The Cantamar Beach Hostel

Rental with Outdoor pool

2 stars

Calle 20B 1-13, Santa Marta 470006

+57 300 468 2998

based on 1,695 reviews

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About The Cantamar Beach Hostel, Santa Marta

Value for money
The Cantamar Beach Hostel features an outdoor swimming pool, shared lounge, a terrace and restaurant in Santa Marta. Featuring a bar, the hostel is close to several noted attractions, around a few steps from Salguero Beach and around 1.4 km from El Rodadero Beach. The accommodation provides a tour desk and free WiFi throughout the property. Each room includes a private bathroom with a shower, while selected rooms have a balcony and others also offer sea views. Speaking both English and Spanish, staff at the reception can help you plan your stay. Rodadero Sea Aquarium and Museum is 4.2 km from the hostel, while Santa Marta Cathedral is 7.2 km away. The nearest airport is Simón Bolívar International Airport, 9 km from The Cantamar Beach Hostel.

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Air purifiers
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans


  • Window
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Sea view
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Pool view
  • Storage available


  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Public bath
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private bathroom


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Grocery deliveries
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Vending machine (drinks)

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Water sport facilities (on site)

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Fax/photocopying


  • Outdoor pool

Places of interest near The Cantamar Beach Hostel

Attractions in Santa Marta, Colombia curated by momondo

The Cantamar Beach Hostel location: Calle 20B 1-13, Santa Marta 470006

Top landmarks

El Rodadero Aquatic Park0.4 mi
El Rodadero0.6 mi
Mundo Marino0.6 mi
Rodadero Sea Aquarium and Museum1.7 mi
Playa Blanca1.9 mi
Cristal Beach13.9 mi
Ciudad Perdida23.3 mi
Parque de Los Novios3.6 mi
Santa Marta Cathedral3.7 mi

The Cantamar Beach Hostel Reviews

GoodBased on 1,695 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • The staff is super friendly/helpful. (in 21 reviews)
  • Right next to the beach and supper helpful/friendly staff! (in 20 reviews)
  • "Pool, good and staff are great!" (in 13 reviews)
Cons -
  • It’s not exactly in Santa Marta. (in 3 reviews)
  • Very basic room & bathroom (in 2 reviews)
  • Room without a window. (in 2 reviews)

The Cantamar Beach Hostel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does The Cantamar Beach Hostel compare to other 2 star hotels in Santa Marta?

    The Cantamar Beach Hostel is typically below the average price of 2 star hotels in Santa Marta. On average, you can expect to pay $41 per night in Santa Marta. The Cantamar Beach Hostel typically costs $9 per night, which is $32 cheaper than the Santa Marta average.

  • How far is The Cantamar Beach Hostel from Santa Marta Simon Bolivar?

    The Cantamar Beach Hostel is 5.1 mi away from Santa Marta Simon Bolivar. You can typically expect your drive time from The Cantamar Beach Hostel to Santa Marta Simon Bolivar to be 15min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • What is the best way to get to The Cantamar Beach Hostel from Santa Marta Simon Bolivar?

    If you intend on renting a car to travel from Santa Marta Simon Bolivar to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that The Cantamar Beach Hostel offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $35/day for a base model rental. A very popular option for travelers staying at The Cantamar Beach Hostel would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Santa Marta Simon Bolivar directly to the hotel.

  • Are there food options at The Cantamar Beach Hostel?

    Yes, The Cantamar Beach Hostel does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Santa Marta for those looking for something different.

  • Does The Cantamar Beach Hostel have a pool?

    Yes, The Cantamar Beach Hostel has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • How close is The Cantamar Beach Hostel to Santa Marta city center?

    The Cantamar Beach Hostel is just 3.5 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 The Cantamar Beach Hostel guests.

  • What is the phone number for The Cantamar Beach Hostel?

    If you have questions about The Cantamar Beach Hostel or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +57 300 468 2998.

  • Does The Cantamar Beach Hostel have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Cantamar Beach Hostel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for The Cantamar Beach Hostel?

    You can plan to arrive after 2:00 PM for checking in. Check-out time is 12:00 PM. We advise notifying the front desk of any requests as early as possible.

  • How much is a room at The Cantamar Beach Hostel?

    $35/night is a good average price right now, and some users have even reported deals that start from only $8/night. However, prices can change based on the time of year you’re booking, the type of room you prefer, etc. Fill in the form above to get deals for your trip.

  • Is there laundry service in The Cantamar Beach Hostel?

    Yes, you can do your laundry at The Cantamar Beach Hostel. You can leave your travel iron at home and use the irons provided at the accommodation.

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