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Viajero Cartagena Hostel has a garden, shared lounge, a restaurant and bar in Cartagena de Indias. Featuring a tour desk, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. The property has a 24-hour front desk, a shuttle service, a shared kitchen and free WiFi throughout the property. All rooms at the hostel feature air conditioning and a safety deposit box. Guests at Viajero Cartagena Hostel can enjoy a continental breakfast. Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Marbella Beach, Cartagena's Walls and San Felipe de Barajas Castle. The nearest airport is Rafael Núñez International Airport, 3.1 miles from Viajero Cartagena Hostel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Cartagena de Indias, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Viajero Cartagena Hostel has been welcoming guests since Jun 30, 2011

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Cartagena de Indias, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4!

Breakfast Info



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Guest reviews


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  • Josh
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Staff was so helpful and informative. Really loved the air-conditioned movie room. Was a sweet escape from Cartagena's humidity. The pool and bar in the back looked good too but didn't have a chance to enjoy them. Room had...
  • Zoe
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Great place to meet people, they have a lot of activities and the bar always had a good atmosphere. The breakfast is really big and delicious. Location is really good too.
  • Lauracorralesm
    I booked a mixed dorm and i felt safe all the time. The beds were good and the breakfast delicious. I made friends easy because of the activities the hostel offered :)
  • Pascal
    Social and party vibes without going over the top. Great atmosphere for a big hostel. Perfect for a first short stay in particular. I asked for a bottom bunk with my booking and received it. Facilities and cleanliness are very good, special shout...
  • Cesar
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The bar is nice, the pool as well. For me, the main purpose of staying there was the activities, such as the pub crawl (which is very good). The room also is nice and comfy.
  • Bein
    Perfect place to meet people from all over, there are cooking classes, dancing and live music. I appreciate the help of Laura, Yesid, Stephy, and Mango. They help you with everything, and they are super friendly
  • Vantil
    THE PERFECT HOSTEL. The daily cleaning of the rooms is outstanding, the food and cocktails are spectacular, the breakfast girls prepare all the food with so much dedication that the result of the taste is special... and I also want to highlight...
  • Jesse
    If you want to be in a super fun place with a good vibe, you should definitely visit this hostel. I thank Laura for her help in everything
  • Laurence
    One of the best hostels I have ever stayed has everything: good food, good cleanliness, good cocktails, good activities...well EVERYTHING. And not to mention the staff, they are superb, thanks to Stephy, Lau and Mango
  • Nicolle
    Clean hostel, with good activities, food and excellent attention from the staff, especially Laura at the front desk

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Si, tenemos bodega para el equipaje.
    Answered on 18 March 2020
  • Hola! pregunta el check in es hasta las 23h.. mi vuelo aterriza a las 23 h en Cartagena.. yo creo que no llegaria hasta pasada 23h39 asi... aceptais?

    Hola! si tu reserva es del día anterior no hay problema en hacerlo, solo debes avisarnos tu hora de llegada mantenemos tu reserva, nuestra recepción t..
    Answered on 17 July 2022
  • Hi, do you have a kitchen and free drinking water please?

    Hello good morning. Thank you for contacting us. Of course... we have a kitchen, where you can make your meals with great comfort, we also have refrig..
    Answered on 20 December 2022
  • Is it possible to schedule airport pick-up with you? If so, how do I do it and how much it is?

    hello, thanks for contacting us, we dont have that service at the hostel but we can recommend you the private taxis service from the airport. it is s..
    Answered on 24 January 2022
  • Hello, I want to stay with you for a few nights and then go to an island, would I be able to store my large suitcase at the hostel for two nights whil..

    Hi, how are you? Yes, We have a luggage storage service. It costs $10.000 per night, per suitcase.
    Answered on 11 August 2023
  • hola, is the hostel bar open?

    Hi, is open at 4 pm till 11:30 pm.
    Answered on 18 May 2021
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Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options

Amenities of Viajero Cartagena Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Yoga classes
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Viajero Cartagena Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Viajero Cartagena Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Credit card details are requested only as a guarantee, payment will be made at the hostel at check-out, cash and credit cards accepted.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Viajero Cartagena Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

License number: 22078

FAQs about Viajero Cartagena Hostel

  • Viajero Cartagena Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • The prices at Viajero Cartagena Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Viajero Cartagena Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Happy hour
    • Yoga classes
    • Walking tours
    • Live music/Performance
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Viajero Cartagena Hostel is 800 feet from the center of Cartagena de Indias. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Viajero Cartagena Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Check-in at Viajero Cartagena Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.