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General Group Booking Terms

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

  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com 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.
  • Hostelworld.com 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
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

HI Richmond is located in the historic Otis Elevator Building in downtown Richmond with a mix of 4- and 6- bed dorms and private rooms. The completely renovated hostel retains the charming details of the original building while incorporating the modern features and amenities travelers desire like free WiFi, breakfast, coffee and tea. The shared kitchen, lounge and outdoor patio offer guests the opportunity to mix and mingle and the volunteer-led tours will help you make the most of your stay.

With a 24-hour reception desk staffed with friendly and knowledgeable Richmond locals, we can help you discover this eclectic city from top to bottom. The city of Richmond is filled with cafés and restaurants, plenty of nightlife, and a rich American history and the hostel is centrally located to help you explore it all. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, Richmond is an ideal destination for hiking, biking, kayaking and other outdoor adventures with a river, trails and state and national parks within arm’s reach.

Located just two hours from Washington, DC, and a convenient stop as you explore the East Coast from other HI USA cities like Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore, Richmond is a cosmopolitan city with small town charm that will transport you to a different world.

HI Richmond Hostel's Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash (USD), credit cards (Visa/Mastercard).
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Check in from 15:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .

Taxes not included - 13.30% lodging tax will be added upon arrival.
Breakfast included.

General:
24 Hour Reception.
No curfew.
Non smoking.
Secure Luggage storage available for early check-ins prior to bed availability and after check-out.

HI Richmond is a Membership organization. Non-Members will be charged an additional $3 per night - this amount will be added upon arrival as needed.

We welcome guests from 30 miles or more outside of the metro Richmond area. All guests must present a valid government issued photo identification at check-in.

Maximum stay policy: 14 consecutive nights or a total of 14 nights during any 12 month time frame.

Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Parties of 8 or more should contact the hostel directly as we will not accept group bookings made online.

Please note that we try our best to keep people travelling together in the same dorm room. However, sometimes we may not be able to do so due to room configuration or existing bookings. If you have a special request concerning this, please email the hostel directly.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.5

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.6

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 9.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    23 Dec 2018
    It was my first time in Richmond, and first hostel experience. I liked it so far. Staff is friendly and ready to recommend places you should visit, such as museums and restaurants. Other guests were nice. Kitchen is free to be used any time, everything is clean and organized. Parking available nearby, either garage or two-hour street. Location is convenient, about 10 minutes walking away from the state capitol. My overall opinion is it's a good option to stay for a couple of nights saving money.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Dec 2018
    So amazing! I loved it, and wish I could stay longer. I'd live in a dorm in college if it were like this!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Nov 2018
    Everything I needed and wanted out of my hostel stay in Richmond. Cool building located right in the super walk-able downtown of Richmond. I stayed on the weekend, so parking on all the nearby streets was free and unlimited - an extra bonus. The beds were comfortable with a convenient ledge for personal items and a light that wouldn't disturb your roommates. Nice big lockers fit my whole suitcase with room to spare. Single full-bathrooms was a nice little luxury, too.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    21 Nov 2018
    Stayed here the during Thanksgiving. Was impressed that they had someone come in and prepare a Thanksgiving dinner for the guest. Called the hostel to let thme know I got off late from and would be there after the checkout time. There was no problem with it. They even stripped the linen, although I was supposed to do it as part of the checkout process. Great place and staff.
    USA, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Pool Table

Awards

  • 2016

    3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain

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Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Things to Note

HI Richmond Hostel's Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash (USD), credit cards (Visa/Mastercard).
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Check in from 15:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .

Taxes not included - 13.30% lodging tax will be added upon arrival.
Breakfast included.

General:
24 Hour Reception.
No curfew.
Non smoking.
Secure Luggage storage available for early check-ins prior to bed availability and after check-out.

HI Richmond is a Membership organization. Non-Members will be charged an additional $3 per night - this amount will be added upon arrival as needed.

We welcome guests from 30 miles or more outside of the metro Richmond area. All guests must present a valid government issued photo identification at check-in.

Maximum stay policy: 14 consecutive nights or a total of 14 nights during any 12 month time frame.

Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Parties of 8 or more should contact the hostel directly as we will not accept group bookings made online.

Please note that we try our best to keep people travelling together in the same dorm room. However, sometimes we may not be able to do so due to room configuration or existing bookings. If you have a special request concerning this, please email the hostel directly.


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