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For our distinguished travelers, Dreamkapture Hostel offers this service to our guests for $1 per bag per day. What to do?
1. Please read, fill out, and sign the luggage storage form.
2. Bring your luggage down to the first floor to show you the way to the luggage storage.
For non-clients, we offer this service for $5 per luggage for the first day and $2 per luggage per day from the second day on.
How to pay?
Please, click here to see the different payment options.
Why do we share our kitchen?
Cooking in a different country is fun and a way to explore cultural differences.
You can meet and socialize with other travelers.
It gives you a good excuse for downtime.
1. Don’t eat other people’s food.
2. Don’t take up all the space in the fridge.
3. Clean your pots, pans, and dishes as soon as you can.
4. Don’t take up every burner on the stove.
5. Wipe the counter down when you’re done with the space.
6. Don’t use the kitchen after 10:00 p.m.
7. Be mindful of people who may have serious allergies.
8. When you finish using the kitchen, leave it closed.
How to have access to the kitchen?
Just contact us to provide you with the electronic key or password. You can either send us a message on WhatsApp or you can talk directly with the receptionist.
Room check-out time is 12:00 noon. Check-out time from the hostel is at 5:00 p.m. After 5:00 p.m. an extended stay in the hostel until 11:00 p.m. is available for $3 per person.
If you are a non-client and you would like to spend the day at Dreamkapture before taking your late plane or bus, for $5 you can stay at the hostel until 11:00 pm using the soaking pool, TV room, shared kitchen, and public bathrooms. We will provide towels, soap, and shampoo.
If you would like to stay in your room after the check-out, there is a charge of $1 per hour up to 4:00 pm. After this time, we will charge for an overnight stay.
How to pay? Please, click here to see the different payment options.
A complimentary light continental breakfast buffet is served in the dining room every day from 7:30 am to 9:00 am.
We offer instant coffee, tea, powder creamer, toast, butter, marmalade, and seasonal fruits.
Our dining room is located on the second floor.
A lot of hostels have a curfew for safety and to make sure travelers aren’t interrupting others’ sleep by coming and going at all hours.
Dreamkapture curfew is from 11:00 pm to 6:00 a.m. That means that we will lock the main door during this time. If you’re planning to stay out later than 11:00 p.m. and want access to the hostel late at night, please let us know so that a receptionist can open the door for you.
All reservations are welcome at any time, we kindly ask you to let us know the time of your arrival.
You will find a good sense of community in a hostel, but it is always wise to secure your valuable items, especially if you are using a shared room.
We can provide security for your valuable items in our office. If you have something you want to keep safe, contact a receptionist in person or by using WhatsApp and someone in the office will gladly help secure your valuables. We will ask you to fill out a form, that you will sign when you leave your valuables. Whenever you add or take items from our care we will make adjustments to the itemized form.
Please keep your room locked at all times. Dreamkapture Hostel is not responsible for any lost or missing items in your room or any public area in the hostel.
The dormitories do not have lockers, so please ask our office staff to secure your items.
This document simply helps us to remind our more clueless or mischievous guests (don’t worry, we know that you are not one of them), to be careful with the facilities that they will have at their disposal. At the end of the day, we think it’s fair, and it will make everyone feel at home. The proper use of the room and its elements will never lead to the damages that are cited.
We have made a reservation in your name blocking this space in the reservation system in that way nobody else can make a reservation on your room or bed. If your plans have changed and you need to make a cancelation, please be aware of our cancelation policy that will be applied.
72 hours or more before your arrival date - Fee charged 0%
24 to 72 hours before your arrival date - Fee charged 50%
Less than 24 hours before your arrival date - Fee charged 100%
Note: The base amount for the percentage charged will be the full amount of the reservation. This policy also includes changes in the number of people and rooms per reservation.
The following damages for improper use of the furniture will be charged:
*Please do not mistreat towels and sheets, if you need any cleaning material; ask for it in the office.
When planning a visit to a new place, especially a foreign country, it is perfectly normal to have many questions. This is why Dreamkapture Travel and Hostel provides you with this easy guide to the often-asked questions about our hostel and the city of Guayaquil.
Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions about Dreamkapture and Guayaquil. We have separated the questions into two groups: Most Commonly Asked Questions and More Specific Questions.
If you have a question that is not addressed here you can always contact us, and we will be happy to answer your question.
Most Commonly Asked Questions:
Dreamkapture is in Guayaquil - Ecuador, located in the north of city center near the intersection of Francisco de Orellana and Benjamin Carrion which is close to the Papagayo Monument, La Rotonda Mall, and City Mall.
There are many good restaurants nearby where you can enjoy our local crab dishes, ceviches, and other typical foods. Our neighborhood is friendly, and the people are nice and helpful.
If you are coming to Guayaquil by plane or by bus, the best way to get here is by taxi.
Dreamkapture is only about 10 minutes from the bus station and the airport by taxi.
We are on Juan Sixto Bernal, which is the same street that “Hamburguesa El Colorado” is on. This street is direct across from where the restaurant Cafe de Tere is located on Benjamin Carrion. This is only a few city blocks away from the La Rotonda Mall and City Mall.
Find us on Google Maps.
NEVER TAKE A TAXI WITHOUT A LICENSE PLATES!
Taxis are the best way to get around in Guayaquil. Here are some approximate prices for destinations in Guayaquil.
To and from the airport and Bus Station (Terminal Terrestre) to Dreamkapture Hostel: $5.00
City Center: Malecon 2000 / Las Peñas: $4.00 - $5.00
Mall de Sol: $5.00
There are lots of things around Dreamkapture Hostel:
Shopping mall – “City Mall”
Clothing, Shoes, etc ATM’s
Optometrist Camera's, Computers, and other electronics
Theaters with movies in English Large food court
Banks with ATM's Pharmacy
Cell phones, Providers, and Services SuperMarket (Mega Maxi)
Yes, Dreamkapture often is the lodging for various groups; youth groups, religious groups, families, numerous people traveling together, etc.
When making a reservation for a group there are some different issues that need to be determined and understood.
We will need to know the normal details:
Also, we will need additional information to be able to allocate your group in the rooms:
It is best if you make your group's reservation as much time as possible in advance.
Yes, it is. Our prices go from $10 to $20 per person. You can make your reservation directly on our website by clicking the reservation button BOOK NOW.
Three days before your arrival day, we will send you a link to make the payment for your reservation.
More Specific Questions:
Airport pick-up is available by a private service which Dreamkapture can arrange for you. There is a base cost for this of $12 per vehicle. A driver will be at the airport to meet you with a sign with your name on it. He will wait 20 minutes. After 20 minutes there will be a $3 additional charge.
We usually set the time of the pick-up one hour past your arrival time to allow for customs, luggage claim, and inspection. You can always request a specific time for this service
It is your responsibility to notify Dreamkapture Travel of delays or missed flight. This way we can reschedule your pick-up.
You can complete a simple online request form for this service by clicking here: Private Taxi Pick-up
Check In time starting at 1:00 p.m. This is after rooms have been vacated and cleaned. If the room is ready before 1:00 p.m. you will be allowed to check in sooner, not before 6:00 am.
Check-Out time for your room is 12:00 p.m. noon.
Check Out time from the hostel is 5:00 p.m.
If you are leaving on a late bus or flight, we offer an extended stay option for $3.00 per person until 11:00 p.m. With the extended stay option, you can stay in the public areas (kitchen, Internet, TV, bathrooms, soaking pool).
As a matter of respect to the rest of our guests:
For little kids, we have a playpen crib for $5 a night.
Guayaquil is HOT year-round. If you are not used to the heat it is best to be prepared by having light clothing, for example t-shirts, shorts, skirts, and light blouses.
Footwear: running/tennis shoes are always good, sandals and flip-flops (usually tourists wear these) are good options.
At night it can get cool and during the rainy season, there can be mosquitoes. Pants and a long sleeve shirt or light jacket will often be enough to keep you comfortable.
At Dreamkapture, Clients are allowed to bring small dogs or cats, under next conditions:
For more information and to request this service, click here.
If you agree with these conditions, let us know and we will send you a room confirmation.
Here at Dreamkapture we have 110v electricity as does the rest of Ecuador. The plug-ins are North American standard. If necessary, you should bring your own adapter.
There is a laundry on the same side of the street of the Hostel, just before arriving at the main avenue where you can wash your clothes at an affordable price.
It opens from Monday to Saturday starting at 8:00 a.m.
Sunday is closed!