range of shared and private rooms, all fully furnished and equipped with air conditioning and lockers. In addition to laundry services and free WiFi, guests can enjoy a hot tub and sun terrace with a jacuzzi. The on-site restaurant serves authentic Colombian cuisine and freshly squeezed juices. Airport transfers are also available upon request.Available Private Rooms:Family Suite, Queen Room, Standard Double Room.
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El Chiringuito Hostel, situated in Cartagena de Indias, offers Caribbean cuisine and cocktails at the bar, an outdoor swimming pool, gardens, a shared lounge, and a terrace. Private rooms are fitted with a patio with garden views and essentials, including bed linen and towels. Some rooms offer a kitchen with a fridge while a concierge service and tour desk are available for guest convenience. The daily breakfast offers à la carte, continental, or American options.
The hostel is located in the exclusive northern area of the city near endless and quiet beaches for guests to enjoy. The accommodation provides a paid airport shuttle service and transportation to tourist points in the city. Guests can hike and access Manzanillo Beach, while Cartagena's Walls is 17 km away!Available Private Rooms:Double Room, Holiday Home.
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Casa Hostal Kristalu is a charming property located in Cartagena de Indias. It's within walking distance of Marbella Beach and Crespo Beach, and La Boquilla Beach is just a short drive away. Here, guests can enjoy the convenience of a shared kitchen and lounge, as well as free WiFi throughout the property. Their private rooms are equipped with air conditioning, bed linen, and towels.
For those interested in sightseeing, Casa Hostal Kristalu is ideally situated for exploring Cartagena's top attractions. The hostel is nearby the Stairs of La Popa Hill and San Felipe de Barajas Castle, and Cartagena's Walls, Cartagena's Gold Museum, and Bolivar Park are also within easy reach.Available Private Rooms:Double Room, Family Room.
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Zion Beach House is a popular hostel located in Cartagena de Indias, offering an ideal location for water sports enthusiasts and those who prefer a quiet beach. The hostel has a garden, restaurant, bar, and a terrace where guests can relax. All rooms come with bed linen and a private bathroom, while some rooms offer sea views and a balcony.
Breakfast is included and consists of à la carte, continental and vegetarian options. The hostel offers a range of activities to keep guests entertained, including Spanish lessons, cooking classes, tours of the islands, and more. The evening programs include barbecues, game nights, and pub crawls. The hostel is located directly on the beach and is a great place to chill out or try kite surfing. Transportation is available upon request.Available Private Rooms:Deluxe Double Room with Balcony and Sea View.
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Hostal El Bando, situated in Cartagena de Indias, features an outdoor swimming pool, garden, shared lounge, terrace, shared kitchen, and a 24-hour front desk. Guests can enjoy free WiFi throughout the property, as well as the continental or vegetarian breakfast and restaurant serving American, Caribbean, and Texmex cuisine, with vegan options available.
Rooms are fitted with a private bathroom with a shower, and certain rooms have a patio with pool views. Popular points of interest near Hostal El Bando include Crespo Beach, Marbella Beach, and La Boquilla Beach. The hostel also provides tours of Cartagena and its surroundings.Available Private Rooms:Deluxe King Room, Double Room with Private Bathroom, Double Room with Private Bathroom.
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Makena La Boquilla Beach Hostel, located in Cartagena de Indias, is a traveler's paradise. Just a 2-minute walk from La Boquilla Beach, this hostel offers concierge services, a garden, a shared lounge, and free WiFi throughout its property. A shared kitchen and terrace are also provided and make for a comfortable stay.
The hostel's rooms offer air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, and unique sea views in certain rooms. Every room has bed linen and towels provided.
Here, you can start your day with a delicious American breakfast, included with your stay at Makena La Boquilla Beach Hostel.
Guests can enjoy cycling and other activities around Cartagena de Indias, with Cartagena's Walls just 9.2 km away and Steps of La Popa Mount just 9.5 km away.Available Private Rooms:Superior Triple Room, Standard Double Room, Deluxe Triple Room with Sea View, Family Room with Shared Bathroom.
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Republica Cartagena is an unforgettable hostel located in the historic Old City of Cartagena. With over 100 beds available, including private rooms, guests are sure to find a comfortable and welcoming environment for a truly authentic Colombian experience.
The hostel has a large courtyard with multiple levels, including a rooftop deck with a hot tub and a variety of amenities such as a pool, lounge areas, and a bar. Here, guests can take advantage of the hostel's convenient location within the city to enjoy the best of Cartagena's culture, nightlife, and attractions.Available Private Rooms:Single Bed in Dormitory Room, Double Room with Private Bathroom, Deluxe King Room.
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Centro Cultural La Provincia is the perfect destination for those who want to experience the best of both worlds. This tranquil beachside oasis is just 30 minutes from Cartagena's historic old town, and with a private beach, it offers guests a true sense of paradise.
The hostel facilities include a swimming pool, as well as palm huts equipped with wooden rocking chairs and hammocks. Guests can relax and enjoy the sound of seagulls and waves crashing in the background. The beach bar and restaurant, along with beach volleyball, basketball, dart, tennis, and boule/petanque facilities, provide plenty of opportunities for fun and games.
All private rooms are air-conditioned and surrounded by lush greenery and vegetation, making it a space designed for relaxation and tranquility. Guests can take advantage of a range of nearby activities, including horseback riding on the beach, artisanal fishing, and local cuisine, with special discounts available for those staying at Centro Cultural La Provincia.Available Private Rooms:Deluxe Double Bed Private Ensuite.
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Casa Movida Hostel is a fully renovated facility in the heart of the walled city of Cartagena de Indias. Its location in the San Diego district, surrounded by the most emblematic points of the beautiful and heroic city, makes it part of the colonial landscape of the city.
This 19th-century building offers shared and private suites with comfortable amenities such as air conditioning, a safe box, satellite TV, and free WiFi in all areas. Here, you can start your day with a variety of tropical fruits for breakfast and enjoy the best pizzas in town at Mama's Pizza gastro-bar.
Guests can relax by the outdoor pool, work in the co-working room, have fun in the common room with a pool table, or enjoy the solarium and bar on the rooftop. The property provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transportation, a shared kitchen, and free WiFi throughout the property.
Popular points of interest nearby include Cartagena's Gold Museum, Bolivar Park, Palace of the Inquisition, Marbella Beach, Bocagrande Beach, and San Felipe de Barajas Castle.Available Private Rooms:Double or Twin Room with Balcony, Double or Twin Room.
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Viajero Hostel Cartagena provides adult-only accommodation with a garden, lounge, and bar. The property features a tour desk, luggage storage space, and free WiFi throughout. For evening entertainment, the hostel offers various activities and a 24-hour front desk.
Private rooms at the hostel come with air conditioning and safety deposit boxes. Here, you can enjoy delicious meals and experience a laid-back town filled with great restaurants.Available Private Rooms:Double Room with Shared Bathroom, Double Room with Private Bathroom, Twin Room with Shared Bathroom, Single Room with Shared Bathroom, Family Room with Shared Bathroom.
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Casa del Puerto Hostel & Suites is a newly rebuilt Mansion in the peaceful district of Manga in Cartagena de Indias. It is close to all tourist attractions and is the perfect oasis of peace during your stay in Colombia. The hostel features a garden, shared lounge, terrace, and restaurant. It also has a pool where you can soak up the Colombian sun and enjoy a fresh cocktail.
The Hostel is located near San Felipe de Barajas Castle, Cartagena de Indias Convention Centre, and Cartagena's Port making it easy to explore the city. Their daily breakfast offers à la carte, continental, or Full English/Irish options.Available Private Rooms:King Room with Pool View, Superior Double Room, Triple Room with Pool View, Apartment with Balcony, Double Room with Patio.
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