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This modern hostel is located in the heart of Santa Marta, just 450 yards from the bay. It boasts free Wi-Fi, 2 swimming pools and a terrace with excellent views of the city.

Each air-conditioned room at Hostal Masaya Santa Marta features tiled floors, minimalist décor and wooden beams. They are equipped with a flat-screen TV, and the dormitories have beds with privacy curtains.

Breakfast is available each morning, and you can also prepare meals in the fully equipped communal kitchen. You can relax in a hammock, play pool or enjoy cultural activities such as salsa dancing classes and exhibitions of local art.

The Gold Museum is situated just 350 yards from Hostal Masaya Santa Marta, while guests can reach the city’s historic cathedral in a 15-minute walk. Simon Bolivar Airport is less than 12.4 miles away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Santa Marta, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Masaya Santa Marta has been welcoming guests since 4 Oct 2013.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Santa Marta, this property has an excellent location score of 8.9


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Bahía de Santa Marta Beach

    7.4 Good beach
    450 yards from property
  • Lipe Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Playaca Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    1.4 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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  • does your facility have any pets (cat or dog )? I am allergic to cats . you have tour bookings available for trips to minca and tyrona to help with.
    There is one cat in the hostel, but it is never around and we can help you out with the tours you need.
    Answered on 1 February 2021
  • Hello, do you recommand a bus company to go from cartagena to santa marta ? Thanks
    Hi! The best company is Berlinas.
    Answered on 31 July 2022
  • hola! hay opción de restaurante o pedir algo de comer en la noche.. en esta delicada de toque de queda? gracias
    Hola, por supuesto que si, nuestro servicio de restaurante esta abierto todos los días hasta las 9:30pm.
    Answered on 6 May 2021
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    Yes, you need a lock .
    Answered on 11 November 2020
  • 1. Podríamos pasar la noche tomando en la terraza junto a la piscina? 2.Hay dos piscinas? 3.Podemos hacer check out a las 2PM?
    Hola. Terraza abierta para solo huéspedes, servicio de bar de 3pm - 10pm. Horario de piscina 9 am -6 pm (terraza) y 11 am - 6 pm ( primer piso). El ch..
    Answered on 6 February 2021
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Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Facilities of Masaya Santa Marta
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live music/performance
  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkelling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horse riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Billiards
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Business centre
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Yoga classes
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Solarium
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

House rules

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15:00 - 23:00


06:00 - 11:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 4 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Masaya Santa Marta accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

License number: 34123

FAQs about Masaya Santa Marta

  • Check-in at Masaya Santa Marta is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Masaya Santa Marta is 200 yards from the centre of Santa Marta.

  • The nearest beach is just 550 yards from Masaya Santa Marta.

  • The prices at Masaya Santa Marta may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Masaya Santa Marta offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Billiards
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Evening entertainment
    • Solarium
    • Entertainment staff
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Horse riding
    • Live music/performance
    • Yoga classes
    • Movie nights
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Swimming Pool
    • Cooking class
    • Happy hour

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Masaya Santa Marta by:

    • Taxi 20min

  • Guests staying at Masaya Santa Marta can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • À la carte