Don't mean to be mean, but it's the worst hostel I've seen. And I saw many. Mostly because of the bathroom, who was horrible. Plus, a toilet on two was broken. The door of the bath didn't close properly, the were spider wed everywhere and the floor was gross. I'm not easily disgusted but this time I took my shower with flip-flops.
I didn't went to the kitchen area and the pool area. But we met two girls and they were both living in the bungalows and they said it's awesome out here. And I have to say that the room are clean, but pretty small. I would not recommend this hostel and wouldn't go there again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- "Pura Vida MINI Hostel Santa Teresa" is a super chill hostel close to the best surf beaches and commercial center, with swimming pool, lot of nature, wildlife and good vibes. We have 2 communal kitchens very equipped, 3 large fridges and a beautiful chill out area with a fantastic swimming pool, pool table and hammocks, all you need to have a great time after a good surfing day. We have different types of rooms, with private or shared bathroom, rustic bungalows and dorms. Rooms are being cleaned daily and we are very particular and meticulous about the cleanliness of our hostel and the common areas. We have excellent location in the heart of Santa Teresa, only 150 meters from the surf break and the beautiful beach. 30 seconds walking distance to the nearest super market, shops, bars and restaurants, and 300 meters from the only pharmacy and 2 banks in town. But away from all the dust, hassle and bustle of this little town in our own private sanctuary with a lot of trees and nature. If you don't want to go out of the hostel, you can spend good times on our very cool bar, drinking excellent shakes, cocktails and beers. We also rent surf boards for all levels and ages, advising you what board to choose in case you are starting to surf. We have happy and always smiling, bi-lingual staff that has a good knowledge of the local area, tours, shuttles, and of Costa Rica. We can help you arrange all your activities, your next hostel stays, better tours and secret places of Costa Rica. Come to MINI Hostel to stay with us if you want to meet great people from all over the world, have fun, relax and experience the real Pura Vida atmosphere. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Pura Vida MiniHostel - Santa Teresa Costa Rica