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 ???? 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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Property Description

Since 2007 the hostel is the perfect choice for both backpackers and boutique hotel lovers, a unique combination of laid-back atmosphere and top quality services.
Visit us to find out why Hostel Chimenea has been constantly awarded, highly recommended and favourably reviewed by hundreds of guests and the most important travel guides!

Hostel Chimenea is located two blocks from the central square, next to an impressive 80 meter waterfall and across the street from 'La Virgen' hotsprings, the most famous thermal baths in Baños, which have stimulating health restoring properties. From the bus station, walk 4 blocks along Calle Maldonado and turn left onto Calle Martinez. From there, you'll find Hostel Chimenea around six blocks along on your right.

Hostel Chimenea is open 24/7 and provides shared and private sleeping accommodations: from 4-6 beds dormswith ensuite bathroom and hot water all day, toprivate rooms for 1-3 people, with firm matresses, wood decorations, balconies and excellent views of the surroundings.

Hostal Chimenea Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival.
Payment methods: only cash upon arrival.

Check in from 14:00 PM to 00:00 .
Check out before 12:00 PM.

Taxes not included - 12%
Breakfast not included - 3.25 USD per person per day.

Reception 24 hours
No curfew.
Payment is required upon check-in View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.8

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    28 Dec 2019
    We loved our stay at Chimenea! Perfect location next to the Virgen baths and a beautiful view of the waterfall. The room was immaculately clean, filled with plants, and had a peaceful balcony. We loved the roof for hanging out and playing cards. The breakfast was wonderful. I got a hot stone massage from the staff member and it was so peaceful and lovely for a great price. All three of us enjoyed the steam bath experience one morning and it was so fun! I highly recommend doing it at least once.
    USA, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 10.0


    13 Dec 2019
    I have been on the road for three months now and this was by far the best place I have stayed. The pool, steam bath, and spa added to the relaxing experience. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was extraordinary and served on a top floor room with a view and lots of light. The atmosphere was peaceful and I have not slept better since leaving home. Great parking spot for my motorcycle too. I hated to leave but the journey must continue.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    13 Dec 2019
    So far I have to put this hostal in a class by itself.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    28 Nov 2019
    A fantastic family-run hostel in the centre of Baños (right next to the Virgin thermal baths). Our double room was large, comfortable and cleaned on a daily basis. We had a balcony overlooking the pool and the waterfall. The people who run the hostel are all very friendly and helpful, letting us change our check-in date when we got stuck in the Amazon region and stay an extra night because we liked it so much. Very good value and probably the best hostel we have stayed in South America so far.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7


    02 Jan 2020
    Stayed two nights with my girlfriend. Great location near plenty of things to do in Baños. Breakfast on the rooftop terrace with the view of the waterfall was the perfect way to spend a morning.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    26 Dec 2019
    Hostel Chimenea offers and exceptional place to stay in a great location, two blocks from my favorite coffee and hot chocolate spot, at the base of the waterfall and 2 minutes walk from the hot springs. The atmosphere is relaxing and trendy, the staff is friendly, the space feels clean and comfortable, the views are stellar and the location is great!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    20 Dec 2019
    Great hostel, very clean and has everything you need and helpful staff. Wasn’t much of a social place between guests but that may of been just who was passing through
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    19 Nov 2019
    Great location and staff. Loved my private room: great view of the waterfall from the balcony. Highly recommended.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    09 Jan 2020
    Great hostel for the price. Location is good; walk 2 blocks and you're in the main area of the city with all the restaurants, shops and travel agencies. The rooftop is a nice common area and the breakfasts are delicious. Staff was always helpfull for any questions I had. Very quiet at night, so if you aren't looking for a party hostel this is perfect.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    23 Dec 2019
    Great hostel close to the main square. The rooms and beds were very comfortable. The rooftop cafe/kitchen offers beautiful views and has a great breakfast you can buy. It’s a little on the quiet side but easy to meet people in the dorms.
    England, Female, 31-40
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels Included
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Hot Showers
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Swimming Pool
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire