The Best Affordable Hostels in Salento, Colombia

The Best Affordable Hostels in Salento, Colombia Salento, Colombia
Founded in 1850, Salento is one of the oldest towns in Quindio. This colonial Colombian town has retained much of its old world charm, with its colorful buildings, large square and, of course, the obligatory church. Because the main route between Cali and Bogota which used to pass through Salento was diverted, the town didn't develop as quickly as others in the Quindio region. This gave Salento the opportunity to evolve into a thriving community of craftsmen and artisans as well as remaining one of the region's most prolific coffee producers. Salento is located 24 km northeast of the departmental capital Armenia. However, unlike its colorful neighbor, Armenia itself has very little to offer tourists. Salento attracts those wishing to learn about the coffee regions and for those who simply admire breathtaking scenery, and especially the stunning Cocora Valley.
How much do hostels in Salento cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Salento here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



Dorm Bed from $13.82
Private Room from $21.70
Overall Rating: 93%
Carrera 9 #7 - 31 Salento- Quindío, Salento
El Viajero Hostel Salento is found in one of the first houses built in Salento, known as Las Nubes and which has been completely renovated. The house has beautiful views on the mountains, from the bar and the spacious garden. This is the biggest hostel in Salento with accommodation for 90 guests. All of the rooms have a private bathroom and you can choose between shared mixed or female dorms, and private rooms in two categories: standard or premium with a balcony looking to the mountains. Breakfast is included for all the guests. At the hostel, you will find a Tourist Agency where you will be able to book different activities, like trekking to the national park of the Nevados, horse riding and coffee tours. Among other facilities, they also include free WiFi, a fully equipped kitchen, computers area, game zone and several activities organized weekly for your entertainment (dance classes, coffee courses, yoga classes, live music, etc.). El Viajero Hostel is part of one of the most prestigious hostel chains in South America, with 10 hostels among Uruguay and Colombia (Cali, Cartagena and San Andres). The hostel is located to the southwest direction, at four blocks from the Main Square on the way to the Frailejones.


Dorm Bed from $18.75
Private Room from $20.76
Overall Rating: 92%
CR 9 #9-06, Salento
Coffee Tree Boutique Hostel is found six blocks away from the town center, in the neighborhood of Boqueron and Frailejones, which are far from the noisy and busy main streets of Salento. The neighbourhood consists of mostly residential homes along with some small food shops, it is quiet and very safe both during the day and night. This allows the hostel to have a superb view of the surrounding mountains and the tranquility that comes with being in the 'countryside'. The house sits alongside the 'mirador' or the lookout point of Frailejones. Coffee Tree Boutique Hostel has twin, double and quadruple private ensuite rooms and mixed dorms of 4 and 6 beds. The hostel also has free breakfast, free WiFi, a common room, bicycle parking, hair dryers for hire, washing machine, airport transfers, luggage storage, a tours and travel Desk, housekeeping as well as tea and coffee making facilities.


Dorm Bed from $6.70
Private Room from $14.73
Overall Rating: 95%
Km 2, Palestina, Salento
Yambolombia Hostel is an eco-hostel with a 6 bed mixed dorm, two private rooms with shared bathrooms and one private room with a private bathroom. At night you can enjoy the nature, see millions of falling stars and participate in a peaceful moment around a campfire. The hostel offers bike tours to the Coffee farms and waterfalls as well as bike rentals to discover Salento on your own. If you want to visit the Parque Nevado and its marvellous Hot Springs, Yambolombia Hostel is also very happy to guide you through a 3 or 5-days-hikes. Breakfast is available upon request for an extra charge of USD$2.80 per person/night. You will also find a laundry service, a common room, bicycle parking, a book exchange, towels for hire, luggage storage, a tours and travel desk, and a restaurant at Yambolombia Hostel


Private Room from $16.81
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Vía Salento Vereda Boquía, Salento
You'll love this hotel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant. Wi-fi, 24 hour reception, parking, and towels included are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $6.67
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Cra. 10 #8-36 - Bloque 9 - casa 103, Salento
You'll love this guesthouse because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, bicycle hire, board games, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's self-catering facilities and a microwave. Wi-fi, 24 hour reception, parking, towels included, and internet access are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $16.07
Private Room from $8.04
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 97%
Salento Quindio Vereda Boquia, Salento
This terrific hotel offers friendly service. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, parking, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $6.70
Private Room from $8.04
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 96%
Carrera 7 6-45, Salento, Salento
Hostel Tralala Salento is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a common room, and board games. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's self-catering facilities and a microwave. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, towels included, and internet access are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $16.26
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 91%
Cra 5 No 10 - 11, Salento
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, bicycle hire, a common room, board games, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast, a cafe, and self-catering facilities. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, parking, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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