Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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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.

Additional Info:

RIA HOSTEL ALVOR is a fun and jovial space that stays in Alvor, a small picturesque fishing village by the sea. RIA HOSTEL ALVOR was born in 2014 from the desire to create a space that would bring together families, groups of friends, backpackers and all kinds of travelers around the world.
We are fascinated about coming across different life stories and knowing that we can be part of our guests memories after they check-out.
Our biggest ambition is to provide our guests some unforgettable vacations and to do so we tend to organize several activities within and outside our facilities such as night outs, theme parties, pajama parties, kart racing, catamaran and jeep trips, and visits to water parks, stand-up paddle, surf, canoeing and skydiving classes, among many other activities.

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
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

We are a family e friendly Hostel in Alvor, our motto is “Making Friends, Creating Memories” - we plan on making your trip unforgettable and make you part of our family! To do so we offer a laid back friendly atmosphere, organize parties and events for guests only (the ones in house are usually free) promoting new friendships and doing our best to know a bit more about each one of you. We also have a broad range of activities available through partners from skydiving to boat trips.

We present a colorful cozy decoration and offer a few rooms from dorms with 6 to 8 beds with shared bathrooms to private quadruple rooms and an apartment with a double bed. We have wide common areas with all the commodities you need: fully equipped kitchen, dining room, living rooms, TV and even offer books, board games, PlayStation and amazing terraces with sofas, lounge chairs and puffers that offers an amazing view of the riverside and sea.

We are in a privileged location in the center of Alvor village, right next to the main bar and restaurant street with lots of nightlife and still manage to be at a short walking distance from the sea and riverside!

We have free Wi-Fi, linens, bath towels and daily cleaning.

The life in Alvor is unique, not only due to its natural beauty but also because of its plurality of attributes, making it a great holiday destination. The combination between landscape, weather and facilities allowed the development of many activities connected to the sea and land. Our sea is perfect for a day well spent in a Catamaran cruise, the windy days and loved by Kite surfers and the calm ones to Stand-Up Paddle and bike tours. For the explorers we have the Atlantic ocean at just 10 min walk where you can dive in it’s clean waters and reefs. If you want to stay off the beach there are a number of water parks and theme parks throughout the Algarve, or off road jeep trips in the mountains. For the most adventurous seeking the thrill we suggest racing with karts and cars in the professional tracks of Autódromo de Portimão, if that’s mot enough we challenge you to do a 4+ km skydiving jump where you can get all the adrenaline you need!

Ria Hostel Alvor policies & conditions :

Check-in time starts at 2 pm.
Check-out time is 11 am.

Payment types: accepted at this hotel: only cash on arrival.

Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival.

Family friendly.
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.
No onsite parking available.
No curfew. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.0

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 8.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    19 Jun 2018
    I stayed there for 2 weeks. I have been to a lot of hostels, but Ria Hostel Alvor might be the best one. Nice atmosphere and great people. Even the cleaning ladies are very nice to talk to. Also place was also very clean. And finally I can not forget to mention the the view!!!
    Estonia, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    11 Apr 2018
    My second stay in Ria Hostel - in and out with a smile on my face :) Thank you!
    Czech Republic, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    27 Aug 2017
    In Alvor u can not get better location. In a quiet road 30 sec from the main bar/rest roads. Great hosts( both owners and employees). I will return next year unless is fully booked .
    Portugal, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7


    22 Jun 2018
    No complaints at all
    Italy, Male, 41+
  • 9.4


    24 Aug 2018
    This place is super nice and very centrally located. The atmosphere isn't as social or homey as some other hostels, but if you just want a nice chill place to stay it's great. And the staff is hilarious and extremely helpful!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    24 Jul 2018
    I loved Ria hostel! I was so close to extending my stay but I had to carry on with my travels. Very welcoming staff, and great facilities
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    27 Dec 2018
    Very nice place and helpful reception
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    31 Oct 2018
    Really awesome hostel! Super clean, comfy beds, the staff were friendly, nice outdoor areas and in a good location. My only complaint is that it was completely empty but it’s not their fault, it’s the only hostel in Alvor so it must be the time of year. Gorgeous little town and beach. Would definitely stay here again!
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 6.6


    11 Sep 2018
    Good hostel - not the best, or the worst. I think one of the only hostels in Alvor though, so I would stop again if I happened to be in the area.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 6.3


    01 Aug 2017
    No atmosphere what so ever. This review is based on the mindset of young and cheerful backpackers in our twenties. The hostel was therefore not a good experience. The guys in the reception were nice. But we got yelled at several times by the cleaning staff. One incident me and my boyfriend obviously slept in separate beds, but one morning I went to my boyfriends bed before we had to get up. A few moments later a lady came in shaking my leg, and told me I imidiatly had to get away from his bed!
    Denmark, Couple, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Express check-in / out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Board Games
  • PlayStation
  • Wi-Fi