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Accommodation organisation: USD $40. Please contact us for more information about prices and availability.

Local Host Family Stay

Living with a Colombian family is the best way to get to grips with the Spanish language and above all, become familiar with Colombia’s unique culture. Centro Catalina collaborates with loyal, friendly and welcoming family host networks. In Cartagena they are all located within 25 minutes walking distance from the school. Since Medellin is a bigger city, the distance can vary between 15 and 45 minutes on foot, but they are always close to metro stations and public transportation.

Price per week:

Private room with breakfast: USD $ 199 (optional dinner: additional USD $45 per week)

Shared Apartments (only in Cartagena)

A perfect choice for prospective students looking for a private yet wallet-friendly option. Students will stay in ‘semi private’ housing, with a private bedroom and shared kitchen and bathroom with a maximum of 2 other students. The apartment boasts sea views, a swimming pool and modern amenities.

Price includes:

Weekly cleaning service, WiFi, TV, fan, safety deposit box, desk, swimming pool, sea views, public transport

Price per week:

USD $ 209 (private bedroom)

Private Studio Apartment (only in Cartagena)

The school also offers comfortable studio apartments, within 20 minute walking distance from the school ( 5 minutes in taxi), for those who prefer to live independently. All apartments come with stunning sea views, a well-equipped kitchen, WiFi access, fans and TV.

Price per week:

USD $ 380, including weekly cleaning service

Students’ residence in Cartagena

Our students’ residence is the perfect option if you want to live the real Colombian way of life in Cartagena: it is located in a residential neighborhood, outside of all commercial and touristic places, but it is close enough to go to the old city on foot (around 15-20 minutes). This big modern house has two floors with 8 private bedrooms, some with private bathroom. Each floor has its own kitchen: you can prepare your meals with your friends. There is also a nice terrace where you can have a BBQ and organize some parties. The location is really nice and the house is in a condominium with surveillance 24h/24h. Inside of the condominium you will find a soccer field, lovely parks, and many shops where you can buy food and drinks. This is an excellent option if you want to immerse yourself in the Colombian real way of life with the other students of the school.

Price per week:

Private bedroom (no meals) 209 USD/week

Students’ residence in Medellín*

By Staying in our students’ residence in Medellín, you will enjoy our very comfortable amenities: large rooms, equipped kitchen available for cooking with your friends, garden with BBQ, fireplace for cool nights, free WiFi. You will be a 5-minute walk from Parque Lleras, so when you decide to go out at night, it won’t be a problem to go back home. Enjoy the delisious breakfasts included in the price.

  • Standard room (single bed): 209 usd.
  • Superior room (double bed with private bathroom): 259 usd.

*Get out promotional offer by staying in our students’ residence in Medellín. Click here for more information.


The majority of Cartagena’s hostels are situated in Getsemani. We can assist in organising a stay in a clean and comfortable colonial hostel that’s within a 5-7 minute walk from the school.

Price per night (Cartagena and Medellín):

USD $ 55 ( approx.) includes: single room, air conditioning, breakfast and VAT. Please note that prices are subject to change in high season.

*Please note, prices of hostels and hotels are subject to change during high season.