The frenetic pace of life in Colombia’s capital city is as much about the lack of oxygen at 2,640 meters (8,660 feet) above sea level as it is about the lack of oxygen Breathtaking. The city is both modern and traditional, a complete product of a country with a bright future and a turbulent past. And that’s what makes the city so enchanting.
Hostels are the accommodation of choice for many travellers in Bogotá, and the city is a firm point on most backpacking routes in South America. As such, the standards are high and the choices are excessive. So, we spent some time, some nights in fact, in these very hostels to bring you the list that your peso can be Buy the best. Location, amenities and safety are all important factors in any Bogota hotel list, and certainly factors here.
Dorms from $11/night. Private bathrooms from $28/night.
Explora is an excellent hostel located in the lovely Candelaria district of Bogotá. As with many areas of the city, it’s normal to feel a little nervous later in the evening. It’s a relief, then, that Explora has good security and the hostel itself is clean and quite spacious. The hammocks in the common areas are great places to rest, and there are several breakfast options available for an extra fee. The menu changes daily. Bikes can be rented here for an additional fee. The Golden Museum is a few minutes walk away.
SWISS HOSTAL MARTINIK
Dorms from $10/night. Private bathrooms from $18/night.
Like Explora, Swiss Hostal Martinik is also in the Candelaria’s lively neighborhood means it is indeed safer than many other parts of the city. Students fill the streets during the day and night. The hostel has free wireless internet and enjoys its own on-site bar. There’s a games room and library area, making it a great option for anyone who wants to meet other travellers. Breakfast is also included in the price here, making your money stretch further. There are a number of private rooms as well as dormitories for four to ten people.
Dorms from $10/night. Private bathrooms from $33/night.
Aurora Hostel is located in the uptown area of Chapinero, which is better than any of Candelaria’s A hotel all closer to the airport and also in the center of the Colombian capital. The area is great, especially for those looking for local nightlife. Some rooms have their own terraces and the beds have their own curtains to add a little extra privacy for guests. The hostel has its own coffee shop on site, and alcohol can be purchased at the front desk, which is staffed 24 hours a day.
Dorms from $15/night. Private bathrooms from $44/night.
Slightly more expensive than the other options here, the dorms and private rooms at Masaya Hostel prove that by offering an extra The level of comfort for those extra pesos. The dorms have tiled floors, private wood floors and the shared bathrooms are clean and modern. There is wireless internet throughout the property and a terrace for guests to interact and relax. There are also laundry facilities and a bar on the premises. Breakfast, which has received rave reviews from guests, is also included in the price.
Hotel CASA BELLAVISTA
Dorms from $9/night. Private bathrooms from $25/night.
This hostel in Candelaria is a great value. The rooms have wooden fittings giving the place a rustic and inviting atmosphere. The hostel comes with up to ten beds and private rooms, making it especially good value compared to some other hostels. Casa Bellavista also has a shared kitchen and games room, although compared to the other options here the communal spaces are Somewhat limited. Lots of cool little bars in the area and free Bogota walking tours leave daily from the neighborhood.