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Tamarindo Hostel

10 y 11 avenida, 9 Calle A, N.O. #1015 | 4km from the bus terminal 15km from the airport, San Pedro Sula, Honduras
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i stayed here one night. it was weird, no one else was in the entire dormitory room of a dozen beds. i liked the solitude, but the staff were very unfriendly unless you seemed like you might be giving them money. when i checked in the boy at the desk tried to overcharge me. he then just said your room's... More 

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michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I stayed here a year ago and was pleased. I came through San Pedro Sula later in the evening this year and stayed again. It's a very nice Hostel and i felt very safe, in what is said to be a not safe city. The woman again was very helpful and pleasant and helped me with my bus ticket to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I arrived late at night which isn't a good thing in this city. The taxi driver knew exactly where the place was so that went well. A nice hostel with a nice host, I think her name was lorett? Safe location and a comfortable bed. You can purchase TICA bus tickets at the hostel for a small fee and they... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Unfortunately this hostel was a huge disappointment. We stayed here because lonely planet recommended it in their guidebook and it was quite convenient with location to the bus terminal. The room was terrible. The bed looked like it was 20 years old and the overall appearance of the room was quite bleak and poor. The staff, a young man and... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Pretty good hostel with nice dorms and good people. The kitchen was a mess but besides that, no problems. This hostel is the only place in town where you can get bus tickets from TICA bus or other companies after the regular work time, making it somehow special to backpackers only looking for a place to stay for the night.... More 

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michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

i've always been hesitant to spend the night in San Pedro Sula, being a single woman traveling alone. but a taxi driver from Puerto Cortes took me there, and i was very happy. i stayed in the 'dorm' and it was very nice and clean, but it was more than i thought i would have to pay for a dorm... More 

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Paris, France
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We arrived late in the night after a very long trip from Costa Rica, with a stressfull interactions in the bus station, but arriving here was like a little piece of paradise. The owner was very kind to us, they gave us a good fresh beer and a very good bed.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Stayed here for 1 night. A guy from the hostel came an picked me up in the airport as promised, and they drove me to the bus terminal the next morning. But their rates are way to high. Paid 20 $ for the airport pick up, 10 $ for the drive to the bus terminal and 15 $ for a... More 

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tamarindohostel, Gerente at Tamarindo Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Dear Martin In respect of your review on 15Ago 2013,let me tell you there are some rarelly days that you can be the only one in the hostel, The transportation service is as the same as every unknown and unsafe taxi you can take at the airport.and we took our time for be waiting for your arrival. Our services... More 

Manaus, AM
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

The reason this hostel gets many mixed references is that there's not much options in San Pedro Sula, Honduras is clearly a country with severe difficulties, so they take full advantage of it, overpricing everything by western standards, I quite understand them, anyways I stayed on the dorm, there's a baleada restaurant close by with nice food and decent prices,... More 

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Panajachel, Guatemala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I'm not sure what all the bad review are about. I ended up here because the TICA bus office was closed on a Sunday and the taxi driver recommended this place to buy my ticket. I ended up buying my bus ticket and decided to go ahead and stay here in place of the other hostel where I made my... More 

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