COP 18,000 per night
COP 18,000 per night
Provincia Hostel, Valledupar, Colombia

Provincia Hostel

Valledupar, Colombia - Calle 16A 5-25, Centro

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Description - Hostel

First Hostel in Valledupar - Colombia.
Colombian Owned - A new traveler's hostel in Valledupar, in northeastern Colombia.
Located in a beautiful city, this is the perfect place for relaxing. We have a wonderful, friendly, and clean hostel!!! The nice and quiet atmosphere will truly make you feel at home. Come and visit us. Our staff are very helpful and friendly. We provide all the information and advice you may need to make the most of your stay in this lovely and fascinating region. Provincia is a hostel with the warmth of home. You will find a calm, clean and inexpensive hostel.

Provincia Hostel is a lovely, homely, backpacker hostel in the beautiful city of Valledupar. This comfortable hostel has all the facilities you could hope for including a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, courtyard, air conditioning or fan in rooms, several bicycles free for rent and plenty of information and advice on how to make the most of your stay.

The hostel has become a popular stop on traveller’s itineraries not only for its friendly welcome and great facilities but as a base for exploring northern Colombia.

Known as the “forest city”, Valledupar is considered the greenest city in Colombia. As the birthplace of Vallenato music, the city is representative of a unique part of the Colombian culture.
There are several activities you can do in Valledupar such his relationship with the indigenous people (Arhuacos, Koguis, Wiwas, Kankuamos), view the interesting traditions, culture and their secluded town of Nabusimake. Enjoy traditional and Spanish colonial architecture; swim and dive in the cool, clean Guatapurí and Badillo rivers; bird watch and hike in the verdant Los Besotes ecopark. For indigenous crafts visit the nearby historic village of La Mina and much more...
Altitude: 169 MALS
Temperature: 28°C

Calle 16A No 5-25, Centro
We are located one block from Plaza Alfonso Lopez
Close to Santa Marta!!! (4 hrs by bus)
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  24 hour staffed office   dormitories and private rooms   free coffee   linen included   free Internet services   free Wi-Fi   TV room   cable TV   free DVD movies   patio area   BBQ   chill out in the many hammocks   laundry service   fully equipped kitchen   Facilities available: Refrigerator; Micro-wave oven; Electric kettle.   bag storage   book exchange   tourist information   bookings for all hostels in Colombia   free local calls   free bicycles   staff guided ecological trips (space permitting)   economical rates!

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The space
  • Property type: Hostel
  • Guest rooms/units: 25
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: COP 18,000 (Colombian Peso)

Dormitory Double Mixed Dorm Single Standard Triple Twin
  • Check-out: 12:00am

Hostel amenities

  Bathe in the river Guatapurí. Any visitor will be regaled many times over by people of all walks that to bathe in the cool glacial waters of the Guatapurí will ensure that you return.
  The Guatapurí River, or Rio Guatapurí in Spanish, is a river that flows from the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta into the Cesar River in northern Colombia by the city of Valledupar.
  The square, “Alfonso López Pumarejo” and the traditional and colonial part of the centre. Downtown Valledupar still preserves the Spanish colonial architecture.
  Carrera 19 o Av. Los Cortijos, and Visits to all the monuments and parks as: “Los Poporos”, “María Mulata”, ”Los Gallos”, “El Folclor Vallenato”, ”Mi Pedazo de Acordeón”, and “Revolución en Marcha”.
  Natural swimming facilities “La Mina” and amassing rocks.

BBQ BBQ area Bar/lounge Bicycle rental Bookings for all hostels in Colombia Children permitted Gay friendly HOSTEL SERVICES 24 hour staffed office Historic site Laundry/valet service Linen included Movie rentals No curfew Open 24 Hours TV room bag storage book exchange cable TV chill out in the many hammocks dormitories and private rooms economical rates! free DVD movies free Internet services free Wi-Fi free bicycles free coffee free local calls fully equipped kitchen laundry service linen included patio area staff guided ecological trips (space permitting) tourist information

Room amenities

All rooms come with comfortable mattresses, pillows and all the linens you need. air conditioning or fan

A/C climate control Backpacker facilities Ensuite Private bathroom Television WIFI


Valledupar, called the “forest city”, is considered as one of the greenest cities in the country. Valledupar is located in northeastern Colombia, capital of the Department of Cesar. It lies between the mountains of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and the Serrania Del Perijá at the edge of the Guatapurí and Cesar rivers.

Valledupar is famous for being the cradle of vallenato music, representative of the Colombian culture. It`s known internationally as the Capital of the Vallenato.

The city offers you lots of free outdoor activities which you can do within Valledupar and in the surrounding area, such as visits to one of the main indigenous populations Arhuaca (Capital of the Arhuaco nation) "NABUSIMAKE", natural swimming facilities in well-known rivers like Guatapurí (is a river that flows from the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta into the Cesar River in northern Colombia by the city of Valledupar) and Rio Badillo, Natural swimming facilities “La Mina” ; the traditional and colonial parts of the city centre, who still preserves the Spanish colonial architecture; Ecoparks and important bird areas; ecological walks; trekking, mountain biking; visits to nearby villages and towns like Patillal, manaure, Atánquez, La Mina and much, much more...

You will find trees in the front and backyards of most houses, almost considered as an obligation in the local culture. Also important is the presence of fruit trees in public areas such as parks, sidewalks and boulevards. The most common of these are mango, cañahuate, ceibas, robles and cauchos.

This is a land full of magic, dreams, hard work and music.

THE VALLENATO LEGEND FESTIVAL (Spanish: Festival de la Leyenda Vallenata) It’s celebrated every year in April in the city of Valledupar. Is one of the most important musical festivals in Colombia. The Festival features a vallenato music contests for best interpreter of accordion, caja vallenata and guacharaca, as well as piqueria (battle of lyrics) and best song.
Piloneras Parade: This traditional dance. Traditionally Dancers paraded on the streets using a giant wooden mortar and pestle, the men and women danced around in a courteous way. It’s celebrated the first day, every year during the vallenato legend festival.

Is the first hostel in this young city with lots of energy. The most popular activity is swimming in the crystal waters of the river Guatapurí, which we guarantee will be such an unforgettable experience that you will always want to come back.


Price details

COP 18,000 per night (Colombian Peso)

Dormitories and private rooms

Credit cards: Not accepted on location

Location - Hostel

Calle 16A 5-25, Centro
Cesar (Departamento del Cesar)
Colombia  0000

Latitude: 10.47652, Longitude: -73.24361

How to get there

Calle 16A No 5-25, Centro
We are located one block from Plaza Alfonso Lopez
Close to Santa Marta!!! (3 hrs by bus)
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At the Bus terminal of Valledupar, ask the taxi driver to let you of in the “Centro”, one block away from the "Plaza Alfonso Lopez".
The cost of the taxi from the bus terminal should be around $4. 000 (Colombian pesos, 2009). It`s also located two blocks away from the supermarket “Exito Centro” and one block away from the “Casa de la Cultura”.
TIPS: 3 Hours from Santa Marta, 3 Hours from Rioacha, 4 Hours from Maicao, 12 Hour from Medellin, 16 hours from Bogota, 7 hours from Bucaramanga, 6 hours from Mompox.

  Valledupar has differents land entrances, and it's crossed by national highway route from south to north.
  Communicates with all Colombia, including northern and south, like Medellin, Manizales, Bogotá, Bucaramanga, Santa Marta, Rioacha, Maicao, Barranquilla and Cartagena; Colombia's Caribbean coast.
  In the urban area transportation services are provided by taxis and by private bus companies covering the entire city by shared routes. Lately, a new form of transportation was born, informal Auto (mototaxi).

Nearest airport: AIR It is possible to arrive to Valledupar by plane to the airport Alfonso López. Only three airlines cover this route: Avianca, Aires-aero and ADA You are advised to book and reconfirm in high season.