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Backpackers Paradise Costa Linda

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Brimfield, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

300 meters from the park and 100 meters from the beach, the location of this hostel haven was so prime. Its about a 2 minute up the hill from the last bus stop, the bus runs every 15 minutes between Quepos and Manuel Antonio for about $.50. As a group of 6 girls studying abroad here in Costa Rica and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This hostel was perfect! The staff was wonderful (especially Oscar), the food was amazing for an affordable price, and the accommodations were good. The best part is the location - it's less than a 5 minute walk to the beach. We will definitely be staying here again!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

So I was sort of scared going into my stay at Costa Linda because, although a local had said "it was the best hostel" of all in the Quepos area, the reviews made the place sound terrible. In reality I had a nice stay and have no major complaints. I stayed in a 4 bunk private room and the although... More 

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Taboada, Galicia, Spain
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We didn't stay at the backpackers but we did eat here every day pretty much and the food was excelllent value well cooked and huge portions. The casados (miixed plates) and burgers were both worth haviing. The staff were very friendly and we loved the cocktails in the evenings too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I stayed 2 nights for 12$ per person each night, which is too expensive for what we had ! The rooms and bathrooms are horrible, you can hear everything and it is very stinky ! But I have to say the location is pretty good and they have a very nice restaurant, a good price for good food with tax... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

We paid $24 for a private double with shared bathroom. Room has no bin, nothing to hang or put your stuff on. The reason for the terrible smell that hangs around the rooms and bathrooms is twofold: 1) the entire building hasn't been cleaned for ages and 2) there is an open sewer. On a positive note: the owner (older... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The hostel is locates about 100 MTS from the beach and 300 from the park. Price was 6,000C per night for a private room. Breakfast is not included but can be purchased for 2,000C. The breakfast is a huge two plate breakfast of fruit and eggs with pinto.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We only stayed one night due to horrible bathroom smell. They looked clean, but smelled like the sewer. Didn't want that more more than one night. Aside from that, the mattress was worn and sunken in, exactly like National Park Backpackers down the road. Which is where we stayed for 3 more nights. Free wifi but doesn't work in the... More 

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San Carlos, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We arrived in Manuel Antonio and checked out 2 other hostels but were turned off when they said the beach was a bus ride away. Got a cab down to the beach, and the driver dropped us off here at Costa Linda. Very happy he did so because this place was not only cheaper, but closer to the beach. Rooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I stayed there for a week. I have to highlight the staff there, in particular Oscar. He is one of the sweetest persons I've met. From the very first moment he was willing to help giving tips about every question you can have and if he don't know the answer he will sort out they way to find it out.... More 

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Address: Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Backpackers Paradise Costa Linda Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Backpackers Paradise Costa Linda Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park

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