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Blue Trailz Hostel

Main street next to Alamo Rent a Car, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hostel with very friendly staff and owners are always there to help in anyway. Dorms and have a safe which is nice and also board rentals and close to the beach and shops for food or drinks. Can't wait to go back next year.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

after a month of hot dorms in nicaragua we where so happy to find this place! take the private appartement (6 places) its it awesome!! we were 3 we paid 15$ each for AC, best bathroom, confortable beds, full kitchen and it was 1 minute from the beach! you can also rent surfboards at the hostel for 8$ (4 hours)... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Stayed in the private room with a group of friends and it was absolutely fantastic. It has pretty much everything you want, the a/c is an absolute gem, especially in Tamarindo where I swear it is hotter then most other places in CR. Staying here was essentially like having your own beach front apartment for a week, the rooms are... More

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My first ever stay in a hostel, but what an amazing experience. We stayed in a private room, that came with an a/c, hot shower and fully equiped kitchen and even a safe. By far better than many 3 star hotels I stayed at on my previous travels. Very helpful and friendly staff and the cleaning lady was a sweathart,... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Tamarindo is a busy toursit town...but if you want to surf, it is a great starting point in Costa Rica. Blue Trailz go out of their way to be helpful and make your stay as comfortable as possible. Aleksander is very helpful indeed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Blue Trailz was great place to end to my Costa Rica trip. The staff, location, and fellow travelers made me feel welcomed from day one. The other hostel guests were very friendly and a blast to hang out with. The owners and staff were awesome! They were friendly and helped me with any questions I had. Plenty of board rentals... More

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Houston, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

First and foremost, Kune (not sure I spelled his name correctly) and Aleksandar are extremely helpful with anything you need. Their help went a long way to making the most of our time surfing and hanging out in Tamarindo. This is a small hostel and the sort of place that makes it very easy to make new friends. We made... More

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Blue Trailz is a fantastic hostel. The staff is super friendly. Before my stay here I asked if they could help me set up my transport from monteverde and back to san jose and they handled all of it for me and added it to my bill. I took 3 private surf lessons here to help with my form and... 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
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service
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The best hostel in Tamarindo with the best location and highest traveler ratings! Blue Trailz Hostel is centrally located on Tamarindo's main street and just steps from the beach and breaks and offers private and dorm rooms all generously equipped with AC, hot showers and kitchen facilities. Our common area provides a great place to relax and have fun with fellow guests from all over the world. The hostel is conveniently located behind Blue Trailz Surf Shop offering discounts to our guests as well as preferential rates for board rentals, surf lessons and bike tours. Enjoy Blue Trailz for your stay in Tamarindo or as part of our surf or surf/yoga camps. ... more   less 
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