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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 on 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

Upon cancellation of a reservation, the customer will be charged a certain percentage of the total price of accommodation. If canceled up to 48 hours before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.

Additional Terms and Conditions

The primary guest must be at least 18 years of age to be able to check-in the hotel.
Pets are not allowed in the hotel premises.
If any inappropriate behaviour is brought to the attention of the hotel, the hotel reserves the right, after the allegations have been investigated, to take action against the guest.
Guests shall be liable for any damage, except normal wear and tear to Hotel asset. Guest shall keep the Hotel room in a good condition and maintain hygiene and cleanliness.
Extra Person Fee: additional adults sharing a room will incur a charge of $10 per night, per person, up to four in a room.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party 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.


Hotel California Aruba

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Nice Location
  • Helpful Staff
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Property Description

Hotel California Aruba is a city hotel located in the main street, downtown Oranjestad the capital of the island of Aruba. An affordable hotel perfectly situated to visit many tourist attractions of the city within walking distance. Our combination of affordable rooms, amenities and outstanding customer service makes our hotel the best accommodation for your vacation. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 2.0

  • Security 4.0

  • Location 6.0

  • Staff 6.0

  • Atmosphere 2.0

  • Cleanliness 2.0

  • Facilities 2.0

Latest Reviews

  • 8.6


    14 Nov 2018
    Very nice staff! the manager took very good care of me even after me getting there after 11pm (22:00). the owner Theodore is super nice and was very helpful. its worth the $25 a night and its the best hostel in the area, the other one is a s* whole its actually some dudes little house.. do it up here tho. good location too.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    04 Jan 2019
    Would have liked small lockers in the dorm rooms for better security Single rooms looked very nice but dorm rooms are just OK. All rooms have TV It was difficult to find any staff to check in and check out. Recommend opening closed doors and yelling 'hello' until someone shows up No hot water but it really isn't an issue since the ambient temperature (and therefore water temperature) is still fairly warm Location is OK. Not too far from the beach and close enough to the bus Good for the price
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 6.6


    19 Jan 2019
    The manager was amazing and very helpful!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 6.0


    19 Feb 2019
    The staff is really nice and the location suite center so it’s good. There is no facilities for the kitchen as said on the description. There is no safe or nothing on the room for your valuable belongings and the cleanliness isn’t good . The shower is dangerous to use
    France, Female, 18-24
  • 4.9


    30 Dec 2018
    My hostel roommates and I commonly referred to our room as “the closet.” Four bunk beds in a tiny room with no windows. We had to ask a staff member to bring us toilet paper and to take out the trash in the bathrooms even though they were overflowing and looked like they had been that way for weeks. The place was just pretty dingy all around. However, for the price, it’s a good place to lay your head at night.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 4.6


    29 Dec 2018
    As Global Citizens we are used to all types of travel environments and will make almost anything work. However, using the website and it's rating is how many determine which place we select while traveling. The previous rating for this location was 8.6 and I have no clue how this is even possible. This hostel is a dump, never cleaned unless requested and no windows in any of the bedrooms. The Manager who runs facility is nice - enough but I will not recommend this place to anyone.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 3.7


    28 Dec 2018
    Sheets not changed on bed before new tenant put in. Not like pictures. 8x8 room with no window and a bunk bed. My sheets didn’t even fit at I ended up sleeping in dirty mattress.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 3.4


    03 Jun 2019
    Not recommended
    USA, Male, 18-24
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Airport Transfers
  • Currency Exchange
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Mini-Supermarket