Best Hostels in Colombia

Hola and welcome to our best hostels in Colombia. We have collected a bunch of amazing places to stay in Colombia; from Bogota over Medellin to Cartagena.

This guide is not ready yet, by no means. There is much more to come.

However, here you will find all our current guides we have written for you. We cover the main places from Medellin to Bogota.

We always pick only great hostels that are clean, safe and fun. We at Hostelgeeks will never ever recommend a hostel that does not promise a great time.

Currently we have Colombia Hostel guides for:

Best Hostels in Bogota

We condensed it all to the 3 coolest Bogota Colombia Hostels. We’re pretty confident in saying solo travellers and backpackers will love them.

Oh and be sure to check out the best party hostels Bogota too.

  1. Hobu Hostel – great for digital nomads
  2. Fernweh Photography Hostel – wonderful for backpackers
  3. Aurora Hostel – top pick for solo travellers

Full guide: Best Hostels in Bogota, Colombia

Relaxing after party at Hobu Hostel Bogota Bogota

Best Hostels in Medellin

The City of Eternal Spring is calling your name.

Medellín, Colombia’s second largest city, is nestled in a lush, tropical valley, and it’s a perfect mix of greenery and urban life.

It is known for several reasons one is to be the latest coolest spots for digital nomads.

And guess what? We’ve found some superb hostels ideal for backpackers and solo travellers exploring Medellin.

The 3 coolest hostels in Medellin are:

  1. Rango Hostel Boutique (great for backpackers)
  2. Los Patios Suites Hostal (top pick for female solo travellers)
  3. Black Pine Hostel (best hostel for solo travellers)

Full guide: the 3 best hostels in Medellin + Party Hostels

Black Pine Hostel one of the best hostels in Medellin, Colombia

Best Hostels in Cartagena de Indias

Cartagena de Indias must be on your list for backpacking Colombia.

This city is really on top of the hostel game. You can find many fantastic hostels, offering swimming pool, fun events, cool and clean dorms.

We’ve strived to find you the real deal, the 3 best hostels in Cartagna on offer, suitable for female and solo travellers, couples and backpackers.

  1. Bourbon St Hostel Boutique – best hostel for solo-travellers
  2. Republica Hostel – best pick for couples
  3. Be Lounge – best hostel for female solo-travellers

Full guide: best hostels in Cartgena de Indias + Map

Where to stay in Cartagena as a solo female travelers? Be Lounge

Be Lounge Hostel

Best Hostel in Palomino: Casa del Pavo Real

Endless, tall Palm trees, wall-less rooms and a crystal clear swimming pool are a few things to get excited about. The beautiful traditional Colombian design and on-site restaurant are the tip of the Caribbean ice berg, sorry beach.

Casa del Pavo Real comes with only 8 rooms, is family-friendly and attractive for both active and laid-back travelers of all ages.

Book Casa del Pavo Real here

Compare reviews and rates at: Booking.com | Hostelworld | Full Review

Luxury Hostels are on the rise; Casa del Pavo Real in Palomino, Colombia Best Hostels in Palomino, Colombia: Casa del Pavo Real

Hostel Guide

Go ahead and pick your coolest hostels around Colombia. And if you need more hostels in other destinations, drop us a line.

This list of cool hostels in Colombia gives you access to hostels with character and a social heart.

We know the country and the hostels around. We are traveling since 2007, staying in the coolest places around.

Therefore, we decided to put together this list of great Colombian Hostels. And not just that.

We also created a big guide to Hostels.

The most important articles for you to read are:

Our Hostels Colombia Guides

Below you find all our current guides and articles about hostels and backpacking Colombia. Just pick the guide you need and travel like a champion.

Safe travels!

Your Destination is not listed?

Your destination for hostels in Colombia is not on this list?

That simply means there is currently no 5 Star Hostel and we do not have written a guide to your place yet. However, we have a huge internal list with fantastic hostels all over the place.

If you are missing any destination, then drop us an email. We'd be happy to give you our recommendation for more Colombia hostels.

More Epic Hostels in South America

You know what, we have written even more guides for you.

We at Hostelgeeks are here to help you to stay in safe and epic hostels around the world. Check out the finest hostels in the world, the 5 Star Hostels.

For more cool hostel guides around South America, check out:

Find all our hostel guides around the world here.

Hostel Packing List

Okay, after finding all these super cool places, it’s time to see what you should pack in your backpack or suitcase. Make sure you always pick a quality hostel, it totally reduces the things you need to pack.

Make sure you check as well the weather.

Here is our ultimate hostel packing list.

It features 23 items you need to pack.

The main things to pack are:

  1. earplugs
  2. eye mask
  3. key chain flashlight
  4. the right backpack, the Nomatic (our review of Nomatic here) or Lowe Alpine Lightflite 45 Pack
  5. packing cubes
  6. generic padlock (fitting all locker types)
  7. quick-dry travel towel
  8. universal power adapter
  9. travel-sized toiletries

Read the full packing list here.

Download Hostel Packing List

Staying up to date

This list of the best Backpacker and Luxury Hostels, the 5 Star Hostels, will always stay up to date.

We will keep adding all the greatest budget accommodations. Whether it is a Design Hostel, Boutique Hostel, Eco or Green Hostel - we will have a close look on these backpacker accommodations.

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