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    Hostel Matilori

    | From the bus stop, take the road 25m to Carrillo, first to the right, first left ), Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent79%
    • Very good16%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible2%
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    “super kind” (2 reviews)
    “the owners” (16 reviews)
    “one night” (6 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 13 May 2013

    We traveled Costa Rica for 2 months and this was hands down the best hostel we stayed in. We stayed on 2 separate occasions for a total of about 2 weeks. Although we came across some other great hostels that offered the same cleanliness and...More

    1  Thank Megan M
    Reviewed 7 April 2013

    I was there with a friend, we only stayed one night in the dorms. The place is spotless clean, the kitchen is nice and clean as well.Very good location and most of all, has the nicest owners ever. They made our day.They are full of...More

    1  Thank ZoeP678
    Reviewed 27 March 2013 via mobile

    my girlfriend and i stayed here for three nights. the location is very central (few minutes to the beach, bars, supermarkets...). we got a 4 bed room with two ventilators for us two. still it got very hot in the room (1) and early in...More

    Thank Holm84
    Reviewed 28 February 2013

    It was the second time I stayed at Matilori within one year and I really enjoyed my time there. The hostel is clean and counts with a big kitchen and a nice little patio with hammocks and chairs where you can eat, chat with the...More

    Thank Siii_B
    Reviewed 14 February 2013

    I just stayed here for 9 days at the beginning of Feb. I clicked with the owners immediately and even helped install a new wireless access point to clear up the spotty internet issue. I stayed in the dorm and spent quite a bit of...More

    1  Thank Arnaud L
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$20 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Samara
    • Also Known As
    • Posada Matilori Cabinas Hotel Playa Samara
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    "The upstairs dorm has a balcony with a hammock!"
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    "The dorm of the 2-story building probably has better ventilation."
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    "Rooms all come with fans and both buildings have kitchens where you can cook."
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