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Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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Hillsboro, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Stayed in this hostel with friends. The location is wonderful - very close to the town center and the beach, but off the main drag, and thus very quiet. Immaculately clean, more like a B&B than a hostel compared to most I've been to. Hot water in the showers, free coffee and tea, full kitchen (with nice labeled bins for... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Lydie and Franck run a beautiful hostel. It's location is very close to the beach but on a quiet side street so is not to noisy. Lydie and Franck give great rates and suggestions for what to do in town. Showers are warm and the rooms have fans. Most of all it is pristine!

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Address: Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Posada Matilori Cabinas Hotel Playa Samara

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