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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."

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Hostel Rio Elemento

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

Rio Elemento is a large villa next to Minca's main river, a little downstream from the famous 'Pozo Azul' waterfalls. It's a 5 minute walk to the center of town where most restaurants, coffee shops, bars and transport offices are located. Perched at the top of 2 hectares of tropical gardens the Villa boasts a 30 meter swimming pool, bar, restaurant, giant hammocks, WiFi, Netflix lounge, poolside sunbathing and yoga deck, hot showers, en-suite dorms, mountain biking, hiking, pool and Spanish and English speaking staff.

Hostel Rio Elemento Policies and Conditions:

Basic 10 Bed dorm refers to a our Hammock Area!
Please note: Basic 15 beds dorm (Refers to the Hammock Area). Hammocks. Our cheapest option. The hammocks are under a roof in one of the halls of the main house.

Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival.

Check in from 15:00.
Check out before 11:00 .

Payment upon arrival by card or cash.

Taxes not included - 19.00%

Breakfast is included -


No underage allowed.
The reception service is open from 07.00 to 21.00
No curfew.
This property might pre-authorize your credit card.
The non-resident in Colombia might be exonerated from the tax rate. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 7.9

  • Facilities 8.5

Latest Reviews

  • 9.4


    17 Sep 2019
    Really amazing hostel with nice pool and friendly staff. Big comfy beds and close to the centre of town
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    25 Oct 2019
    Great staff, they helped me learn Spanish and were very kind & patient. Angie, Gabriel, Juan...... *****. AMAZING! good activities. Best swimming pool I’ve seen in Columbia. Dorm rooms are a little small and need more basics like places to hang coats towels etc. Lovely pets contribute to friendly, family atmosphere
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    02 Nov 2019
    Good hostel! Comfortable beds, kitchen to use, and a amazing pool/bar/garden area.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    08 Oct 2019
    Río elemento is the perfect spot to start your trip in minca. You can hike from here to casa elemento but enjoy the beauty and calmness of the river or the chill vibe at the bar.
    Mexico, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6


    09 Nov 2019
    I really loved the river being so close. There is a nice restaurant two doors down. The breakfast was pancakes. If you wanted eggs it was extra. My room was nice and quiet. The only thing missing was a misquote net. Very relaxing and quiet.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 8.6


    17 Oct 2019
    The hostel is in a really beautiful location and has a great pool and outdoor hang out area. Bathroom facilities could do with a freshen up as when we were there our private room and en-suite toilet and shower weren’t working- staff were quick to get someone to look at it and fix it but the shower still didn’t work so we just used the share ones.
    Australia, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.3


    16 Oct 2019
    Pros: close to town, staff very friendly and helpful, beds super comfortable, great layout, pool, huge map with everything to see in the area, good atmosphere and easy to make friends, can pay on card, owners really nice lady. Cons: The kitchen was always dirty, cutlery was hard to come by, most hobs don’t work - needs a good spring clean and things thrown out. Also the electric showers don’t work except for one in dorm 1. Overall a great place and I do recommend for at least 4 nights
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    16 Oct 2019
    Had a lovely time in this hostel. Staff is very friendly and make you feel welcome. Bar is amazing, fun times guaranteed. Very relaxed atmosphere. Would have easily stayed more nights, hiking is great as well! Only negative is the cold showers. Came back totally soaked after hiking and would have loved a hot shower!
    Netherlands, Female, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    17 Oct 2019
    Overall hostel was ok. I was unlucky to be there during a power cut for the whole night. The place looked like it would be really cool during dry season - big swimming pool that looked really nice etc. My biggest problem was I was in a little dorm right down towards the river and as a solo female it felt really unsafe. I didn’t like going to bed first and not knowing who was around me. Maybe ask not to be in one of those rooms?
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    04 Nov 2019
    Nice hostel in the amazing Minca. Not very clean in general, especially the common areas, but friendly staff.
    Italy, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Swimming Pool
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi