After years in the shadows, Colombia has found the light and taken its place in international tourism. Bogota the sprawling, high-altitude capital city of Colombia is a hot travel destination. The layout of the city is somewhat like this, Carreras are avenues running north to south while Calles are streets running east to west. This post would guide you in choosing the best hostel in the right location of the capital city.

La Candelaria:


La Candelaria is a colonial neighbourhood in the centre of Bogota. The barrio (neighbourhood) claims the majority of hostels in Bogota. There are plenty of things to do in La Candelaria during the day but at night this historic centre could get a bit dodgy.

Backpacker Hostels In La Candelaria:


Chocolate Hostel:

Chocolate Hostel is located in a beautiful colonial house in a quiet street. It’s not a loud party hostel. There are plenty of fast food stalls around the hostel selling arepas and empanadas.

WiFi | Kitchen Access | Breakfast Included | From USD 8.56 |

Local Hostel:

Local Hostel is centrally located in La Candelaria. It has a good vibe. Local Hostel is a clean hostel with comfortable beds and an ideal place to meet other travellers.

WiFi | Kitchen Access | Breakfast Included | From USD 8.56 |

Bogota Dreams Hostel:

Bogota dreams hostel is known for its tranquil environment. The Hostel is located 100 meters from the Botero museum and 500 meters from the famous Museo de Oro (Gold Museum).

WiFi  | Breakfast Included | From USD 5.75 |

Hostal Casa Colibri:

Hostal Casa Colibri is a clean and comfortable hostel in the heart of La Candelaria. The house where Casa Colibri is housed is a part of the historical and architectural heritage of the city.

WiFi | Kitchen Access | From USD 6.84 |






Chapinero is one of the most traditional localities in Bogotá. It is recognised as the locality with a greater offer of sites of entertainment, leisure and events. It is home to Colombia’s financial centre, numerous universities, academic centres and a wide range of formal and informal commerce. Historically and culturally it has places of interest such as The Basilica of Our Lady of Lourdes, La Porciúncula Church. Chapinero is home to Colombia’s two most elegant nightlife areas, Parque de la 93 and Zona Rosa. Transmilenio (Bus Rapid Transit) runs regularly between Chapinero and La Candelaria, the historic part of Bogota.

Backpacker Hostels In Chapinero:

La Pinta

La Pinta:

La Pinta is one of the top rated hostels in Bogota. It is located on the outskirts of Zona G also known as the Restaurant and Gourmet Zone of Bogota.

WiFi | Kitchen Access | Breakfast | From USD 10 |

La Niña:

La Niña is a new hostel also owned by the owners of La Pinta. It’s much quieter than La Pinta. La Niña is 5 to 10 minutes away from Zona T and Parque de la 93 (restaurants, shops, clubs).

WiFi | Kitchen Access | Breakfast | From USD 6.8 |

Hostal CQ Chapinero:

Hostal CQ Chapinero is located in an old house of republican architecture with more than 120 years of antiquity. There is a sun terrace and an on-site bar. El Campin Coliseum is 1.4 km away from the hostel.

WiFi | Kitchen Access | Breakfast | From USD 6.85 |

Fulano Backpackers:

Fulano Backpackers is located in a charming neighbourhood in the northern part of Chapinero. The neighbourhood is full of character, surrounded by restaurant, bars and galleries. The hostel is at just 10 minutes walk from the popular nightlife district, Zona Rosa. Fulano Backpackers has the perfect blend of cleanliness, comfort and cultural atmosphere thanks to its amazing common areas.

WiFi | Kitchen Access | From USD 10.28 |

Mi Llave Hostels:

Mi Llave Hostels has beautifully furnished suites with private bathrooms. It is centrally located and has an easy access to Zona Rosa, historic and artistic sites. Mi Llave Bogota is more like a B&B than a hostel. It is set in a converted historic Colombian home.

WiFi | Kitchen Access | From USD 7.88 |


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