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The Hostel Trail has a total of 35 beds, including a 8-bed ensuite dorm room with balconies overlooking the colonial street as well as single, double and twin rooms all with and without private bathroom. All private rooms are decorated with photography from around South America and have hand-made duvets. The private rooms also have custom made shutters on the windows to ensure a quiet (and dark) nights sleep.
As this is also the base for HostelTrail.com - The Latin American Hostel Network, there's always plenty of information about places to see and things to do through Colombia and across South America.
- Free WIFI
- 4 new computers with SuperFast Internet (Headphones, Cameras & SKYPE)
- 24 hour access.
- Dorms & Private Rooms (with and without bathroom)
- European-style duvets & reading lamps in all private rooms
- Laundry Facilities (24hr budget service & 4hr Express service)
- Bike Hire (they are really good bikes too!)
- Free lockers with built in power supply for charging laptops.
- Self-Catering Kitchen (with fridge, gas cooker, blender & small oven)
- TV room with More than 150 DVDs and 32 inch Flatscreen TV
- International Calls at 500 Pesos p/m
- Book Shop - we buy and sell English Books (over 150 imported titles!)
- Book Exchange & Reference library
- A selection of cold beers, soft drinks, water for sale
- Our own personal Rickshaw/Pedicab transport service.
- Wednesday night is Curry night (with veggie option too!)
- Free luggage store
- Courtyard patio area
- Free coffee in the mornings
- Downhill Biking Tours to the thermal pools. (Popayan's most popular tour!)
- Coffee Tours
- Downloadable info-guides for your ipod or laptop.
- 5 mins walk from the main square & 8 mins from the bus station!
It takes around ten minutes to reach the hostel by foot from the bus terminal. Just turn right out of the station and cross over the pedestrian bridge. Keep going straight (past the fire station) until your reach the white colonial centre of Popayan. You'll find Hostel Trail on the corner opposite the 'Colegio Hogar Madre de Dios', we're number 4 -16. (you can't miss the big sign!)
For overlanders travelling using a GPS device, the hostel is located at: Latitude: 2°26'36.51'N Longitude: 76°36'37.06'W. Cheap, secure parking (5,000 Pesos per day) is available just 30m from the hostel.