The 14 Best Hostels in Salento Colombia

Hostels in Salento

Last updated on May 11th, 2021 at 05:21 pm

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If you want to enjoy the wonders of Salento while saving some money at the same time, you’ve come to the right place. The purpose of this list is to show you the best hostels so that you can stay comfortably and without spending too much money.

Viajero Hostal

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Cr 9 #7-23
Hostel type: rest and relaxation
Capacity: 22 rooms
Room types: Standard single room / standard double room / standard twin room / premium single room / premium double room / premium twin room / triple room / four-bed room / family private up to 8 people / mixed multi-bed room 4 beds / female twin room 4 beds
Highlights: mountain view / terrace / garden / picnic area
Services: Breakfast / Wi-Fi / Bar / Tourist information / Tours / Free dance and Spanish lessons / Laundry service / 24-hour reception / Breakfast / 24-hour reception
Awards: TripAdvisor Travelers ’Choice 2020

The rooms are spacious and have a private bathroom with a shower. Most rooms have single beds, while other rooms have double beds and bunk beds. Some rooms have a garden view. This hostel has a bar and a common room. Board games are also offered. Outside there is a picnic area and a terrace. From here you can admire the incredible views of the mountains and take part in activities such as yoga.

Viajero is ideal for backpackers traveling alone, groups and families who want to get to know more people and take part in cultural activities.

Hostal Coffee Tree Boutique

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Cr 9 #9-06
Hostel Type: Boutique
Capacity: 17 private rooms
Room types: double room (12 m2/129 ft2) / family / multi-bed room (25 m2/270 ft2)
Highlights: view / garden / room with balcony
Services: Wi-Fi / Airport Transfer / American Breakfast / Luggage Storage / Activities
Awards: TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020

The building mixes rustic colonial tones with modern aspects. The hostel is ideal for resting and because of the elevated position you have a great view. The hostel’s private rooms are large and spacious. Each room has its own bathroom with shower. There are double beds and bunk beds in the hostel. We recommend the rooms on the top floor, from where you can see the mountains and the village. A corridor with a balcony, with traditional dark wood structures, connects all these.

There are spacious common areas such as the dining area and the living room with balcony, which maintain the rustic style. There is also a shared TV area and some board games are offered. The hostel also has a beautiful garden.

We recommend the Coffee Tree Boutique for couples, solo travelers and groups who expect high quality service in a quiet hostel.

Hostal Estrella de Agua

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 Cr 5 # 6-24
Hostel Type: Boutique and great for parties
Capacity: 6 rooms, 7 beds and camping area
Room types: Deluxe (12 m2/129 ft2) / Double Deluxe (17 m2/183 ft2) / shared dormitory with bunk beds (12 m2/129 ft2) / hut (9 m2/97 ft2) / tents
Highlights: garden / picnic area / jacuzzi / pets allowed
Services: 24-hour reception / Wi-Fi / airport transfer / American or vegetarian breakfast / cafeteria / bar / parking lot / currency exchange / massages / souvenir shop / rental of camping equipment
Awards: TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020

Estrella de Agua Hostel is housed in a traditional-style building with colorful wooden railings and doors. There is a garden, picnic area and jacuzzi. The rooms are cozy, have their own bathroom, shower and TV, some have a fridge. Most of the rooms have double beds and the hostel also offers a bunk bed. A corridor with a balcony connects all rooms. You can also pitch your tent in the garden.

In addition to the jacuzzi, the hostel also offers hand, head, neck and back massages. You can also book activities such as horse riding or cycling.

We recommend it for couples and families looking for central accommodation.

Hostal Hilltop

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Cl 7 # 8-20
Hostel Type: Boutique
Capacity: 15 rooms
Room types: standard double room (12 m2) (129 ft2) / deluxe double room (12 m2) (129 ft2) / mixed dormitory with 4, 6 and 8 beds (11 m2/118 ft2)
Highlights: swimming pool / terrace / garden / pets allowed
Services: bar / restaurant / wifi / massages / laundry / activities / bike rental

The Hilltop Hostel is characterized by its modern architecture. The hostel has a huge swimming pool surrounded by palm trees and tables. The private rooms are spacious and have a private bathroom with a shower. Space is limited in the dormitories. There is also a playroom next to the swimming pool. There are table tennis tables and a game of darts. The hostel also offers a massage service. It is possible to book activities such as horse riding or hiking.

Hilltop is ideal for solo travelers, groups of friends, and couples.

El Zorzal

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Calle 5 #0-1
Capacity: 11 rooms, with 11 beds and bunk beds
Room types: double room (12 m2, 15 m2, 18 m2 / 129, 161, 194 ft2) / triple room (18 m2/194 ft2) / superior (15 m2, 22 m2 /161, 237 ft2)
Highlights: rooms with a view and balcony / garden / hammocks
Services: Breakfast / Wi-Fi / Free parking / Bicycle rental / Tourist information / Airport shuttle service / 24-hour reception

With a white facade, colorful decorations and surrounded by a beautiful garden, the Zorzal welcomes us. The rooms are simple but comfortable, some with views of the garden and others of the mountains. We recommend the Double Querre Gavilan because it has its own bathroom and balcony. The hostel has a playroom with board games. There is a lovely garden with hammocks and a picnic area.

We recommend the hostel to travelers who expect good service without a lot of luxury.

The Plantation House

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Cl 7 #1-04
Hostel type: rest and relaxation
Capacity: 8 rooms with 22 beds
Room types: Double (12 m2/129 ft2) / Cottage (47 m2/505 ft2)
Highlights: terrace / garden / pets allowed
Services: Free Parking / Wi-Fi / Wake Up Service / Tourist Information / Airport Transfer / Bike Rental
Awards: TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020

With its colonial design and surrounded by a beautiful view, The Plantation House is an ideal place for a visit as a couple or with a tour group. The original building is a 100 year old coffee plantation house which contrasts with the converted traditional style building across the street. As such, both Plantation Houses have private and shared rooms, kitchens, and common areas.

The rooms can be booked for couples or for groups of up to 5 people. Most of the rooms have double beds, but there are also single beds. The rooms have a private bathroom with shower and a desk. The view can be of the garden or the mountains. There are several seating areas inside the hostel.

Hostal Intiluna

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Cl 5 # 3-43
Hostel type: rest and relaxation
Capacity: 6 rooms, with 8 beds and 1 bunk bed.
Room types: standard double room (11 m2/118 ft2) / duplex suite (42 m2/52 ft2) / triple room (11 m2/118 ft2) / classic four-bed room (16 m2/172 ft2) / economy four-bed room – bedroom (18 m2/194 ft2)
Highlights: Classic architecture
Services: Wi-Fi / breakfast / cafeteria / airport transfer / laundry / hypoallergenic rooms / tourist information / bike rental

The Hostal IntiLuna is a traditional design house, representative of the 19th and early 20th centuries, which was restored in 2017. An Ecuadorian couple runs the hostel. The rooms are spacious, have a private bathroom and are also soundproofed. For groups and families, the Duplex Suite is the best option. There is a communal kitchen and board games.

Intiluna is perfect for couples or families.

Hostal Bamboo

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Cra. 6 #10-75
Hostel type: rest and relaxation
Capacity: 6 rooms, with 8 beds
Room types: double room (12 m2/129 ft2) / deluxe (9 m2/97 ft2)
Highlights: room with a view / terrace
Services: 24 hour reception / Wi-Fi / cafe / currency exchange / airport transfer / laundry / bike rental / cooking classes / tours / parking / indoor parking

The Bamboo Hostel welcomes us with its doors and windows painted in striking green and orange and Guadua structures. This property is located on the outskirts of Salento. There you have a magnificent view of the landscape full of mountains. The rooms are spacious, colorful, and cozy. The rooms have their own bathroom with shower, garden or mountain view and TV, plus there is a beautiful garden. Activities such as cooking classes, hikes, cycling or walks are offered.

The Hostal Bamboo is ideal for travelers looking for tranquility and value for money.

Hostal Johnnier

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Cl. 7 #6-29
Hostel type: rest and relaxation
Capacity: 8 rooms, with a capacity for 32 people
Room types: double 1 or 2 beds / family / family with balcony
Highlights: Classic architecture
Services: 24 hour reception / room service / wi-fi / guarded parking / tourist information / bike rental / airport transfer

The Hostal Johnnier stands out for its beautiful facade decorated with flowers, the doors and windows of which are painted in sky blue and purple. The hostel has simple rooms with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. Most rooms have double beds, but there are also bunk beds. There is a living room for common use with other guests.

We recommend it to couples and families looking for comfortable accommodation at a good price.

Hostal Balcones de Rosita

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Cl 2 #6-50
Hostel type: rest and relaxation
Capacity: 9 rooms with 11 beds
Room types: 7 double beds / 4 cabins
Highlights: rooms with balcony / terrace / pets allowed
Services: bar / wifi / non-smoking rooms

The hostel opened in December 2020 and has a beautiful white facade with bay windows and a good view. This hostel is recommended for couples, solo travelers and groups. The rooms are big. Each room has a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. There are special rooms for non-smokers for those interested. Each room has a balcony with a beautiful view of the mountains.

Hostal Casa de Los Taitas

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Calle 7 # 7 – 40
Type of hostel: rest and relaxation
Capacity: 8 rooms, with an approximate capacity for 28 people.
Room types: double / triple / family room
Highlights: double room (10 m2/108 ft2) / triple room (10 m2/108 ft2) / family room (12 m2, 16 m2, 20 m2 /129, 172, 215 ft2) / multi-bed room (10 m2/107 ft2)
Services: Free Parking / Wi-Fi / Airport Transfer / Tourist Information / Private Kitchen with Microwave Oven

This beautiful colonial building is surrounded by incredible views and a lovely garden. Each room has a coffee maker and a private bathroom. There is also a common room with a TV and board games.

Casa de Los Taitas is ideal for couples, families with children or groups and single travelers.

Posada Del Ángel

 Cl 6 #7-47
Hostel type: rest and relaxation
Capacity: 16 rooms with 32 beds
Room types: double / triple / family
Highlights: balcony / terrace with a view / pets allowed
Services: 24 hour reception / bar / parking / room service / wi-fi / airport transfers

La Posada Del Angel is characterized by its colonial, Antioquian design and its beautiful windows painted in green and yellow. The rooms are spacious, each room has cable TV. The hostel has a private bathroom with a hot shower and special rooms for smokers. We recommend the rooms on the upper floor as they offer a mountain view.

There is a living room with a fireplace and sofas and outside the house there is a terrace with tables.

It is ideal for single travelers, couples and families who want to live within walking distance of the main square.

Hostal Familiar Jericó

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 Cr 4 #3-6
Hostel type: rest and relaxation
Capacity: 2 rooms, with 6 beds
Room types: double room (7 m2/75 ft2) / family double room (10 m2/108 ft2)
Highlights: Traditional design / room with a view
Services: 24 hour reception / laundry service / Wi-Fi / tourist information / airport transfer / communal kitchen / cafeteria / photocopier

The building is over 100 years old and has a white facade and blue and orange painted windows. The rooms are spacious with a traditional design and vivid colors thanks to the windows. The rooms have a TV, a sitting area and a private bathroom. The property also offers a shared kitchen, games room and patio.

This hostel is suitable for families and travelers on a tight budget.

Posada Donde Cupeto

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Calle 8 #10170 Barrio Frailejones Manzana C – Casa #13
Type of hostel: Bed and Breakfast (bed and breakfast)
Capacity: 5 rooms, with 5 double beds and 3 additional beds
Room type: double room
Highlights: rooms with a view
Services: 24 hour reception / Wi-Fi / tourist information / airport transfer / laundry service

La Posada Donde Cupeto is a cozy house with a white facade, the windows are painted green and blue. The double rooms are not overly large, but very comfortable. If you are traveling with a third person, some rooms have an extra bed. All rooms have a private bathroom and shower.

The house has a TV area for common use. We recommend this hostel to travelers looking for a local experience.

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