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Cabinas Balcon del Mar

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Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

Location and service were really good. Sea is only twenty meters away. And we saw some monkeys and parrots in trees next to the hostel! There is good kitchen and hammocks where you can relax. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

We arrived early in Tortuguero and the place we had booked for 2 nights (more famous cabinas, next door) did not have room so we ended up here for one night. At first I was taken aback by the drab barebone room (concrete walls and...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Right on the beach. Great for turtle watching during the season. Also next to the path to the national park walk. The wind from the sea helps with the intense heat of Tortuguero. The hostel is nice and simple, cheap. But best of all is...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2017

We stayed here as part of a tour with Victor Barantes of Tortuguero Infocenter Tours (he’s amazing and the tours were fantastic). Here at Balcon de Mar we had a triple room (number 8), close to the kitchen ocean facing. Emilio and Manuel are great,...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

We arrived to this hostel after having a terrible night in different place. We had a private double room with bathroom. The room was basic but good and the hot water in the shower was great. The staff were friendly and there was 24h reception...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$32 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero
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Cabinas Balcon Del Mar Costa Rica/Tortuguero
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"Did not see the rooms but the upstairs could be better, at least with a view."
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"Rooms with hot water cost a little more. If you're on a budget, hot water isn't worth it unless you..."
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