Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • 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.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • 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 ???? 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.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to a unique and friendly hostel, built by travelers for travelers. VOTED BEST HOSTEL IN COLOMBIA, the Dreamer is the CLOSEST hostel to TAYRONA PARK and Minca making us an excellent base for discovering the natural beauty of the Sierra Nevadas while also providing easy access to the city sights and fun nightlife of downtown Santa Marta.

Different than the closed and claustrophobic hostels typical of downtown, our large garden swimming pool and hammocks creates an ideal resting spot for backpackers and travelers to unwind before or after their adventures.

The tour desk can offer tips on getting around the area and arrange tours to the mountains, the main beaches, and to the Lost City, as well as diving activities and horseback riding.

Named after different countries, we offer a wide range of accommodation from comfortable and spacious dorms to twin and double rooms in suite (air con available) warmly, decorated with hand-painted murals, with both private bathrooms and shared facility options.

Come grab a tropical drink a The Coelhos Bar while you shoot pool or play ping pong with friends. Wake up to a buffet breakfast and join us for lunch or dinner at our onsite Italian restaurant offering home-made pizzas, pastas and international cuisine.

For those who like to make their own food, we have a fully equipped kitchen open all day, and are located just 3 blocks from Buenavista shopping center - the largest in town featuring cinemas, supermarkets and shops.

Amenities include two dining areas, BBQ and an awesome TV lounge with Cable TV and XBox; Check in is open 24 hours with complimentary bag lockers. We also offer complimentary Spanish lesson...and Internet is free!!

If you are looking for a unique Santa Marta experience, we welcome you to come join our Dreamer family!

Cancellation policy: 48 hrs on the arrival date
Check in from 2 pm
By law minors cannot share multiple dorms. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 8.2

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 9.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    24 Nov 2021
    Well organised hostel in a superb location on the outskirts of Santa Marta. Felt like a safe neighbourhood with a handy supermarket / mall a 10 minute walk away. Bit of a party hostel vibe but not too over the top.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    17 Nov 2021
    Great hostel! So comfortable and clean. Wish I could have stayed longer here. Great pool, facilities, AC and hang out spots. Really good location and best kitchen we've seen.
    Ireland, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0


    28 Oct 2021
    Dreamer hostel was absolutely fantastic! We stayed there during rainy season so it was a little quieter than usual we were told but even still there was a lovely atmosphere. The staff were so friendly and happy to help with anything and happy to chat away to you too. The food in the hostel was incredible- the breakfast was delicious. We even ended up staying an extra night because we were enjoying it so much. They had a giant tv area to relax in, a bar with great music and a lovely pool. 10/10.
    Ireland, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0


    14 Oct 2021
    Great hostel! Stay here if you’re in Santa Marta! Luisa, Juan, Eddie and the rest of the staff are awesome! Very helpful for whatever you need whether your planning a day trip or need help getting something done. They also create a fun and welcoming environment!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    09 Nov 2021
    One of the best hostels I‘ve stayed so far. Nice facility with a large open area, swimming pool, bar, billard table… Operated by a nice crew!
    Germany, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    14 Sep 2021
    Amazing hostel with great rooms, great staff and great pool area. Kitchen was also good. Isn't in the centre of Santa Marta but perfect for getting the bus to Tayrona and future destinations plus exito supermarket was just across the road. Could also easily take a bus to the centre or to the beach, or get a taxi. Recommend.
    England, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.4


    14 Nov 2021
    The moment we arrived at the Dreamer, we were treated like family. Luisa and Juan welcomed us with their amazing energy and tips and we just could not get enough. Our trip to Santa Marta would have been very different had we not stayed at the Dreamer: they suggested we went to Minca or that we slept at Tayrona - and they even found our missing hat (Luisa went through the camara footage until she found it!!!). Thank you so much for everything guys! :)
    Portugal, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1


    07 Oct 2021
    Good food and staff. Cool atmosphere. Only stayed one night and had a good time, can’t say from my experience whether it’s normally a party hostel or not
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 8.3


    17 Sep 2021
    Good hostel but it's built for the high season, social areas are quite spread out and the music is quite loud. Staff were very nice and helpful, would recommend for a day stop on your way to tayrona/palomino/etc. But not much else. Also get the burrito if you stay here , the food was excellent
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 4.6


    15 Oct 2021
    The hostel lets in people who are not staying at the hostel, who use the pool and facilities. They are accompanied by children running and screaming, dogs urinating on the chairs and sunbathing areas. When we complained to the staff the response was very poor, that they allowed it because they need to do business. It lost all sense of a hostel and became a public swimming pool.
    Colombia, Male, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Flexible NRR
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2020

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Santa Marta

  • 2019

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Santa Marta

  • 2014

    1st, Country Winners Colombia

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