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Hostal Garden House

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Overview of Hostal Garden House

Hostal Garden House

1.0 star property
Basic hostel in Santa Marta

7.6/10 Good

6 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared kitchen
Carrera. 4 No. 16-13, Santa Marta, Magdalena, 470001

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Tayrona National Natural Park - 57 min drive

Getting around

  • Santa Marta (SMR-Simon Bolivar) - 21 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • El Bonita - 3 min walk
  • Restaurante y Pescadería Manuel - 4 min walk
  • Pomodoro - 4 min walk
  • Ktorse - 5 min walk
  • La Morena - 5 min walk

About this property

Hostal Garden House

A great choice for a stay in Santa Marta, Hostal Garden House offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours). Freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks, and guests can keep active with on-site scuba-diving and snorkelling. Other features include a terrace and a garden.


English, Spanish

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 8 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • 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


  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID*
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–10:30 AM

What to do

  • Yoga classes
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Windsurfing
  • Beach nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Bike hire


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Full-sized fridge/freezer
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • For stays on or after January 1 2023, 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. Travellers 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

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately COP 6000 to 8000 for adults and COP 6000 to 8000 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of COP 40000 per vehicle

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for COP 15000 per night
  • If you are travelling with a child, your property may require you to present the following documents: parents travelling into Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for non-Colombian citizens) at check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is travelling into Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarised consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is travelling into Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarised 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.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
<p>This property accepts cash.</p>

Also known as

Garden House Santa Marta
Hostal Garden House Santa Marta
Hostal Garden House Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Hostal Garden House Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Santa Marta

Frequently asked questions

Does Hostal Garden House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hostal Garden House does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Hostal Garden House?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Hostal Garden House?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Hostal Garden House?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is COP 40000 per vehicle.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hostal Garden House?
You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at Hostal Garden House and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as windsurfing, snorkelling and scuba-diving. Additional recreation on-site includes yoga. Hostal Garden House also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hostal Garden House?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include El Bonita (3-min walk), Restaurante y Pescadería Manuel (4-min walk) and Pomodoro (4-min walk).
What's the area around Hostal Garden House like?
Hostal Garden House is a short 7-minute walk from Taganga Beach and 10 minutes' walk from Grande Beach.







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Property conditions & facilities


6/10 Good

Use at your own risk !
I booked a private room with a bathroom . There was no water , toiletries , sheets , towels . I understand that I paid. It much for the room , but still .... I have had those things at other places for a same price . The lady at the front desk was very nice and friendly !
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10/10 Exceptional

4-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Andres, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

very friendly team! clean and beautiful house, good breakfast, quiet atmosphere. thank you!
Julian , 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Bueno, bonito y barato :)
Lugar central para tomar las lanchas a todas las playas
6-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Lugar seguro y excelente ambiente para viajeros
Todo estuvo muy bien. La anfitriona es muy amable y colaboradora. Ubicación excelente. Sin duda lugar para volver.
Heriberto Jesus, 2-night romance trip
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