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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 4 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.7
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Martina's Place Hostel is located in the center of Agujitas, which is usually called Drake Bay. It is 2 minutes walk to the beach and around the corner are supermarkets, restaurants, bakery, pharmacy and an ice-cream place. We offer private Rooms and Dormitories. Each dormbed has a small fan, locker and hot water shower. You can cook in our communal kitchen and sit, chat and eat in our roofed patio. Good wifi connection and free coffee. We organize all tours to Corcovado National park, Caño Island for snorkeling, diving or whale & dolphin watch. Also we offer canopy, horseback riding, night hikes, bird watching , mangrove and some 'off the beaten track' tours to local farms or hidden waterfalls. The village is small and authentic, surrounded by abundant nature. Don't plan your stay too short, there is a lot to do here! There is no ATM in Drake Bay, bring enough cash, card payments have a 4% bank commission. Adults only.
IMPORTANT: If you want to go to Corcovado National Park or Caño Island, you need to let us know at least three days in advance in low season or one month in advance in hight season. They are 100 tickets per day only.
Thanks !

Martina's Place Policies and Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival.

Check in from 10:00 to 20:00 .
Check out before 10:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards.
This property might pre-authorize your credit card.

Taxes not included.
Breakfast not included.

General:

The reception is open from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm.
No curfew.
This property might pre-authorize your credit card.
There is no bank or ATM in Drake Bay. Bring enough cash or pay with credit card, which has a 4% banking fee. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.6

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    02 Dec 2019
    Thank you so much Martina's place! It was a great stay and we had the friendliest tour guide and staff there - thank you Vincenth and Gabi!!! Drake's bay is a wonderful place and Martina's place is one of the best stays there. Thanks for organizing our tours so efficiently and organized.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    18 Feb 2020
    Great place, recommended!
    Italy, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    24 Sep 2019
    Wonderful place. Great kitchen. Everything you need, incl. towels and rubbish cans which some places lack. Organized well and efficient. I love the name tags on beds and the individual fans. Will stay here again. What I would ask is that they add individual reading lamps for the dorm beds. If one wants to sleep but another wants to read, it's a problem. Also more hooks and shelving in the dorm rooms would be nice. I like the cotton rugs. Maybe add more? But great place overall.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    01 Mar 2020
    I really enjoyed my stay. The staff were fantastic, the dorm was thoroughly cleaned every night and there weren't many mosquitoes around (visited in March). The atmosphere was nice, with travelers from all over socializing in a chill way. Most people turned in early to get up early for the tours they booked or the beautiful hike along the beach - it gets really hot after 10am.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    27 Dec 2019
    Basic hostel in a great location. Walking distance to the beach, restaurants and a grocery store. The room was basic, but all you need with a bathroom, shower and personal fan in your bed. The kitchen area is great and well equipped making it easy to cook cheap meals.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    13 Aug 2019
    Martina's Place is definitely the hostel to stay at in Drake Bay. It is very close to the boat taxi drop off, has nice amenities, and helpful staff. Would highly recommend!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    31 Jul 2019
    One of the most charming hostels in Costa Rica, and the best at Drake's bay. Best value for money, Friendly environment, clean, magical location. However, there was only a small fan, for a room with 6 to 8 persons sleeping. At some moment during the night, the room became a sauna and had to go out in the middle of the night. . Apart from this issue with the room's ventilation at night, highly recommended.
    Costa Rica, Male, 41+
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    31 Jan 2020
    Overall a decent hostel. Kitchen was nice and dorm room even had an ensuite shower which was nice. The hostel was strangely empty when I was there in high season which meant I had an 8 bed dorm room all to myself. A decent social vibe to meet fellow solo travellers but not the greatest. Lots of hammocks for chilling out and super close to everything. Friendly staff and easy to book stuff from hostel. I think I would recommend but had some areas for improvement. Thanks for the "private" room stay
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 6.9

    Good

    10 Jul 2019
    Stay here was alright. Good location if you need to be close to “town”, boat launch, etc. Rooms were adequate and cleaned each day. Somewhat screened doors and also bug nets around beds. Showers have hot water. Friendly cute dogs. Something to note is that there is nowhere to lock valuables. The key to your room gets left at desk and there aren’t any safes. Also, you may find it a bit challenging if you plan on cooking many meals as some of the equipment is much older.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 6.0

    Good

    29 Dec 2019
    Brake bay is a really tiny village. 3 restaurants and 2 supermarkets, regarding accommodation there is not must option. It was ok at Martinas place, the kitchen needs to be updated regarding equipment and cleaned. Wifi sucks! Staff could be more friendly at the reception desk. Important note, if you arrive by plane you are stuck at the airport, no taxi there only private taxi which cost 20$ per person.
    France, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games


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