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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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Matilori is surrounded by two mango trees and the amazing Costa Rica wildlife where you can see iguanas, monkeys and hummingbirds. In the 2 community kitchens you'll find everything you need, even free cafe in the morning. Since last year we also have a sofa lodge with TV, books, games and an outside BBQ. Its easy to get social and meet other travelers by participation in game nights, community BBQ's or by joining one of the various hostel tours to explore the surrounding areas.

30Mb internet to work or enjoy your streaming media without any problems!!!

Matilori is located in a quiet street in Samara center Our property is located 50m from the bus stop and 50m from the beach. Shops and restaurants are close by.

We have 3 double rooms, 1 four-bed dorm and 1 six-bed dorm, all with shared bathroom and hot shower. The bright and friendly rooms are all well equipped with fans, cupboards and lockers. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.6

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 9.7

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 9.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    04 Mar 2020
    We loved our stay in Samara and made great friends. :) Oscar and Frans were awesome hosts with just the right amount of hospitality! A quick walk from the beach, groceries and nightlife, the hostel is perfectly situated. Our private room was big and quiet at night for sleeping, we extended our stay. Incredible little gem of a town -- would highly recommend!
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0


    15 Feb 2020
    This hostel has been one of the best parts about our trip. My partner and I have been traveling around Costa Rica and found this one on hostel world, and we are so glad we did. The atmosphere is so friendly and inviting, and most everyone staying here is very social! Oscar and all of the workers are fantastic. Every morning there is nice fresh coffee, and in the evening we love to sit around the community table and talk with everyone. Definitely worth the price, and would DEFINITELY return!!!
    USA, Couple, 18-24
  • 10.0


    21 Jan 2020
    A great place! We had a very good time. Nice people, nice host, good cooking places, well placed for the beach and supermarket etc.. Several people had gone for a few days and stayed a few weeks. Walked up onto the hill to the west of the beach and saw monkeys in the trees. Walked to the other end of the beach also where it's very quiet.
    England, Couple, 41+
  • 10.0


    16 Jan 2020
    Tucked away on a quiet street, Hostel Matilori is a hidden gem in Playa Samara. Inviting atmosphere, lovely private room, modest, clean shared facilities, warm and friendly staff, and I could go on! On my first night, the hosts arranged a communal dinner and we all sat around the table in the central courtyard under giant mango trees. An overall incredible atmosphere, and I have met some beautiful souls during my stay here. Hoping for a repeat visit on my next trip to Samara :)
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    09 Nov 2019
    Matalori is excellent! The guys are all friendly and helpful. They all speak Spanish and English. If you are wanting to practice and learn more Spanish, Fran is enthusiastic and encouraging, to help teach you. They play good background music, (not loud) to maintain a nice beach/vacation vibe, Clean Hostel, clean Bathrooms. I booked a private room for 2 nights, and stayed for 8. Would have stayed longer, if I didn’t have work to get back too. I would stay again, and strongly recommend.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    21 Sep 2019
    Very nice and cozy atmosphere! The staff did not seem like staff but really interested in us and our trip, like they were experiencing Costa Rica with us. We really enjoyed our time there!
    Germany, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.7


    24 Jan 2020
    Loved my time at Matilori! Booked for 2 nights and ended up staying another 3 until it was booked out. The facilities are good, with basic kitchen, hammocks to relax in, lockers, and decent bathrooms. The chilled, communal vibe and lovely staff make it a great stay. Would recommend the four bed dorm.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    16 Jan 2020
    We loved our stay at Matilori and regret leaving after 3 nights. It's just been so chill and the group of people including Staff Fran and Oscar was simply great. Felt like a home not a hostel. Don't expect a fancy spotless place but a cozy Home filled with relaxed people and you'll love it :) would definitely stay again !!!
    Austria, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.1


    23 Dec 2019
    I lost my shoes and the owner gave me his own shoes. I mean thats generosity! Great oldschool hostel!
    Finland, Male, 31-40
  • 6.9


    29 Jan 2020
    They location and everything else was fine but SOOO ICHY the Dorms. Worst I have stayed in my entire life. Spiders in all of the roof. Small beds. Cockroaches running on the floor. Just terrible. We change the next day. Probobly a nice vibe though for some people just did not suit us.
    Sweden, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Games Room