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El Viajero -Cali

Carrera 5 # 4 - 56, Barrio San Antonio, Barrio San Antonio,, Cali, Colombia

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Located in the historical neighborhood of San Antonio, we are the only Hostel in Cali with breakfast included, free salsa classes everyday, pool & bar.

  • Dorm
    From €10.70
10 or more people?

Cali Hostel

Hostel Cali

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

El Viajero Cali Hostel is located in the historical neighbourhood of San Antonio. It’s an iconic hostel which focuses on sustainability and giving back to the community.
El Viajero Cali Hostel has its own pool, bar and a movie theatre room showing both movies and documentaries every week. In addition, the hostel has a 6x9m stage placed next to the bar where twice a week you can enjoy free circus shows performed by the “Circo Para Todos” NGO. For convenience, sheets and breakfast are also included in the price.
The hostel offers free salsa classes every day in the dance room and there’s also an option to take private lessons too. On the top of that, the hostel organizes every type of activity and trips both in and out of Cali so you can get to know the city and the Valley of Cauca in the best way possible.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 14:00 and 24:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 24:00
  • A deposit is payable at check-in.
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated under all circumstances.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Limited payment options apply at hostel check-in
  • Payment methods accepted at hostel are cash only.
  • Payment methods accepted at hostel are cash only in local currency.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers
  • Wifi
  • Internet Cafe Nearby - Less than 500 m

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car parking nearby
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports Equipment Storage
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 8938342



Free salsa and yoga classes were good. If you want to learn more salsa I can really recommend the private classes.


Avatar for Riikka


Fri 20 Feb 2015


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (1 to 2km)
  • City Centre
  • Gym (Less than 500 m)
  • Local market (1 to 2km)
  • Mountainous Area (1 to 2km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500 m)
  • Nightlife (1 to 2km)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500 m)
  • Restaurants
  • River / Harbour / Lake
  • Shopping area / Mall (1 to 2km)
  • Swimming pool (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

From the Airport: Take a shuttle from the Airport to the Bus Terminal ($5000 pesos). There is no need to take a taxi from the Airport. The shuttle is just as fast leaves every 10 minutes and costs 10% of the cost of a taxi. From the Bus Terminal (Two Options): Taxi: Take a Taxi from the taxi line to El Viajero Hostel ($7000 pesos). Tell the driver 'Barrio San Antonio' and provide the address (Carrera 5 No.4-56).
Bus: Take the shuttle bus to the terminal for $5000 once you arrive to the terminal Cross the tunel and catch one of these buses: Recreativos 1S Coomoepal 1 Alfonso Lopez 3 Verde San Fernando 1 Pance 10 (1 500 pesos). Tell the driver to let you off at 'La Quinta con Quinta.' Walk half block to El Viajero Hostel.
Alternate Transport
It is located in the historic neighbourhood of San Antonio near to several places to enjoy the night life like pubs bars cafes and restaurants just to mention a few attractions. Around the hostel you will find Cali's historical area downtown museums churches and other cultural attractions and leisure places as well as the trailhead that leads to 'El Cerro de las Tres Cruces (Three Crosses Hill) ' one of Cali's most challenging and popular climbs there is a parking lot just one corner after the hostel or if you bring your motorcicle with you we have place to park overnight inside our hostel in our backyard
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Dance
  • Swimming

Sustainability initiatives


  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning


  • Energy saving lights
  • Energy efficiency appliances


  • Working with local community
  • Mission-based activities


  • Recycling areas
  • Local and seasonal food


  • Water savers in showers
  • Water savers in taps
  • Water savers in toilet
  • Water recycling

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