Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, Business Trip If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Akih Pods Hostel has sleek and contemporary Pod-style accommodations that meet the needs of all our guests. Our staff is friendly, efficient, and eager to make your dream vacation come true.

Our Pods feature comfortable mattresses, interior lights, outlets for computer and phone chargers, lockers and privacy curtains. All rooms are equipped with AC units for your comfort. Shared rooms of 6 pods with Private Bathroom, and Shared rooms of 6 with Shared Bathrooms.

We’re located in the heart of Santa Teresa, Playa del Carmen. 100 meters South of Super Costa and 75 meters East. It’s easy to find us, but hard to leave. Our goal is to provide our guests with an amazing, unforgettable experience. Our staff is friendly and wants only to facilitate your stay in this beautiful country, and particularly in the magic Santa Teresa, a legendary destination for surfers, youth, families and nature lovers. We offer practical, economical yet comfortable accommodations.

Our facilities are clean, decorated and furnished with love and care for our guests.
We can help you make your stay more enjoyable providing shuttle services from and to the Airport, booking excursions that will enrich your experience, providing meals on-demand and much more. We are committed to provide you with wonderful experiences that will last a lifetime in your heart!

Only walking distance to Playa del Carmen (7 mins walk), yet happily retreated from dust and noise of main roads.
Come visit us, see & feel the good vibe in our hostel and you'll never want to leave.

Akih Pods Hostel Policies & Conditions:

In order to confirm your reservation, Payment of the first night is required, via bank transfer or Paypal.
Please leave your contact information, as the property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

Check in from 12:00 P.M to 19:00 P.M.
Check out 11:00 A.M

Payment upon arrival by cash, deducting any down payment you may have made.

Taxes not included - 13.00%

Breakfast not included - 5 USD per person per day.

Reception Hours 8:00 A.M. to 20::00 P.M.
No curfew.
We do not accept customers younger than 18 years old years of age.
We are Pet friendly. Please contact us by email in order to give details. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.8

  • Security 8.1

  • Location 8.4

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.4

  • Cleanliness 7.1

  • Facilities 7.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    01 Aug 2021
    The staff was super helpful and the kitchen was in a great spot to hang out with other people! The individual pods were super nice and the privacy was great when staying in a room with up to 6 people!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    26 May 2021
    Cool hostel with a great atmosphere, lovely owner and AC !! Good cooking facilities and close to the beach.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    14 May 2021
    Very cool spot! Awesome people, very hospitable and a very good location. Would recommend!
    USA, All Male Group, 25-30
  • 9.4


    03 May 2021
    The pods are amazing!! not claustrophobic at all. Hardly any floor space in the room however lots of locker space and room next to the bed to put bags etc. Most beds have fans aswell. Only two showers in the whole hostel though and a very gross kitchen!!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    23 May 2021
    Very welcoming staff! For those who love a homey atmosphere with amazing plants and outdoorsy feels, this is a great spot. Also, huge plus, the owner plays incredible music, original real sounds, that wash over your hectic travel plans and remind you that: life in Costs Rica- can be truly Pura Vida. Thanks again to staff for their hard work. See you again In the future !
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    17 May 2021
    The people here and vibe of this place are amazing! It’s close enough to the centre of town and it’s near a lot of other shops and little adventures. The beds are a fun gimmick and are surprisingly comfortable as well.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    04 May 2021
    Gotta love the pods
    Netherlands, All Male Group, 18-24
  • 8.6


    18 May 2021
    Great hostel, staff and volunteers are so lovely and friendly! 10 min walk from the main beach and there is a store right next door. The rooms are quite small do you have to leave your bag outside of the room in most cases but there are lockers. No hot water but AC and cool hammock area would like to go back.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    16 May 2021
    Very social, I met really nice people :) You sleep so good in the pods because of the AC. It’s true that a lot of people extend their stay (including me) haha. PS. GABBY: I left my blue-white striped shorts in the work-out area! They are super dirty but if they’re still there, please don’t throw them out, I might come back to pick them up. They’re my favorite shorts & I wear them everyday in the summer!
    Denmark, Female, 25-30
  • 6.6


    15 Aug 2021
    The place could be cleaner. The location is good. The receptionist could refrain from flirting with clients.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cooker
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Wi-Fi