This vibrant hostel is located 1300 ft from Cadiz Cathedral in the historic center. It offers a free breakfast and Wi-Fi zone, surfing lessons and bike rental, a 15 minute walk from La Caleta Beach. Casa Caracol’s bright and functional rooms feature a balcony overlooking the street, hand-made bunk beds and wood furniture. The decorative bathrooms are shared. The hostel has a communal kitchen for guests featuring free tea and coffee and a charming roof terrace filled with plants and hammocks. The lounge has a wood burning stove and BBQ and activities such as yoga, dance, Spanish classes and cookery courses are all available. Cadiz Harbour is 800 ft from Casa Caracol and Plaza España Square is a 9 minute walk away. Jerez Airport is a 40 minute drive away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Cádiz, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Casa Caracol has been welcoming guests since Mar 23, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Cádiz, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!


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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


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  • Khadijah
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Friendly staff, easy to meet other travelers, distance to everything.
  • Carmella
    The staff, location, breakfast and activities held daily and/or nightly. Friendly atmosphere.
  • Sgadbois
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Very comfortable - Great people, lots of common areas, great location. Great place to stay in Cadiz.
  • Trinh
    The hosts were great, breakfast was a bonus. Everyone was loving and welcoming to my daughter and I.
  • Juliane
    This is such a cozy and beautifully designed hostel. Great staff, comfy beds, a nice breakfast (pancakes, cereal/ oats/granola, fresh fruits). The location is close to the trainstation and it's not far to sights and one of the beaches.
  • Anh
    It is an awesome place, especially if you are a solo traveller. Case Caracol brought me a cozy atmosphere immediately when I arrived. Nicolas is such a gentleman, I like playing chess with him 😊. Breakfast is included and l had about 10 tasty...
  • Sophie
    It was a real hostel with all the stuff you need! The rooms were clean, beautiful and comfortable. The staff were all really kind and cool. The rooftop is awesome, and the location is great. And the pancakes and fruits for bkfast made it heaven 👌
  • Mickaela
    The beds were the comfiest I’ve ever experienced in a hostel and I LOVE that they use duvet covers instead of a regular sheet (it is so much more hygienic) + they make your full bed which is a nice touch. Staff was super friendly, location is...
  • J
    The staff was so nice! Always trying to do their best for everyone and really lovely. The location is really central! The Breakfast could have a little more Variation but it is great for what you pay and the pancakes are really fluffy! :) The room...
  • Ignatova
    Location is central. Space is enough and private lockers.

Property questions and answers
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  • 1.) Do you have good Wifi? 2.) Are you near a beach? i would like to book from 27-31 March. 3.) Are you near public transport? travelling de Seville.

    yes, we have good wifi. we are at 10min walking to the beach. and 5min from the bus/tren station.
    Answered on 26 March 2023
  • Hi! Is late check-in (00.00-.00.20) possible? I'm going to arrive at Cadiz at about 23.40. Thank you!

    yes is possible to check in until 00:30, there will be a collaborator waiting for you! :)
    Answered on 18 December 2022
  • Hi, do you allow for late check ins? I will be arriving to Cadiz between 11:30pm and midnight. Thank you!!

    hi! of course, if we know you will arrive at that time we can organise your late check in. just let us know
    Answered on 18 May 2022
  • Hello, will there be surfing classes next week? If so, how much does the class itself cost and how much is the surfboard rent? Thanks:)

    Hi There the lessons depend very much on the swell conditions so closer to the time we will be able to answer that question with certainty. A surf cla..
    Answered on 8 February 2022
  • Hi, can you tell whether Cadiz Carnival will be held in February this year? Or has it been postponed due to Covid? Thank you.

    Hi there we still have an unofficial Carnaval from the 25 feb to the 6 march:)
    Answered on 18 February 2022
  • I will bring big luggage. is there any lift? or how many floors do I need to bring it to stay at 3 bed dormitory room or Double room?

    Sorry we don't have lift. Instead we have strong legs and we can help you if you need. The 3 bed dormitory is on the ground flor, but the double room..
    Answered on 13 November 2022
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Area info *

Amenities of Casa Caracol
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Heating
  • Garden
  • Toilet paper
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Themed dinners
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Beach
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Yoga classes
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

House rules

Casa Caracol takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM

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


From 9:00 AM to 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 of all ages are welcome.

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

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 not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Casa Caracol accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking for 5 or more people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

The Caracol has three locations. The Main building Casa Caracol, the annex building nearby Casa Piratas and the apartment Casa Mina.

Guests under 18 cannot be accommodated unless they are accompanied by their parents or an authorized person.

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

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.

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.

FAQs about Casa Caracol

  • Check-in at Casa Caracol is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Casa Caracol is 1,150 feet from the center of Cádiz. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • The nearest beach is 1,650 feet from Casa Caracol. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Casa Caracol offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Game room
    • Beach
    • Movie nights
    • Yoga classes
    • Themed dinners
    • Bicycle rental
    • Live music/Performance
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture