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Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel

Mountain hostel with restaurant, near Tayrona National Natural Park

  • Free local cuisine breakfast, free WiFi in lobby, and free parking
From
NZ$169

Property renovations and closures

  • The property is closed between June 01 and June 15.

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  • Indoor Spa Tub
  • Standard Double Room, Shared Bathroom - Balcony
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8.8.Fabulous.
  • Very nice accommodations in a beautiful setting. Beautiful jungle like trees. The host at…

    Dec 23, 2020

  • AMAZING!!!! BEST PLACE TO STAY! NOT TOO CLOSE TO THE BEACH, YOU NEEED TO TALK FOR A GOOD…

    Oct 13, 2019

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 9 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Spa tub
  • Beach towels

Feel at home

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

What’s around

  • In a national park
  • Tayrona National Natural Park - 13 min walk
  • Cabo San Juan del Guia - 2 mi / 3.2 km
  • Playa La Piscina - 2 mi / 3.2 km
  • Cristal Beach - 25.6 mi / 41.1 km

Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Family Triple Room, Balcony, Garden Area
  • Family Triple Room, Multiple Beds, Shared Bathroom, Mountain View
  • Junior Suite, 1 Bedroom, Terrace, Tower
  • Standard Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Ensuite

Location

  • In a national park
  • Tayrona National Natural Park - 13 min walk
  • Cabo San Juan del Guia - 2 mi / 3.2 km

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In a national park
  • Tayrona National Natural Park - 13 min walk
  • Cabo San Juan del Guia - 2 mi / 3.2 km
  • Playa La Piscina - 2 mi / 3.2 km
  • Cristal Beach - 25.6 mi / 41.1 km

Getting around

  • Santa Marta (SMR-Simon Bolivar) - 37 min drive
  • Airport pick-up service

At a glance

Size

  • 9 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 11:00 AM-noon
  • Check-out time is 9:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. This property is located in Tayrona National Park. The additional mandatory fee covers entrance to the national park.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Children

  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID*

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas (2-device limit)

Parking

  • Free uncovered onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Beach towels
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Ecotours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby

Working away

  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 215
  • Conference space size (meters) - 20

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 2016
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Ceiling fan

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available

Freshen up

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include massages.

Dining

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Small print

Also known as

  • Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Hostel Santa Marta
  • Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Hostel
  • Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Santa Marta
  • Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Santa Marta
  • Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for COP 65000.0 per day

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of COP 160000 per vehicle

Policies

There is no hot water on site.

If you are traveling with a child, your property may require you to present the following documents: Parents traveling into Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for foreign visitors) upon check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is traveling into Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is traveling into Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by the other parent. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Colombian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and sofa beds.

This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-in is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • For stays on or after January 1, 2022, residents of Colombia and non-residents staying 60 consecutive days or more will be charged a 19% national sales tax by the property at the time of stay. Travelers on a tourist visa will not be required to pay this tax. The tax may be charged where a room is shared by a taxable and a non-taxable guest.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • The property is closed between June 01 and June 15.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 11:00 AM - noon. Check-out time is 9:00 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers regional cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Restaurante Anita (13-min walk), Parador Tayrona (13-min walk), and Tayronita (13-min walk).
  • Yes, a shuttle from the airport to the hotel is available from 6 AM to 4 PM on request. The charge is COP 160000 per vehicle.
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as hiking. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours. Relax in the spa tub or enjoy the use of other amenities, which include spa services and a picnic area. Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel also has a garden.
8.8.Fabulous.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Awesome place!!

    It was an amazing environment with very friendly staff. Beautiful surroundings with plenty of nature. Not enough words to describe how much we enjoyed our stay there.

    Jairy, 1 night trip, Sep 5, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Food was excellent. Staff was courtesy and helpful.

    4 night trip with friends, Jan 18, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Beautiful relaxation

    Beautiful location and view. Much more ideal to have a private bathroom than use the shared, as natures night friends are out lurking. Food is actually good! You can order lunch bags for if you go spend the day hiking in Tayrona (not worth it- plus food available out on the beach). Fan is a bit loud but necessary. I also wish they had more hammocks out

    2 night trip with friends, Oct 8, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    This is a beautiful hotel in the Tayrona Park. The walk up the terrace is covered with flowers and plants. The food is wonderful and the staff take care of you. You are higher up and experience lovely breezes. If I were to come again I would stay all of the nights at Yachay!

    Melinda, 1 night trip, Aug 9, 2018

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  • 2.0.Poor

    Para llegar al hotel se debe pagar una entrada al parque que no está incluida en la tarifa del hotel. Al llegar las entradas al parque estaban agotadas y no pudimos acceder. Esta información tendría que ser facilitada por el hotel al huésped y la compra de esta entrada debería estar gestionada por parte del hotel. Nos han hecho perder un dia entero de nuestras vacaciones y no hemos recibido ninguna compensación. Por otra parte al salir nos cobraban unos cafés que no habíamos consumido. Nos hemos ido muy disgustados y estamos muy inconformes con los servicios de este hotel ya que no es un hotel barato. En mi opinión son unos informales.

    Clara, 1 night trip, Jan 2, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Super nice hotel inside the park. Staff is very helpful and super friendly. We had a great time.

    Pete, 2 night trip, Oct 22, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    MUY BUENA OPCION DENTRO DEL PARQUE TAYRONA

    Lo mejor: La atención por parte de su personal en la Recepción (Alex) y en restaurante (Andrés), son muy amables y saben atender a los huéspedes. Las instalaciones exteriores son muy bonitas, muy bien mantenidas, en una privilegiada ubicación y con una vista privilegiada. Las habitaciones son buenas, aunque un poco calientes dado que el ventilador de techo es pequeño en algunas. Las camas son buenas, aunque un poco ruidosas tal vez por el tipo de cama en madera. El aseo en general es bueno. Los baños en las habitaciones si son muy estrechos, y poco cómodos. Por mejorar: En el restaurante, aunque el desayuno es bueno, en la cena no hay mucha variedad aunque por la carta pareciera que si, tal vez no mantienen muchos alimentos en stock porque no hay mucho huésped y eso genera que mantengan tal vez pocas cantidades generando que no hayan platos de los que se ofrecen y toca consumir lo que hay porque no hay lugar cercano para salir a comer fácilmente. Las bebidas tienen precios altos en comparación con otros hoteles y restaurantes al interior del parque. Deberían buscar alguna manera para que restringir el paso de los sapos y evitar que circulen en la zona del restaurante y en el hall de habitaciones, dado que por su gran tamaño pasan a ser algo desagradables y no a todas las personas le parecen tan amigables.

    JAIME A, 2 night trip with friends, Sep 22, 2018

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Soggiorno Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel

    Bellisima struttura situata all'inizo del Parco Tayrona (l'ingresso del parco è quello di El Zaino). Le camere sono piccole e minimal ma il panorama e la posizione sono da incanto!!! Forse un po' caro il prezzo per notte considerando di essere in Colombia. Sicuramento un posto che consiglierei ad un mio amico.

    Alberto, 2 night romance trip, Jul 27, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    2 night trip, Sep 23, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Shruti, 2 night trip, Aug 21, 2019

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