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Tamarindo Backpackers

West of Supermarket 2001, turn left at Kahiki then 2nd road on the right at the end of the cul-de-sac, | Tamarindo, Guanacaste 50303, Costa Rica, Tamarindo 68241000, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have been following Anne on Instagram for about a year now and we were glad to finally meet her. She is so helpful with providing information on Tamarindo and with anything you may need. The private rooms are one of the nicest ones we have seen in town. The location of the hostel is good and is only a... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here 3 nights on an 11 day trip in Costa Rica and I wish we had stayed longer. By far the best hostel we stayed out during our whole trip. Marcel along with the rest of the staff were incredible friendly from the second we walked in the door. The owner, Anne was around frequently and was quite... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Super staff, close to the beach. Secure and relaxed, weird I know. Been there a few times and I get an air conditioned room with nice TV. It's a great place, always interesting people to meet. It's a great place close to beach, food and night life. I'll go back.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I stayed here back in April 2014 when I decided to quit my job and run away to Costa Rica for a week as I transitioned in between jobs. I arrived at Tamarindo Backpackers, having just realized what I had just done, had a minor break down and within 5 minutes I had made friends with a group of Canadians... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Anne the owner is great along with Marcel one of the guys who works here. The hostel is off the main strip down a dirt road so it's quiet. The road is quiet and an easy walk to the beach and the restaurants along with the market. Very welcoming feeling, not very busy as of the wet season. Would recommend... More

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Amsterdam, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Our plan was when we where backpacking to stay at tamarindo 3 days. When we stayed 2 days at Tamarindo backpackers i decided to stay much longer because i really felt home . The staff is like familly the help you with eveything you need. The place is nice, clean and shower is also fine. Really nice place and nearby... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It was the best hostel I've visited in my life. Wanted to check out different spots on the coastline of Costa Rica but ended up staying 2.5 weeks here. The place is beautiful and the staff is amazing. They welcome you as friends and you leave as family. They know Tamarindo very well so have great recommendations where to go... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Stayed for 5 nights in the hostel with my mom and a friend in a private room. The outdoor shower and pool are exactly what you need after a long day at the beach. Anne is very knowledgeable of the area and ensures you get an authentic experience. Definitely a dog friendly hostel which was nice because I love dogs.... More

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Yellowknife, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Well, where do I begin. Might as well start in Yellowknife, NT Canada. Freezing my purple hearted muscle with a neck tie off I decided to pick up and go randomly to Costa Rica. Arranging the details was a breeze, Anne was able to book me in and help arrange transport from the airport in Liberia. I made it to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Great place to stay! A walk across the street to the beach and surrounded by Costa Rica's beauty. This hostel is extremely beautiful and secure. The rooms were very clean and cheap. The attendant , named Anne I think, was the absolute sweetest and always up for recommending places to visit in Tamarindo. This place definitely convinced me to visit... More

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Address: West of Supermarket 2001, turn left at Kahiki then 2nd road on the right at the end of the cul-de-sac, | Tamarindo, Guanacaste 50303, Costa Rica, Tamarindo 68241000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
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Number of rooms: 6
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