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La Botella de Leche

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I stayed at la botella twice and got to try out the dorm as well as a private room. Both were amazing! The cleaning staff did an awesome job daily and the bathroom in each room is just the greatest thing to have in a hostel! The rest of the people working there were great, too. The Argentinian guy mostly... More 

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Pinewood Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

i have stayed here many times over the years, and it is one of my favorite hostels in the world.. americans may be put off by it as they are usually a bit more spoiled, but I tend not to be around my fellow countrymen when I travel(and I say this as a former spoiled American), but I can honestly... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

When i first arrived in Tamarindo , started checking all the hostels around, this was by far the best one in terms of many things. It has a pool , very comfy , very clean rooms and beds and above all Mariana (the owner) is a super sweet lady with all positive attitudfe. It is a place where even families... More 

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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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Address: Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — La Botella de Leche 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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