Hostels in Popay√°n, Colombia

6 hostels available. Prices start from $2 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Popay√°n

Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Most Amenities:We're centrally located and close to the sights, all our rooms come with comfy wooden beds and every bed have a lockers with key for your belongings. You'll get a free set of bed … More
Youth Hostel
"…With the possibility of meeting great people and to get to know why this place is special trough great people, beautiful places and amazing histories. We humbly welcome all travelers of the word … More
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ArteHostel Popayan


Free Breakfast
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…It can get a little chilly in the night sometimes, but each bed has blankets and they will supply you with more if you need another. If you have any valuables that you want to keep safe, they have … More

Colina Arcoiris


Free Breakfast
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Colina es Arcoiris está situado en la zona rural de la ciudad de Popayán, en la carretera que conecta Popayán con el departamento del Huila, a dos kilómetros de la ciudad. Esta área, parte de las … More
Digital Nomads Groups (10+ people) Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…000 COP per person per day. General: Reception from 8:00 to midnight. No curfew. The maximum period of stay is of 14 days." …"From the airport you can take take a taxi, 5 minutes, 5.000 … More

Hotels in Popay√°n

"…It leads to the twenty-four-hour reception desk located to the left, which offers comprehensive information regarding available attractions along with a free map of the city. The common area … More
"…00 to 23.00 Check out before 11.00 Payment upon arrival by cash ,credit and debit card Taxes included Breakfast included General: 24 hours reception. No curfew No special conditions … More

Vibras Eco Hotel


Free Breakfast
"…Breakfast not included General: Reception from 05.00am to 02.00am No curfew No special conditions" …"The nearest airport is Guillermo León Valencia Airport, 11 km from Vibras eco hotel." …39 … More

Hostels in Popay√°n, Colombia

6 hostels available. Prices start from $5 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Popay√°n (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Popay√°n.

 Bridge over the Molino River

Popay√°n is the capital of the Colombian department of Cauca, and easily reachable by bus, only two hours south of the city of Cali. The town's nickname, "The White City," is inspired by the city centre that is filled with beautiful, white buildings that perhaps inspired the many Colombian artists and writers that originate from this area.

Along with its hostels, the town boasts a number of beautiful colonial churches -- the most famous are San Francisco, Santo Domingo, and San Agustín. The town is easily navigable on foot; most Popayán hostels are located around the main square of Parque Caldas, which is overlooked by the famous clock tower that has become an emblem of the city. As it is a centre of learning, there are a few good quality museums in the city with a range of themes. The Mosquera Museum focuses on colonial art; The Natural History Museum contains specimens that are native to the local area; and the National Museum Guillermo Valencia pays tribute to the poet and one of Popayán's most revered children, who was a main player in the Modernist school of writing of the early twentieth century. After a short walk from the centre, you can pay a visit to El Morro de Tulcán, the main architectural site of Popayán, where you can scale the prehistoric pyramid constructed by native tribes more than a thousand years ago.

Outside of the city, there is some beautiful nature only a stone's throw away. It is possible to visit the natural springs that are around thirty minutes away; you can pay to rent bikes at the companies that will drop you off around thirty kilometers up the mountain, and you can enjoy an easy downhill ride on the way straight back into the city. This ride gives travelers a perfect vantage point to see waterfalls, mountains, and the nearby valleys.

Written by local enthusiast for Popay√°n hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Popay√°n hostels Elgrumpygringo

Popay√°n Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Popay√°n, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 6
Average dorm price $7
Cheapest Hostel in Popay√°n Hostal Antonio with $4
Party hostels in Popay√°n Hostel Popayan Beer (1 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 4

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