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La Oveja Negra Hostel and Surf Camp

Playa Tamarindo, a dos cuadras de la Avenida Central | Frente al Hotel Portofino., Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My plan was to stay in this hostel only for 4 days. I ended up staying there almost two weeks! I loved this place. The rooms are spacious, the beds comfortable and the common area's are nice and relaxed. The staff of Oveja Negra is just great. All the people that work there are very friendly, fun and helpful. They... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

La Oveja Negra is a very nice hostel with great rooms, wifi, tv, commen areas and all you need else. They also offer tours and the staff is helpful. However, I payed 20$ per night for a bed in a 10 share room, what I find very expensive, even through the fact that I stayed 27.-28.12.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Great staff, great location. Loved staying there. Left my house key at the reception instead of room keys, lol. Overall fantastic place to stay and enjoy Tamarindo. It's very close to beach has free wifi, pool table, coffee

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Oveja negra is one of the few hostels I've stayed at were I felt like home, the owners were super personable and we felt like we were family here. the board rentals were really cheap and great boards, smoothies were out of this world and just walking distance from langosta or other awesome surf spots and great snorkeling as well!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Only stayed here for a night because Tamarindo was a bit too touristic for my liking. Had a great time and really enjoyed the airconditioning as well as the great surf lesson which was heaps of fun. The guy at reception said we could use the board all day after the lesson finished which I took advantage of and came... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

STAY THERE! This is one of the best hostel i have ever been to. Rooms are really clean, there is A/C, free wifi, close acces to the beach and the owner is awesome. There is also a bar but you can also bring your own booze and drink it, wich not allot of hostel allows.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

had an amazing time here. place is clean and the staff is super nice and helpful. it has the perfect location as it's only a short walk to the beach, supermarket, atm, etc. the surf lessons are really good, I was able to stand up on the board in my first lesson.. I really can't think about anything negative about... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I stayed here for a couple of weeks and adored it! The staff team are incredibly friendly and flexible, which was great as it made my holiday relaxing just as it should be. On top of that, the surf lessons are good quality, I was able to stand up on the board in the first lesson! In the evenings there's... More 

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Leon, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The staff is very friendly and helpfull. Place is located in central Tamarindo. A nice enviroment and very clean place. The price range for the service, is quite good. All the rooms have air conditions..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Everyone is really laid back and at night you just party with everyone. Good location and just great for young people. I've never been hangover so much but wanted to drink more the next day than in that place. I can recommended it to all my friends. PURA VIDA!!

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