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Blue Trailz Hostel

Main street next to Alamo Rent a Car, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My five friends and I stayed at Blue Trailz in the six person dorm room from January 7 – January 13. We picked this hostel because of its awesome reviews. Pros: Location wise it is right across the street from the beach which is great. There are tons of restaurants and local supermarkets within walking distance. It really is an... More 

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

Dear Perditha S, Thank you for your review and we are happy you liked our hostel. However, when writing a review, you need to be true and honest, which does not appear to be the case. So please allow me to set the record straight. I personally checked your room prior to your arrival as I had to replace a... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Blue Trailz by myself a during the beginning of January 2015. This hostel has many perks: 1) its location is closer to the actual surfing area than any of the other big hostels in town 2) A/C and hot water! 3) free board rental and rash guard rental during surf camp-- you could even choose to do... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I spend 5 days here . More than I expected. But the owner is great and helpful. People staying there are nice and you meet in the yard, sit in a hammock or go for a surf together. The place is super clean and tidy the rooms big enough. Especially the private rooms or apartments!!!! Even the dorms are big... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

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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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 

Montreal, Canada
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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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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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