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Congo's Hostel & Camping

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Main | 50 m antes de la playa, Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We stayed in this great hostel for two days and really enjoyed being so close to the beach for probably the best price in town. The owners are so sweet and friendly, nice breakfast has been provided each day and coffee is available all day long. The great garden is a perfect place to relax. rooms are basic, with fan... More

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Tarnowskie Gory, Poland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

hello, this place is really amaizing, muy tranquilo and peacefull!! cheap, great location, very friendly and helpful hosts, close to the kayak rental shop, Current Issues water, family atmosphere, I highly recommend!!!! Michał Duszyński

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Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

I spend couple of days in Congo's. Owners were really sweet and helpful, room was basic with bunk beds, but clean with big bathroom. There was a fresh cofee all day long + something for a breakfast. It's 1-2minutes walking from beach and the same distance to grocery store or diving schools. There is really nice garden with hammocks, huge... More

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

This is by far the nicest place that I have stayed in Costa Rica. Excellent location and the owners make you feel like part of the family. I have backpacked through most of the country, and this place cannot be beat. Whether you’re a backpacker, family, or couple you will enjoy your stay. Anna and Marco are warm, kind and... More

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Vero Beach, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

My husband and I, and my brother were in Playa Hermosa February 26 thru March 7 2012 and we truly enjoyed our stay at Congo's. Marco and Anayansi are WONDERFUL people and were extremely accomodating our entire trip! Congo's is peaceful and in a perfect location just steps from the beach! Our room was clean when we arrived and was... More

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Ballerup, Denmark
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Two weeks ago, I spent three days at Playa Hermosa in Costa Rica. I had a great experience staying at Congo's hostel! I was truly happy to meet the hosts, Anna and Marco, who are very loving and kind. It was clear, that they wished the best for me and were there to help me out in any way they... More

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Santa Monica, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

I've stayed at a ton of hostels, and this one is pretty low on the list in terms of what it offers, but there were some pros. Here's a list so you can decide for yourself. Pros: -Great location right by the beach -Air conditioning -Super nice hosts - Marco and his wife are very nice and helpful. We spent... More

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United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

The people make this place; they are the best sort of wonderful, fun, generous people that you really want to meet. The monkeys might keep you up at night, but you can see a lot of them. Congo's was my favorite hostel in Costa Rica. It's right by the beach, too.

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Portland, Oregon
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

I absolutely loved this hostel! I stayed with two friends for two nights in November. Marco and Ana Yasi, the owners, are the nicest older couple ever. We received a delicious free breakfast with really good bread and the best orange juice I've ever had. They gave us advice about anything we asked them and really made us feel welcome.... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

It was an interesting experience. We were here in August and were the only guests for 2 days. Pros Cute animals to pet and play with The family living upstairs is very nice and tries to help when they know how (gave us bus tips, taught me to make patacones, made us rice for free, called a taxi for us)... More

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Address: Main | 50 m antes de la playa, Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Congo's Hostel & Camping Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste

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