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Blue Trailz Hostel

Main street next to Alamo Rent a Car, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Blue Trailz for a week and did their beginner surf camp. Kurt was a great teacher and I progressed a lot over the course of one week. The rooms were clean and had A/C which was a great plus given the heat at the time. I visited solo but everyone at the hostel was very friendly as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I planned on staying here for 3 days but did not end up leaving for 11. The owners are so personable and helpful. The location is right across the street from the beach. The dorm itself was very clean and had a/c which is a huge plus!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This was such a good experience. I did the surf package 7 days here and met some of the best people. Rooms were cleaned everyday. The surf lessons were exceptional. I had one everyday with the coolest dude named Curt. He's from huntington beach California. Being a first time surfer these lessons were the best thing I could have done.... More

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This place is awesome! It's immaculately clean and nice hostel. We came late around 5 pm and missed the laundry deadline around 4 pm. We rushed to backwash which claimed to be open til 8 pm but was closing at 5:30 and hence we had no laundry options. Normally it wouldn't be a big deal but we'd been traveling for... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Blue Trailz was the perfect place to spend nine days after studying for the Texas Bar Exam for three straight months. My wife and I loved our private room, the location, the hammocks in the common area, and (most of all) our surf lessons with Kurt! Kurt is the bomb.com and I could not have been happier with our lessons.... More

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I stayed here for 5 days. Here's why I loved this place: Location couldn't have been better, right in town next to the beach. Rooms were comfortable and the bathroom was clean. When it was full, it had a bumpin' atmosphere. For example, it was packed on my birthday night on a Wednesday. The owner, Aleks, is awesome, and for... More

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bluetrailz, Owner at Blue Trailz Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, it has been a pleasure having you stay with us at Blue Trailz and we are glad you had a great birthday during your time here. It is also great to hear that your room and bathroom were comfortable and clean and that you made some nice friends! We will make sure to pass... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Had a blast here. Fun little hostel, nice clean rooms with a/c (a must with the heat here) and close to the beach. Cleaning lady is the sweetest and the rest of the staff is cool too! If you want to learn to surf, be sure to ask for Kurt, he's the best! Fun people to hang out with, made... More

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bluetrailz, Owner at Blue Trailz Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, it has been a pleasure having you stay with us at Blue Trailz and hope to see you again in the near future. We are pleased that you were happy with everything and we hope you now have the surfing bug. We are happy that you had such a blast with us and will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Blue trails is great. It's small and you will get to know everyone there really quickly. Location is perfect between the beach and the main town. Owners are super nice. They even took the whole hostel for a hike at sunset. I was sad to leave. Blue trailz is truly the best hostel I've stayed at.

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bluetrailz, Owner at Blue Trailz Hostel, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your time here at Blue Trailz, and that it was the best hostel you have ever stayed at, that is simply fantastic! We love receiving feedback from our guests so thank you for taking the time to do this. We are pleased to hear that you liked the location and that our staff were... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

First off I'll start by saying this...I was planning on staying in Blue Trailz for only 3days. Fast forward 2 weeks later and I'm on a bus leaving Blue Trailz for the San Jose airport. I have nothing but awesome memories during my stay there. The staff was very helpful and knowledgable. The cleaning lady Marta, is probably the hardest... More

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bluetrailz, Owner at Blue Trailz Hostel, responded to this review

It really was a pleasure to have you here at Blue Trailz and we have nothing but awesome memories of you too! We are already implementing some of the ideas to improve the hostel so when you come back next year it will be an even better experience. Next time you visit, you should bring your wife and children so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Super! Amazing staff, friendly people, they have the best surf instructor and the location couldn't be better-beach just across the street. Clean and fresh and also close to supermarket. Single traveller, stayed 7 nights and had a great time! Thumbs up! /Christoffer

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bluetrailz, Owner at Blue Trailz Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, it has been a pleasure having you stay with us at Blue Trailz and hope to see you again in the near future. We are pleased that you were happy with everything and we hope you now have the surfing bug. From the photos and video, you were rocking it…….Pura Vida! More

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Address: Main street next to Alamo Rent a Car, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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