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Hostel Matilori

Playa Samara Center | 50m North, 25m West of Ice, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Hostel Matilori
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice hostel with clean rooms, two well equipped kitchens and a great patio where guests hang out. We found it to be a very sociable hostel with nice owners Fran and Jen. Downside is the rooms can get quite hot and the fan doesn't work so well. Also, when the place is full there are 10 people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A very nice and relaxed hostel. The people that work here really make it great. Two well equipped kitchens and hot showers! Only downside is that the rooms can get quite hot and some of the fans don't work so well. Overall a lovely place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great experience at Matilori hostel. It's small so you get to know everyone which I think is very nice. The rooms are very clean and the management is really friendly and fun. I would recommend the hostel to anyone. We stayed a few days and came back because we had such a good time. Thanks guys, we had a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We were staying there for two weeks and it was an awesome time! The management is super friendly, the rooms, the kitchen and the bathrooms are very clean. You can meet a lot of interesting people and have fun with them. Fren and Jenny are the perfect Hostel owners, helpful and super kind. You should go to the Matilori Hostel.... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

It was amazing very friendly helpful owners bright cheery colorful rooms quiet beautiful tile thru out laid back decks tables chairs and hammock close to beach ( I stayed in dorm one night but was alone max 4) private room 4 nights

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

When we first arrived to Matilori, we were only 4 people in the hostel. The night after, the hostel was full with around 15 people. The problem is that we are 15 people for only 1 shower and two toilets. I found it very disaccommodating since I paid an extra fee to have a private room when all of the... More 

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Marseille, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My friend and I Came to Matilori for a night or two and ended up staying a full week. It is exactly what we expect of a hostel: a cool place where one can relax and meet nice people. On top of that it is very well kept and super clean. But what made Matilori my fovorite hostel in CR... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

Great place! Only a short walk to the beach, right close to all the action!! Very comfortable beds for a hostel and really clean place. Very welcoming owners, only negative is it would be nice if there was another bathroom!!

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Loved Samara, and the location and vibe of Matilori were excellent. Lydie and Franck were helpful and accommodating. The hostel is a block from the beach, and we could park on the quiet street right in front of the hostel. What a great little town for relaxing. The room was spacious and comfortable, the kitchen area nice, and the outdoor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Best place we stayed in Costa Rica (and we stayed at several nice ones) Solid construction, hot shower (not a given in CR), window mosquito nets (highly appreciated), friendly clean place and perfect helpful owners. Good local food just around the corner (soda Colochos). Merçi Lydie and Franck from Iikka and Sara!

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