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Hostel and Cabinas Secret Garden

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Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Hostel and Cabinas Secret Garden
Ranked #20 of 39 Specialty Lodging in Cahuita
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Travelled here with friends in Dec 2014 and found good value for money in a town with only a handful of options. Secret Garden is only a short walk to the shopping centre, National Park, bus stop, other amenities etc. Willeka is a lovely host and although the kitchen is small, it still works. Also, it's super relaxed and if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The place itself is cute, with a big garden and a couple of cats that hang around the common areas. The owner is really nice and helpful, although the other employee isn't much of a greeter. Location is really good, it's right next to the entrance to the Cahuíta National Park, and close to everything else of importance since Cahuíta... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Spacious rooms with mosquito net, nice colors, very friendly hostess and great location (nex to Cahuita National Park). Too many bugs in the rooms though, due to all the holes in the walls and doors. Needs a little renovation and some new sheets and nets. Still had a nice time.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

As a lone female traveller I like to book or at least identify accommodation before I arrive in a town. I emailed secret garden and the owner said she had a room and I made a reservation but no deposit was needed. When I arrived to Cahuita at 8 pm and was escorted by 4 locals to secret garden the... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We were poor planners and didn't make a reservation anywhere in advance and everything was booked so we ended up staying here since the other option didn't even have sheets on the bed. It didn't look that bad at first glance but we practically ran out of there the next morning, I didn't sleep a wink that night. I had... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Stayed in a double room for two nights, which was ok, the room is fairly clean and towels are replaced each day. Our room didn't have a door between the bathroom and bedroom which is not a huge problem but it's not ideal. The walls are also quite thin, so you have to be (un)lucky with who is staying next... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Secret garden, as its name suggests, has a lovely garden, with hammocks and a common area with tables etc. I stayed in the dorm and was a bit disappointed as the sheets, pillows and towels were very old and very worn. The private rooms looked nice however. There is an outside kitchen, which is not very clean either.

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Nice garden and porch area to chill in, Kitchen was super dirty, looked like it hadn't been cleaned in weeks. The room we stayed in was really tired, the sheets were threadbare and toilet didn't flush the whole time we were there, the owner had to come in with a bucket to flush it every time it needed to be... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Secret Garden earns his name by its beatiful garden, lots of flowers and hammocks. It's located very close to the entrance of the Cahuita National Park. The kitchen is simple, but clean and everything you need is provided. I only spent one night, because I did not have time to stay longer, but I think this place is a really... More 

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Lima, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We stayed here for 2 days on our way back from Manzanillo. We had just left the Mar Y Sol in Manzanillo and loved it there. The owner recommended this hostel and they were right about the Lazy Mon so we tried this too. We stayed in a private room and were very happy. The room was a bit cluttered,... More 

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Additional Information about Hostel and Cabinas Secret Garden

Address: Cahuita, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Hostel And Cabinas Secret Garden Costa Rica/Cahuita

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