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Hostel Matilori

Playa Samara Center | 50m North, 25m West of Ice, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is excellent, perfect for finishing off a big trip. Very peacefull and relaxing. The owners frequently hang out at the hostel, making it feel like a family environment. Be sure to stay there on a friday, hostel matilori has a bbq buffett style meal every friday for very cheap. The food is great and the majority of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Matilori is one of the nicest hostels we've stayed at, and definitely the most welcoming! Fran and Jen do everything they can to help, and it makes for a great stay. The dorms are clean and comfy, and the kitchen in really well stocked. The garden area is great, perfect for relaxing on the hammocks or bed swing. Really good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Stayed there with a friend initially for 2 nights, we decided to book a third one. Smooth atmosphere, boss and staff are really friendly and open minded. We felt like being part of a family. Place is quiet, clean, and bed confortable Definitely recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 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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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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