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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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Republica Hostel Cartagena

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

Ideally located within the walls of Cartagena's beautiful and historic Old City, Republica Cartagena provides a unique and unforgettable experience. Focused on offering our guests an authentic Colombian experience in a fun yet relaxing environment, Republica Cartagena is the perfect place to soak up the rich culture, as well as the exciting nightlife, this iconic city has to offer.

With over 100 dorm room style beds (each with their own locker), 2 private bedrooms and a friendly local staff, you can be assured that staying at our hostel will allow you to make friends from all over the world, while still feeling like you're part of the Republica family. Every room is air-conditioned at night and our shared bathrooms and showers are cleaned daily.

Located in a beautiful 3-story colonial building, our hostel has one of the largest courtyards in the entire Old City. Throughout the hostel you can find one ground level pool, one ground level bar, one ground level lounge area, one second-floor air-conditioned bar & lounge area, a rooftop deck with a hot-tub, great music, and a friendly local staff.

Republica Cartagena's Policies & Conditions:

Check in from 15:00 to 23:00.
Check out before 12:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. (This property may pre-authorize your card before arrival).
Taxes not included - 19.00% (Only for Colombians people).
Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival.
Breakfas not included, Buffet (12,000 COP), from 7:30am- 10:00am.
Laundry Service is Available
No hot water
No curfew.
Reception available 24/7 hours.
Must be 18 or older to stay.

Registro Nacional de Turismo No. 46848
Please note special cancellation conditions: 25 Dec - 15 January 2019
Please note during this period your booking will be non refundable. Cancellations will be charged 100% View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 8.5

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    05 May 2019
    I only stayed one night here, wish I stayed more. This is a wonderful hostel with a great atmosphere in the best area in the walled city. Super clean, air conditioned rooms, and good security- the front door is always locked and manned by the front desk 24/7. The rooms lock with a key card and lockers are provided (but bring your own lock obvi). The pool and bar area is really fun. You can hang here all day and have a great time, make friends etc, and then it quiets down after 10.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    07 May 2019
    Superb location, and great atmosphere to meet new people. Lower bunks are better. The pool is quite nice and staff are friendly! Will stay here again.
    Colombia, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    29 May 2019
    The hostel was perfectly located to explore the city. Security was excellent (lockers and key cards). The facilities were great, bar, nice pool, decent kitchen and a rooftop terrace. The staff at reception were very friendly and helpful. However there were a lot of volunteer staff not doing much and hanging around the hostel in a big group making for an uncomfortable atmosphere at times. The rooms were nice but could get cramped when full. Overall a nice hostel.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    28 Apr 2019
    A little expensive for what it is, but the facilities and hostel space are beautiful. The top bunks in the 8 bed dorm are a little high, and the sheets they provide are of questionable cleanliness. Staff are super friendly and helpful, and the location within the old city can’t be beat. Theres an amazing street food stand right by the corner, and this place gets pretty lively in the evenings.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    12 Jun 2019
    This hostel was very nice, had a lot of areas to talk with people, the pool was clean and perfect when it got hot during the day, and the beds were comfortable. They served breakfast in the morning and it was very tasty and the service was quick. The only frustrating thing is that the hostel can hold a lot of people and there was more than one time where the bathrooms had no toilet paper in any of the stalls I checked in.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    11 May 2019
    This hostel is in a great location and honestly is a really cool building, but it is miserably hot in between 11:00 and 19:00 when they have a/c off in the rooms. Also if you stay in the 12 bed dorms, you have literally no space to move, so may be worth the extra $ to get the 6 bed. Breakfast is not bad, and atmosphere is very friendly.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    03 May 2019
    I absolutely love the staff and the vibe. I met a lot of good friends at this hostel. The only thing I wish they made improvements on were changing my bed sheets once in awhile because I was there for 6 days and it’s really hot in the city. The 2nd thing is having the AC on in the room cuz I would get exhausted from the heat and I want to take a nap. The chill room is usually crowded so I don’t have a place to relax. Other than that, it was a really fun hostel in a great location.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    09 May 2019
    For the price I was expecting a lot more. The 12 bed mixed dorms are so cramped you have nowhere to put your bag and it feels very claustrophobic - go for the 14 beds instead as the bunks are not directly facing each other. I didn’t find the beds to be very clean either. However, good kitchen and really helpful staff, good location too.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 6.6


    13 May 2019
    14 bed dorm was a mess, just not enough space for everyone’s stuff. Also, air con just at night and a key system to open the door to the room which made a lot of noice and made people request to go to the other side of the room because they laid awake all night. I faced this problem on the first night too but since there is no WiFi on the other side of the room, I decided to stay in my bed. Furthermore, mattresses were not great quality. I could feel the copper through it. Not very social either
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
  • 6.0


    28 May 2019
    Check in was at 3 but my bed wasn’t ready. Came back at 4, still no luck. Went in a free walking tour which was great! But returned at 8pm for my bed to finally be ready.... but they did not have a room key available. Quick fix they gave me a master key. Staff were not welcoming,No tour of the facilities/hostel. I had to force information out of them. Sat behind the desk on their iPhone.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
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  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk


  • 2018

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