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SamS VIP Hostel San Gil

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

SamS VIP Hostel San Gil offers a top quality service with a relaxed atmosphere. We took the business to another level, amazing views of the town from both terraces, this hostel will make you feel like at home.

Owned by a Local backpacker and all our receptionist are locals so you will have for sure the best information of San Gil. In case we are full we have a second hostel, La Mansion just 1 block from SamS VIP as well located on the main square, is a beautiful 150 years old colonial house.

Sam'S VIP Hostel San Gil boasts great facilities; terrace overlooking the main square, roof top swimming pool, sauna, two modern guest kitchens, clean bathrooms with powerful showers and hot water, TV with directv, free internet, Wi Fi, Poker Table, foosball table, rooms with A/C, as well you can use the facilities at the Mansion hostel, pool table and table tennis. Get disscount at our restaurant and try the steak at the steakhouse you won't regret, motorbike parking.

Here are some recommendations for our guest: (Dont miss)


1. Paragliding at the chicamocha canyon (best experience in your San Gil trip)

2. Rafting grade 5 at the river suarez

3. Cannoning

4. Caving

To visit:

1. Barichara, (The most beautiful town in Colombia, just 30 min from San Gil) stay at Tinto Hostel the charmiest and pritiest hostel you might ever seen

2. Juan Cury Waterfalls

To eat

1. Try all kind of fruits at the food market (just one block from the hostel) Breakfast

2. For lunch have something light as you might be involved in many activities.

3. For dinner, get ready for one of the best and cheapest steaks on your trip at our steakhouse 300gr tenderloin for just 7 US.


1. Enjoy the main square where you can have few drinks before you go party.

2. Some bars in town close to the main square both located in the same shopping center.

Hope you enjoy your visit and ask reception girls for anything you need. Remember we just recommend the best options and the best value for money, you can buy bus tickets and even make reservation to your next destination.

We provide a luggage holding rooms for longer periods of time.

Check in: 15:00
Check out: 11:00
Free coffee

Children are not allowed to stay in dorms. If travelling with children please book a private room. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.9

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 8.9

  • Facilities 8.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    10 Dec 2020
    Amazing hostel with a great vibe. It is very clean and safe. the owner was incredibly kind and helpful and allowed us to keep our bags there while we were away. It was one of the few hostels where we have met many other travelers during covid as well
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    07 Nov 2020
    If you are looking for safety, great food With vegan options, and extreme cleanliness then this is the place you would want to stay I had breakfast lunch and dinner at this place and all of the food was fresh and phenomenal not to mention my private room was sanitized daily and they wrap their mattresses and their pillows and anti-bedbug inside dust mite protection. They even have an on-site bedbug machine in the event that anybody travels with things that may have been infected.
    Puerto Rico, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    09 Oct 2020
    This is a great hostel in the centre of town with a brilliant view to boot. By far the most comfortable night's sleep I've had in a dorm bed, and the dorm itself is spacious. The hostel also has strong, warm showers that are ideal after a few hours of rafting. I'm staying here just after quarantine has ended and so although it's more quiet now than usual, you can see this is usually a lively and social place to stay. Moreover, Sam is a great host, always good to chat to.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    12 Dec 2019
    This hostel is the perfect place to set up and enjoy all the activities of San Gil. Staff are all very friendly and accommodating and can help arrange all excursions. We arrived early on an overnight bus and were allowed to use the facilities while we waited for our check in. Location is perfect right next to the main square and facilities are all modern and clean. Definitely recommend you stay here!
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4


    10 Jan 2020
    Nice hostel in perfect location. The staff is cool and makes finding and booking activities easy. They have a tv room with Netflix and a pool which people usually used together. No breakfast but the kitchen is really nice. Bathrooms were a bit dusty and the showers a little dirty
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    03 Dec 2019
    Nice place. Good activities. But very quiet. Not much social stuff going on.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    11 Feb 2020
    Great location with a nice rooftop area to hang out, hostel organises activities so also a good place to meet people
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    15 Feb 2020
    Sams VIP has really great common areas.. the pool, kitchen, tv lounge and terrace overlooking the plaza are all lovely, so it has a lot of potential! but the 8 bed dorm I stayed in was dark, windowless and cramped with no space for bags. I think the other dorms were better so maybe book one of those and you'll be fine. I also thought that 3 bathrooms for all the dorms wasn't enough, you often had to wait and they got dirty quickly.
    Denmark, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    17 Feb 2020
    Not very welcoming. Weird dorm without air.
    Germany, Male, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    27 Jan 2020
    Sam’s was an okay hostel. Location is good, facilities are okay. Not enough bathrooms (or ventilation). My main issue was the staff. Despite repeated (5+ times) asking, they kept “forgetting” to turn on the air conditioning in our room. It was never turned on in my time there. At 9:30pm I asked them to make me a reservation for rafting the next day, but they put it in their system for that day. The trip filled up the next morning and I wasted a day. Overall quite disappointing.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Flexible NRR
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Foosball