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Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp

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Main street next to Alamo Rent a Car, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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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
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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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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what a great hostel with AC close ( like relly rely close) from the beach! Owners ad employee really friendly and helpfull!I would go back if I could fairly new and really clean!! Nice space to hang out and Surf board rental\course is offered there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I booked a surf camp package with Blue Trailz for a week. The hostel was one of the nicest I have ever stayed in with air conditioning and hot water. It was incredibly clean with a nice outdoor area to relax and a small kitchen. It also has an amazing location, only one minute across the road to the beach.... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The people were nice and very helpful in organizing our shuttle to Santa Teresa. The room was basic but fairly comfortable. Air conditioning worked really well, which was appreciated. There were some loud neighbours partying in the common area, which made it hard to get/stay asleep (and we had to get up early for a surf lesson, so that wasn't... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Location is perfect: main street and close to the beach. Rooms are clean and had their own kitchen and fridge. Also air conditioning and lockers. Receptionist was really helpful providing information. Great place to stay!

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Baden, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Blue Trailz, Tamarindo Comfortable beds, aircondition in a dorm. Very clean (cleaning lady was very active)! Stuff at frontdesk could have been more helpful and motivated. They suggested us a great place to go for breakfast it was delicous. Hostel is at a good location close to the main beach, shops and restaurants! Surf lessons are very expensive and I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

As a start, if you surf and would like to be close to the beach and surf shops this is the place to be. I booked a bed in a dorm based on all the good reviews I read. The positives are the location, the attached surf shop and the dorms which are spacious and equipped with air-con (definitively an... More 

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Avon, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I visited Tamarindo for three weeks and stayed at this hostel all three weeks. It was an incredible time. The hostel is quite small making giving it and its guests a very personable vibe. I was there in the low season and would say that this hostel was great for the 20something year old traveler looking to have a little... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Met a lot of cool people! Location is nice! You can book surf lessons directly at the hostel. Hostel is clean and the common area is nice. You can find everything you need (restaurant, grocery, bar, etc.) in walking distance.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I've stayed at 25+ hostels this was definitely one of the best. The hostel was clean and the AC in the rooms was refreshing from the hot sun. Location can't be beat and it was behind the surf shop so the noise didn't carry into the rooms at night. Security guard on duty all night. We didn't get to meet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

awesome little hostel right across from the beach. Very affordable and the owners are incredibly generous and good people. A lot of other hostels chargw just as much and are a walk away from the beach. Highly recommend!

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