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.
  • 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 ???? 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: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group 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.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Free Cerveza is a fun glamping hostel located right on the beautiful shores of Lake Atitlan. Our awesome lakefront property overlooks 3 of Central America’s most famous volcanoes - San Pedro, Atitlan, and Toliman.

We have a bar fully stocked with all of your favorite alcoholic (and non-alcoholic) beverages, a full breakfast, lunch & dinner menu prepared by our gourmet Mayan chefs.

We offer private glamping options (1-3 people) as well as our very popular cozy lakehouse which sits out on the water. All types of accommodation are fully set up with electrical power and warm blankets.

All guests can enjoy unlimited use of Free Cerveza’s facilities and equipment. You can sunbathe and swim off of our private docks, enjoy unlimited use of our stand up paddleboards and tubes, take out our kayaks for a little adventure, zen out with our yoga mats on our lakefront platform, or hang out in our steamy sauna for an afternoon. We also have limited access to WIFI - although we promise, you will find a better connection with the people and the atmosphere.

In a mission to protect our beautiful environment, the owners built this property with love, using eco-friendly materials and technology such as compost toilets, recycled wood, and glass bottles, and LED lighting.

Free Cerveza is located in Santa Cruz la Laguna on the northern shore of Lake Atitlán, only a 10-minute boat ride from the main dock at Panajachel. You can even ask for the driver to drop you off directly on our private dock! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 9.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    10 Oct 2021
    Very pleasant staff and the location at the lake is great! Enjoyed paddle boarding on the lake (could be used for free for guests) and the free beer every day from 5pm till 7pm!
    Netherlands, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    19 Aug 2021
    This is one of my favorite hostels of all time:) Ambiance is magical, nature is unreal, food is delicious, showers are hot, beds are cozy, dogs are cute, activities are fun, and most of all the staff is made up of some really special humans. Definitely would recommend!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    08 Aug 2021
    Definitely one of the most unique hostels I have ever been to with the tee pee tents! Loved those and loved the beautiful eco-friendly spaces. The family dinner was awesome and was so cool getting to use the kayaks and paddle boards for free. Being on the lake was magical, so glad I got to experience it!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    05 Aug 2021
    I loved this hostel! It has incredible views on the lake front and so many activities to do such as paddle boarding, kayaking. It’s a perfect place to relax for a couple of days to appreciate Lake Atitlan’s beauty. My favourite activity was the morning yoga ran by a lovely lady who has been teaching yoga for years! All the staff were very welcoming and friendly. I will definitely be back!!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    13 Aug 2021
    Free Cerveza is a Must Stay if spending time at Lake Atitlan. We loved the “glamping” accommodations, the 5-7 unlimited beer, free yoga class and paddle board/kayak rentals, and communal suppers.
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7


    05 Aug 2021
    Great party hostel, friendly staff, nice facilities, the tents where a nice change from normal Dorm rooms.
    South Africa, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    10 Aug 2021
    There’s no lockers in the tents, the only way you can get a locker is on a hallway but it only fits your wallet. Yes theres FREE BEER for only 95 quetzales which is included only if you buy dinner so you should be prepare with extra money for dinner since there’s nothing around to buy dinner and they don’t allow outside food also the town is pretty far to look for dinner. TOURIST TRAP The location is pretty nice and beautiful with the view to the lake and volcanoes. Yummy food. 💚
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    05 Sep 2021
    Really great, social hostel with a lot of activities. The meals and free beer make it very family-like. You get to know everyone you are staying with. The more you look at this as 'camping' the less disappointed you will be with the bathroom, etc. The food was actually pretty good. I would stay here again.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 6.6


    09 Sep 2021
    The whole set up of the hostel is great, with a cool party vibe and the food was really good as well. I wouldn't stay again though because the tents are covered in mould and the toilets are quite smelly. For the price you pay I would have expected a bit more, especially because it wouldn't be so hard to give the tents a good clean and solve the problem.
    Germany, Couple, 31-40
  • 4.9


    18 Aug 2021
    I got food poisoning from their food. Throwing up all night and the staff didn’t even offer to help me, just walked past. The tents are mouldy, and the bathrooms have the worst stench you will ever smell. The staff were so rude when I told them I was sure I got food poisoning from them.
    England, Male, 25-30
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  • Free WiFi
  • Towels Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Hot Showers
  • Sauna
  • Security Lockers
  • Airport Transfers
  • Internet Access
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi