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Casa Caribe Reviews

200 meters North of Town, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

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56 Total Reviews
  • 67%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 73%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 67%Cleanliness
  • 60%Facilities

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Alex, who runs the place, is great. Very friendly. Lots of fresh coconuts to be had. Hammocks on the porch. Good location just a bit out of town, but with a bike it was 5 minutes to the center. Hot shower, cool rooms (rainy season when we were there). Sloths almost every day right next door. Wish there was a shared kitchen, but some rooms have kitchens. Wifi was even good (rare for Costa Rica!) Highly Recommended!


This was my worst hostel experience in Costa Rica. I very rarely leave comments but I felt compelled to say something after my night at casa caribe. It was a private double bed room on the first floor that I shared with my girlfriend, and we could not wait to get out of there. The room reeked of mold and there was a slimy gloss all over the tile floor. The bed sheets were filthy and we got chewed up from the lack of a mosquito net. Terrible night, didn't sleep at all.

  • 17th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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