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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. Fallas, tomatina and marathon periods are non refundable.

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 3 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 9.1

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 8.9

  • Facilities 8.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    20 Feb 2020
    Friendly staff makes the stay more easy , free walking tour helped us to visit and experience the culture and cathedrals convinently . Beautiful ambience . Very well maintained in terms of cleanliness..
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    28 Feb 2020
    River Hostel was a great place to stay for the weekend! I highly recommend going on the free walking tours they provide - it was a great way to hit all the spots & learn about the origins of the city. I noticed that a lot of the members of the staff were not very knowledgeable on the resources they offered & that many did not speak Spanish, which I found odd. However, I really enjoyed my stay! Facilities & security were awesome.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    25 Feb 2020
    The whole hostel was really nice and clean, I really liked the curtain in the dorm beds and the super hot showers. The age groups are very broad in this hostel though, so there’s not a ton of mingling. Super nice hostel for the money.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    26 Feb 2020
    Awesome place!! Very clean and equipped with anything you need. Really really nice for a hostel.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    25 Feb 2020
    It was nice, has a huge comfortable beds. Curtains make a privacy, lockers also nice. Each bed has plugs and lights. Only the kitchen l didn’t like, the kitchen can be more organized. I will stay again
    Turkey, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    24 Feb 2020
    Good hostel in a good location!
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6


    29 Feb 2020
    It was ok
    Colombia, Male, 31-40
  • 6.6


    11 Mar 2020
    F*****g showers don’t work
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 5.7


    21 Feb 2020
    The hostel is a mega hostel, made to fit as many people as possible, for this reason I think it lacks the social aspect that most travellers look for when travelling. The room I was in was packed and the bed was creaky, the toilets always smelled of urine and the whole hostel was quite dark and slightly run down as if in need of refurbishment. Only saving grace was the free walking tour and the fact it’s near the park (el Rio).
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 4.6


    28 Feb 2020
    I wasn't feeling comfortable in this hostel. The staff wasn't helpful or nice at all and the kitchen/Chillout area was not clean or nice to look at. Besides that the guest were so noisy and I'm really not sensible with this! But that's another thing.. I wouldn't come back here!
    Germany, 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
  • Flexible NRR
  • 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