Sustainability Level 1

2024 HOSCARS WINNER

1st - t_COMMUNITYSUPERHERO

Rio Hostel Buritaca

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9.1
Superb
1947 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

FORMERLY KNOWN AS EL RIO HOSTEL, SAME HOSTEL, SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT NAME

Winner of Hostelworld's Best Hostel In Colombia 2018 and Second in Latin America

10 minutes from the Lost City (Ciudad Perdida) pickup point

25 minutes from Tayrona National Park

Our hostel is set right in the middle of a stunning jungle, whilst some of Colombia's best beaches are just a 30 minute walk away.

Fun stuff on offer includes:
Daily yoga (Monday to Friday)
Tubing right from our doorstep
Horse riding
Rafting
Paddle boarding
Motorbike rent
Waterfall hikes
Sunrise hikes over the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
Cacao and nature tours

In 2021, Rio Hostel became a signatory of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative (GTPI), led by the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the World Tourism Organization (WTO), in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Read about our commitments here https://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/organisations/el-rio-hostel

We are also the very proud home of the Rio Foundation and you can volunteer with us every day in our local community through our educational, sporting and/or environmental programmes.

N.B - To fund our Foundation, which provides FREE, Fun, Inclusive and Impactful activities for 150+ local children every week, a $1.30 donation (COP$5,000) will be added to the bill of everyone who stays at El Rio. If you would like to remove it from your bill or you would like to donate more, please talk to reception.

See you by the river

Reviews & Ratings

9.1
Superb
1947 Total Reviews
  • Security
    9.3
  • Location
    9.3
  • Staff
    8.9
  • Atmosphere
    9.2
  • Cleanliness
    9.2
  • Value for Money
    8.8
  • Facilities
    9.2

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Sustainability Level 1

This hostel has begun to introduce practices that result in a positive social and environmental impact, grasping the fundamentals of the Staircase to Sustainability.
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Latest Reviews

10
Superb
Apr 16, 2024
I thought Rio hostel had everything you want and need from a hostel and would describe it as an oasis away from the real world which I just loved. Also the Scouse girl who does activities is hilarious!!
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Female, 25-30
9.4
Superb
Apr 15, 2024
Rio Hostel is truly a great place to experience if you’re in Colombia. The Sunday party was really fun with brilliant djs and good vibes; the food is tasty and the tubing is good to get involved in too. Considering it’s a party hostel, everything is kept super clean. We stayed for two nights - one in a 4-man tent and one in a double and both were comfy and felt safe. Would 100% recommend!
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Mixed Group, 25-30
10
Superb
Apr 12, 2024
Amazing stay has everything you want must stay
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Male, 25-30

Facilities

  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Common Room
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Fitness Centre
    • Air Conditioning
    • Book Exchange
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Parking
    • Ceiling fan
    • Card Phones
    • Flexible NRR
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Airport Transfers
    • Luggage Storage
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Housekeeping
    • Late check-out
    • Reception (limited hours)
  • Food & Drink

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Meals Available
    • Cafe
  • Entertainment

    • Board Games
    • Pool Table

Awards

2024

1st, t_COMMUNITYSUPERHERO

2018

2nd, Continent Winners Latin America

2018

1st, Country Winners Colombia

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