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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Me and my partner arrived in the low season and chose a private with bathroom inside. Found it cosy and clean, with rustic furniture and lots of tables and shelves. Everyday the staff asked if we needed new towels or cleaning, and the owner himself offered to upgrade us if we liked, since it was low season with not that... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We enjoyed beers and talking with Dex the bartender a couple of nights while staying down the road. Really enjoyed the Brown Ale, Porter was decent. We thought it was awesome to find craft beer in PV! If rating those nights and the beer would give 4 stars. When we wanted to spend an extra night in PV, but our... More

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kayasplace27500690, Owner at Kaya's Place, responded to this review

Dear Marissa From Burlington, Thank you so much for trying and living my beer. I started brewing beer back while growing up in Burlington Vermont and am so happy with the feedback of all the happy people that have tried the beer I am brewing through my new project, Bri Bri Springs Brewery. I would also like to thank you... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

My travel group and I only stayed two nights, but it's a very well kept hostel, the only real downside would be that there isn't a kitchen available for guest use, and the restaurant on site is nice but pricey for the budget backpacker. The black sand beach is right across the street, and the center of town is about... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We stayed in 5 different places during our trip to the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. We weren't looking for anything fancy, all the places we stayed were in the budget bracket. This was definitely the most disappointing and worst value. The positives: - the location is right opposite a lovely stretch of beach. - the bar serves interesting locally... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Had a blast last time I was here. Perfect weather in the Springtime, the manager is awesome and friendly and very welcoming. This place is low priced, has great service, the cook at the time I was there was amazing, and its right next to the beach. Its really, really hard to leave this place. You might forget about your... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Kaya's Place is a comfortably different kind of hostel on Playa Negra just before entering Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. The rooms are spread over several buildings, separated by paths and small garden areas. In addition to sleeping rooms, Kaya's is a brew pub and restaurant. Because it is just outside the main town, it is quieter at night, usually just... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

I spent 2 weeks here, and absolutely loved it. Everybody that works there was so friendly. It's right on a beautiful beach, close to the town centre. You are able to rent a bike for really cheap if you wish to. I travel to a lot of places, and would never normally go to the same place twice, however if... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Very kick back comfortable week in Feb. upgraded to room with kitchen. Great staff. Thnx Samary for helping get my lost luggage! Greetings to JT, Rose, Anthony (what? You're a meanie? Luv ya Philly), Dex, Ale, and all staff. Thnx. Martha and Nate enjoyed all! Miss my treetop room from chilly rainy California.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

Ask chofer to stop at the hostel, aprox. 200m before basstation. Close to the beach playa negra. Close to shops and restaurants and to more beaches. Fancyful painted inside. Ask for a room not just above the bar if yoy want to go to sleep early. In our room we couldn't hear the waves from the sea because of the... More

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victoria bc canada
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11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I'm more of a hotel person but loved Kayas place ...my room was clean it's in a great location ...except at night where you can't walk at night across the bridge but taxis are around so make sure you take one!... I think people get the "real" owner nice guy name JT..and the pretend miserable negative man "Anthony" confused in... More

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Address: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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Kaya`s Place Hotel Puerto Viejo
Kayas Place Puerto Viejo
Kayas Place Hotel Puerto Viejo
Kaya's Place Costa Rica/Limon

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