FAQS

LOBBY HOURS

The lobby is open 9:00-12:00 and 16:00-19:00 daily.

OUR MISSION

Our Fort Collins hostel aims to cultivate a culture founded in the social aspect of travel while extending the warm hand of hospitality. We believe that traveling opens the eyes of the beholder to other cultures and leads to a more tolerant and peaceful world.

CHECK-IN/ CHECK-OUT

Check-out is 11:00. Free coffee and waffles are served until 11:00.

Check-in hours are 16:00-19:00 (MST). If arriving outside check-in hours, please arrange with our hostel staff before arrival. If you are unable to check in by 19:00, please call our office to schedule an after-hours check-in. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate arrivals after midnight. Please contact us and let us know if this may be an issue for you — we would love to help come up with solutions for you!

BOOKING POLICY

The full cost of the reservation is due at check-in, along with a valid driver’s license or passport. Cash is accepted with a credit card on file and a $50 deposit. The hostel reserves the right to refuse any patron at any time for any reason. Website prices do not reflect local lodging tax.

CANCELLATION POLICY

We have a 24-hour cancellation policy. Guests who do not cancel prior to noon local time the day prior to arrival will be charged for the first night stay and the remainder of their reservation will be canceled.

WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED!

No outside bedding, please. Our hostel in Colorado will provide all bedding.

KEEP THE WILDLIFE WILD

No food, drink, or weapons are allowed in the dorm rooms.

CAN I GET A LIL’ R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Please keep communal areas clean and be respectful of fellow guests and neighbors. Sleeping is NOT permitted in any community area (tipi, TV room, atrium, etc.).

BE OUR GUEST

No outside visitors are permitted while the hostel lobby is closed from 19:00 to 08:00.

PEACE! (AND QUIET)

Quiet hours are from 20:00 until 09:00.

KEEP CALM AND SMOKE ON!

Marijuana use is permitted in our large “firepit” tipi ONLY. Cigarettes are ONLY permitted at the stone table by the creek. There is to be NO TOBACCO USE anywhere else on the property, including the tipis. ANY smoking in the atrium and/or rooms will NOT BE TOLERATED and will result in a $250 fine.

ONLY YOU CAN PREVENT TIPI FIRES

Please respect and follow all rules posted in our large “firepit” tipi. There is to be NO tobacco use in the tipi. No person under the age of 21 is allowed in the tipi. ID is required. Video recording is in progress.

IN REGARDS TO FURRY FRIENDS

Unfortunately, due to the garden atrium and potential guest allergies, we do not allow pets to stay. Emotional support animals are also NOT permitted; however, we encourage you to inquire about alternative lodging options!

BIKE RENTAL?

Bike rental is available at a day rate of $10 if back by 18:30. Overnight rental is available for $20, to be returned by 11:00 the following morning. Complimentary locks, maps, and helmets are provided.

YOGA?

The Foco Yoga Cooperative is located in the Solarium Hostel, and classes are open to guests as well as the local community. Please inquire with an instructor for pricing.

DISTANCE TO OLD TOWN? CSU?

We are 2 miles to old town and 1 mile to CSU.

LUGGAGE STORAGE

Please contact our staff to arrange luggage storage if arriving outside of lobby hours.

EXTENDED STAY

Guests may stay a maximum of 14 days in a year in dorm rooms unless verification of enrollment in a class or training is provided.

PHOTO SHOOTS

Photo shoots are welcome between the hours of 11:00 and 15:00 for $25/hour. We request that no more than 10 people be involved in the shoot at once. We do request the right to use any footage for marketing purposes. Access to rooms is not permitted. All areas utilized must be left in the same condition as prior to usage.

GROUP RESERVATIONS

To make a group reservation of five or more rooms at our Fort Collins hostel, we require a 10 percent non-refundable deposit at the time of booking as well as a two-night minimum stay. The remaining balance is due 30 days before check-in. Please email info@solariumhostel for pricing.

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

Reception is open daily from 09:00 until 12:00 (MST) and again from 16:00 until 19:00. Please leave us a voicemail or email if you would like one of our staff members to give you a call back. We can’t wait for you to join us at the atrium! Solarium is the perfect mixture of a youth hostel, bed and breakfast, and hotel. Check out our rooms and make a reservation today.

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