This hostel is committed to following WHO and local government guidelines for Covid-19 sanitation. This includes increased cleaning routines, better hygiene measures and social distancing when required.

Rio Hostel Buritaca

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9.2
Superb
1462 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

9.2
Superb
1462 Total Reviews
  • Security
    9.6
  • Location
    9
  • Staff
    9.5
  • Atmosphere
    9.3
  • Cleanliness
    9
  • Value for Money
    8.8
  • Facilities
    9.1

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Latest Reviews

10
Superb
Nov 30, 2022
I really enjoyed this place. I met a lot of people, the place is Beautiful, very clean and delicius food 10 of 10 for El Río
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Male, 18-24
10
Superb
Nov 30, 2022
The best hostel I have been to. The activities, staff and bar. The food and bakery is a delight, the prices are very fair for the quality they offer. I'LL BE BACK!!
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Male, 25-30
10
Superb
Nov 30, 2022
In my opinion it is the best hostel I have been to. many activities to do the staff is super friendly. Bar, restaurant and bakery is a delight, the prices are very fair for the quality they offer. I'LL BE BACK!!
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Male, 18-24

Facilities

  • Free

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

    • Security Lockers
    • Common Room
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Air Conditioning
    • Book Exchange
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Parking
    • Ceiling fan
    • Card Phones
    • Flexible NRR
    • Covid-19 safe
  • Services

    • Laundry Facilities
    • Airport Transfers
    • Bicycle Hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Housekeeping
    • Late check-out
    • Reception (limited hours)
  • Food & Drink

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Meals Available
    • Cafe
  • Entertainment

    • Board Games

Awards

2018

2nd, Continent Winners Latin America

2018

1st, Country Winners Colombia

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