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La Botella de Leche

Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014
Janice S Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love trying to eat lunch while a bunch of small children watch The Little Mermaid in Spanish at top volume on one side of you and their parents smoke on the other side of you, you should definitely stay here. If you love hostel staff who treat the entire hostel like their own personal living room so you... More

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Stayed here recently and was not impressed. There are much better places to stay in Tamarindo for a similar price. They allow families to stay here which can be an issue with noise. They do not allow the AC to run during the day so the rooms become hot and smelly. Bathroom/rooms are not the cleanest and the sheets were... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The people were nice and the pool was pretty good but I felt a little uncomfortable at the location. There were tonnes of ants; There were some shady looking characters staying there. It looks way better in the photos and it seemed very small in real small. The dogs were a little aggressive at times; and the safety deposit boxes... More

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New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

To get to this hostel it's about 5/7minute walk from Main Street by the beach AND you have to walk up this ridiculously smelly road too. I think we went in low season because there wasn't much of an atmosphere at all. Rooms were filled with ants and a few cockroaches too, air con was set at a temperature and... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Nothing to complain about! Great people, great country, great guests. You are near downtown and also near the beach. It's perfect to go on a trip with friends or with your couple! Don't miss it. Always clean and you have an awesome pool to chill before going to the beach. 5 stars. Always recommended!

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My stay was wonderful! Super affordable, the staff which I guess is the owner and the guard at night were incredibly sweet and treated me like a daughter. I bought my own groceries and cooked everyday, so it made my experience even cheaper. Which is always nice. My co hostel people were really nice, very friendly, I love meeting people... More

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Brooklyn, NY
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4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I will first state the positives - the lady on the phone was kind (perhaps the owner?) and the guard at night was super cool. That's about it. The other guests apparently could not read Spanish OR English. The place was vile because of how little respect the guests had. Garbage all over the floor...filthy kitchen. Noisy until the wee... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

It s not bad, it s not excellent, it is very average. Location nothing but okay, nice pool, restaurants nearby, but I found the hostel quite noisy (depends on people, of course). For the price it is okay, but i really believe that the bathroom could be cleaner.

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I loved this hostel, it is just a short walk to the center of Tamarindo, but far enough away that you are not bothered by a lot of noise. They have a nice pool, and large kitchen for cooking. The location is right near a supermarket, so cooking your own food is easy, a must for me when I'm trying... More

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Bergen, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

A very nice and cozy hostel just outside the busiest area at Tamarindo. The rooms are tidy and spacy. A lot of backpackers, so good oppertunities to meet new people. During low season there was no problem with overbooking. During high season, I've heart its very popular - book in advance. Thumbs up for a small and clean pool.

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Address: Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
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