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In Front of Playa Negra | Before Last Bridge Into Town, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right on a (practically private) beach, full of beautiful green plants and bright flowers (smell the Ylang Ylang!), creative room designs and paintings... Kayas makes for a really cozy, comfortable, and affordable place to stay. I loved waking up to do some quiet yoga on the beach, go for a swim, and then hop over to town. In the... More

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at Kaya’s Place in July of this year. Upon arrival, I was in awe of the artistic details all around me. Everywhere I looked I could tell this place was handcrafted piece by piece with such love. Mosaics, carved woodwork, hand painted murals and tropical paths aplenty. Every corner was a new surprise, as is every room is... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First impressions walking up to the hostel is that it's nice and open and airy, restaurant at the front. All good and well. Our room... Not what was described and not what was expected. We booked a room which was described as two double beds. What they fail to mention is that they're bunk beds. I mean come on. I... More

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bacchus4, Owner at Kaya's Place, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, Thank you so much for your review of Kaya’s Place, and as the owner of this establishment, I am extremely sorry that you were treated so badly while you were here. The reason that I am so thankful for your review is that it brought to light the horrible things that were occurring in my absence. We tried... More

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The hostel is Well situated. About 5 min walk to the city center. The staff Is friendly and helpful. The showers are cold and the rooms are noisy. There is noise from the on site restaurant. Choice in the restaurant are limited, however cheap options and good portions are served. It is not very comfortable but a good budget option.

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Located a few minutes walk from town means this place is quieter than others, cool place to hang out too. Staff are very helpful and would happily chat away with you if you bumped into them somewhere in town.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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kayasplace27500690, General Manager at Kaya's Place, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, Thank you for choosing Kayas Place and thank you for your review! We always appreciate customer feedback so that we can continue improving our hotel and service, and also to pass on the appreciation you show to our staff for their hard work. We are glad you liked our locally brewed beer, on tap - the only of... More

Burlington, Vermont
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

edmonton
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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kayasplace27500690, General Manager at Kaya's Place, responded to this review

Hi Sharissa, Thank you for choosing Kayas for your group stay. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We would like to let you know for the future that we have many rooms or apartments available that have private kitchen space. Many guests choose this option if they are planning to do cooking and they find it... More

London, United Kingdom
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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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Address: In Front of Playa Negra | Before Last Bridge Into Town, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
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Also Known As:
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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