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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
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

Hands down, Tamarindo Backpackers is the best hostel I have ever stayed at. When I first showed up at Tamarindo Backpackers, I was immediately greeted by great staff, a great vibe with chill reggae sounds playing throughout the day, and the cleanest hostel I have ever seen. The grounds were lush and pristine, there were lots of hammocks and lounge... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

I was there just after a refurb had taken place and unfortuntely it was not finished. The wifi wasnt installed, there were no computers and the tv area had no sofas. instead i was forced to watch the tv from the hard wooden chairs around the dining table. the dorm and bathroom itself were clean and comfortable, and the a/c... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2011

I was planning to stay exclusively with the costa rica hostel network on my trip, and had great experiences at the Alajuela, Monteverde and Arenal. We arrived in Tamarindo and just walking in to Tamarindo Backpackers gave me a bad feeling...not sure why! Aparently my gut just knows when I'm about to have a bad experience. The grounds were cute... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2011

Tamarindo Backpackers hostel has its ups and downs as well as the town itself. The hostel is a few maybe 3 or 4 blocks from the beach a short walk. I have been on the road for a LONG time now and one of the nice parts about this hostel is the pool is really clean...No bugs and you can... More 

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Umea, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2010

A 5minute walk from the supermarket and the beach. It is clean, feels safe, has a nice pool and hammocks to relax in. Friendly staff and chillout music. A good option and only $10 per night!

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2010

i great hostel, clean, secure and perfect for meeting other travellers. kitchen was big and clean, hammocks were nice and the little pool to freshen up in was key. people running it were nice too and always had good relaxing tunes playing. $10 a night

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2009

The backpackers seems very new and clean from the outside and the general living areas. We booked a private double room and the single beds and linen inside were very old and dirty. The reception guy was also unable to help with anything we asked - taxis, booking other hostels and some other advice. Very mediocre hostel compared to others... 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
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
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Number of rooms: 6
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