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9.4
Superb
50 Total Reviews
Wonderful Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

This tropical hostel is located within a 5-minute drive of Turrialba Town Centre, has free on-site parking and is part of a little chain of awesome Spanish Schools in Costa Rica & Panama. With a hammock terrace, powerful free WIFI, world renowned coffee & tea, soft music and an interesting crowd of people from all over the world.

Spanish by the River offers rooms with wooden interior, garden views and antiquated tile floors. The dorms that we offer are to be shared with 2 or 3 persons and the private rooms are with shared or private bathrooms. We also offer daily traditional breakfast for $6. There is a well-equipped spacious communal kitchen, and an outside charcoal grill. This is used for our Friday Potluck BBQ party but can also be rented throughout the week.

The tour desk at Spanish by the River can arrange activities like whitewater rafting, horse riding, nature outings, Aquiares coffee tour and a canyon tour. Guests will find restaurants in Turrialba Town Centre, many of which deliver to the hostel. Guests can reach Irazu Volcano in a 1-hour drive, while Juan Santamaria International Airport is 65 km from the property.

The Language school section organizes optional daily activities like yoga, salsa dancing, movie night and a Friday night potluck barbecue with some tropical drinks on the house!

This property is also rated for the best value in Turrialba! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

We speak your language!

check in: 11:00
check out: 11:00
breakfast not included
all payments in cash
cancellation policy 72 hours
+9 pax group bookings not accepted

Reviews & Ratings

9.4
Superb
50 Total Reviews
  • Security
    9.6
  • Location
    8
  • Staff
    9.6
  • Atmosphere
    9.6
  • Cleanliness
    9.6
  • Value for Money
    9.6
  • Facilities
    9.6

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Latest Reviews

9.7
Superb
Apr 11, 2022
The only downside is the location, but on the other hand it's surrounded by a nature. I'd definitely come back!
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Male, 18-24
9.7
Superb
May 18, 2021
A wonderful experience with wonderful people, I highly recommend it!
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Male, 31-40
9.4
Superb
Mar 30, 2021
All great. Just one complaint: untie the dog!! There is a dog that’s kept on a very short chain outside, clearly stressed and very sad
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Male, 18-24

Facilities

  • Free

    • Free Parking
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Bicycle Parking
    • BBQ
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Parking
    • Safe Deposit Box
    • Towels Not Included
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Housekeeping
  • Food & Drink

    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • DVD's
    • Board Games