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Hostel Shangri La

Main Street, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Ranked #22 of 33 Specialty lodging in Cahuita
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hasn’t everyone notice how the owner keeps accusing every negative reviewer of “lier”. Not only it’s misspelled, but it’s all the way around. I have a funny story. I went to Costa Rica last summer. We thought staying at Puerto Viejo was going to be too expensive so we decided to stay near and travel in bus. We arrived to... More

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giorgio75_10, Manager at Hostel Shangri La, responded to this review

You are the dirtiest hostile indecent beggar! If you could not afford to stay in the sever for rats as you, called puerto viejo immagine what kind of tourist you are. I was not here the last summer i came in october! but the story is the same, garbage AS YOU that reserve a room, after founding cahuita booring because... More

Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The beds were a thin mattress and uncomfortable but for $10, that's fine, whatever. the room did have a luck box for valuables which was good. There was not a single working toilet during my stay and there was a real mushroom growing out of the sink, so you can use your own judgment on that... The showers had only... More

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giorgio75_10, Manager at Hostel Shangri La, responded to this review

That is the reason why you stayed 3 nights at the hostel!! Coerence it is not your best seems... I treat my employed very well, and of course i tip him much more than you! More

San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

On the first look the hostel looks nice but the infrastructure isn't good and there is a bad humid smell in the room. The owner is in the beginning friendly but fast he gets really unfriendly. There are a lot of cats and dogs around so you can't eat quiet as the cats tries all the time to steal something... More

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giorgio75_10, Manager at Hostel Shangri La, responded to this review

No words! When you get a PRIVATE ROOM at the price of the BED DORM for my courtesy and generosity, as minimum you should came back in time to make the check out!! Do not came back at 2pm and say that you are leaving, also if you where not leaving because you continue to stay here till when i... More

Frankfurt, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My friend and I stayed here because we wanted to visit the beautiful national park. As we arrived the Italian "Hostel Manager" was hanging out at the porch. He was really cool at that time and the place was fine with us. We arrived in the late afternoon, so we decided to go to the beach and buy some groceries... More

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giorgio75_10, Manager at Hostel Shangri La, responded to this review

You read in my mind!! Because i really think you are the worst negative liers and thiefs in europe, yesterday you where nazy today just liers and criminals, but just because i just think it, and i never said you till today, you are also the worst dishonest fake people trvelling here around and probably in the world! Just for... More

Panama City, Panama
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Dear fellow travelers, This Hostel is the worst. I cannot recommend it at all! I am used to sleep in hostels and to travel on low budget but this hostel was a pure disaster. The owner was very unfriendly and was rarely there. He did not really welcomed us and was not there when we checked out. The bathrooms were... More

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giorgio75_10, Manager at Hostel Shangri La, responded to this review

The worst is you, anonimous lier. If you are true come here so i can give you back the 10 dollars you payed me, if you are true and this is a true review. It is not possible to aswer to anonimous people... why do not asked me here the money back??? I am not always here... but i am... More

Groningen, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and had a nice time! The hostel has a big but cosy terrace with a couch, seats and hammocks. We loved the fact that is not a party hostel but still you can meet a lot of travellers here. Especially we liked the friendly dog and the cute cats. The owner gave us advice... More

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giorgio75_10, Manager at Hostel Shangri La, responded to this review

After finding false opinions full of huge lies invented and absolutely insulting and offensive on this site, whereas there are legal instruments and legal means to enforce their rights if someone have been cheated by me, and that I consider absolutely unfair and dishonest to hide behind anonymity to offend the dignity and someone's reputation{if you have something to complain... More

London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We stayed one night. This hostel is in a good location, and it was nice to meet some of the other people staying there. However it is generally in very poor condition. The mattress was flat as a pancake, the sheets smelled clean, but were stained and ripped. The room security was poor (the door could be opened easily with... More

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giorgio75_10, Manager at Hostel Shangri La, responded to this review

On utube you can find the video of the hostel just to realize what kind of people is travelling here around, if this hostel is squalid you are a scientists community and real honest people!!! Where is the sense in lies like this? Just because i said you the true?! tryto change and be more honest... but to be honest... More

Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I ended up staying 2 nights longer than I planed, since both the city and the hostel were really nice! The dorm beds are cheap and you got everything you need. The outside and kitchen area is absolutely amazing! It's big and has a really relaxing atmosphere. The owner Giorgio is really nice and helps you with everything you need.... More

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giorgio75_10, Manager at Hostel Shangri La, responded to this review

You're destroying my certainties ... thanks for your unexpected and incredible honesty! I will be intellectually honest and I'll admit that there are also people like you! I will take you! Giorgio Anderson More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The hostel was a nice size and the rooms were spacious but could have been cleaner with comfier beds, didn't sleep too well here! Owner was friendly and hostel located right by bus station which was great. You wouldn't want to stay longer than 1/2 nights here.

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giorgio75_10, Manager at Hostel Shangri La, responded to this review

Next time try at Grand Hotel! There you can find the best cleanliness ever, spending some thing more. More

Kobe, Japan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights. Wanted to stay in a private room, but ended up staying in a dorm because it was half price of a private room. The dorm was quite worn down, especially the mattress of the bankbed was dead. Only 2 bankbeds (4 ppl) in a specious room, though. I saw a private room too, looked quite... More

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Address: Main Street, Cahuita, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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