We would like to thank you for staying with us at The Solarium International Hostel, we aim to serve and provide the best accommodation possible to all our guests. Please let us know how we did!

What is a solarium?

A room filled with extensive areas of flass in order to absorb the sun's rays as at a seaside hotel or right here in Fort Collins, Colorado. 

What is a hostel?

A hostel is an establishment that provides affordable lodging for a specific group of people, such as students, workers, backpackers, and or travelers. A hostel also accepts individual travelers and provides common areas and facilities. 

Are there lockers in the dorm rooms?

Yes, and we sell locks for $5, you can keep the lock. 

What is the age policy at The Solarium?

We consider a ‘child’ any person 12 years of age or younger. Anyone older than 13 years of age will be considered an adult and will be charged accordingly. All individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and are required to book a private room.

What time is check in and check out?

Check-in is between 4pm-7pm.
Check-out is 11am.

Is breakfast included?

Make your own waffles and a coffe bar are set up every morning 7am until 11 am. 

Can we use the kitchen?

Yes, we encourage you to use our kitchen and supplies. Eeryone needs a home-cooked meal while traveling! 3 refrigerators and a 4-plate stove and oven. It is "self-cleaning" sl please clean up after use. 

Can we smoke?

Yes! In designated areas.

Can we use our own bedding?

For health and hygiene reasons, guests are required to use bedding/sheets provided to cover their bed. Pillows and towels are provided; however, we are BYOS (bring your own soap).

What about Marijuana?

Colorado state legalized the recreational use of marijuana (Amendment 64).  Since The Hostel is private property, we do allow marijuana; discretion is appreciated and usually required. Smoking is only allowed outside and not on the deck or in rooms. Please observe smoking etiquette and only smoke in designated areas. 

Can we drink alcohol on the premises?

Yes, but we ask that it be consumed in the common area and/or private and family rooms, NOT in the dorms.  Also, please be responsible.

Does the solarium have WiFi and Basic Cable?

Yes, we have free WiFi throughout the hostel. We have a common TV room with basic cable from Comcast. The TV in the TV room is a smart TV with streaming capabilities. 

Is it dog-friendly?

Unfortunately, no. As much as we love our furry friends, we are unable to accommodate pets in our rooms, common areas, parking lot, in vehicles, or on the Hostel grounds. Contact us for a list of relialbe local pet hotels!

Can I book for special events?

Unfortunately, we are not able to host events of any kind.

Is there anywhere to store my bike? Do we have bikes to rent?

Yes, we have a bike rack in front of the property, as well as bikes for rent $10 a day. Locks and helmets are provided. Lights are for sale at $10 a light for both front and back lights. 

What's the cancellation policy?

A minimum of 3 days notice is required for a full refund, otherwise the first night of your reservation will be charged. If you no show, the first night will be charged and the remainder of the reservation will be cancelled. Please call (970 599-3817) or click here to cancel or modify a reservations .

There are no refunds for late arrivals or early departures. 

Can I lock up my personal belongings?

We offer lock up in the office for small items only such as passport, phone, camera ect. The Solarium will not take responsibility for any lost, stolen or damaged items, whatever the cause, to items left unattended in the rooms.

Need a staff member?

Reception is open daily from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. If you would like to contact somebody outside of these hours, please call (970) 599-3817. Please be courteous to all staff members.