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Hostel | Carrera 11, no 4-16, Popayan, Colombia .

92.8% Overall Rating

64 out of 66 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/03/2015)

"Relaxed environment,friendly staff,good location.i walked from bus station in 10 Minutes and is same from hostel to centre."

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  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet café
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Pets allowed
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 4.78
  • Breakfast USD 1.59

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 5:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

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Scottish-run Hosteltrail opened in 2007 to offer budget accommodation for travellers in Popayan. The hostel has a mix of private and dorm accommodation and offers great services including Free WiFi, Free Internet, a great breakfast service, express laundry service, bike tours, free onward booking, lockers, TV room and self-catering kitchen. The hostel is located just 5 minutes from the main square and just 8 mins from the bus station so no need to pay for taxis during your time in Popayan! Read more

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About HostelTrail

Scottish-run HostelTrail opened it´s doors in 2007 to offer private room accommodation and dorms to travellers visiting Popayan. The hostel is located in the Colonial centre of the city and is an easy 8 minute walk from the bus station. HostelTrail offers all the facilities a backpacker could want including dorm and private room accommodation, internet access, Free WiFi, Laundry service, self-catering kitchen with free coffee in the mornings and plenty of tourist information. The hostel also offers a great breakfast service at 5,000 pesos.

All private rooms are decorated with photography from around South America and have hand-made duvets. The private rooms also have custom made shutters on the windows to ensure a quiet (and dark) nights sleep.

- Free WIFI
- Free Internet (Headphones, Cameras & SKYPE)
- Breakfast at 5,000 pesos (fruit salads, yogurt and granola or omlettes with toast and jam plus juice and coffee/tea)
- 24 hour access.
- Dorms & Private Rooms (with and without bathroom)
- European-style duvets & reading lamps in all private rooms
- Laundry Facilities (24hr budget service & 4hr Express service)
- Free Luggage Store
- Bike Hire (they're really good bikes too!)
- Free lockers with built in power supply for charging laptops.
- Self-Catering Kitchen (with fridge, gas cooker, blender & small oven)
- TV room with More than 150 DVDs and 32 inch Flatscreen TV
- International Calls at 500 Pesos p/m
- Book Shop - we buy and sell English Books (over 150 imported titles!)
- Book Exchange & Reference library
- A selection of cold beers, soft drinks, water for sale
- Courtyard patio area
- Free coffee in the mornings
- Downhill Biking Tours to the thermal pools. (Popayan\'s most popular tour!)
- Coffee Tours
- Downloadable info-guides for your ipod or laptop.
- 5 mins walk from the main square & 8 mins from the bus station!

Accommodation Information

Hostel Trail has 11 private rooms and 3 dorm rooms.

All private rooms come with shutters (to block out the light and sound) as well as a bedside desk and lamp. 4 of our private rooms come with private bathroom.

Location Information

Located right in the Colonial centre of Popayan we´re also just 8 minutes walk from the bus station.

For overlanders travelling using a GPS device, the hostel is located at: Latitude: 2°26'36.51'N Longitude: 76°36'37.06'W. Cheap, secure parking (5,000 Pesos per day) is available just 30m from the hostel.

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