Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 3 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

21 day before check in due

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School 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.


Fauna Luxury Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Every single person yearns for something – this can take place in the open, or sometimes within your mind – all of us desire meaningful connections. Join us in the restructuring of the world of Hostels as we combine luxury and accessible pricing to ensure you “a champagne lifestyle on a lemonade budget”. This idea started from a Boutique hotel that offered a luxury level of service through the different amenities, minimalistic designs and breathtaking mountainous views.
“Everybody needs a space; there is always a better place”.

Now it is structured as an innovative Hostel experience where we offer guests a personalized Pod where you can decide when you want to connect with the outside or not, En Suite bathrooms and the entire social interaction that you crave.
This is not a Hostel, this is a Lifestyle, and this is – The Place to Be. We are Fauna!

Shuttle from the Airport to the Hostel at 9:30AM or 10:30PM, $11 per person (minimum 2 people)
Shuttle from the Hostel to the Airport 8AM or 9:30PM, $11 per person (minimum 2 people) View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 8.0

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.6

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    29 Nov 2019
    Simply put, the BEST hostel I've ever stayed at . The atmosphere of a 4 star hotel with a very casual and comfortable vibe. The bathrooms and showers have beautiful tile and are spotless. The beds and pillows are new, and there is plenty of space. The only thing better than the facilities are the staff. Professional, very helpful and just really cool folks
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    21 Nov 2019
    Woah! This place is super nice. We stayed here for our last night in Costa Rica and it left us speechless. We splurged on a private room which ended up costing us less than what we paid for at other hostels for 2 dorm beds. Prices are great at the bar, breakfast was ok, pool and jacuzzi looked very clean but we didn't use them. There's art everywhere and the architecture is so gorgeous. There is even a rooftop which I recommend popping up there for sunset. Great place and great staff!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    17 Nov 2019
    Loved the place. The staff is very helpful, nice, and friendly. Very clean and lots of amenities. Would definitely stay there again. Highly recommend
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    29 Nov 2019
    The staff is very friendly and helpful. Also the breakfast is really good and the building is cool.
    Austria, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    08 Nov 2019
    Had an amazing stay! The staff were incredibly helpful. Fauna has a very good atmosphere. I was traveling alone and felt completely safe. Escazu is a nice and safe area as well
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    30 Nov 2019
    Rooftop is awesome and with some lights and decorations would have been an even bigger hit. Rooms are super stylist and beds really comfy. Free breakfast was very good! Pool was needing some attention but overall very satisfied!!
    USA, Mixed Group, 31-40
  • 8.9


    27 Nov 2019
    This was a amazing place to stay, very affordable and comfortable for us. $38 for a private room with 2 extremely comfy king beds. The food was slightly higher than I would have expected BUT it was delicious. About $12 per meal with average portion sizes. The property was extremely comfortable and beautiful. Highly recommend staying more than just one night to be able to hang by the pool, check the roof top out, do some yoga and decompress until you’re next destination.
    USA, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 8.6


    04 Dec 2019
    For a one night stay this was a great place! A beautiful entrance and lobby with safe, gated parking for our rental car. The grounds were well taken care of. Our room was big! But also very blah..... no decor at all and it smelt pretty funny- but for what you pay its not a deal breaker. Very helpful and friendly staff- we had a great time getting to know the bartender who made great sangrias. The breakfast included was perfect for a small, quick meal to start the day.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.6


    03 Nov 2019
    This hostel is almost perfect. Clean, beautiful. But there's a lot of older American people who are coming to CR for the dentist. Not a typical backpack culture. Breakfast is nice though.
    Netherlands, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0


    03 Dec 2019
    This is a great place to stay if you are only in SJ for one night. No social atmosphere but a great place to rest up and chill. My only complaint is that the receptionist informed me that the only bus to La Fortuna was at 6.30am and so I woke up at 4.30 to go catch it. At the bus terminal they then told me the bus was actually at 8.40am - rather an unpleasant 2.5 hour wait could have been avoided!
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Cots Available
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Centre
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Sauna
  • Security Lockers
  • Swimming Pool
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi