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Hostel Caracol

Hostel | Calle 4 No. 2-21, Centro Historico, Popayan, Colombia 00000

91.8% Overall Rating

8 out of 8 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (24/12/2014)

Rebecca Werner thinks…

"Really clean hostel with a nice open layout, within walking distance of everything you need in Popayan. Good size rooms with tall ceilings and bathrooms with HOT water. Has a little cafe that does…"

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

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 4.80
  • Breakfast USD 1.60

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 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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Opened in 2011, Hostel Caracol is a beautiful colonial building located within the heart of Popayan's Colonial Centre. This hostel provides all the great facilities a backpacker could want including free internet and free wifi and is more of a quiet and relaxed alternative to some of the other options in Popayan. The hostel also offers free citybike hire. Read more

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About Hostel Caracol

A beautiful building and a laid-back hostel; Hostel Caracol opened its doors in October 2011 to offer backpackers a colonial experience. The hostel has a number of private rooms and dorm beds available as well as free internet, free Wi-Fi, kitchen, lockers (with power points for charging devices), small coffee shop and hot showers. A standard laundry service and a 4-hour express service are also available at the hostel. Hostel Caracol also has a huge amount of information on what there is to see and do in and around the area. We allow 24 hour access with no curfew. The hostel also offers free citybike hire.

Hostel Caracol offers a range of accommodation including private rooms and dorm accommodation. We also have FREE internet terminals and FREE WiFi as well as lockers, laundry service, FREE city bike hire, a self-catering kitchen and a small coffee shop. We also offer a free luggage storage service.

We have teamed up with the PopayanTours.com to offer the tours and services directly from the Caracol reception. These tours and services include - Thermal spring mountain biking tour, trips to the Purace Volcano and National Park as well as the Silvia Indigenous market. Private transport is also available to a number of destinations including Tierradentro, San Agustin and Salento.

Accommodation Information

The hostel offers dorm bed accommodation as well a single and double rooms. All the beds are top-quality wooden frames and comfortable mattresses. The there are comfortable and warm duvet blankets and plenty of pillows to make sure you have a comfortable and warm nights sleep.

Location Information

Located just 5 minutes walk from the main square and a stone’s throw from the top attractions in Popayan. This has long been considered the most beautiful part of Popayan's historic centre. We are located just 300 metres from the most famous church in the city "La Ermita"

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