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    Hostel Hakuna Matata

    Main Street | Vicino Alla Fermata Del Bus, Cahuita 70403, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 20 February 2016

    This hostel is one of the best I've ever been in life. Such friendly welcoming people are working there, the feeling was the one of being hosted in someone's home from the very moment I got there. That is actually Cinzia and Luca's home, and...More

    Thank Alvise_rzz
    Response from cinzia b, Proprietario at Hostel Hakuna MatataResponded 23 February 2016

    Thanks Alvise! It was a pleasure having you as guest and we are really happy you enjoyed your time here! We wish you the best of luck for your trip to Panama!

    Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

    We had room 7 and from them leaving the door open and screens that leave a gap for mosquitoes to fly in we had 10+ in our room from the moment we walked in the door. Mosquito net is fairly small for the bed too...More

    Thank SkydiverDave
    Response from cinzia b, Proprietario at Hostel Hakuna MatataResponded 8 February 2016

    Hello SkydiverDave You are right on many points: the mosquito nets are reduced compared to the double bed, which is very large. But in CR, we find the biggest mosquito nets! The doors to the rooms when they are unoccupied, let them open, because the...More

    Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

    This hostel could be the perfect place to relax and enjoy Cahuita. The location is fantastic, right next to the bus station and close to all of the restaurants, beaches and amenities. The yard is a beautiful, well kept garden with an amazing, clean pool...More

    Thank 540shayd
    Response from cinzia b, Proprietario at Hostel Hakuna MatataResponded 20 January 2016

    I think this review, is false as the previous. Cinzia

    Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

    I arrive with my family and they help us a lot with info about the village and the area. The place is clean and the room we use was very peaceful and nice. For the price is a very good place with good ambient and...More

    Thank Chi-Chu-chong
    Response from cinzia b, Proprietario at Hostel Hakuna MatataResponded 29 December 2015

    Hello! Thank you for your feedback. We are very happy you had a good time in our facilities. We are a small family hostel and we try to do our best to ensure visitors a great experience. You are welcome back anytime. Cinzia

    Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

    I honestly don't like leaving bad reviews because sometimes things just go wrong and its not a businesses fault. However on this occasion I feel like I must pre-warn people of the dodgy shower my partner experienced. After turning on the shower, sparks and smoke...More

    Thank Raindance_bear
    Response from cinzia b, Proprietario at Hostel Hakuna MatataResponded 6 December 2015

    Dear Joseph You are right, we don’t actually speak British English nor we are natives, maybe that’s why our collaborator’s explanation wasn’t clear to you. He explained that the smoke you saw is a normal result of the kind of shower that uses a low-voltage...More

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    • Province of Limon >
    • Cahuita
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    "Great access to beautiful national park and idyllic beaches."
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    "Choose other accommodations."
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    "AC if available, it was hot in July."
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    "The first or second room of the dorms or the number 4 or 5 for a private"
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