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 ???? 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."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Cantamar Beach Hostel is right on Playa Salguero in the Rodadero neighborhood of Santa Marta. We are closer to the airport, on the edge of town, with a unique beachfront location making it easy access to tours and activities, the bus terminal, and the historic center. It is the perfect spot when you are coming or going or if you are coming from the coast or the sierra and need to get things done in the city but don't want to stay in the heat/noise.

​The property is well equipped, being a former hotel, and we offer a wide variety of activities and rentals onsite, as well as tour bookings for adventures into the Sierra Nevada or Tayrona Park.

The Cantamar offers a variety of dorm and private room options. Our dorm rooms never have any 'bunk' beds and no more than 4/5 people per room. Every room comes with air conditioning and ensuite bathroom. We have a nice pool and spectacular views of the sunset too.

The Cantamar Beach Hostel Conditions and Policies:

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival.

Check in from 14:00.
Check out before 12:00.

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

Taxes not included - 19.00% for Colombians.
Foreigners are exempt from taxes.
Breakfast not included.

Reception 24/7.
No curfew.
The maximum period of stay is of 14 days.
No alcohol from outside.
Non-smoking inside.
No drugs allowed.
No prostitutes allowed.
Late check-in without reservation not allowed past eleven View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.9

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 8.6

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 9.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    15 Feb 2020
    Our stay here in Cantamar was a great fun. Staff very friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean with a balcony. Delicious (and cheap) breakfast. There is a stove upstairs in the bar for guests which can be used 24/7. We totally recommend it.
    Spain, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0


    03 Feb 2020
    Great sunset, big bar and pool on site water sports available only about 15 minutes from the airport will be back :) 5 stars
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    11 Jan 2020
    Amazing hostel! super chill, clean. friendly stuff and great location if youre looking to chill (not a party hostel) even though sometimes the bar can be really vibing at night Thanks guys for an awesome timeeee
    Israel, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    28 Dec 2019
    Had a wonderful time here. Location is quiet, with a beach literally on the doorstep. Everything you need is here, breakfast (delicious), bar, pool, beach etc. If you like outdoor activites, don't forget to ask about sailing trip, paddle boarding and Jet Board... Would definitely stay again!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    21 Dec 2019
    Very nice place, nice facility, good breakfast. Free coffee in the morning is nice Clean rooms and top rooms have a nice view.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    14 Dec 2019
    This place was a great hostel to relax on with a big pool or hammocks by the beach, just what I needed. Everything is clean, staff super friendly and good beds with aircon. The bar was a great place to social on to meet other travelers. Reception team helpful to book my trips to Tayrona Park, Minca and sailing trip. I planed to stay 2 nights but ended up extending for a week. Would stay here again!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    29 Oct 2019
    מארח בשם איוון. בן אדם עם לב ענק. הרגשתי שם בבית. ציל מטורף מול הים . מיקום קצת רחוק מסנטה מרתה המכרז אבל למי איכפת חיפשתי שקט. יש בריכה חדרים מצויינים חוויה . יש רק בעיה קטנה לא הבנתי את הזמנים של האוכל מתי אפשר להזמין וצריך להזהר מהאנשים מחוץ להוסטל כל מיני דייגים למיניהם הם קצת נראים מסוכנים חוץ מזה הכל פרפקט.
    Israel, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    11 Feb 2020
    Fantastic hostel, right on the beach, Gaira itself is not awe inspiring but the facilities were great, the atmosphere was nice, the staff were helpful and friendly and the ability to step off straight on to the beach was lovely!
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6


    30 Jan 2020
    Great place to relax
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 5.7


    17 Nov 2019
    Bizzare hostel! More like an old hotel! No atmosphere at all. They advertise a restaurant but there was nothing on offer/ was never staffed and the bar was never open/ staffed. The breakfast was an extra charge which was ok. The location is also very random and there’s a gross river you have to cross to get to the beach. The pool is nice at least .
    New Zealand, Couple, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Swimming Pool
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi