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1 room, 2 adults

GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama, Santa Marta

3-star3 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Children's pool
  • DVD player
  • Beach towels
  • Elevator
Vía Pozos Colorados km 8, Santa Marta, Magdalena, 00000, Colombia

Beachfront hotel in Santa Marta with outdoor pool and restaurant
  • Free full breakfast and free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Children's pool
    • DVD player
    • Beach towels
    • Elevator
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  • On the Caribbean, big sandy beach. Rooms cleaned daily, beds maid. Staff very friendly…Feb. 24, 2019
  • Long chairs were in poor conditions and pool was not really clean.Feb. 13, 2019

GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama, Santa Marta

from $47 CAD
  • Superior Room, Courtyard View
  • Deluxe Room
  • Standard Room, Courtyard View

What’s around GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama, Santa Marta


  • On the beach
  • Magdalena River - 1 min walk
  • Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary - 1 min walk
  • Bello Horizonte Beach - 23 min walk
  • Zazue - 37 min walk
  • Rodadero Beach - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km
  • Mundo Marino Aquarium - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Blanca Beach - 6.8 mi / 10.9 km

Getting around

  • Santa Marta (SMR-Simon Bolivar) - 6 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 36 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is 1 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding, but may not be eligible for free breakfast

  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • No onsite parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service
Things to do
  • Beach towels
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama, Santa Marta’s small print

Also known as

  • Tequendama Inn Santa Marta Hotel Sercotel
  • Tequendama Inn Hotel Sercotel
  • Gio Santa Marta Tama
  • GIO Hotel Tama Santa Marta
  • GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama Hotel
  • Hotel GIO Tequendama Inn Santa Marta
  • GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama Santa Marta
  • GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama Hotel Santa Marta
  • Tequendama Santa Marta Sercotel
  • Tequendama Sercotel
  • Tequendama Inn Santa Marta Hotel
  • Tequendama Inn Hotel
  • Tequendama Santa Marta
  • Tequendama Inn Santa Marta Hotel By Sercotel
  • Hotel Tequendama Inn Santa Marta


If you are traveling with a child your property may require you to present the following documents: Parents traveling into Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for foreign visitors) upon check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is traveling into Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is traveling into Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by the other parent. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Colombian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • For stays on or after January 1, 2021, citizens of Colombia and foreigners staying 60 consecutive days or more will be charged a 19% national sales tax by the property at the time of stay. Foreigners on a tourist visa will not be required to pay this tax. The tax may be charged where a room is shared by a taxable and a non-taxable guest.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of COP 50000 per vehicle (one-way)

Airport shuttle service for children up to age 18 costs COP 50000 (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama, Santa Marta

  • Does GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama currently open?
    This property is closed from August 12 2020 to September 30 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama.
  • Is there a pool at GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
  • Are pets allowed at GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 7 PM. Check-out time is 1 PM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is COP 50000 per vehicle one-way.

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 33 reviews

Fair 4.0
Hotel stay
Wonderful hotel, very attentive service, the best sunset, BUT bad neighborhood. I was attacked by “security dogs” from nearby small businesses at night twice. Very aggressive animals. The beach door was locked at 8pm, so if you planning to walk on the beach after dark-good luck. Scary experience.
andrei, us6 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Good option at a good price.
Had a nice stay here. The hotel is clean and the employees are attentive. If you want an ocean view you need to ask for a room in the tower. The beach is nice and much less crowded than Rodadero. That may be a good or bad think depending on your preferences. The biggest drawback is the location. If you want a daytrip to the nicer beaches or Parque Tayrona, you hace to drive or take a cab to Rodadero. Same for downtown and the better restaurants and bars. Also, the breakfast is good but not great. If you don’t care about any of that, then this place is a good option. We enjoyed our stay.
us2 night romance trip
Poor 2.0
Very bad - not what it seems on the description
This hotel is not what appears to be from the description at I have stayed at other hotels in Santa Marta and this one is way overpriced and not a 3 star hotel. The surroundings of the hotel do not seem safe at all. When we arrived at the hotel we had to carry our 50 on bag up the stairs because the elevator was broken and no one offered to carry them for us. Our room was dirty, some pillows didn’t have pillow cases, our bathroom had a bad smell, we had to kill around 20 mosquitoes and 1 cockroach. When we complained about this there was no one at the from desk, only a kid that was working as a doorman so the only solution the offered us after 30 min was a can of bug spray.
us1 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Good value for price, directly at the beach
The hotel has direct access to the beach, great for morning walks or swims. A little crowded in the afternoons, but still more relaxed than Rodadero Beach. The restaurant has a terrace with a great view. If you wanna have a room with a sea view, you must choose a room in the tall main building, on the upper floors. They cost a little more. From the pictures on it is not so obvious which room has a view and which not. The more economic rooms are in a low building where you don't have a sea view. The management was very helpful and offered us an upgrade to a room with a view when we complained about the not-so-clear description of the rooms on The wi-fi does not work consistently in all corners of the hotel, but with a few steps you will always find a spot.
RENE, us3 night family trip

GIO Hotel Santa Marta Tama, Santa Marta

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