Please be informed that the new Rules and Regulations of the youth hostels under the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau will be effective on 1 January, 2013, the amended terms are as follows:
Article 2 – Eligibility – iii) Tourists or participants of exchange activities holding International Youth Card, International Youth Hostel Card or International Student Identity Card (non-local individual hirers);
Article 3 – Rental Procedures – 3.2.2 Others Supporting Document – iii) Non-local Individual Hirers: Photocopy of the International Youth Hostel Card / International Youth Card / International Student Identity Card, identification document(s) should be presented upon check in Hostel reservation request form and hostellers name list
1. The Macao Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) has two Youth Hostels:
i) Organizations or individuals who participate in activities held by DSEJ; ii) Local youth organizations and schools; iii) Tourists or participants of exchange activities holding International Youth Card, International Youth Hostel Card or International Student Identity Card (non-local individual hirers); iv) Other local or foreign organizations; v) Macau residents.
1) DSEJ shall follow the order of i) to v) on hostel rental; 2) During the period of July and August, youth hostels will be reserved for the usage of Summer Activites; 3) Applicants on Macau resident basis and non-local hostellers should be aged between 15 and 45.
3. Rental Procedures
3.1 Demand and Forms & Submission of Completed Form
The forms can be obtained from the locations listed in point 10 or the homepage of DSEJ. Completed form can be submitted in person during office hours via mail, fax or email to DSEJ. (Avenida de D. João IV, n.os 7-9, 1.° andar, Macau)
3.2 Required Documents
Remark 1 Counted from the 9th working day after DSEJ receives the application form. Remark 2 Refer to the 8th working day prior to check-in (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and local public holidays) .If by mail, application will be processed as on the date the form is received by DSEJ. Remark 3 From the date when DSEJ receive all the required documents. (see point 3.2). Remark 4 From the date when the applicant receives the confirmation. Reservation will be cancelled automatically if no payment is made. Foreign applicant can make the payment upon the check-in date. Remark 5 Application must be made 5 working days prior to the check-in. Short notice will not be accepted.
5.1 Charges (per space of bed)
6. Length of Stay
The Youth Hostel is meant for short-term residence only, maximum stay for each hosteller is 3 days and 2 nights per application. If hostellers wish to extend the period of stay, a new application to the DSEJ is required. DSEJ will make decision according to the actual situation; however, the maximum period of stay is limited to 7 days per month by no more than 3 applications.
7. Check-in and Check-out time
Check in: 14:30 - 21:00
Check out: Before 12:00 noon
(Note : The youth hostels of DSEJ are closed on the First, Second and Third Day of Chinese New Year)
All hostellers must observe the rules of the hostel. Hostel management has the rights to terminate the rental if hostellers fail to observe the rules. All fee paid will not be refunded. Misconducted hostellers may also be required to take responsibilities of their acts.
Homepage da DSEJ:www.dsej.gov.mo* Both hostels are located near the beach.
Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Avenida de D. João IV, n.os 7-9, 1.° andar, Macau
Tel : (853) 2855 5533 Fax : (853) 28960115
Cheoc Van Youth Hostel
Rua António Francisco, Coloane (at the beginning of the road to Cheoc Van Beach)
Tel : (853) 28882024
Hác-Sá Youth Hoste
Rua de Hác-Sá Long Chao Kok, Coloane
Tel : (853) 28882701/2/3 Fax : (853) 28881112
Youth Activities Centre of Areia Preta
Estrada Marginal da Areia Preta, Edifício Kin Wa, Macau
Tel : (853) 28450852/3 Fax : (853) 28451258
Youth Centre at Caixa Escolar
Rua Filipe O'Costa (Gymnasium Tap Siac)
Tel : (853) 28332084 Fax : (853) 28530418
Youth Activities Centre of "Exterior Port"
Av. Marciano Baptista, Forum de Macau, Bl. 2, Macau
Tel : (853) 28701385/6 Fax : (853) 28701387
Youth Centre at Bairro do Hipódromo
Praceta da Seremidade junto da Avenida Leste do Hipódromo. Macau
Tel : (853) 28425110/112 Fax : (853) 28425900
11. Office Hours:
Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Monday to Thrusday: 09:00 to 13:00; 14:30 to 17:45;
Friday: 09:00 to 13:00; 14:30 to 17:30.
12. Public transportation: (Subject to change and bared on Announcements of the public transport companies)
Sociedade de Transportes Colectivos de Macau, S.A. : No. 21A
Transportes Urbanos de Macau S.A.R.L. (Transmac) : No. 15 and No. 26A
Information source :http://www.dsej.gov.mo/~webdsej/www/grp_stud/hostel_detail-e.htm