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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Cancellations made 2 weeks prior to the arrival date will be charged the first night in full.

Cancellations made after 2 weeks prior to the arrival date will be charge 50% of the total reservation.

No shows will be charged 100% of the total reservation.

Additional Info:

El Rodadero has set times on when large vehicles may enter and leave.
Please E-mail ahead and we will be happy to assist you in this matter.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Calle 11 Hostel Santa Marta Rodadero

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome Home! Come stay in our magnificent converted Colombian Villa in El Rodadero the safest barrio of Santa Marta and only minutes walk to 3 of Santa Marta's best beaches. Named in Hostelworld's best Hostels of Colombia 2018! Voted 6th Most Instagrammable Hostel in the world 2019 by Lonely Planet/ Hostelworld.

Relax by the pool, meet other travellers and have a fun night out with Santa Marta's best bars and restaurants nearby . The story goes that the Villa was once owned by a cartel before being abandoned and later turned into the stunning Hostel it is today. Come and experience our truly unique hostel.

Beside being super clean and organised, our priority is our friendly service. Looking to do Ciudad Perdida, Minca, or Parque Tayrona? We got you covered and can book it all. Need info to get to the next destination, let us give you all best info to do it on your own with transport or a tour. Free luggage storage means you can have piece of mind when you want to head off for a couple of days. When you come back why not unwind and have massage with a glass of wine by our stunning pool in the afternoon. Or take advatage of our nightly social calender set up by our cute pool side bar where you can watch movies above the pool whilst sipping on our 2 for 1 happy hour cocktails. Once the party gets going, we have connections to Santa Marta's best bars and clubs and get you to the dance floor quicker :) When you comeback you know you will sleep well with air conditioning in all our dorms along with curtains, power sockets and mini lights.
The hostel is only a 3 minutes walk from the beach, 2-3 minutes walk to all the major supermarkets and only 10 minutes bus ride from Santa Marta historical centre. The airport is only 20 minutes away ($cop 20.000 fix price with taxi). The beach in El Rodadero is much nicer than the one in the center (where there is an industrial port). Within walking distance you will find supermarkets, banks, atm, restaurants, cinema, bars and souvenirs.

You will sleep well: all our dormitory beds have air conditioning, privacy curtains, an individual light, plug socket, shelf and lockers. As for the private rooms, they are all different so you can choose from a small single room to a large master bedroom with your own balcony over the garden.

Most our guests use the hostel as their home-base to explore nearby attractions such as Tayrona Park, the Lost City, Minca, Palomino or la Guajira. You can travel light and return to rest after exploring around: not only we store your bags for free but we have all the answers to your questions and can book tours and transports for you.


Taxes NOT included.
19% IVA will be charged to Colombian upon check-in.
Foreigners do not pay IVA taxes, as per Colombian law.

Check-in 3pm
Check-out 11am
Guests are welcome to store their luggage and use common spaces before and after their stay.

48 hour cancellation policy.

We are a drug free Hostel.
Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted.
No prostitutes allowed.
Late check-in without reservation not allowed past midnight.
Day pass with ID $ 15 000.
Group bookings of 5 persons or more will be precharged before arrival 5 days in advance.
Breakfast is not included.


Room description :

Single private shared bathroom:
Small economy room, shared bathroom, single bed, a/c.

Double private shared bathroom:
Small economy room, shared bathroom, double bunk bed, a/c.

6 bed mixed dorm: ac , ensuite bathroom, privacy curtains, light, power outlet, locker.

8 bed mixed dorm: ac, en-suite bathroom, privacy curtains, light, power outlet, locker.

10 bed mixed dorm: ac, 2 ensuite bathrooms, privacy curtains, light, power outlet, locker.

Double bed private :
Fans, ensuite bathroom, double bed, safe box.

Superior double bed private :
A/c, ensuite bathroom, double bed, safe box.

Deluxe double bed private :
A/c, ensuite bathroom, private balcony, double bed, single bed, safe box. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 9.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    13 Aug 2019
    super nice hostel!
    Germany, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    07 Aug 2019
    Absolutely love Calle 11! So beautiful with an amazing pool and all the staff are VERY friendly and go out of their way to help you. A good location close to the beach and they have a great book of restaurant and activity recommendations. The only downfall was not having quiet hours after a certain time, both nights I was up till 4 trying to block out the noise from the people around the pool
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    06 Aug 2019
    Such a good hostel! Nice pool, nice staff, nice music. It’s out of town, but you can take a taxi there. I like this location as well. Way better than at crowded part of the city. Would definitely recommend!
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    23 Jul 2019
    Literally the best hostel I've been to in Colombia! A mansion turned hostel with amazing staff who really do their best to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Mojito/sangria bucket nights and drinking games with the staff make it a very social hostel, great food cooked by a little old Colombian lady, air con and decent WiFi. Couldn't ask for any better to be honest! ~Jack
    England, All Male Group, 18-24
  • 9.7


    01 Aug 2019
    This hostel was really awesome. The manager does a great job of getting people to be social and hang out. Some of the activities during the nights we were there were “speed meeting” and movie trivia. The hostel is beautiful with tons of places to relax. Would definitely stay here again.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7


    23 Jul 2019
    BEST HOSTEL in Santa Marta!! The staff are amazing. Probably the most friendliest I have met on my whole South America trip! The hostel itself is a beautiful mansion & it has a great little bar too. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you need to make basic food. Must stay here if you are in Santa Marta!!
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4


    24 Jul 2019
    A great place to stay if you want to get to know people and relax. The pool area was fantastic to help cool off in the heat and they have different activities planned during the evening. Whilst we were there we had a trivia night and all you can drink mojitos. Great for socialising!
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4


    23 Jul 2019
    Had a really amazing stay here and met some great people. Staff really tries to get everyone social so its a great atmosphere especially for solo travelers. Would recommend going to la brisa loca party on the weekend with the hostel, alot of fun! Rooms were clean and had curtains which was nice.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    22 Jul 2019
    Great hostel, great fun and 30,000COP for unlimited mojitos for 2 hours!
    Ireland, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    14 Aug 2019
    Although this had been recommended highly, it was a bit of a disappointment due to the location. I guess it is good if you need to be near the airport but otherwise its a 20 min drive to santa marta. Doesn't feel too safe but cool building itself.
    England, All Female Group, 18-24
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi