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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.

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Republica Hostel Cartagena

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.7
  • 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 9.3

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 8.6

  • Atmosphere 8.6

  • Cleanliness 8.4

  • Facilities 8.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 Nov 2019
    LOVED my stay at Republica. As a solo female traveller, it was the perfect place. I met tons of amazing people, the location is great, and the pool is super chill. The hostel has also made great connections with different tour companies and bars/clubs in the area, so you are always in for a good time. However, my favourite part of my stay was the staff! The front desk crew was so friendly and helpful. Rafa and Jhonathan were the absolute best. Wish I could have stayed longer!!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    14 Nov 2019
    A perfect hostel with a great atmosphere. Everybody, starting with the reception to the maintenence is smiling and singing all the time. The receptionists (Sara, Jhonatan, Rafael) are especially friendly and helpful, but also all the other guys, whose names I don't remember any more. It's small, but they offer some interesting events. The only con is not being able to use the kitchen during hostel's breakfast hours (and a bit later), because the breakfast is being cooked in the same kitchen.
    Croatia, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    02 Nov 2019
    This is a cool hostel, their amenities are good enough that usually the crew doesn’t go out of the hostel to party until really late which is good and bad in my opinion.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    05 Oct 2019
    Pros- beautiful hostel, really social atmosphere, the pool is great for the hot days. The staff is very friendly especially the bartenders. Dorm beds are pod-style with curtains for privacy and facilities are generally clean. Cons- Breakfast isn’t free, but it is good. Drinks are overpriced (but that’s everywhere in Cartagena). I would highly recommend República for solo travelers looking for a fun experience! I had an amazing stay, would definitely return.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    11 Nov 2019
    Really enjoyed my stay here! Was a very social place without being to much of a party hostel. Would say again.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    16 Oct 2019
    Pool is awesome, they put on fun events at night - quite a lot of partying very social place. Staff are really cool, good location in the old city.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    30 Oct 2019
    Stayed here as a solo traveller, have also stayed in Selina in cartagena which has better rooftops but republica overall had nicer dorms Pros: Spacious beds, plenty of room in the dorms, own light switch plugs and privacy Nice rooftop Great location Staying here gets you free entry to a great rooftop club for a night out Cons: A/c is not on in the day time so no escaping the heat in the day time Would be nice if coffee was more easily available rather that paying for breakfast
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    20 Oct 2019
    For me this was the wrong hostel at the wrong time. I arrived having not been well and there was a pool party so it was super noisy. All rooms seem to overlook the courtyard so it’s impossible to get some peace. My room had nice beds but no privacy curtains. My bed opened out to the main door which meant zero privacy, based on this I decided to move. Great location though and seemed social
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    10 Oct 2019
    It was fine but could definitely use a good scrub down. Location is amazing in the walled city.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 6.3

    Good

    26 Oct 2019
    Honestly dont really understand the hype around this hostel. Toilets were not clean, pool is very small (there are other hostels with much better pools), staff is very absent and not interested, rooms are small with too little storage space resulting in complete chaos. Also no AC in common areas which makes it very humid and hot. And furthermore, breakfast is totally not worth the money! Would not stay again, there are many better options in Cartagena.
    Netherlands, Female, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free WiFi
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk


Awards

  • 2018

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Cartagena

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