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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  • Great 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 7.8

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.4

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    04 May 2022
    An excellent base for exploring around Santa Marta. Perfect location, with a nice pool to cool off. Close to Tayrona National Park and Consteno region. Highly recommended!
    South Africa, Mixed Group, 41+
  • 10.0


    15 Apr 2022
    Best hostel ever! Good place to be
    Belgium, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    15 Apr 2022
    A very fun hostel with excellent service and clean facilities. Especially ideal if you are looking for a social scene (daily group activities, happy hour, and in our experience, a DJ). That being said, expect music to go until relatively late in the evening. All around great vibes here. The staff is a cool, young group of people and extremely helpful in facilitating the fun and an easy, comfortable stay.
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4


    18 May 2022
    Had the most amazing stay here - we extended for 2 nights because we loved it so much. Not much around it but you don’t need to leave the hostel - it has a bar, kitchen for cooking, flat screen TV and sofa area, pool/ping-pong table and a swimming pool. The atmosphere is incredible and the rooms are near but tucked away so you can still get a decent night’s sleep if you want it. An array of activities and close to Minca and Tayrona Park for day trips. The food from the restaurant is incredible quality and w
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    21 Apr 2022
    Amazing hostel, great vibes, great food. The staff are amazing! Loved this place so much we went back!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    18 Apr 2022
    Great hostel, good atmosphere and food
    England, Mixed Group, 41+
  • 8.9


    14 Apr 2022
    Great vibes & fun staff !! The hostel is a bit far from the city center so you have to take a taxi. There is a big mall near by that has everything you need. The food is insanely good so make sure you grab a bite while there. Overall would definitely stay again. #Motomamimotomami
    Switzerland, All Male Group, 18-24
  • 8.9


    09 Apr 2022
    Great hostel with an amazing pool, and cheap! Good social vibe. The only thing is they play music loudly till midnight or later every night - great if you're joining in, but not ideal for sleeping when you're getting up early to go to the national park.
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 8.3


    19 Apr 2022
    Enjoyed stay in a private with AC Pro’s: -social vibe, easy to meet ppl -great pool -clean room -nice hammocks and chill out areas -good food, cheap drinks, free coffee/tea -good wifi Neg’s: -kitchen often left messy by other travellers -was told by one male staff that there was no availability to extend my stay (website said otherwise). Confirmed he was incorrect, but left as this felt unwelcoming. This same staff was unwilling to help with a tour booking. Other staff were friendly tho
    Canada, Couple, 31-40
  • 8.3


    14 Apr 2022
    Really nice vibe, it feels very self contained in that everything you need is right there! Staff are so lovely and really try and create a great atmosphere. There’s a lot more activities advertised than actually go on but we still did a salsa lesson and beer pong which was super fun. We met so many nice people around the pool and bar areas as it’s really open plan and relaxed. The restaurant serves great food, but the kitchens well equipped too. The bars good but cocktails aren’t cheap, make use of the offe
    England, Female, 18-24
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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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