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    El Faro Beach Hostel

    | Next Door to Manuel Antonio National Park, 300 Mts from Restaurante Marlen, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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    Traveller (59)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Room & Suite (3)
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    Overview
    • Excellent18%
    • Very good22%
    • Average20%
    • Poor20%
    • Terrible20%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
    Room Service
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    1.5 Star Hotel
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    51 - 55 of 87 reviews

    Reviewed 24 September 2013

    A great facility located right outside the entrance of the Manuel Antonio National Park (itself a bit of a over-rated yawner) with great amenities. They feature a swimming pool which was being used for midnight drinking parties by guests and you can watch the projected...More

    Thank AnthonyMaw
    Response from Diego E, Gerente at El Faro Beach HostelResponded 3 January 2014

    Dear Anthony, Thank you for your feedback and for your personal opinion regarding your experience at our Hostel. We appreciate your very kind words on our great location, our private pool and nightly movie. About your main complaint, I have to say that we have...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2013

    Great location as it is very close to the beach, restaurants and the national park. I appreciated the movie played nightly, and the pool. The manager seems nice and was informative about the bus schedule to San Jose. Although the hostel seems safe, the washrooms...More

    Thank C K
    Response from Diego E, Manager at El Faro Beach HostelResponded 16 November 2013

    Dear guest, Thank you very much for your constructive review! We appreciate your very kind words on our great location, our private pool and nightly movie. About some of your issues, I must say you have given us some good advices, and actually already replace...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2013

    Shipping containers made into rooms. Each room has a ceiling fan. The room is square. Each side is about two feet from the edge of the fan. Walk about 10 yards to a communal shower near the outdoor pool. Walk further to the communal toilets...More

    Thank S1ack23
    Response from Diego E, Manager at El Faro Beach HostelResponded 16 November 2013

    Dear S1ack23, Thank you for taking your time and sharing your experience! I´ve already talked with the Restaurant Manager regarding the problem you had with the sandwich in order to improve and we already took actions. Overall, I believe that this particular negative feedback is...More

    Reviewed 30 July 2013

    The only upside was an air conditioned room. Otherwise our room was terrible. The beds were rock hard and extremely uncomfortable. I can't emphasize enough how uncomfortable these beds were. They were like sleeping on a wooden pallet on top of a slab of granite....More

    Thank schaf10
    Response from Diego E, Manager at El Faro Beach HostelResponded 16 November 2013

    Thank you for your feedback and for your personal opinion regarding your experience at our Hostel. These aspects are some of the upside that this particular guest forgot to mention in his review and we hope our future guests can understand. Our Hostel is located...More

    Reviewed 15 July 2013

    National Park Backpackers was a very pleasant surprise! I had a private room, so I'm not sure about the dorms, but the A/C worked perfectly and the bathrooms were immaculate! The staff at the Funky Monkey were very polite and friendly. It's not far from...More

    Thank Karin H
    Response from Diego E, Manager at El Faro Beach HostelResponded 16 November 2013

    We are so happy that we exceeded your expectations! Thank you very much for sharing your wonderful experience with other readers on TripAdvisor!!

    Tulemar Bungalows & Villas
    2,436 reviews
    #1 of 46 hotels in Manuel Antonio
    2.2 km
     
    Tulemar Resort
    1,291 reviews
    #2 of 46 hotels in Manuel Antonio
    2.2 km
     
    Gaia Hotel & Reserve
    1,605 reviews
    #3 of 46 hotels in Manuel Antonio
    3.1 km
     
    Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort
    1,852 reviews
    #4 of 46 hotels in Manuel Antonio
    1.9 km
     
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Manuel Antonio
    • Also Known As
    • El Faro Beach Hostel Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio
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    Traveller (59)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Room & Suite (3)
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    "Dont stay here"
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    "A.C. doesn't really work in private room on the first level closest to the restaurant."
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    "go to another hostel."
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    "Rooms away from pool and tables, if you want to get some sleep"
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