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Hospedaje Dodero

100 mts Norte y 25 mts oeste de la estacion de buses de Liberia | 100 meters north & 25 meters west of the Liberia bus station, Liberia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Felt welcomed before we even arrived. Received an email offering to meet us at the airport in Liberia with a van. Since we were arriving late this made it very easy and helpful to get our trip started. The place is clean and well kept. The staff are incredibly helpful and gave us lots of advice for our first couple... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hard to review this place. It has several extremes that make it hard to give one overall judgment. The place has excellent location and excellent owner Jesus who helps as just few owners do. The place has wifi, kitchen with fridge and dry-laundry. Jesus will provide you with all necessary maps (perfect done!) and really very useful tips. The small... More

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Costa Mesa, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is very clean and safe. Sean and Jesus are great hosts and very accomodating, trying to make everyone happy. Jesus gave dancing lesson to some of the guests and although I didn't partake it was great to watch all of them trying to follow along. The shower is not heated but it's pretty warm and humid in Costa... More

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New York City, New York
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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The location of the hostel was great-- less than 5 minutes from the main bus stations and a supermarket. However, The hostel itself was average. There was no hot water and the bathroom looked clean, but it did not smell clean. The room was very noisy from the traffic and the door bell. There is no way to enter or... More

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HospedajeDodero, Owner at Hospedaje Dodero, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. We are sorry you did not find the free national, regional and city maps we provide sufficient to find what you needed. Most of our guests really appreciate and utilize our city maps in particular due to them being personalized with services, markets, stores, post offices, ATMs, etc; all the things our guests ask... More

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76 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I don't think I could have picked a better place to stay in Liberia. I was picked up from the airport by the owner, at a cost cheaper than a taxi (always a plus :)). I had my own room, which was simple with a fan and even a TV, that I didn't get to use though. The bathroom is... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Awesome hostel, great people. Bad location- a local recommended we take a taxi back (a 2 minute drive) and did knife motions towards his throat. Felt pretty unsafe walking around at night. But otherwise very clean and cool owners.

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HospedajeDodero, Owner at Hospedaje Dodero, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review and we are happy you enjoyed the hostel and your hosts. We are sorry you were manipulated by a local taxi driver though. I am not sure what hour you took the taxi but for him to imply there is rampant violent crime in Liberia and that you would be attacked with a knife... More

Quebec City, Canada
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33 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I appreciate my stay there, it was convenient for taking buses (bus station is like 50 meters from there), there's also a Maxi Pali (grocerie store) at like 100 meters. You can store your meal and cook some if you want to. Be sure to bring US Dollars because are a bit peaky with exchange of colones (not a 1$... More

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HospedajeDodero, Owner at Hospedaje Dodero, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review and we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. I would like to address your concerns about the exchange rate. The exchange has been steady at around 500 colones to $1 since 2006 but as of mid-January 2014 the Costa Rican Colon has been losing value steadily and quickly. The official exchange at the bank... More

Boulder, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Shawn and Jesus are so friendly, and so much fun ... excellent hosts in every way. The hostel is very conveniently located, the rooms are super clean, and it's a great place to meet fellow travelers. It was nice to have our ride from the airport arranged ahead of time, so we had one less thing to worry about when... More

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HospedajeDodero, Owner at Hospedaje Dodero, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay. We. Look forward to you coming back to visit soon. Happy travels! More

Prince Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We have stayed with Shawn and Jesus 5 times. We have returned to stay there every time we are in Liberia. Love the outdoor kitchen and sitting area. Great for meeting other travelers. Rooms are very clean. Very convenient location, close to the bus depot and to a grocery store. The guys are very knowledgeable and are willing to help... More

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Youngsville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We have been all over CR for the last couple of years, along with Nicaragua and Panama. Shaw and Jesus of Hospedaje Dodero are wonderful and fun people who are very helpful with whatever you plan to do in CR. The hostel is very clean and safe, close to walking everywhere, including the bus station. They also offer many exciting... More

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Address: 100 mts Norte y 25 mts oeste de la estacion de buses de Liberia | 100 meters north & 25 meters west of the Liberia bus station, Liberia, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Liberia
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We offer clean, comfortable and safe accommodations just 100 meters from Liberia's main bus station and city market. Each room comes with a TV, full cable (including HBO, Cinemax and Cinecanal), WiFi, community kitchen. Our rooms are a combination of twin and full size beds with shared bath and either air conditioning or fan. We have DORM beds! Our prices range from $10-20 per person so we have something to meet everyone's budget. Come relax in one of our hammocks on our front porch or in the garden while you plan your next adventure in Costa Rica! ... more   less 
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