General Policies

Check-in / Check-out:
Check-in: After 4pm until 8pm
Early/Late check-in: yes, just notify us before.
Check-out: 11am
Early Check-In/Late Check-Out: 1 more day will be charged for late check-out, notify reception. Please note that if you make a same day reservation after our stated check in hours, it may take up to one hour, once we acknowledge your reservation, for us to check you in.

*Please consider paying in cash or transferring money via Venmo App at arrival. We want to avoid paying credit card processing fees and cash/Venmo are the best ways to do it.

Photo ID is required upon check-in, in the form of a valid passport or photographic driver’s license.

Please Note:
* We require that all last minute bookings go through our online reservation system.
* No curfew.
* Wi-fi available free of charge.
* Its possible to store the luggage during the day, access Wi-Fi, and use showers after check-out for free.
* Its possible to store the luggage during the day and access Wi-Fi before check-in for free.
* Common Rooms open from 8am – 12am
* Hostel kitchen is open 6am – 12am
* It is forbidden to smoke inside the hostel.
* We only accept reservations for 6 days at a time. If you need a 7th day, you will have to make a separate reservation, an check-out on the 6th day then proceed to check in for your next reservation.
*The Local hostel and its staff are not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged belongings.
*We require ALL guests to provide a valid credit card during the reservation process or a $100 cash deposit at check in. The deposit is refunded at check-out if there is not damage by the guest to the facility.

Groups:
If you’re booking for more than 4 people at a time your reservation will not be accepted through our internet booking systems. You most contact The Local by phone or e-mail to set up a group reservation.
Group bookings are not guaranteed to be in the same room and are subject to availability. Please contact the Hostel prior to your arrival to check if there is availability.
For groups the total price of the reservation will be charged at the time of booking and is non-refundable if cancelled or modified.
Payment Details:
Payment by cash no extra fees.
At arrival payment can be made by the following credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, Visa Electron, JCB, Aura, Diners, Debit Cards. The prices given include taxes.
Cancellation policy:
* If you cancel or modify your reservation before 2pm 2 days before arrival, there is no charge apart from the deposit.

* If you cancel or modify your reservation after 2pm 2 days before arrival, the hostel will charge 100% of the first night* In case of No-Show you will be charged 100% of the first night

Unfortunately, we do not accept booking made by those under the age of 16. If you are between 16 – 18 years you will need to book a private room and be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18 years.  If you are over the age of 18 want to book children into a shared room, you must book the entire room.

PLEASE NOTE: Pets are not allowed in the hostel, Beatrice (doberman) will welcome you and make you feel safe at home. She does not reside at the hostel, but is generally always with us where ever we go, which means you will meet her at check-in.  She never goes into the bedrooms, and usually stays with us in our office. If you are uncomfortable with dogs, please notify us when you make your reservation. 
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