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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
Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Had a fantastic stay at Blue Trailz while in Tamarindo. Can't beat the location, accommodations were clean and comfortable, and the staff are very friendly and helpful. All in all a great value. Kurt is a top notch surfing instructor too! Can't wait to come back to Tamarindo and will be staying at Blue Trailz when I do.

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Berlin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Koen and his crew are just amazing. I just spent 3 nights at Blue Trailz and everyone I met - the owners, the instructors (make sure to get Kurt), the cleaning lady, the guests - were amazing. The hostel is right in the backyard of the surf shop, which means it is protected from the sounds of the streets. It... More 

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Thorold, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Amazing value, staff and errything. They take care of you and youll meet lots of awesome people :) I came here solo and they did their best to give me a bed even when it was fully booked, allowed me to stay and hangout with the friends I made in the common areas even when I was not staying their... More 

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