Accommodation | Centro Catalina


No worries! We do organize your accommodation in Cartagena and Medellin as well.

Here below are our offered options:

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:

199 USD Breakfast included (Option: dinner with the family 70 USD/week) - includes 7 nights.

Shared Apartment

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 per week:

USD $209 (private bedroom), including weekly cleaning service, WiFi, TV, fan, safety deposit box, desk, swimming pool, sea views, public transport.

Private Studio Apartment

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:

USD $209 privete bedroom, no meals

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 delicious breakfasts included in the price.

Price per week:

209 USD for a private room + shared bathroom

259 USD for a private room + ensuite bathroom