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Kaya's Place

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In Front of Playa Negra | Before Last Bridge Into Town, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect location right opposite the beach. Cross the road and you're right there on the shore. Cool wooden cabins amongst jungle like planting. The beds are comfortable, the kitchen is functional and there's a nice outside seating area. The only downside was a problem with our loo. Most of the time it wouldn't flush and it did smell like drains... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From check in to check out, my experience at Kayas Place made this trip the most enjoyable vacation of my life. JT, the owner is the absolute best. The staff is super friendly and the food outstanding, not to mention the hand crafted beers! The rooms, especially the apartments are great, clean and reasonably priced. I would highly recommend Kayas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stop to the bar because of the craft beer sign. And I am glad we did. The craft beers are really good (the pale ale and the stout are a must!). It is the best beers we tasted in Costa Rica yet. The owner/brewer is really nice and he is from Vermont (USA), so he knows his beer! I... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Costa Rica is known for its beaches, weather, national parks, friendly people and great food but definitely not for its beer. But that might change soon! We happened to overhear JT chat about his brewery while out in Puerto Viejo, and after drinking one too many tasteless Imperial we jumped at chance to ask him about his beer. JT owns... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in to taste their local brews and was blown away by the quality of the beer. Great craft beer by any standard. Really enjoyed the pale ale and double brown ale. Also had great friendly service! Must stop by whilst in puerto viejo! Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

My husband and I stayed in the king size tree room and it was very spacious and the ac was nice. The shower had warm water and the porch was a nice area to put our rented bikes and dry our clothes. The on site brewery and restaurant is also nice with craft beers and delicious food. The staff was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Kaya's was such a nice place. Beautifuk style and decorations of the hostel. You can lie in a hammock on the terrace and see and hear the Carribean Sea just across the street! And besides that it is away from all the party places of Puerto Viejo so you have a calm night when you come home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Staying up the street so good choice rather than go into town. Great food, quite, good low quiet music in the background . Craft brewers on site, flight of beers for $6,good value. We visited on Tuesday night, no-one there, but it's booked out re accommodation and right across from the beach, Playa de Negra. We are going back tomorrow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

This review is for the restaurant NOT the hotel. We are staying right down the street at Casa caribe. However we have eaten breakfast there two days and are looking forward to a third. I have been a vegetarian my whole life and actually ate the bacon because everything else was so delicious!! The Americano plate and vegetarian quesadilla are... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Whilst I am sure the decor and ambiance of this hostel would suit a lot of the free spirits visiting this part of the world my friend and I (who stayed here as part of a tour so did not book here personally) found it rather dark, dingy and a disappointing start to our otherwise lovely holiday in Costa Rica.... More 

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