Due to the expiration of our rental contract, Hostel El Encuentro is now closed.  For accommodation in Guatapé, we recommend another great hostel: Hostel Mi Casa Guatapé (www.micasaguatape.com).

Thank you for your support and we hope that you enjoy your stay in Guatapé!

Welcome to Hostel El Encuentro, a small eco-hostel / hotel offering resort-like luxury at backpacker's prices.

Situated on a spacious private peninsula overlooking the town of Guatapé, its gorgeous lake, and the famous El Peñon rock, our hostel offers guests the chance to get away from the noise and pollution of city life, while still
providing easily walkable access to the town and the many attractions and activities in the area.
We offer:
  • 4-Person Shared Dormitories
  • Private Rooms with Private Baths and Amazing Lake Views
  • Private Lake Access
  • Camping Area and Deluxe Tent Rentals          
  • Fully-Equipped Kitchen
  • Free Wireless Internet
  • BBQ and Campfire Areas
  • Lounge Area with Large Flat Screen TV and DVD Library
  • English-Language Book Exchange 
  • Free use of
    Yoga mats
  • Mountain Bikes and Kayaks
  • On-Site Tour Agency, Colombia Eco Tours                                              
  • Hammocks
  • 24 hr Hot Water
  • Free tea, coffee, and local phone calls
  • Board Games
  • Environmental Education Center / Library
  • Advanced Chemical-free Water Filtration System
  • Special Rates for Groups up to 30 people
Check out our Activities page for more information on the many exciting things to see and do in the area. 
Because we are a small hostel, advance reservations are recommended.   Click here for reservation information.