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Hostel Coral Reef

Playa Tamarindo Diagonal Bac San Jose, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Tamarindo basically alone and this was the way to do it. Plenty of friendly people who will help you with your trip. And if you're just passing through and only need a bed, it's cheap. So hey, can't go wrong. Plus it's located nearby good food and a couple bars. Which makes walking around at night when you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in another hostel in town but then moved to this one for a private once my friend came into town and am so glad I did! Besides the perfect location, Jeff - the owner - is such a rad dude. He is super knowledgable and helpful - he can hook you up with a tour or is awesome... More

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best hostels I've stayed at. The rooms were clean and looked like they had been recently painted . Overall, the atmosphere was friendly and lively. There were hammocks next to the check in desk that were perfect for mid day naps. We booked and took surfing lessons through Miguel who was an awesome, patient instructor.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Had to take the time out to write my first review on here. Absolutely loved staying at the Coral Reef. I arrived to a very welcoming atmosphere from Miguel who gave me an insight as to what to do or see in the area etc. Miguel then gave me a grand tour of the place and I was super happy... More

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Awesome staff, Jeff the owner is the coolest. We were planning on staying in a hotel when Jeff stopped us on the street hooked us up. Rooms and bathrooms are super clean. Its located right in the middle of town seconds from the beach, couldn't be more convenient. The restaurant has great food, I'm eating the pulled pork as I... More

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

We had a nice room with four bed and we were only two! The staff is awesome and funny and the place is really welcoming and clean! We stayed for two nights and Miguel helps us book a catamaran tour with a discount on it! We enjoy a lot and if we came back in costa rica its for sure... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Best hostel in Tamarindo. Everything is new and clean. Real pretty. Nice kitchen, great atmosphere, close to the beach, the supermarket and the bars! Great staff too and the cutest puppy in Tamarindo. Thanks for everything!

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Cupertino, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We came to the Coral Reef Hostel planning a 2 night stay, and ended up staying 10! That seems to be the way of the hostel, as many of my fellow travelers were in similar situations there. The staff is so friendly, so helpful, just amazing. Jeff (owner), Miguel (receptionist, surf instructor and guide), Belyn (receptionist and behind-the-scenes) - all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The hostel I has great positioning in the centre of the town. On arrival we had a very warm and fun welcome making us feel really at ease. The rooms are really nice and aircon works great. The restaurant, smoothie house, crepes place and bar is right on your door step which is perfect. Smoothies are amazing! Staff are all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

when we first came in the Coral Reef hostel, Miguel welcomed us like we were his old friends! He was so inviting and genuine, plus the vibe was awsum there! We stayed for 3 nights. We had a private room with ac. The hostel was clean at all times and it is right downtown so it is close to everything!... More

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Address: Playa Tamarindo Diagonal Bac San Jose, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
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Newly Renovated Coral Reef Surf Hostel makes for a cheap, simple and easy stay in the heart of downtown Tamarindo. Did we mention we are a two minute walk from the beach?! ... more   less 
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