Colombia may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window

Find Cheap Hotels in Santa Marta

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and vacation rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Top Santa Marta Cheap Hotels

Hotel Casa Los Cerros Taganga
3 out of 5
Carrera 2 N° 1-35. Barrio Dumaruka, Santa Marta, Magdalena
The price is CA $73 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (63 reviews)
Wonderful little hotel with wonderful hosts

"We spent two nights in Casa los Cerros and found the place charming and comfortable. We enjoyed conversing with Jean-Luc and Ana. Great pool and delicious food."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 24, 2020

Hotel Casa Los Cerros Taganga
Casa de Isabella, a Kali Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Carrera 2da No. 19-20 El Centro, Santa Marta, Magdalena
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $72 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (168 reviews)

"The hotel was quite and clean, and in a great location. The staff at the front desk spoke English and were very helpful. We stayed here after doing the lost city trek, and it was a great place to relax by the pool and cool off."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 26, 2020

Casa de Isabella, a Kali Hotel
Casa de Leda, a Kali Hotel
4 out of 5
Calle 18 #4-38, Santa Marta, Magdalena
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $76 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (203 reviews)

"The property is beautiful nice details, great staff"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 3, 2020

Casa de Leda, a Kali Hotel
Masaya Hostel Santa Marta
2.5 out of 5
Calle 14 # 04-80, Santa Marta, Magdalena
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $47 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (99 reviews)

"This is the best hostel i have ever been to! Great customer service, special mention to Davis, he helped me with any issues or need i had, from transportation, to excursions, to food, etc... Angie was also very helpful. The design of the property is awesome! Not your bare bones hostel, this one has ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 11, 2020

Masaya Hostel Santa Marta
Hotel Bahia Blanca
2.5 out of 5
Carrera 1 N° 11-13, Santa Marta, Magdalena
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $30 per night
4/5Very Good! (42 reviews)
Decent for the price.

"Friendly people, convenient parking"…"

Reviewed on May 18, 2019

Hotel Bahia Blanca
Hotel Nueva Granada
3 out of 5
Calle 12 # 3-17, Santa Marta, Magdalena
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $53 per night
3.9/5Good! (98 reviews)

"The hotel and service were good enough. Arriving at night it is in a bit of a dodgy looking area. In the daytime it is fine. A fairly plain fan room for the price. But it did the job for a one night transit."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 15, 2019

Hotel Nueva Granada
Hospedería Casa Familiar
2 out of 5
Calle 10C 2-14 Centro, Santa Marta, Magdalena
Get Rates
3.8/5Good! (4 reviews)
couple on a coastal trip

"the hotel was very clean, and the staff were friendly. the room was small but looked very nice and well-taken care of."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 18, 2016

Hospedería Casa Familiar
Hotel Del Parque
3 out of 5
Calle 19 # 4-45, Santa Marta, Magdalena
Get Rates
3.6/5Good! (77 reviews)
Great price and great location

"The place needs some work."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 28, 2018

Hotel Del Parque
Park Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Carrera 1 # 18-67, Santa Marta, Magdalena
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $51 per night
3.5/5Good! (90 reviews)
Better than expected

"The location is great. Nice balcony with the view over the beach. Extra bed, it was nice. Fridge! Very good value!"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 11, 2020

Park Hotel
Hotel Miramar
2 out of 5
Calle 10C #1C-59, Santa Marta, Magdalena
Get Rates
3.1/5 (23 reviews)
Not great

"The room is very small, not confy at all. It's cheap, yeah and if you don't mind a 1 star hostal, It's a good option. However, not in the best neighborhood."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 6, 2016

Hotel Miramar
Don't see what you're looking for?
We've got more Cheap Hotels. Find the right one for you.
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Pocket Guide: Cheap Hotels in Santa Marta

Search for hotels in Santa Marta on Expedia. You can easily find your hotels in Santa Marta using one of the methods below:

  • View our selection of featured hotels in Santa Marta
  • Use the map to find hotels in the Santa Marta neighborhood you prefer
  • Use the filters to see hotels in a specific area of Santa Marta, select a specific theme, brand, or hotel class from basic (1 Star) to luxury hotels (5 Stars) in Santa Marta
  • Enter your travel dates to view the best deals on hotels in Santa Marta - while they last

Frequently asked questions

What is Santa Marta like for travelers on a budget?
Santa Marta offers a variety of cheap accommodations and things to do, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Tayrona National Natural Park and Parque de Los Novios, this destination is home to Simon Bolivar Park and Concha Bay, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Santa Marta?
Based on reviews, Hotel Bahia Blanca is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free full breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Hotel Del Parque and Masaya Hostel Santa Marta.
How many cheap hotels should I expect to find in Santa Marta?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 19 budget hotels in Santa Marta.
What's the seasonal weather like in Santa Marta?
The hottest months are usually May and April with an average temp of 84°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 81°F. Average annual rainfall for Santa Marta is 67 inches.
What is there to see and do in Santa Marta?
Santa Marta is known for its parks and hiking trails, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Tayrona National Natural Park and Parque de Los Novios, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Check out the area’s cultural spots like Santa Marta Theater and Customs House, or hunt for bargains with some shopping at Zazue.
What's the best way to get around Santa Marta?
The most convenient airport is 8.9 mi (14.4 km) from the center in Santa Marta (SMR-Simon Bolivar). Santa Marta might not have many public transit options so a rental car could be a reasonable alternative to explore more of the area.

More trip options