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Backpackers Manuel Antonio

Across from the Manuel Antonio soccer field, Manuel Antonio National Park 0000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 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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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Probably similar to most else of what you'll find at this price in Manuel Antonio, so don't expect much luxury. Kinda lacks privacy and its a bit noisy, but the pool is nice and its close to some good places to eat, and a grocery store right across the street - we'd pop over in the morning for fresh fruit.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My experience here was fairly good overall, except that when I was showering the shower head all of a sudden started spewing sparks and flames. Afraid of being electrocuted, I grabbed my towel and jumped out, and someone nearby ran to get an employee. He came and said that that happens frequently and it's normal, and that that was actually... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, however the rooms were too hot. Nice pool, bathrooms were always wet. Bring a pair of sandals to get into the showers. Label your food, overall was good. But they can improve the facilities. Close to Manuel Antonio National Park entrance and close to the beach too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. Sure, It could use some minor improvements. But remember its a hostel. I rated it high for its friendly staff. Carlos the manager is always around to help. The front desk staff was very helpful. Especially kind was Lindsay. She spoke excellent English and always had a smile!

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Crows Nest, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The hostel is situated near the top of the hill above Manual Antonio - about a 5-10 bus ride from the beach and the national park. The hostel is split into three areas - dorms and kitchen in one building, mostly private rooms in another at the same level on the hill, and a pool and bar area down the... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The other reviews describle the private rooms very well. They are stuffy, musty and there literally was nowhere to place our things except for a small bench. The showers that are far down the hall in the private area had tons of little moths munching on a clementine which had obviously been there for awhile....overall not a clean hostel. The... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The review below mine sums up my comments quite well! We had a private double room that was literally a bed, 4 walls and an air conditioner. There isn't anywhere to put your stuff, no hooks, etc. Our room had 2 windows and sheer curtains so our room was very bright at night because we couldn't block out the lights.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This was the worst place we've ever stayed at. Rip-Off! 3 nights, a double for 40 USD p/n, just a queen bed and a tiled floor, that was it. No chair, no hooks for towels, no sideboard, no nothing. When leaving the room we were welcomed by an intense smell of ammonia, of which we still don't know where it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Far from the city and beach, no ac, staff is sketchy, and they are unaware of what is happening at their hostel. We checked in, the rooms were a mess, they hand you sheets to make your own bed. The bed had mold on it. Ew. When we got moved in, the next two girls to check in got their... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I had a local witness (mother - very classy lady) tell me that she saw the cleaning lady steal my shoes and bag, I later know that she stole my shorts also and shirt. i told the owner and he started yelling and intimidating me and the lady that told me. He also tried to twist the story because it... More 

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Address: Across from the Manuel Antonio soccer field, Manuel Antonio National Park 0000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
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Number of rooms: 7
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