Island Life Hostel is located 656 feet from Alcázar de Colón square and 1148 feet from Casas Reales Museum. It features a swimming pool and free WiFi in public areas. The dormitories come with bed linen, fan, reading light and storage lockers. The rooms with attached bathroom have a private bathroom with shower and Air Conditioning. At Island Life Hostel you will find a hot tub, a garden and barbecue facilities. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge, a games room and a tour desk. The hostel is 1640 feet from El Conde street and 2133 feet from Santo Domingo Cathedral. Las Americas International Airport is 17 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Santo Domingo, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4!

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 twin bed
1 full bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Rafaela
    The location is really good and the place is the nicest hostel in the capital.
  • Patrick
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Solid breakfast! Cool staff. Great overall value. Good vibes. The small pool, free mamajuana shots, and pool table are all nice adds. I stayed here several times and would return.
  • Juliana
    Beautiful house, staff service 10/10, location

Area info

Amenities of Island Life Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Darts
  • Pool table
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Island Life Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 1:00 PM to 12:00 AM


Until 11:00 AM



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.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Island Life Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

National and foreign guests are required to show passport as identification upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Credit card are accepted. There is an extra 4% fee when paying by card.

For more information about groups, please contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Please note that guests are not allowed to bring visitors.

Property does not accept groups of 8 or more people.

FAQs about Island Life Hostel

  • Island Life Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Darts
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Island Life Hostel is 0.9 miles from the center of Santo Domingo. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Check-in at Island Life Hostel is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Island Life Hostel on this page.