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Reviewed 4 August 2013 via mobile

This place was very cheap stay (12 dollars per person). The food was alot amd reasonable price. Especially compared to other restaurants just down the road. The rooms are small and cold showers but its what you get with what you oay for. So realky good for the price

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Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 31 July 2013

We did not stay at the hotel but had several breakfasts and dinners and the terasa restaurant in front of the hotel. The breakfast (just 2000 colones) is nourishing and tasty and boosts you for a full day at Manuel Antonio park. The meals served at dinner are simple but very tasty. The staff at the restaurant is very friendly!...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 21 July 2013

We did not stay at the hotel, but ate breakfast there 4 times! For $4 you get a typical Tico breakfast of 2 plates! including fresh fruit. Must add a fruit drink! Oscar is wonderfully fiendly. Very close to the beach.

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Thank Sally W
Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala
Reviewed 17 July 2013

Perhaps locks on the (very low, look-overable) toilet doors was just an expense too far for this hostel. To describe the accommodation as basic would be an understatement but at these prices you can't complain when you're just a coconut's throw from the national park. You get a bed and a sheet. That's it. Bring your own towels and soap...

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Reviewed 2 July 2013 via mobile

The rooms are really foggy and smelly and dusty. The matrasses are bed as well are the pillows. They only have two toilets without a lock and two cold showers. This place only got high reviews because of the restaurant. I would not recommend this place to sleep.

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Minneapolis, MN, United States
Reviewed 29 May 2013

We loved Costa Linda. The accomodations are very basic but it was clean and had everything that we needed. Management was incredibly kind and helpful. They had a huge, delicious breakfast for only $4 and a great, social bar for the evenings. Plus, you can't beat the location - just one block from the beach.

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Thank JennR_16
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2013

The cheapest way to see beautiful Manuel Antonio, I'm sure. The location is ideal - right next to the national park entrance. Breakfasts are massive and very fair price. Bathrooms and bedrooms are very basic but you get what you pay for, of course.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2013

A great place to stay if visiting Manuel Antonio, it is right in the heart of town, 150m from the beach and about the same to the entrance of the National Park. The rooms are light as they all open into a small garden area, but are basic with shared bathrooms but at $10 per person per night you can't...

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UK
Reviewed 18 March 2013

We did not stay there but we went few times to have something to eat and OM!, the best food we tried in MA, also a great value for money. My favourite was fish in mango-mustard sauce, yummy! They also serve nice coctails.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 March 2013

We did not stay here but ate breakfast and one dinner. Breakfast - 2000 colones each - great big breakfast. We sat and very quickly a big plate of fruit and pancakes were given to us. Then comes another plate with gallo pinto, scrambled eggs and toast. Coffee include. Amazing deal. Dinner - I had curry chicken that was awesome....

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Additional Information about Backpackers Paradise Costa Linda

Address: Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Backpackers Paradise Costa Linda Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Backpackers Paradise Costa Linda Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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