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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."

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

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.8
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Come take a Journey with us! The Journey Hostel is located 1 km from the entrance of Parque Tayrona. Our location is perfect for those who want to take a day trip to Parque Tayrona, then come back to family style meals, cold drinks, showers and comfy beds. At Journey, a breakfast of granola or cereal is included with your stay and served from 7:30-9:30am, for those who want to get an early start! While you’re here, you can walk our famous Monkey Trail. This is a 40 minute circuit trail through the river, jungle and beach.

We offer accommodations our private cabins or in our 10 bed dormitory. Rooms are built into the foothills of the mystical Sierra Nevada, so your view is overlooking beautiful Parque Tayrona. The rooms are all open design, with mosquito nets and hammocks. All of the rooms are equipped with lockers and outlets. We are not finished just yet! We are still in development and construction to expand our hostel so we can host many more people!

We offer free filtered drinking water, so our guests can stay hydrated for any adventure in our incredible coastal nature. We have an on-site tienda and bar, along with home cooked meals at a reasonable price. Please note: upon arrival, each guest will be automatically signed up for dinner/s (served each night at 19:00). We can accommodate vegetarians! If the guest does not wish to have dinner, it is their responsibility to advise us.

Please also note that you’ll be meeting our adorable dogs and cats during your stay.

We take Debit, MasterCard, Maestro and Visa. Pleased be advised there is a 6% charge when paying with card. For travellers coming from big cities - keep in mind when coming to the coast, there is very little access to ATMs.


During your stay, we can fully book the following tours for you:

Lost City Trek

Mendihuaca Water Falls (hidden waterfalls)

Saltillo Falls

Tubing on the Buritaca River

Horse Back Riding

Cacao Tour

Surfing

Motocycle Touring

Activities to do while you’re here:

Parque Tayrona, a 15 minute walk

Monkey Trail, a 40 minute walk

Quebrada Valencia, a 15 minute bus ride

Pozo Encantador, 10 minute bus ride

Swim in the Caribbean Sea, 20 minutes walk View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 8.7

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    20 Dec 2019
    Unbelievably beautiful! The volunteers made it feel like family! Just make sure you don’t plan on cooking here because there was no kitchen when I stayed, maybe that’s changed.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    17 Dec 2019
    Journey hostel is THE spot. The views from the beds are surreal and the whole place has the perfect combination of a social bar/restaurant at the top main hut (which is beautifully designed as the one of the owners is an Architect who built it himself) or finding peace if you just want unwind on the hammocks or many nearby beaches that have surf and swimming. The place was a 10/10 for food and is walking distance for a monkey walk, beaches and the entrances to Tayrona jungle park. Lockers too!
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    15 Oct 2019
    Awesome hostel to base yourself for trips into Tayrona or other nearby beaches. The views from the rooms are stunning, and the staff were very welcoming and helpful, also some good food and free coffee. I had a private room with my hammock and open view into the mountains, that I used to watch sunsets and read my book. Stayed two nights, but would have been happy to do more. Very highly recommended.
    Italy, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    09 Nov 2019
    Great Hostel with amazing views on Tayrona. In addition, the staff was really nice and they created a good atmosphere by playing games and having dinner together. It would be great if the rooms would have offered a bit more space/storage for our luggage.
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    13 Dec 2019
    The best things were the amazing views from the dorm where there was also a hammock and small lockers for laptop/phone. I's great sleeping in the fresh air and no aircon nightmares. The Monkey Trail 25 mins walk to an almost deserted beach with great surf in Tayrona park is fantastic. On the 'not so good' side, the property has a lot of uphill walking and the wifi is not as good as at other hostels, so I couldn't do anything proper online. No decent chilling areas really, as under construction.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    30 Dec 2019
    The Journey hostel is great! I had one of the private bedrooms and the view is breathtaking. They serve home made food every night (family style) and it is delicious. You can also order lunch (which is also delicious - especially the grilled cheese and tomato soup). Tayrona park is very close by, and you can also walk to the nearest beaches or river. My only suggestion would be to put some sort of stairs when coming from the reception, as it is very steep (especially with backpack and flip flops
    Belgium, Female, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    20 Dec 2019
    It was ok, power cuts and a bit of a dull atmosphere. A sign outside says no drugs but one of the owners was boasting about the fact he had a bag full of drugs and had to drive past the police station and was giving lsd out to guests. Good for access to the park but one night is enough
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 5.4

    Rating

    25 Sep 2019
    While this hostel has the potential to become a special place to stay at, right by the entrance of the Tayrona park, it is currently under construction and therefore suffers from the absence of common areas (there are just a couple of tables by the reception for the moment). Its proximity to the park comes at the expense of tranquility due to the noise from the main road.
    France, Male, 18-24
  • 4.3

    Rating

    18 Nov 2019
    Half-finished facilities, the bar is still a construction site which seems slightly dangerous, the way up to the rooms is steep so not very easy to carry luggage up/down. The staff seem untrained with not much local knowledge. Best thing is the location near Tayrona NP - though the trucks going down the toad right next to the hostel are super noisy, even during the night.
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 2.9

    Rating

    25 Oct 2019
    The main host, Joyce, was very unhelpful and rude from the beginning. Both mornings at breakfast she was still drunk and then proceeded to fall asleep at the table (we have the photo). On the last day she didn’t help us with our transport back to Cartagena, claiming that her phone wasn’t working even though we could see her making calls on it. We went to the eco hotel next door and they kindly helped us. The other staff were quite unfriendly and didn’t try and make an effort to speak to us
    England, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Parking
Services
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
Entertainment
  • Board Games


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