General Term and Conditions

The following Terms and Conditions apply for the Hostel Accommodation Contract between the guests and WanderThirst Hostels. The Terms and Conditions shall only apply after the guest’s booking/stay has been approved by the Hostel in writing.

Rates
The prices listed on the site are in Nepali Rupees - all taxes and charges included. The WanderThirst Hostels reserves the right to change prices. Bookings already confirmed by the hostel are calculated at the rate applicable at the time of booking.

Bookings Policy
Guests can request Bookings via WanderThirst Hostels website, by contacting the WanderThirst Hostels management team or from registered Travel Agents/Sites (Offline/Online). When requesting Bookings, guests will be required to provide identification information including, but not limited to, their name, address, contact information and email address.

Discretion: All bookings are subject to availability and WanderThirst Hostels reserves the right to decline any booking at its discretion.

No Show
If you have not notified WanderThirst Hostels of a cancellation at least 7 days in advance of your arrival date, WanderThirst Hostels reserves the right to charge your credit card the total outstanding amount for the entire stay booked.

Hostel Booking and Cancellation
Please fill in the Book Your Stay form online and we will get back to you as soon as possible with availability and prices. Changes to bookings cannot be made through the website. To make booking changes or cancellations, contact the management of WanderThirst Hostels at the hostel number, or the email address, which is available on the web. The following applies to cancellations:

  • Before 30 days of booking date – 100% refund minus applicable taxes.
  • 15 to 30 days of booking date – 50% refund minus applicable taxes.
  • 7 to 15 days of booking date – 25% refund minus applicable taxes.
  • Less than 7 days of booking date – No refund.
  • Group bookings with two or more weeks’ advance notice: deposit refundedin full.
  • Group bookings with less than two weeks’ notice: entire deposit forfeited.

For the purpose of calculating cancellation charges, arrival time at the hostel is considered 18:00hrs (6pm) local time. This applies to cancellations only, not to late arrivals. All cancellation charges are made by the hostel to the same credit card number provided during booking. Notwithstanding the above cancellation policy, the Managing Committee shall have the final authority to decide about the refunds
on a case-to-case basis.

Check-In and Check-Out
Check-in time at the Hostel booked is from 18:00hrs (Local Time). Check- in prior to 18:00hrs (Local Time) may be available incase of prior engagement with the hostel's management and the subject to the full range of services/facilities at the Hostel not being available until the standard check-in time. Check-out time at the Hostel booked is xxxx hrs (Local Time). Later check-out times may be possible through prior arrangement with the hostel’s management with subject to availability. (In absence of such prior arrangement, failure to check-out by xxxx hrs (Local Time), WanderThirst Hostels reserves the right to charge for a
further night stay at the appropriate rack rate of the bed(s). Management;s discretion will apply.)

Room Allocation and bookings
We cannot guarantee that if you book two or more guests at the same time that we are able to accommodate you all in the one dorm room. We will endeavor to place you together but this depends on the beds being available.

Terms of payment
Payments can be made by local currency at the front desk, by card and through our secure OTA partner or by bank transfer. Please contact us before making a bank transfer to receive the bank details and
correct amount to transfer.

Change in Booking and Cancellation Policies
Our Booking and Cancellation policy is subject to change and with a continual use of our website you agree to such changes.

Bed linen
Bed linen is included in all prices. Towels need to be booked separately.

Personal Data
The Guest hereby consents to WanderThirst Hostels collecting of the guests' personal data such as name, surname, email address, number, address, contact information and IP number (some are optional).

  • The personal data is used for the purpose of the Contract and for marketing and as a basis for statistics. WanderThirst Hostels has the right to share your personal data with its partners (strictly) for advertisement and promotion.
  • The personal data may be analysed and grouped for the selection, prioritization and planning of the marketing of WanderThirst Hostels.
  • As a guest of WanderThirst Hostels, you agree to receive marketing information via telephone, e-mail and text messages or any other digital channels. Your personal data may be disclosed to all offices within the WanderThirst Hostels group.

Information and Rules

  • Valid photo identification in the form of a passport or any other valid Photo ID is required at check-in.
  • WanderThirst Hostels has a strict policy against the use of illegal drugs. Any guest caught using such substances within the premises will be asked to leave and the competent authority will be informed immediately. No refund will be provided under such circumstances.
  • Guests may use secure lockers provided at the hostel, however it remains the guest’s responsibility to ensure that their personal belongings are secure at all times. WanderThirst Hostels bears no liability for the loss, theft or damage to your property however sustained or caused.
  • The Guest will be held responsible for any loss or damage caused at the Hostel by the guest or visitor of the guest. The guest may be liable for reasonable cost of repairing, cleaning or replacing any property of
    WanderThirst Hostels that is damaged, stained or lost.
  • It is strictly prohibited to invite visitors or third visitors to the dorms. Access to any dorm is exclusively reserved to guests staying overnight.
  • WanderThirst Hostels are committed to sustainable environmental protection and nature conservation. Guests are required to separate waste and to use energy and water responsibly. When leaving the room, please turn off the heating/fan/air conditioner, shut the window and turn off the light.

General

  • Changes or amendments to the Contract, in the acceptance of the offer or to these General Terms and Conditions shall be made in writing. One-sided changes or modifications on the part of the customer shall be invalid.
  • Place of performance and payment shall be the reception office of the Hostel.
  • Should individual provisions of these General Terms and Conditions for the Hostel Accommodation Contract be or become invalid or void, the validity of the remaining provisions shall not be affected thereby. Moreover the statutory provisions shall apply.

Cancellation Policy

Discretion:
All bookings are subject to availability and WanderThirst Hostels reserves the right to decline any booking at its discretion.

No Show:
If you have not notified WanderThirst Hostels of a cancellation at least 7 days in advance of your arrival date, WanderThirst Hostels reserves the right to charge your credit card the total outstanding amount for the entire stay booked.

Hostel Booking and Cancellation:
Please fill in the Book Your Stay form online and we will get back to you as soon as possible with availability and prices. Changes to bookings cannot be made through the website. To make booking changes or cancellations, contact the management of WanderThirst Hostels at the hostel number, or the email address, which is available on the web. The following applies to cancellations:

  • Before 30 days of booking date – 100% refund minus applicable taxes.
  • 15 to 30 days of booking date – 50% refund minus applicable taxes.
  • 7 to 15 days of booking date – 25% refund minus applicable taxes.
  • Less than 7 days of booking date – No refund.
  • Group bookings with two or more weeks’ advance notice: deposit refunded in full.
  • Group bookings with less than two weeks’ notice: entire deposit forfeited.

For the purpose of calculating cancellation charges, arrival time at the hostel is considered 18:00hrs (6pm) local time. This applies to cancellations only, not to late arrivals. All cancellation charges are made by the hostel to the same credit card number provided during booking. Notwithstanding the above cancellation policy, the Managing Committee shall have the final authority to decide about the refunds on a case-to-case basis.

Late departure:
In the case of a late departure, WanderThirst Hostels reserves the right to charge for a further night stay at the appropriate rack rate of the bed(s). Management’s discretion will apply.

Room Allocation and bookings:
We cannot guarantee that if you book two or more guests at the same time that we are able to accommodate you all in the one dorm room. We will endeavour to place you together but this depends on the beds being available.

Terms of payment:
Payments can be made by local currency at the front desk, by card through our secure OTA partner or by bank transfer. Please contact us before making a bank transfer to receive the bank details and correct amount to transfer.

Change in Booking and Cancellation Policies:
Our Booking and Cancellation policy is subject to change and with a continual use of our website you agree to such changes.

Bed linen:
Bed linen is included in all prices. Towels need to be booked separately.