Important: This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Search for Santa Marta Hotels from CA $57

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.

Santa Marta hotels and places to stay

Hilton Garden Inn Santa Marta
3.5 out of 5
Carrera 1C No. 24-04, Santa Marta, Magdalena
The price is CA $91 per night
1.1 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (268 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable. Close to the restaurants and night life"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 13, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Santa Marta
Hotel La Riviera
3 out of 5
Carrera 2 No. 5 - 42, Rodadero, Santa Marta, Magdalena
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $85 per night
4.56 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (63 reviews)

"near the beach 2 small blocks. quiet location. breakfast included. very clean. beds are nice and firm. provided towells to the beach. excellent for the price no eleverators but the bellboy can help you with the luggage.. we enjpyed the stay. family of four."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 27, 2019

Hotel La Riviera
Grand Marina Santa Marta
3 out of 5
carrera 1 22- 79, Santa Marta
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $72 per night
1.04 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)

"We have been hunkered down hear during the pandemic and the staff have been brilliant and helpful"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 22, 2020

Grand Marina Santa Marta
Hotel Tamacá Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
Carrera 2a No. 11A - 98, Santa Marta, Magdalena
The price is CA $98 per night
5.26 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (195 reviews)

"Good location, friendly staff, and good pool setup."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 21, 2020

Hotel Tamacá Beach Resort
Sanha Plus Hotel
3 out of 5
Km 13 Via Al Aeropuerto, Sector Pozos Colorados, Santa Marta, Magdalena
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $69 per night
9.77 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (106 reviews)

"What we liked the most , was the attitude of the employees and also their restaurant"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 16, 2020

Sanha Plus Hotel
Hotel be La Sierra
3 out of 5
Cra 1 N° 9-47, El Rodadero, Santa Marta, Magdalena
Get Rates
4.86 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (175 reviews)

"Good location, great little hotel. But not a fan of Santa Marta, visit one of the nicer nearby towns like Minca instead."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 22, 2019

Hotel be La Sierra
Irotama Torres
3.5 out of 5
Km 14 Via Cienaga, Santa Marta, Magdalena
The price is CA $213 per night
10.64 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (96 reviews)

"The staff is tremenous. This is our third trip to the property and it has outstanding personnel. Yudy the waitress in El Buho is the best, the waiter on the 16th floor Inajel is great and the room service snd housekeeping is 1st class. We stayed in Del Mar. With the coronavirus we were limited in ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 22, 2020

Irotama Torres
Irotama Resort
4 out of 5
Km 14 Via Cienaga, Santa Marta, Magdalena
The price is CA $169 per night
10.64 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (398 reviews)

"Clean....!!!!!! Well maintained.....superior service from staff.....wonderful food.....pools just sparkle...beach clean....easy access to downtown and excursions....uff...marvelous.."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 27, 2020

Irotama Resort
GHL Relax Hotel Costa Azul
3.5 out of 5
Zona Franca Pozos Colorados km 19, via Cienaga, Santa Marta, Magdalena
The price is CA $57 per night
15.28 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (297 reviews)

"I love the service, the breakfast, the rooms, and the pools. The hotel is perfect for a relaxing vacations. It would be nice to have lunch buffet included too."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 1, 2020

GHL Relax Hotel Costa Azul
Decameron Galeon - All Inclusive
3.5 out of 5
Kilometro 17 Via Santa Marta-Cienaga, Santa Marta, Magdalena
Get Rates
16.81 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (79 reviews)

"The property has lots of potential but when you think all inclusive at the beach you expect more hands on service. The drinks are given in small cups and you have to go the bar, what ever happened to waiters at the pool or beach. So you are often running back and forth.The pool is often over populated. ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 28, 2019

Decameron Galeon - All Inclusive
Don't see what you're looking for?
See all available properties in Santa Marta
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.

Santa Marta Hotel Guide

Accommodation choices are aplenty in Santa Marta. Our database lists 86 short- and long-stay options within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) distance of Santa Marta's center.

The Hotel Boutique Don Pepe and Casa Verde Hotel are some of the most central lodgings in Santa Marta.

One of the most popular hotel neighborhoods, Historic Center, is 0.4 kilometres (0.2 miles) from downtown Santa Marta. Historic Center has 35 hotels. The Casa de Isabella, a Kali Hotel and La Casa del Farol Hotel Boutique by Xarm Hotels are some of the Expedia-listed accommodations in this area. El Rodadero another Santa Marta hotel area is 6 kilometres (3 miles) from downtown. El Rodadero's more well-known accommodations are the Hotel Tamacá Beach Resort by Sercotel and Hotel Tamacá Torre Norte by Sercotel.

Another option is Taganga. Taganga is where you'll find the La Ballena Azul Hotel and Bahía Taganga Hotel. Or, you could try Buritaca, where you'll find the Merecumbe Hotel and Playa Koralia. The Mendihuaca Caribbean Resort and Villa Maria Tayrona, a Kali Hotel can be found in Mata de Platano, while Hukumeizi Hotel and Playa Mandala are part of the Palomino area.

Budget-minded travelers will be delighted to discover that there is a good selection of cheaper lodgings in Santa Marta. The Estelar Santamar Hotel & Centro de Convenciones is 9 kilometres (5 miles) from the heart of Santa Marta, while the Santorini Hotel and Resort is 11 kilometres (7 miles) away. More options at the lower end of the spectrum in Santa Marta include the Santorini Hotel Boutique and the Tequendama Inn Santa Marta Hotel By Sercotel.

11 kilometres (7 miles) from the main part of Santa Marta, is the Irotama del Mar. Alternatively, the Irotama XXI is positioned 11 kilometres (7 miles) away. Alternative Expedia-registered hotels include the Irotama del Sol and the Santorini Villas Del Mar.

Looking to travel a little further afield? Costa Caribe has many options. Costa Caribe is marked by beaches, forests and jungle. Commonly visited Costa Caribe visitor attractions include ruins and traditional villages. Popular things to do in this part of Colombia include mountain climbing.

Spend a few hours discovering Iglesia de San Nicolás and Museo Romantico, in Sur Occidente, 75 kilometres (46 miles) to the southwest of Santa Marta. The Estelar Apartamentos Barranquilla and Hotel Barranquilla Plaza are just some of the Expedia-recommended hotel options in Sur Occidente. Alternatively, you could consider staying at El Rodadero, 6 kilometres (3 miles) to the south of Santa Marta, where you can choose from the Casa Etnia Hotel Boutique by Xarm Hotels and Hotel Arhuaco. The Nabusimake and Octopus Dive Center are popular places to see while in El Rodadero.

For those travelers planning on arriving or departing via Simon Bolivar Airport, you may plan to book a room at Decameron Galeon - All Inclusive, or Zuana Beach Resort, both of which are a short taxi ride away.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Santa Marta?
Del Mar Hotel is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers an outdoor pool and flat-screen TVs. It is located a short 2-minute walk from Rodadero Beach. Other top choices based on reviews include Mercure Santa Marta Emile and Hilton Garden Inn Santa Marta.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Santa Marta, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Santa Marta.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Santa Marta?
Based on reviews, Hotel Del Parque is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a bar. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Masaya Hostel Santa Marta and Park Hotel.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation to Santa Marta?
Zuana Beach Resort is a top 3.5-star resort on Expedia for families, and features free water park access and 7 outdoor pools. Other options for your family trip include Irotama Resort and Santorini Hotel & Resort. Attractions like Rodadero Sea Aquarium and Museum and Mundo Marino Aquarium are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for couples in Santa Marta?
Casa de Isabella, a Kali Hotel is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. Other good options for a romantic stay include Casa de Leda, a Kali Hotel and La Casa del Farol Hotel Boutique by Xarm Hotels.
What's the best all-inclusive hotel in Santa Marta?
Decameron Galeon - All Inclusive is a 3.5-star all-inclusive property featuring 5 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools, and a favorite with Expedia travelers.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Santa Marta?
Color Hostel Palomino is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers a coffee shop and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Ecohostal Rio Piedra and Finca Cafetera San Rafael.

Recent Reviews in Santa Marta

More trip options