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The staff made this trip one of the best stays on our travels! We ad so much fun and it felt like a home. Each morning we received a welcome hug as we left, and in the evenings we had wonderfully home cooked Brazilian food. Town is a 10 minutes walk, and the best it tight opposite.
I would definitely go back! 10/10!!
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Rua Orlando Carpinelli, 5
Beachfront Hostel - Cool Atmosphere! Comfy bedrooms and dorms with private Bathroom and A/C. Beach Breakfast and FREE Pickup from the Bus Station are Included.Downtown Paraty - Only 200 metres from the Historic Centre. Looking for relax? Come to Geko Hostel and enjoy our Exclusive Beach Bar in front of the Hostel, we serve Breakfast, we organize Parties, Barbecues and meals every Night!Geko Hostel is everything you need if you are looking for fun: beach-front location, comfort, bilingual services and a great atmosphere, all for a really low Price. Daily accommodation includes en-suite bedrooms with A/C, kitchen, a Free Taxi from the Bus station, friendly environment, and, Gekos treat, a full Brazilian breakfast with your feet in the sand of the Pontal Beach. We also organize barbecues and cocktail parties in our Beach Bar. Talk about convenient! At Geko Hostel we offer more than just accommodation, we offer a memorable experience! Whether you are a budget conscious traveler or after a little luxury, Geko offers mixed or all-female dormitory style accommodation, as well as private rooms with an en-suite bathroom and A/C. We also have 24 hour reception, 24 hours free internet access, and our Beach Bar, Geko Chill famous for its outrageous parties! Ask our barmen and barwomen for the coldest beer and the best caipirinhas in Paraty!Paraty Hostel Facilities & Services- Dorms and Private Rooms- All bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and A/C- Private bedrooms with Cable TV, Fridge, and A/C- Beach Bar- Free Brazilian Breakfast- Communal Kitchen- Chill-Out area- Free Internet Access- Free Wi-Fi and Free Internet access- Book Exchange- Snack Bar- Currency Exchange- International Phone-Calls- Free Lockers - Tour information & bookings- Free Breakfast: Coffee, tea and milk / Fresh fruit juices / Selection of cereals / Bread / Ham & Cheese / Home-made cakes / Fresh fruits / Butter, jam and caramel milk- Bilingual Attention: Italian / English / French / Spanish- Common Areas: TV Room / Travel Agency / Convenience Shop / BarGekos beachfront lounge provides our guests a little oasis - a tranquil and laid-back environment in which you can enjoy some drinks, meet cool people, read a book, update your blog or your facebook profile, upload you latest pictures, play a bit of guitar or do whatever tickles your fancies. At Geko we aim at fulfilling both backpackers and all guests needs alike.The staff will be always at hand to make your stay enjoyable, available to help sort out excursions and tours, make reservations and even organize a soccer match at the beach! The hostel is modern, clean and offers all the amenities a backpacker dreams of, making it the ideal spot to hang out in for a couple of days.Follow us on Google +, Facebook, Twitter, Orkut, Youtube, Flickr and Delicious! We always have news so that you can keep in touch and make the best out of our special offers and discounts!
1. Currency Exchange RateWe require full payment on arrival. Please note that the actual total will be calculated by the hostel in its local currency (brazilian Reais R$), based on the currency exchange rate (if applicable) in effect at the time charging occurs.2. Cancellation Policy* 50% deposit is required to confirm and guarantee reservations; the remainder is due on arrival at the hostel. * Deposits are non-refundable for cancellations made 72 hours or less in advanced of your scheduled arrival time. It will remain under the hostel's discretion to refund deposits for booking changes made within the 72 hours period prior to arrival.* Only the hostel manager can authorise and refund the deposits for cancellations; always discounting any expense derived from money transfers.* Packages and groups Cancelation Policy: For Group bookings over 10 people and Packages, cancelations can be done 30 days in advance with a 100% refund. For cancelations and changes with less than 30 days notice, the deposits will not be refunded.3. Changes after arrival For changes on bookings after arrival, the subsequent period of 72 hours will not be refunded.4. No ShowsThe bedrooms are held until midday of the day after the scheduled arrival time. After that time the reservations are automatically cancelled. In the case of 'no-show', deposits will not be refunded and the minimum cancellation fee, equivalent to 3 nights, will be charged to the customers credit card, if the deposit was insufficient to cover this amount. Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 72 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival time.5. Three digit number in the back of the card is required:If you make your booking with your credit card on line we will have to authenticate it. In order to confirm your booking we have to request you to send us an e-mail with the 3 digit number in the back of your Card.Our system will eliminate your Card details after your arrival to the Hostel.If we can't validate the Card within the following 3 days our system will give priority to other bookings and your reservation may be cancelled automatically.6. Hostel Packages & Group Bookings* We require 50% to be paid in advance. If you book through a booking engine (i.e. 10% deposit) the difference to complete the 50% should be paid directly to the hostel. * Cancellations for Packages or Groups over 10 People: Cancellations can be done with 30 days notice or more with 100% refund. For cancellations with less than 30 days notice will not be refunded.* Only the hostel manager can authorise and refund the deposits for cancellations; always discounting any expense derived from money transfers.* Bookings for Special Packages (like New Year or Carnival) must be for the whole period of the package, any booking that breaks into the Package dates will be automatically cancelled and the deposit amount not refunded. You will be immediately contacted about the payment from the whole package.7. Free Transfer The Hostel offers you a free pick up upon your arrival in Paraty from the bus station in Paraty to our Hostel. This free transfer service is offered between 8.00 am to 10.00 pm. In case you require a transfer outside this schedule, we offer you the possibility of booking it with us at a rate of R$ 15.-8. Over-bookingsIn the event more guests arrive than can be accommodated due to hostel overbooking or an unforeseen circumstances, and the hostel is unable to hold rooms consistent with booking room hold policy, the hostel will attempt to accommodate guests, at its expense, at a comparable hostel in the area for the oversold night(s), and will pay for transportation to that hostel.9. ImprovementsIn our efforts to improve and upgrade our facilities to satisfy all our guests, the Hostel sometimes undergoes refurbishment work in some parts of the hostel. We do our best to ensure guests will not be affected by the renovations but please beware of the latter possibility.
* The Customer Satisfaction score is based on a combination of ratings from Travellerspoint and external websites. The score of 82% for this property is based on ratings provided by 40 guests.