Casa Chipi Chipi is a truly unique and authentic hostel house in the centre of the old town of Cartagena: Getsemaní, named as one the hottest spots to visit when in Cartagena. Recently renovated, this relax Casa Hostel is brand-new and located in a quiet street. It’s not a party hostel and it provides a safe and secure place where backpackers can chill (even work) or update their travel journeys and adventures.
The hostel offers 4 private rooms with airco and television, a women-only dorm of 6 beds and a large dorm of 10 beds. A kitchen, fridge, coffee machine, etc. At the guest house, each visitor gets a personal locker too. At Casa Chipi Chipi Hostel you will also find a restaurant serving Belgian-Caribbean cuisine. A vegetarian option can also be requested. Speaking English, Spanish and French at the 24-hour front desk, staff are always at hand to help. We speak your language!
How to get to Casa Chipi Chipi from the airport: 2 options
With a small bag you can take a Transcaribe Bus which is the principal and public transport service of the town, until the nearest station of the hostel (Centro), from there it´s a 3 min walk. It’s cheap (2300 COP) and safe.
If you’re traveling with a larger backpack or case then it’s recommended to grab a regular yellow taxi (12000 COP) directly to the Hostal (Getsemani - Calle de las Tortugas).
Getsemani is a great choice for travellers interested in culture, architecture and city walks. This is our guests' favourite part of Cartagena de Indias, according to independent reviews. Situated in the oldest center of Cartagena, 600m from Cartagena's Gold Museum, Casa Chipi Chipi Hostal has a terrace/pation and rooms with free WiFi access. In a prime location in the hip Getsemaní district, the property is set 600 m from Bolivar Park and an 8-minute walk from Palace of the Inquisition. Attractions in the area include San Felipe de Barajas Castle, a 9-minute walk away, or Cartagena's Walls, located 800m from the property. Steps of La Popa Mount is 2. 2 km from the accommodation. Rafael Núñez International Airport is 4 km from the property.