Review: Casa Kayam, Guatape, Colombia

Casa Kayam is a lovely relaxed hostel just outside the town of Guatape. The walls are covered with fantastic murals and the owners call the place an art project. When you arrive you are asked what your artistic talents are, and guests can contribute.

– not included
+ well-equipped guest kitchen

Casa Kayam kitchen

+ the rooms are clean with lovely bedding
+ each dorm bed has its own plug socket
+ the mattresses are excellent
I slept really well!

+ the staff are really friendly and happy to help
+ Finnish, French, Spanish and English spoken

Casa Kayam has a lovely laidback vibe. I would loved to have stayed there a while!

Common zones
+ the main common area is full of recycled furniture


+ quiet zone where no shoes are allowed

Casa Kayam quiet zone

+ Casa Kayam is outside of Guatape town and is wonderfully quiet. It is a 20 minute walk or a short mototaxi ride to the town centre
+ a little shop nearby

dorm beds cost from 22.000 COP a night. This is a brillant price and the cheapest I came across in two weeks in Colombia

+ Casa Kayam feels secure
+ there is a locker for everyone

+ yes, all over the hostel

A vegetable garden

clothes swap box, home made cakes for sale.

Stars: ***** I award Casa Kayam Hostel 5/5 stars! Top marks!

Facebook: Casa Kayam Project


Instagram: @casakayam

Contact: +57 320 7501977

Address: Casa Kayam, Villa Adriana Vereda El Roble, Guatape, Colombia


What do you think? Would you choose Casa Kayam?

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4 thoughts on “Review: Casa Kayam, Guatape, Colombia

  1. Hi Hannah!

    What a fantastic review! Casa Kayam sounds like an absolutely lovely place. I have been doing some research for my future travels to Colombia and I will definitely be adding this place to my list. It’s totally my style!


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