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 3 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.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School 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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  • Great Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Space is a boutique lifestyle experience for the modern traveller. We cater to adventurous souls, location-independent nomads and everyone else who has a holistic approach to experiential travel and a keen eye for detail.

Located in the middle of pristine Nicaraguan jungle - just 7 minutes drive from San Juan del Sur - on the way to the popular Northern surf beach Playa Maderas, there’s no better place to experience everything the bustling surf town has to offer.

With 16 en-suite rooms, two pools, a swim-up bar & restaurant, yoga deck, mini permaculture farm, jungle picnic lawn, outdoor gym and remote work centre (mid 2022), there really is a space for everyone and everything - just as the name suggests!

Choose from: 8 sleeper dorms (with or without AC); a Females Only Dorm with AC; Private Rooms (with or without AC) or our luxurious Master Suites (with or without AC). Rooms include all the creature comforts.

The Space Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

Check in from 14:00 to 22:00 .
Check out before 11:00. Late check out, you will have to pay 50% of one night up to 18:00 PM.

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. Exclude Diners. This property may pre authorise your card before your arrival.

Taxes included.
Breakfast included.
No curfew.
We do not accept customers younger than 21 years of age.

Reception from 7:00 to 22:00 However, let us know if you plan to arrive after midnight so we do not cancel your booking. Please do not forget to pack your ID! Make sure to bring a valid identification with you, preferably a passport, government issued National Identity card, residence permit, military ID or driving license. Students cards and security badges are not accepted.

No pets.

Room key: We also ask for $10 added to your tab as a deposit for your key on private and suites rooms. If you lose your key, you will be charged $50 for lock replacement, labor and room downtime.

Hostel rules
Smoking is not permitted in the rooms, farm, pools, farm or animal areas of the hostel. Smoking is permitted only in smoking areas. Should it be brought to our attention smoking has taken place, a cleaning fee of $200 will be assessed. Guest will be asked to leave the premises immediately. A refund will not be issued. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 7.4

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 9.2

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 9.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    11 Dec 2021
    The staff here is amazing. The property is beautiful and clean. I was in the AC girls dorm and it had great storage for your bags, towel and fan included. The only small thing I would say is that there is nowhere to hang your towel. It would be a great addition if they added a hook to the bunk beds. Water is included by the bar and they provide exceptional coffee in the morning, the mugs are super cute. Try the margarita it is amazing, decent food but is pricey. The yoga platform is super nice!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    01 Nov 2021
    I stayed 10 days! The dorms were super clean, the beds awesome, quiet at night which is perfect after parting in SJDS. Each dorm has its own bathroom witch is new and super clean. WiFi was awesome, I even had a 12 person video conference that it was able to keep up with. Edwin, Ider and Danny were amazing. Oh,and the FOOD!!! Nom nom nom. Tried almost every dish. Each better than the first. Pool was also cleaned everyday and perfect to hang out in. Thanks guys. Much love.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    04 Dec 2021
    At first I was disappointed the location for a bit out of town as I didn’t realize when I booked but there are a few free shuttles a day and cabs were only a few dollars. Plus it is well worth the drive. Stayed at a few other places in San Juan after and nothing compares. Excellent value. The staff is all super friendly, great vibes, beautiful amenities, great wifi, the breakfast that is included is really good. I was hoping to go back at the end of my stay in San Juan but ran out of time.
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    17 Dec 2021
    Adilson on reception went above and beyond to make sure my stay was great and that I was prepared for my flight the day after leaving the hostel, thank you man.
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    25 Nov 2021
    Best hostel in San Juan del Sur. Now part of Sunday Funday party crawl
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    14 Nov 2021
    My stay at The Space was one of my best experiences in a hostel. Very clean everywhere and great food with a excellent kitchen staff. The staff where all very friendly and also very cool people always interacting with the guest, they were very helpful with travel logistics and knowledge of the area. Very accommodating in every way. In my opinion I feel the prices of food and drinks could better but considering the location and the beach life vibes I would highly recommend The Space 👌
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    02 Jan 2022
    The space is a beautiful new hostel (4y old) with great pool, yoga platform, great garden and chill/bar area. The dorms are spacious and very clean, also the bathroom is very beautiful. It is a bit more quiet than other hostels. It is located a bit further away from the city center but there are a few free shuttles. I really liked the staff. They were very helpful and the hostel is run by locals. I would recommend it if you like a beautiful more quiet place to stay or a place to work.
    Belgium, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1


    01 Sep 2021
    The most prestigious hostel I've ever been to! Looks like a hotel, but with a low hostel price! A bit far from town but very nice to chill, and has free shuttles daily. The staff was very helpful, especially Edelson who helped me with everything I needed!
    Israel, Male, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    02 Jan 2022
    Overall a nice place to stay and chill out for a couple days however it has more of a hotel vibe. It is out of the way, so if you want to be close to the bars and restaurants, this isn't the place for you. They offer a free shuttle but its not that frequent, otherwise you'll need to get a taxi. Not much of a backpacker vibe, lots of digital nomads and families there during our stay. Great if you want time to yourself.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    21 Dec 2021
    The place is very nice, nice furniture ans everything. The room perfectly comfy ac, light, nice bathroom ….but no ambiance nothing happening.
    Canada, Female, 41+
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Fitness Centre
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Internet café
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi