Island Life Backpackers' Hostel

Calle Isabel La Catolica #356, Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Island Life Backpackers Hostel is located in the 'Zona Colonial” the oldest European settlement in the New World. Located just steps away from historical sites, lively bars, great shopping, and amazing food. We are a BRAND NEW hostel with updated facilities, full bar, and freshly prepared daily menu options to help provide the greatest backpackers’ experience.

Our current accommodation options:
*10 Bed Mixed Dormitory
*6 Bed Mixed Dormitory
*Double Bed Ensuite Private
*2 Twin Bed ensuite Private

To make sure you EXPERIENCE the ISLAND LIFE we offer:
*Free Wifi
*Free Breakfast
*Fully Equipped Kitchen
*Apple TV and DVD Room
*Free Local Calls
*Meal Options prepared by in House Chef
*Full Bar
*Hot Water
*Tour Desk
*Outdoor Jacuzzi
*Book Exchange
*Propane Grill
*Bicycle Rentals
*Laundry Service
*Pool Table
*24 Hour Staff onsite

Traveling alone? Don’t Have any plans? DON’T WORRY Let us make traveling easier for you!!!

Hostel Conditions: Payment is due upon arrival. We only accept Dominican Pesos and US Dollars.

CANCELATION POLICY: You must notify us within 1 day before scheduled arrival. In case of a late cancellation or no show, your card will be charged with equivalent of first nights stay.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine


If you are arriving at Las Americas International Airport in Santo Domingo we recommend you contact us to arrange an airport pick up. Or you can get a taxi from the window on your left as you exit the airport doors. A Taxi will cost around $25 - $30 USD.

Santo Domingo does not have a central bus station so if you are arriving by bus please get in contact and we will give you details of how to get to us.