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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“private room”(38 reviews)
“swim up bar”(49 reviews)
“female dorm”(9 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

This property has a good vibe, and has made the best of their small city lots. The room was fairly clean and the small pool and swim up bar were nice. We also enjoyed the 2nd floor porch and rocking chairs for the private rooms....More

1  Thank greenluck007
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Wonderful hostel. Charmingly decorated with lots of hanging chairs and hammocks. Friendly, helpful staff. Clean, air-conditioned. Swim up bar and food available (breakfast buffet is $7 USD). The room are a bit dark and sometimes no hot water in the shower, but altogether a nice...More

Thank Marianne B
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Nice Place, exactely in The middle of the Main Street of La Fortuna. Rooms are Very simplex, But quote big. Breakfast is ok, for 6$ you Can eat what you want from the buffet (Sweet and salty food). Personally I dislike the Hot water....I could...More

Thank Fabiana P
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the six-person mixed dorms and found the rooms a great value for the money. The beds and linens were clean and the frames felt sturdy and did not rock or shake too much when someone moves around in the bunk above you....More

1  Thank Trevor M
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This place was definitely designed with a vision of spring break in Panama City Beach, Florida as if the only people staying here would be 18 years old and too drunk to even notice anything. It was expensive, the staff was rude and misogynistic or...More

1  Thank Ethan B
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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US$26 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$26 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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TravellerwithaTeen
November 3, 2016|
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Response from carmensandiego31 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry misread your question lol ...I don't recall a safe but there are lockers in the dorm rooms , we brought our own standard lock but it didn't fit , it was to big , so bring a smaller lock ...if not I think they sell them... More
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Teresa P
September 22, 2016|
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Response from MaheshBalas | Reviewed this property |
the taxi to the volcano park should be about 4000 colones. stayed on a private room and hence did not need a locker.
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"there are different sections of the hostel - some are quieter than others so be sure to ask"
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"If you aren't a solo traveler opt for a double room- the price will end up being comparable or cheaper..."
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"The Deluxe room on the third floor of the tower has an excellent view of the volcano"
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"dorm is fine"
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