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Zona Colonial, Dormitory Room, Island Life Hostel

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Zona Colonial, Dormitory Room, Island Life Hostel

3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
4 baths
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
4 baths
Sparkling clean2 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Outstanding hospitality2 recent guests said this host offered outstanding hospitality.
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

One Bed in our light and airy 12 bed dormitory. Located just steps away from historical sites, lively bars, great shopping, and amazing food. Our hostel is in a newly renovated historic colonial building with a variety of dormitory and private rooms to suit every travellers needs. Together with a full bar, and freshly prepared daily menu options this helps provide a great backpackers’ experience.


Wireless Internet
Unavailable: Essentials
This host may not provide some essentials, like pillows, sheets, soap, or toilet paper.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
5 bunk beds
Common spaces
5 bunk beds

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 1PM - 12AM (midnight)


9 Reviews

André User Profile
December 2017
Nice hostel. Location is very good. Its clean. Calm area. The hostel has a nice bar. Breakfast is also good. It was Great stay.
Zachary User Profile
November 2017
This is the best hostal I have ever stayed in. If I come back to Santo Domingo I will for sure stay here again. Zero problems and absolutely nothing to complain about. Book this place.
Carol User Profile
November 2017
The staff was always available, the whole place is clean, and breakfast was delicious. Nice bar, good suggestions for things to do, ideal location. Will definitely book with them if I am ever in Santo Domingo again!
Javier User Profile
October 2017
The location is perfect, and it is very easy to make new friends once you get there, thanks to the common zones of the hostel.
Mona User Profile
October 2017
The hostel is very clean and cosy. I love the decoration, the attention to detail and the patio where you can relax right next to a pool. Chris is really helpful and welcoming. I went to Santo Domingo several times during my trip and i would always have to get to this hostel. Whe…
AUDREY User Profile
September 2017
This is a really nice hostel to visit the colonial Santo Domingo. The place is beautiful and comfortable. N'hesitez surtout pas !
Minerva User Profile
January 2018
Está muy bien ubicado y son muy amables en el hostal.

Hosted by Chris

Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicJoined in July 2017
Chris User Profile
9 Reviews
Chris is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hey my name is Chris I created Island Life Backpackers Hostel 3 years ago. I am from England and first visited Dominican Republic back in 2009 whilst on a 3 year around the world backpacking trip. History The colonial building that is now Island Life Backpackers Hostel was bu…
Languages: English, Español
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