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Hostel La Ballena Backpacker

Rental, Adults only

1 star

Calle Principal, Las Galeras 32000

+1 809 657 8924
7.6
Good

based on 349 reviews

Thu 4/25
Fri 4/26

About Hostel La Ballena Backpacker, Las Galeras

Cleanliness
7.9
Comfort
7.6
Location
8.5
Services
7.4
Staff
8.5
Value for money
8.1
Situated in Las Galeras, within 700 metres of Las Galeras Beach and 1.2 km of La Playita Beach, Hostel La Ballena Backpacker offers accommodation with free WiFi throughout the property. Boasting an ATM, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The accommodation features a shared kitchen, a shared lounge and currency exchange for guests. Certain rooms are fitted with a kitchen with a fridge and a stovetop. The rooms have bed linen. Guests at the hostel can enjoy an American breakfast. Colorada Beach is 2.4 km from Hostel La Ballena Backpacker. The nearest airport is Samana El Catey International Airport, 75 km from the accommodation.

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Hostel La Ballena Backpacker room price & deals

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Standard Rooms - Park view
Agoda.com

$30/night

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Double Rooms - Ocean view
1 double bed

1 double bed

Travelocity

$31/night

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Other Rooms - Garden view
Agoda.com

$27/night

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Adults only
  • Snorkeling
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • ATM on-site
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Increased accessibility

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Adults only
  • Shower chair
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Hiking
  • Eco tourism
  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Horse riding

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Air-conditioned
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans

Kitchen

  • Shared kitchen
  • Kitchenware
  • Stovetop
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

General

  • Window
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Lockers
  • Storage available

Bedroom

  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Mini-market on site
  • Key access

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Outdoor dining area

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities

Dining

  • Grocery deliveries

Hostel La Ballena Backpacker Reviews

7.6
GoodBased on 349 verified guest reviews
7.9Families
7.3Solo
7.7Couples
7.8Friends

Pros +
  • "Great Hostel, uncomplicated owners, good equiped kitchen and really nice with all the wood." (in 12 reviews)
  • I had a wonderful time in Las Galeras while at La Ballena Backpacker hostel. (in 11 reviews)
  • "very nice rooms, helpful and friendly staff." (in 10 reviews)
Cons -
  • Warm water in the bathroom! (in 4 reviews)
  • A lot of mosquitos everywhere and uncomfortable beds (in 2 reviews)
  • But second night receive a moscito net. (in 1 review)


Hostel La Ballena Backpacker room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.


Frequently asked questions

  • How does Hostel La Ballena Backpacker compare to other 1 star hotels in Las Galeras?

    Hostel La Ballena Backpacker is $14 cheaper than the average 1 star hotel in Las Galeras. You can usually find a nightly rate of $15 when staying at Hostel La Ballena Backpacker.

  • How far is Hostel La Ballena Backpacker from Nagua Samaná El Catey?

    Drive distance from Nagua Samaná El Catey to Hostel La Ballena Backpacker and vice versa is 34.6 mi and the overall drive time is about 1h 43min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to Hostel La Ballena Backpacker from Nagua Samaná El Catey?

    A very popular option for travelers staying at Hostel La Ballena Backpacker would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Nagua Samaná El Catey directly to the hotel.

  • Does Hostel La Ballena Backpacker have a pool?

    At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Hostel La Ballena Backpacker. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +1 809 657 8924.

  • What is the phone number for Hostel La Ballena Backpacker?

    The best contact number for Hostel La Ballena Backpacker is +1 809 657 8924.

  • Does Hostel La Ballena Backpacker have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Hostel La Ballena Backpacker has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Hostel La Ballena Backpacker?

    Hostel La Ballena Backpacker check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at Hostel La Ballena Backpacker?

    Guests can currently expect to pay $28 on average for a night at Hostel La Ballena Backpacker, Las Galeras. Enter your desired travel dates in the form above to find deals starting at $15 per night.

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