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The Beach House

Frente al Tesoro de Tamarindo, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica
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Ranked #24 of 31 Tamarindo B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013
CJankowski84 New York City, New York
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I stayed there for a few nights, everyone was very, very friendly and helpful. The cleanliness of the rooms left a little to be desired, but as long as you're comfortable with it for the savings its well worth dealing with.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Upon arrival in Tamarindo, my buddy Jeff and I initially went to The Beach House and were greeted by Jedd and Eniko (forgive me if I'm butchering the names) who informed us they were booked up for that night. They were super friendly and reserved us two beds for the next day. We ended up staying at Blue Trailz the... More

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Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

The only thing ican say about this hostel that it was great, like the story above me. I was planning to stay only for 2 or 3 night but i stayed there for 2 weeks i think it was because of the ice partys and people over there! they even make a tent for me ( with a real bed)... More

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Ottawa, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

We were driving into Tamarindo looking for a chill hostel on the beach. When we stumbled on this place, they had a beach fire blazin and staff right there to help us get a room. The setting was awesome, being right on the beach, having a few beers with the other travellers, such a cool vibe. Definitely a place I... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

This was our favorite hostel we stayed at in Costa Rica! The accommodations are perfect for budget travellers, definitely worth the price. The hostel is clean, steps from the beach, has comfortable beds, a kitchen for all to use, an old van they turned into a bar right on the beach, hammocks, volleyball net, tv, xbox, etc. The people that... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

We didn't expect to stay long in Tamarindo but hey, when you find a place like this, you will. Very nice staff, very 'welcome' feeling. Building is a bit old but kept very clean. Actually, you feel like staying in a national park (which is almost true). I loved the garden with hammocks, bar and private beach access. During our... More

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Austin, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

First of all, I would like to saw I planned on spending one night here and couldn’t get myself to leave until 4 days later. This place is the best hostel in Tamarindo. The owners were more than accommodating and helpful. For around $15 a person you can get a nice private room with AC! AC?? REALLY? On the beach... More

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San Diego, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

Its the only hostel where you step out of your fint door and can go surf!!!!!!! what else is better....

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Mammoth Lakes, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2011

Jed is amazing! Best hostel! Right on the beach.. amazing surf, fun friendly vibe. Clean hostel ,comfy mattresses. AMAZING. could not ask for better!!!! Will come back and hang out with you guys again. PS this hostel is not for boring people, or people who write bad reviews WITHOUT EVEN STAYING ONE NIGHT! I love the beach house. and I... More

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2011

The Beach House was the only hostel on the beach. The location and view couldn't have been any better. They provided breakfast and coffee which was awesome. What really made our stay memorable was the staff and the other people who were staying at the hostel. Very laid back, a ton of fun, and super friendly.

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Address: Frente al Tesoro de Tamarindo, Tamarindo 506, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
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The Beach House is a small hostel located just outside the center of Tamarindo. Close enough to have everything in walking distance - it takes 5 min to get to the shops, bars, restaurants, banks and anything else you need, but far enough to get a good night’s sleep with the sound of the ocean in the background. It is the perfect place if you’re here to surf. Just in front of the hostel you will find the best breaks in Tamarindo. Wake up, grab your board and get in the water. And after a long day of surfing it’s time to relax, have a cold beer and watch the sunset in our big tropical garden, where monkeys, parrots, hummingbirds and iguanas make their occasional visits. Our friendly staff is always more than happy to help you organize your surfing trips, excursions into one of the many national parks or just to show you around town. Of course we have all the good stuff like free wifi, free breakfast, private beach access, safe parking area, cable TV, big balcony on the 2nd floor, next to Baulas National Park, laundry room, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. ... more   less 
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