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 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.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School 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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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

We are in the middle of one of the most traditional streets of Getsemany Neighbourhood, Calle del Espiritu Santo.We have prepared each bed and space to offer the best experience for backpackers in Cartagena starting with our receptionist, followed by our Super Top comfortable mattresses and finishing with our beautiful backyard with a Jacuzzi,Bar, roof top and trees of plantain and fruits.

We are one block away from La Trinidad Square, the best place to have dinner, a beer or just hang out with friends and meet new people. The Cuban Salsa bar – Café Havana, Vueltabajero salsa bar and Bazurto social club are just 2 minutes away by walk, all the museums and historic areas are 5 minutes away by walk.

We offer an excellent location with a cozy patio and jacuzzi. We have 6 rooms all of them with lockers and air conditioning, two 10-bed mix dormitories with two floor, metal, bed bug free, bunk bed, and private courtain, a four people private room, and three double private, all of them with TV and bathroom en suite. Breakfast is of course included.

Espiritu Santo by Maos Conditions and Policies:

Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival.

Check in from 14:00.
Check out before 11:00.

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Taxes not included - 19% for Colombians.
Foreigners are exempt from taxes.
Breakfast included.

Reception open 24/7.
No curfew.
The maximum period of stay is of 14 days. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.4

Latest Reviews

  • 9.1


    16 Dec 2019
    Really nice hostel in a great location, right near all the action but still very quiet. The breakfast was eggs, toast and watermelon. Wifi was pretty good and the AC in our private room was great. Pretty helpful staff but they dont really speak English. Not much atmosphere but all in all great hostel, would recommend. (They reserved our room double so they helped get a reservation at the hostel across the street for our last night. Little confusion on their part)
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.3


    09 Sep 2019
    Great location and price! Be advised though that some of the rooms (like the “two tent” bunk bed room) have neither A/C nor windows to the outside— avoid at all costs and book either a private room or a bed in the dorms, which has amazing A/C.
    USA, Couple, 31-40
  • 8.0


    20 Aug 2019
    Located on a quiet street but really close to bars and restaurants. The rooms were really clean but hot tub was really dirty and the outdoor showers smelt like urine. There was no atmosphere whatsoever, I only briefly saw other guests at breakfast which was good. The front door was always locked throughout day making it slightly inconvenient to come and go. The WiFi and A/C were really good, private rooms were really good value and spacious.
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    04 Sep 2019
    We found this place to be practical base for exploring Cartagena, great location and clean facilities. Not much in the way of atmosphere and we had an issue with our laundry not being done when we had asked for it specifically to be ready for the following morning as we were leaving, we came to find it hadn’t even been washed - the hostel had run out of detergent but failed to let us know, when they had our contact details and room number to inform us, so communication could have been better!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    02 Dec 2019
    Outside showers which was nice because it was so hot. Bathroom and kitchen very basic. Hot tub isn’t always on
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    09 Nov 2019
    The area isn't really safe at night, especially during carnivals season.There was a man who blocked the streets and wouldn't let us through and when we came from the other side of the road he immediately came back to us and wouldn't let us though again.So we weren't able to get in to the hostel for some time... In the hostel they helped us very well. The space between the bed and the wall could be cleaned, it's quite dirty (toothbrushes etc.) The rest ist nice, the atmosphere& breakfast are good
    Germany, Couple, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    28 Aug 2019
    A good basic hostel. Stayed for 1 night and left early, so missed breakfast. Spacious 10 bed dorm, nice bathrooms and patio area. WiFi was extremely fast! Staff could have been a little more welcoming. Front door is always locked and you have to wait for staff to let you in or out 24/7, which was annoying!
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    13 Aug 2019
    No atmosphere at all, not for solo backpackers. But the breakfast is good and it’s a great location! Just one block from the main streets of Getsemani. The breakfast was also pretty good. But like I said definitely not for solo travelers or to meet people. Great quiet place if that’s what you’re looking for
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 6.6


    27 Aug 2019
    Our private twin bunk room got quite hot during the day and into the early evening because there was no AC or windows (there was a fan, thankfully). Lots of mosquitos in the room and much of the hostel felt like it had questionable cleanliness. The hostel was in a good location with respect to the Exito, Old City, Castillo de San Felipe, and the rest of Getsemani. Not the worst hostel, but not the best either.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 3.1


    28 Aug 2019
    staff were so rude- shocking, and made us feel uncomfortable, management never there
    England, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe