14 Hostels in Villa de Leyva, Colombia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Villa de Leyva, Colombia. You can choose from 14 Villa de Leyva hostels. In total, there are 28 cheap places to stay in Villa de Leyva such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $9 for a dorm.

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Villa de Leyva 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 Villa de Leyva, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Party hostels in Villa de Leyva


(Family Host Colombia is the best rated)

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Hostels in Villa de Leyva for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Villa de Leyva for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Villa de Leyva? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Villa de Leyva alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Villa de Leyva. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Villa de Leyva (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 are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and 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 Villa de Leyva. To help you make friends with Villa de Leyva before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Step back in time and experience Colonial Colombia in Villa de Leyva, a picturesque town that was declared a national monument in 1954. The whitewashed buildings and stone paved streets that make up this charming community give tourists the opportunity to see some true Spanish-style South American architecture.

The city is generally quiet, but has become a popular destination for residents of nearby Bogotá seeking a relaxing weekend getaway – as well as some American and European travelers looking to appreciate the town’s rich heritage. Located in a high mountain valley, Villa de Leyva offers some great outdoor excursions for adventurous tourists, including mountain biking and horseback riding.

Accommodation in Villa de Leyva is plentiful, giving visitors the option to choose between a hostel or an elegant boutique hotel, or even a bed and breakfast or vacation rental. Guests at Villa de Leyva’s hostels will appreciate the classic Spanish architecture of the central part of the city, while those seeking more contemporary accommodation can find it in a modern facility.

Just out the front door of any hostel or hotel, visitors can venture down any of Villa de Leyva’s cobblestone streets to come across churches, monasteries, and convents – as well as plenty of restaurants and shops to keep your energy up and find beautiful, handmade crafts to take home. Villa de Leyva is also home to a number of museums, as well as a nearby ostrich farm.

The city of Bogotá is only three and a half hours away, making Villa de Leyva a fairly easy destination for travelers arriving into the international airport there. Shuttle buses leave Bogotá at least twice a day, and there is plenty to do in Bogotá before heading to Villa de Leyva for a more relaxing vacation. Buses are also available to bring tourists to other nearby attractions like Raquira, La Candelaria desert, Pozo Azules, and El Infernito.

Written by local enthusiast for Villa de Leyva hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Villa de Leyva hostels Jakob Lombardi

Other Nearby Cities
Sáchica Sáchica (7 Km / 5 mi.)
Arcabuco Arcabuco (19 Km / 12 mi.)
Moniquira Moniquira (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Tunja Tunja (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Barbosa Barbosa (32 Km / 20 mi.)
Paipa Paipa (52 Km / 32 mi.)
Sutatausa Sutatausa (54 Km / 34 mi.)

FAQ about Villa de Leyva Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Villa de Leyva. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Villa de Leyva. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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Family Host Colombia is the best rated hostel for partying in Villa de Leyva.
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Travel Tips for Villa de Leyva - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Villa de Leyva

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Villa de Leyva and Colombia.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Villa de Leyva