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SAMO Backpacker Hostel

Beach hostel in Santa Marta with restaurant and beach bar

  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking

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  • Terrace/Patio
  • Classic Quadruple Room, Multiple Beds, Kitchen, Garden View - Garden View
  • Classic Quadruple Room, Multiple Beds, Kitchen, Garden View - Shared kitchen
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Calle 9, #3-74, Santa Marta, 470001, Magdalena, Colombia
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Airport transfer
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 3 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Airport shuttle

Feel at home

  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Stovetop
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

What’s around

  • On the boardwalk
  • Taganga Beach - 1 min walk
  • Grande Beach - 21 min walk
  • Magdalena River - 26 min walk
  • Santa Marta Theater - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • Mayorship of Santa Marta - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Economy Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Kitchen, Garden Area
  • Basic Double Room, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking
  • Classic Quadruple Room, Multiple Beds, Kitchen, Garden View
  • Classic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Kitchen, Garden Area
  • Economy Shared Dormitory, Kitchen, Garden Area
  • Economy Shared Dormitory, Kitchen, Garden Area
  • Classic Double Room, Garden View

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On the boardwalk
  • Taganga Beach - 1 min walk
  • Grande Beach - 21 min walk
  • Magdalena River - 26 min walk
  • Santa Marta Theater - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • Mayorship of Santa Marta - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Customs House - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Tairona Gold Museum - 2.8 mi / 4.4 km
  • Eduardo Santos Stadium - 2.8 mi / 4.4 km
  • Simon Bolivar Park - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km
  • Camellón Rodrigo de Bastidas Park - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km

Getting around

  • Santa Marta (SMR-Simon Bolivar) - 45 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)
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Calle 9, #3-74, Santa Marta, 470001, Magdalena, Colombia

At a glance

Size

  • 3 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID*
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets stay free (dogs and cats only)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking limited
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Beach bar
  • Free reception
  • Barbecue grills
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Things to do

  • Ecotours on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Things to enjoy

  • Individually furnished
  • Furnished patio

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only

Be entertained

  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Recreation

On Site

  • Ecotours on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • For stays on or after January 1, 2022, residents of Colombia and non-residents staying 60 consecutive days or more will be charged a 19% national sales tax by the property at the time of stay. Travelers on a tourist visa will not be required to pay this tax. The tax may be charged where a room is shared by a taxable and a non-taxable guest.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of COP 42000.00 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Theme park shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • If you are traveling with a child, your property may require you to present the following documents: Parents traveling into Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for non-Columbian citizens) upon check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is traveling into Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is traveling into Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by the other parent. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Colombian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance.

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts cash.

Also known as

  • SAMO Backpacker Hostel Santa Marta
  • SAMO Backpacker Santa Marta
  • SAMO Backpacker
  • SAMO Backpacker Hostel Santa Marta
  • SAMO Backpacker Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Yes, cats and dogs stay free.
  • You can check in from 2 PM - 11 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Casita del mar (5-min walk), Taco Beach Bar & Grill (5-min walk), and Babaganoush Restaurant/Bar (7-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is COP 42000.00 per vehicle one-way.
  • Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, rowing, and fishing. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours. Enjoy amenities like a picnic area and a garden.