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Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
Reviewed 8 August 2013

All the staff is very friendly and always around to help out. Lots to do - swimming pool, bike rentals, surf lessons and rentals, tour arrangements, and more! The whole property is beautiful while still having a casual feel. Love the close-knit, friendly environment. I definitely recommend Cuesta Arriba to anyone looking for a great place to stay at a...

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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Thank you and again...thank you. We hope to see you again next year this time with a nice lasagna for dinner!!! Cheers Martin Cuesta Arriba Hotel

New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Cuesta was recommended to me by the Lonely Planet guide, and I was not disappointed with my stay. The rooms and common areas are clean and well cared-for. The owners are friendly and available all day to rent bikes, surfboards, and arrange lessons. The wifi connection is strong. Cuesta is a bit removed from the town center of Playa del...

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cuestaarriba, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Dear traveler. We are very happy to read that your stay at Cuesta arriba Hotel was good and you rated us with a "very good" however we are surprised that you didn't find any restaurantes close by. We have like five restaurantes within 5 minutes walk north and south including pizzerias, coffee shops, tapas style restaurantes, costa rican style restaurants...

Reviewed 2 July 2013

Beautiful building in the middle of the trees. Intimate pool area. Great, clean, stocked kitchen area. Friendly and helpful staff. One of the nicer, cleaner rooms compared to others at this great price. Staff answered all questions and assisted me with my travel plans, like how rondo so efficiently. Bikes for rent and surf lessons on location. Would stay again,...

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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Solid, not long, good description of our place. For sure there is more to discover. Come back next year for more pura vida!!! Thank you for the nice review!!! Cheers Martin Cuesta Arriba Hotel

Jaco, Costa Rica
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Want clean safe reasonable priced accomodatiosn close to the beach here it is , Martin runs a tight ship which isnt easy in a place this laid back , he has everything you need right there or real close by , surfboards food and such fun waves right out front ! Thanks again !

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Reviewed 20 June 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights and enjoyed my stay a lot. The hostel is very close to the beach. It is a great place for surfers but also travellers of any kind. Barbara and Martin can give you good advice about anything you need to know around town and your trip. They also rent bikes and surfboards. They do...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 11 June 2013

I originally planned to stay 2 nights, and ended up staying an entire week. Cuesta Arriba is a great hostel located in front of a great surfing break (big waves!). It's a 40 minute walk into town up a dusty road, so make sure to go to the ATM before arriving because you need to pay up front. There's a...

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Germany
Reviewed 25 May 2013

We stayed 7 nights in a nice private room with a big bathroom. Everything is very clean. You can rent surfboards and bikes. Also the stuff is really friendly. There is also a kitchen. Barbara and her husband organized a good surfteacher and she had a lot of good advises during our stay. We would stay here again, we felt...

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Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 May 2013

Great place, nice location! Ideal to surf even for beginner like myself. A very good surf instructer can be booked at the reception. If you're there, you should absolutely organise go visit and surf at Playa Hermosa. It's one of the prettiest beaches I've ever seen: palm trees, perfect waves, nice sand, lots of little crabs everywhere.

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Ottawa
Reviewed 28 March 2013

I stayed in 9 places in 19 days but Cuesta Arriba was my favorite hostel for its helpful staff and amenities. I rented a surfboard and rash vest, enjoyed their pool and had a surreal first time trying yoga in their common area. The free toast and coffee breakfast was also a great way to start the mornings. The staff...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 17 February 2013

We stood there for one week and we really liked the time there. The staff is very nice and friendly. They have a clean and well-equipped kitchen. The rooms are very nice and the bathrooms are clean. They have only cold water but that is not a problem, because it is very warm there. The pool is clean and nice...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Colonial-style hotel surrounded by trees and tropical gardens with unique affordable rooms. The hotel features a communal kitchen,resting areas, hammocks and a sparkling pool in the landscaped garden. Complimentary coffee served at 8AM, free parking and Wireless is also offered. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cuesta Arriba Hotel

Address: 150 meters North From La Lora Amarilla, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $50 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Cuesta Arriba Bed And Breakfast Hostel
Cuesta Arriba Hotel Santa Teresa
Cuesta Arriba Hotel Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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“All are rooms are great. It depends what kind of traveler you are and what you are looking for.”
 of 5 bubbles 513marcor, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great location. Quiet. Cute. Clean. Affordable. PERFECT!”
  • Sunset at Playa Santa Teresa
  • Bedroom entrance. So nice to chill on these chairs!
 of 5 bubbles melissacolleret, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room with a window”
 of 5 bubbles Gillianmont, 24 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Book a Petite or Grande room if you want to sleep better; A/C and your own private room.”
 of 5 bubbles Frenchartistnyc, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Rooms depend on your budget. I was there a short time so chose the larger room with AC. Also, rooms in the upper areas are farther away from street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 496lizp, 12 Dec 2014 | Read review
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