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 2 weeks prior to 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.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

50% Cancellation fee from the moment of confirmation
100% Canellation fee for cancellations less then 2 weeks in advance

Additional Terms and Conditions

50% Deposit due to confirm the reservation
50% Cancellation fee from the moment of confirmation
100% Canellation fee for cancellations less then 2 weeks in advance

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

High/Secondary/Junior/Primary School only with teachers/adult persons in charge

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

Book more than 4 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Aracari Garden Hostel has many facilities, such a free Wifi in the common area and in the rooms, a big garden, a spacious commun area, a fully equipped kitchen, reception and tour desk, transfer bookings, laundry service and free luggage storage

Aracari Garden Hostel is located close to the Tortuguero National Park - a paradise of fauna and flora in the north of the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. The Tortuguero National Park awaits you with unique experiences like canoeing tours through the canals, close encounters with the flora and fauna as well as the possibility to see the egg deposition or birth of the sea turtles.

Aracari Garden Hostel offer 9 comfortable rooms, 7 private rooms (double, triple and four bed) and 2 Dorms (5-6 persons), of differents sizes and suitable for all budgets. All rooms have a ensuite bathrooms with hot water and offer different details for the traveler as bed lights, sockets at the bed, free shower gel etc.

Aracari Garden Hostel's Policies & Conditions:

Check in at 13:00
Check out before 11:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash.
No PayPal payments accepted.
Taxes not included - 13.00%

Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival.
Aracari Garden Hostel reserves the right to pre authorise cards and if they fail, cancel the booking.

Breakfast not included.


No curfew.
Child friendly.
No smoking in the commons area
Reception Available from 08:00 until 18:00.
No animals View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.6

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    05 Jun 2022
    My favourite hostel in all my travels. Really clean, great facilities - 2 bathrooms in 5 bed dorm, a really well equipped kitchen and an attached restaurant which was perfect for breakfast. The receptionist was super nice and helpful. Tortuguero Eco Experiences which is the attached tour company is amazing!! Israel did my canoe and night tour and his service was impeccable. Incredible knowledge and eye for seeing wildlife
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    21 Apr 2022
    The staff are great ! They help you to book activities, great location. The garden is so cute. I stayed there 2 nights and I really enjoyed my time
    Belgium, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    07 Apr 2022
    One of the coolest hostels I’ve ever stayed at. Located in the totally unique, pedestrian-oriented outpost of Tortuguero, this hostel is full of greenery & comfortable rooms and great people. From the receptionist to the fantastic cook to the cleaning ladies, everyone was super generous and went out of their way to make me feel welcome. Sitting on the patio watching the kids play soccer in the adjacent field at the end of every afternoon was an added bonus! Only regret is I couldn’t stay longer!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    29 Mar 2022
    Best hostel i've ever stayed in!!! The location is perfect, the staff is more than nice, helpful and welcoming. For 11$ a night, i was in a 2 rooms dorm with one bathroom in each. In my room we were 2 so basically we had the bathroom just for the 2 of us, the lockers are huge, they provide you with clean towel everyday + I had a welcome drink (Tamarindo). I highly recommend this Hostel if you're planning to visit Tortuguero. And the trees of the place are full of stunning iguana.
    France, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    15 Jun 2022
    Gorgeous garden in the hostel, very chill and relaxing. The dorms were clean and comfortable. Location is ideal beside the beach and the town. 🌴
    Ireland, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    12 Jun 2022
    The hostel is located right by the beach and super close to where the boats arrive and the tours leave from. I cannot fault the staff, especially the manager at the reception desk, she was brilliant. Really nice vibe but peaceful, socialising is easy, The breakfast was good maybe a little pricey, the coffee was really good. We had some repair work going on behind our dorm and, as is tradition, they started hammering at 07:20am. But… it was off season and I should have got up anyway.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    27 Mar 2022
    Haysha is a dream. Super friendly and very helpful. Hostel well situated. Would stay again.
    Italy, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.6


    21 Apr 2022
    In a great spot, the village is just a block away as well as the beach. Quiet hostel with chill vibes. Fairly clean/usable kitchen facility that is outside. Hammocks to enjoy, the breakfast was a typical Costa Rica style pinto gallo, eggs, coffee. The rooms windows are all open with a mosquito net so not much privacy but clean areas. Bed and pillows could be better
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    27 Mar 2022
    Quiet Hostel , well equiped kitchen.
    Portugal, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3


    07 Apr 2022
    Very nice and quiet hostel. There is not much going on in the common area but at Tortuguero you’re probably not worried about that anyway. Overall would recommend to stay at this hostel, it’s also right by the beach :).
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Cots Available
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Housekeeping
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi