This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Located just 5 minutes' walk from Los Corales Beach, GAVA hostel offers a sun terrace on the roof, free public parking and free WiFi. Excursions along Saona Island can be arranged.

GAVA hostel features private and shared dormitory rooms. There is a fully-equipped kitchen connected to the common lounge area, and the private rooms have an en-suite spacious bathroom, a fan, wardrobe and individual bedside tables with night lamps. The dormitory room come with shared bathroom, fans, personal lockers, window blocking sunlight and relaxing red lamp.

Guests can find within a walking distance grocery stores, a bakery, pharmacy, a fresh produce market, restaurants and bars.

The tour desk can provide guests with free maps of the city and information about key destinations.

Palma Real Shopping Village is a 7-minute drive away, and Punta Cana International Airport can be reached in 20 minutes by car.

This is our guests' favorite part of Punta Cana, according to independent reviews.

Your stay will include:
Free WiFi

GAVA hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 5, 2013

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Punta Cana, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0!


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4 reasons to choose GAVA hostel

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Arena Gorda Beach

    Arena Gorda Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    850 feet from property
  • Bavaro Beach

    Bavaro Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1,250 feet from property
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Palma Real Shopping Village
    0.8 miles
  • Cocotal Golf and Country Club
    1.1 miles
  • Barcelo Golf Bavaro
    1.9 miles
  • Plaza San Juan Shopping Center
    3.2 miles
  • Bavaro Lagoon
    3.9 miles
  • Punta Blanca
    5.2 miles
  • Cana Bay Golf Club
    5.3 miles
  • Bavaro Adventure Park
    5.4 miles
  • La Cana Golf Club
    11.3 miles
  • freshwater lagoons
    11.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Caribbean see
    0 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Arena Gorda Beach
    850 feet
  • Bavaro Beach
    1,250 feet
  • Cabeza de Toro Beach
    3.8 miles
Closest Airports
  • Punta Cana International Airport
    8.7 miles
  • La Romana International Airport
    36.2 miles
How to get to GAVA hostel from Punta Cana International Airport
    Private shuttle
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Amenities of GAVA hostel
Outdoors
  • Beachfront
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Game room
  • Fishing Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key card access
  • Key access
General
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules GAVA hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Curfew

The entrance to the property is closed between 9:00 PM and 7:00 AM

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 20 is required on arrival. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express GAVA hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests are required to present a valid photo I.D. and sign a contract on arrival.

For late check-in (from 21:00 pm - 00:00 am) or early check out (before 7:00 am) guest must contact the property in advance and pay additional charges $25.
If late arrivals is planned, from 21:00 pm until 00:00 am (midnight), contact us directly only by written request and make an inquiry on the possible provision of this service. Check-in after 00:00 am (midnight) is not possible.

Payment must be done only CASH in US Dollars.

If you would like to pay in Dominican Peso or Euros, payment will be calculated with the hostel's exchange rate.

Security Deposit $20 - Dorm and $40 - Private room is a guarantee for the safety of the hostel property, keys and compliance with all internal rules of the hostel. Deposit is refundable at the time of departure, at observance of the rules.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform GAVA hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

This property is located in a residential area, and guests are asked to refrain from excessive noise.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

A damage deposit of USD 20 is required on arrival. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about GAVA hostel

  • Check-in at GAVA hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from GAVA hostel.

  • GAVA hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Beachfront
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Walking tours
    • Beach
    • Movie nights
    • Horseback riding

  • The prices at GAVA hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • GAVA hostel is 5 miles from the center of Punta Cana.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to GAVA hostel by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 30min