Hostal El Espanolete

Rental with Snorkeling

1 star

Calle 13 No 2 - 45, Santa Marta 470001

+57 300 756 3857
Very good

based on 479 reviews

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About Hostal El Espanolete, Santa Marta

Value for money
Offering a restaurant, Hostal Españolete is located 50 meters from the bay, behind of Plaza Simon Bolivar. Free WiFi access is available in all rooms. The property is set in a colonial building. Each room here will provide you with a TV, air conditioning and a patio. Complete with a microwave, the dining area also has a coffee machine. Extras include a terrace and cable channels. At Hostal Españolete you will find a 24-hour front desk, barbecue facilities and a terrace. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk, luggage storage and laundry facilities. Breakfast is served daily. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including fishing, diving and snorkelling. The guest house is 3.6 km from Playa Blanca. The nearest airport is Simón Bolivar Airport.

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Snorkeling
  • Beachfront
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24hr front desk
  • Concierge service
  • No smoking


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans


  • Quiet street view
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Lockers
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • 24hr front desk


  • Shared kitchen
  • Kitchenware
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities


  • Dining table

Places of interest near Hostal El Espanolete

Attractions in Santa Marta, Colombia curated by momondo

Hostal El Espanolete location: Calle 13 No 2 - 45, Santa Marta 470001

Top landmarks

Customs House0.0 mi
Casa de la Aduana0.0 mi
Simón Bolívar Park0.1 mi
Santa Marta Historic Center0.2 mi
Santa Marta Cathedral0.2 mi
Parque de Los Novios0.2 mi
Carlos El Pibe Valderrama Statue1.2 mi
Estadio Eduardo Santos1.3 mi
Cristal Beach10.8 mi

Hostal El Espanolete Reviews

Very goodBased on 479 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Good location, nice and helpful staff!" (in 67 reviews)
  • Great location and beautiful hostel (in 44 reviews)
  • "Wonderful host, Very clean, nice rooms." (in 25 reviews)
Cons -
  • No breakfast offered. (in 5 reviews)
  • No kitchen (in 5 reviews)
  • Water pressure is poor (in 4 reviews)

Hostal El Espanolete room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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Frequently asked questions

  • How does Hostal El Espanolete compare to other 1 star hotels in Santa Marta?

    In Santa Marta, 1 star hotels have average nightly rates of $22. Hostal El Espanolete is $13 cheaper than the city average at just $9/night.

  • How far is Hostal El Espanolete from Santa Marta Simon Bolivar?

    If there is no traffic, the 8.8 mi drive between Santa Marta Simon Bolivar and Hostal El Espanolete should only take about 26min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to Hostal El Espanolete from Santa Marta Simon Bolivar?

    A very popular option for travelers staying at Hostal El Espanolete would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Santa Marta Simon Bolivar directly to the hotel.

  • Are there food options at Hostal El Espanolete?

    If you are staying at Hostal El Espanolete, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Does Hostal El Espanolete have a pool?

    Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at Hostal El Espanolete. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for Hostal El Espanolete is +57 300 756 3857.

  • How close is Hostal El Espanolete to Santa Marta city center?

    Hostal El Espanolete is just 0.4 mi away from Santa Marta city center. The closest landmark to the center of Santa Marta is Santa Marta Historic Center, which is very accessible to Hostal El Espanolete guests.

  • What is the phone number for Hostal El Espanolete?

    For assistance from an employee at Hostal El Espanolete please call +57 300 756 3857.

  • Does Hostal El Espanolete have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Hostal El Espanolete has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Hostal El Espanolete?

    The required check-out time is 11:00 AM. Please plan accordingly before your departure to avoid any penalties or fees.

  • How much is a room at Hostal El Espanolete?

    The cheapest deals found start from only $8 per night. The average rate for rooms at Hostal El Espanolete is currently around $16/night. Enter your dates in the form above to see more.

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