Hostels in Santa Marta, Colômbia

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Get to know Santa Marta (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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FAQ about Santa Marta Hostels

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

A hostel in Santa Marta costs on average $12 for a dorm. A hostel in Santa Marta with private rooms costs on average $44. shows all 51 Hostels in Santa Marta. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Cacao Hostel and Viajero Hostel Santa Marta are the best rated hostels in Santa Marta for female solo travellers. compares prices for 51 hostel in Santa Marta, Colômbia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Santa Marta such as
  • 35 hotel
  • 12 guesthouse
  • 4 apartment

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Santa Marta.

Villa Mandela Taganga is the best rated hostel for partying in Santa Marta.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Santa Marta

Your Packing List for Santa Marta

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Santa Marta and Colômbia.

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:

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.

Get your full Packing List here

Santa Marta 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 Santa Marta, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
51 Total number of hostels
$12 Average dorm price
$44 Average private room price
$7 Cheapest hostel in Santa Marta
36 Party hostels in Santa Marta
Villa Mandela Taganga is the best rated
Most Santa Marta hostels are located in
Centro Histórico, Rodadero, Barrio Jardin
6.6 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Taganga (3 Km / 2 mi.)
Bonda (8 Km / 5 mi.)
Minca (14 Km / 9 mi.)
Calabazo (22 Km / 13 mi.)
Tayrona Park (30 Km / 19 mi.)
Guachaca (39 Km / 24 mi.)
Buritaca (46 Km / 28 mi.)

Travel Tips for Santa Marta - from the Community

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