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7.1
Very Good 101 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.5
  • Security 6.8
  • Location 7.3
  • Staff 8.5
  • Atmosphere 6.5
  • Cleanliness 6.2
  • Facilities 6.7
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7.1
Very Good 101 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.5
  • Security 6.8
  • Location 7.3
  • Staff 8.5
  • Atmosphere 6.5
  • Cleanliness 6.2
  • Facilities 6.7

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31st Jan 2017
4.3

Could do with a good cleaning! Very dark inside with little natural light....right on major route to beach...many really noisy motorcycles,trucks and cars...very happy with person running this hostel, informative, pleasant,knowledgeable....

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 2.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • mirellaalbert763
  • Romania, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
  • 30 reviews
25th Jan 2017
9.1

If you want to save money, here is the place for you. It is very basic, but you have included breakfast and towel. There was a birthday party for someone from the family there during my stay and they were very nice and invited the guests to join it. They were helpful with the information during all my stay. The location is less than 10 minutes walking from the main bus station, and right next to the bus stop for Manuel Antonio (just when you go up the road to Manuel Antonio is on the right).

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
11th Jan 2017
7.7

Like other reviews said, could use a new coat of paint and beds are basic, but it's one of the cheapest options in the Manuel Antonio area. Located walking distance to Quepos which has the bus terminal, cute port/waterfront, and cheaper food options. What REALLY makes this place though is the owner, so friendly! He's around if you need anything, and he makes sure you know all the details about the area - how to get to the park, secret beaches, good food, etc.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Ukraine, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
6th Jan 2017
2.0

Absolutely horrible hostel! It starts with the owner. He has an incredibly horrible attitude! Don't be fooled by his kindness. It's all fake. He'll turn on you like a snake! Trust the reviews. It's in your best interest not to stay at this particular hostel. This place is as run down as run down comes! Not sure why the owner is even in the business of hostels. This place is on a knifes edge between being a tent and a sturdy shack. You'll be treated like dirt here. Believe me. You'll be glad!!!

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 2.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
6th Jan 2017
7.1

Owner is super sweet &helpful, greets you with a drink and offers free breakfast as well as cooking anything you buy. The hostel is definitely much aged from the photos, definitely needs a fresh coat of paint and some broken windows replaced. There's no kitchen, fridge or real communal areas. Mouldy bathroom, sink sprayed it leaked so bad. Bunks were rusty; whole place had a rundown feeling. Not good ventilation even with fans super hot. You're close to bus to MA. I wouldn't come back

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
3rd Jan 2017
8.0

Awesome place!! I would say it's more like a guesthouse than a hostel, very relaxed and very personal. Eat the dinner he makes it is way cheaper than anything else and is awesome. For lunch there is a local place on the same street down towards Quepos called comer rapido pisis it's cheap and good! Take a pack lunch to Manuel Antonio as the whole place is very expensive. Overall, STAY HERE.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
2nd Jan 2017
7.1

It's feels like you are a guest in hospitable house that needs a little bit more attention. The owner is amazing and he will make you a great breakfast in the morning, the busstation is just in front off the door so you can get easily to Manual Antonio. But that is a problem as well, you need to take the bus to the beach or the park. On the other hand this hostel is close to closer to Quepos then the others. The rooms are really small, and there is only one bathroom.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Germany, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
2nd Jan 2017
7.7

Very basic hostel for a small budges. Breakfast was really good and the host is very helpful and a nice guy. Bus to Manuel Antonio stops at the front door

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
9th Dec 2016
9.4

Very good and filling breakfast. Not the cleanest place in the world (may have had some bed bugs, but so did most of the hostels we stayed at in CR), but great staff and price.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
8th Dec 2016
10.0

Fantastic hostel. The proprietor was really nice, helped us figure out how to get around town and the national park, and cooked a fantastic breakfast! Definitely recommended!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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