Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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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 9.1

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 7.9

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.2

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
  • 9.7


    04 Jan 2022
    One of my favorite hostels in the entire world. It’s a comfortable set up outside the city, which makes for a great atmosphere to relax - but still has daily activities (pool tournaments, ping pong, beer pong) that creates an environment to meet other travelers. The staff and food are both incredible. I won’t stay anywhere else when in Santa Marta.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    29 Dec 2021
    Lovely hostel in Santa Marta with super friendly staff, delicious food and great cocktails (try the daiquiri!). Would definitely recommend and stay here again.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    25 Dec 2021
    My experience at this resort hostel was simply excellent. The staff and the inspired guests altered my Colombian vacation. Particularly, one person a bartender and DJ named Carlos, perhaps, the best I've ever encountered. Wonderful New Years! Thank You Dreamer Hostels.
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    08 Dec 2021
    -super chill hostel, mainly used a place to stay before the lost city hike or to do day trips to Tayrona/Minca -Juan, the bartender, is the nicest guy and will show you a great time!! Really enjoyed getting to know him, he even took us out in El Centro! -5 min walk to the bus stop that takes you to Tayrona, Palomino, Guachaca, etc. -The food is delish -The wifi is fast -the pool and common area are really nice -there's an Olimpica (supermarket) down the street and an Exito 10 min away
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 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
  • 8.9


    06 Jan 2022
    Great hostel with a really good vibe. Easy to meet people, and very pretty/clean. The food wasn’t so great (I only had 2 meals), and the location isn’t the best. It’s a good place to spend a night in if you’re on your way somewhere else. Overall, I’d recommend!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    07 Dec 2021
    Great hostel. Staff was all very fun, friendly and helpful. It was a bit empty, but we still met and made friends with others that we were able to continue onward-adventuring with. Only complaints I would say is no hot water in the shower, which is not too big of a deal for me, and there were no hostel-lead activities. I’m sure the latter is only because of the pandemic. These are not deal breakers for me though, I will return and would recommend people to stay here. Overall a great hostel!
    USA, Couple, 31-40
  • 4.9


    10 Jan 2022
    It is almost imposible to sleep in that hostal, the fan on the ceiling is to strong and there is no way of adjust it, also super noisy. i found the staff rude
    Colombia, Male, 31-40
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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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