Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

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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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to Kalunai hostel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. Our goal is to meet and communicate with people from all over the world.

Our shared rooms are with 2 bunk beds, mixed or only feminine with shared bathroom and fan.

Our private rooms have one double bed , fan and shared bathroom.

In our common area you can relax on the hammocks or use our well equipped kitchen.

Laundry service and bike rentals available.

Smoking area also available.

Information about Costa Rica, activities and transport.

Kalunai Hostel Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24 hs before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

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

Payment upon arrival by cash.

Taxes not included - occupancy tax 13.00 % per person per night.
Breakfast not included.

Reception Hours 7:00 to 23:00
No pets allowed.
No curfew.
We do not accept customers younger than 18 years of age.
Non smoking. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.1

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    02 Jan 2022
    This hostel had a very beautiful feel and vibe to it. The manager was very welcoming and attentive. We have been travelling around different hostels and this is our favourite as of yet as it felt like a little family. Will definitely be returning soon if there is space 🙏❤️ Very clean and the fans attached to the bunk bed are GENIUS!!!
    Wales, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    30 Dec 2021
    A truly amazing place! The vibe here is just perfect and you quickly feel like at home. I extended my stay three times because the people I met here were super nice and the staff was SO friendly I just couldn’t leave. I recommend this hostel to everyone, good vibes, good owners and good location!
    Poland, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    25 Dec 2021
    George Micheal the manager is wonderful. Let me take you to the place Where membership's a smiling face Brush shoulders with the stars Where strangers take you by the hand And welcome you to wonderland From beneath their panamas Club Tropicana, drinks are free Fun and sunshine, there's enough for everyone All that's missing is the sea But don't worry, you can suntan Castaways and lovers meet Then kiss in Tropica Club tropicana drinks are free, Fun and sunshine Theres enough for everyo
    England, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    22 Dec 2021
    I had a great time in Kalunai hostel in fact I extended my stay to include Christmas day as we had Christmas dinner cooked by the staff and it was delicious. Nearly everyone who I knew extended their stay there. The hostel has been incredibly busy over Christmas but Giannis, the manager has still have time to attend to ever and each of us and was easy to get on with. It was such a nice chilled place and I met lots of amazing people. Definitely one of nicest places I stayed in Costa Rica.
    Poland, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    16 Jan 2022
    I tried a couple of hostels in Puerto Viejo and this was the best one ! As soon as you step in you feel at home, the owner is super nice and welcoming. The hostel is relatively small which makes it intimate and friendly. The setup is made in a way that promotes socializing. I met very interesting people here and would definitely come back !
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    05 Jan 2022
    People managing hostel is pretty chill and friendly. Nice enough to not let us not pay our last night even though we had to leave to get to our next destination. Great place to meet people. Kitchen has everything you need. Lockers are free and they provide free coffee everyday. They also have bike rentals available. Cheaper than some places which was great. While the bathrooms are cleaned everyday, I think that bathrooms could be cleaner. But otherwise not bad at all.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    18 Jan 2022
    Really enjoyed my stay here. The hostel owner is so kind and helpful. Felt very safe in this hostel. The bathrooms were fairly dirty and the water pressure was very low during the day. Other than that, I have no complaints. Nice big kitchen with lots of cooking utensils. The perfect common area to meet people and chill out. Bike rentals for $6 a day and free towels. Personal fans for each bed too. Would definitely recommend if you’re coming to Puerto Viejo!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0


    18 Jan 2022
    This was a good value for the money and the staff were great.
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    28 Dec 2021
    I don't know why this hostel is super rated, its a "normal" hostel, the rooms are super small and bed not good... but it's ok.
    Brazil, Female, 25-30
  • 6.9


    15 Jan 2022
    Nice chill out area, relaxed vibe. Location is a bit away from the main strip. Bathroom flooded and water seeped into the dorm soaking my bags (and my stuff) which no one thought to move until I came.
    England, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi