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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 2 weeks prior to 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

This establishment has a 2-day cancellation policy. If a cancellation is not made within this period, the establishment will charge you for 100% of the trip.

Additional Info:

We can accommodate up to 190, so contact us for more information and let us know how we can meet your needs.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


The River Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Property Description

Centrally located next to Turia Gardens, The River Hostel is 5 minutes’ walk from Valencia Cathedral and Alameda Metro Station, which has direct airport trains. There is 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi, free parking nearby and free luggage room.

Accommodation is in dormitories or private rooms, all with shared bathroom facilities which are separate for males and females. All have air conditioning and heating, while most of them have balcony. Sheets are provided free of charge. Towels can be provided upon payment of a deposit.

There are vending machines for drinks and guests can have breakfast in the onsite café. The hostel also has a games room and lounge and guests can make use of the shared kitchen for free.

You can hire a bicycle directly at reception. Transfers to the airport, train or bus stations are available for an extra charge.

Ciutat Vella is a great choice for travellers interested in architecture, old town exploring and atmosphere.

This is our guests' favourite part of Valencia, according to independent reviews.

Solo travellers particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a one-person stay.

This property is also rated for the best value in Valencia! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

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The River Hostel is your go-to base for taking on Valencia, and our central setting makes us a favourite with solo travellers. Our friendly staff will set you up on free walking tours to introduce you to our lovely city. Prefer exploring independently? Grab one of our free maps, rent a bike or scooter from us and set off on your own. When you're back, we've got a games room, lounge and chill-out space where you can battle over the PlayStation, or just relax with a beer at the bar.


We're in the atmospheric Ciutat Vella district which is charming, laidback and full of awesome Spanish architecture. You'll be right beside Turia Gardens, one of Spain's biggest urban parks, and a five-minute stroll from Valencia Cathedral and Alameda metro station. From Valencia Airport, take the red (#3) or green (#5) metro line – it takes about half an hour – or we can arrange a transfer if you'd rather come by taxi.

Rooms and Dorms

You'll bed down in a dorm or private room. All our rooms have air con, heating and shared bathrooms. Most have a balcony, so you can watch the sun setting over the city before you head out. You'll have sheets for no extra charge and towels can be borrowed with a deposit. Our custom-made bunk beds are wider than normal to give you extra space to stretch out, and each one has a reading light, personal locker and privacy curtain.

Extras and activities

You can leave your backpack in our luggage room if your flight's not till later, and there's a free car park nearby if you're road-tripping through Europe. We've also got free Wi-Fi, because if you can't Snapchat our paella-making class, did it actually happen? And with breakfast available in our on-site café, vending machines for snacks and a communal kitchen for cooking up your favourite meals, you'll be well fed during your stay.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 8.6

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 8.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    16 Aug 2019
    Awesome location, friendly staff and comfortable bed. I love it.
    Italy, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    12 Aug 2019
    The beds were amazing. Good matress and a curtain that gave privacity. The location was also great, 5min walking from the old part of town. I recommend taking the street art free walking tour, was great.
    Costa Rica, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    04 Aug 2019
    Loved this hostel. Perfect location, close to the city centre. Bus trip away from the beach! The staff were very kind and happy to help with anything. The dorm and bathrooms were very clean.
    Australia, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.7


    03 Aug 2019
    Great hostel! Felt like I was walking into a hotel when I entered. One thing to be aware of-- they throw away all food in the fridge Monday morning, regardless of labels. They threw away some food I had labeled and dated for the day before. Rooms are very nice though!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    09 Aug 2019
    Awesome hostel at great location, near cuty centre, metro to airport and tram to beach. Room had airco and was nice and cool. Beds have curtains and are comfortable. Breakfast buffet was not included but it was really good! The also organise activities which start from there such as a walking tour which was amazind and really interesting. Staff is very friendly and always there to help.
    Netherlands, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    15 Aug 2019
    Was good.... Me gusta!
    Bulgaria, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    04 Aug 2019
    Free walking tour through the hostel was really good and a great way to meet people as a solo traveller.
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    08 Aug 2019
    Stayed in a 4 bed dorm, was a clean and well equipped hostel with everything we needed. Close to the metro and we hired bikes at reception and rode to the beach which was easy!
    New Zealand, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.3


    08 Aug 2019
    Nice and clean hostel with good AC if you ask for it (seriously needed in Valencia)! The hostel is in a pretty quiet neighbourhood about a 10 minute walk away from the busier restaurant/bar area and it’s right close to the massive river park. The atmosphere seems a lot like groups travelling for the weekend and not much for backpackers.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 5.1


    03 Aug 2019
    Wouldn’t recommend this hostel I. The staff aren’t very helpful, and very unorganized. The rooms have aircon but you can’t put it on - I asked and they said they would but never did. This meant we had to leave the balcony doors open to a main road to get fresh air but was so loud. We had girls in our room talking and partying until 4am, we went and told staff and they went and asked them to be quiet but didn’t enforce it. The building is beautiful and the walking tour was great but that’s it.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • PlayStation
  • Wi-Fi