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Backpackers Paradise Costa Linda

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Taboada, Galicia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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San Jose, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The good: Breakfast (delicious 2 course meal at 2,000 colones) Proximity to the ocean was a 4 min walk down the street The price overall, $10 a night Wifi The bad: Bed had some ants crawling on it Very easy to hear the people outside Hard time getting directions to the national park from the staff The ugly: The bathroom... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Actually stayed at Hotel California which is a short bus ride away from Manual Antonio National Park so this review is purely based on the breakfast. It's located along the main road towards the National Park. The menu for breakfast is basic but the food was wonderful for the price. The first plate included fruit and a pancake and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

In my view, Costa Linda does have an endearing charm about it. The main hotelier is really helpful and friendly, but also extremely busy and so spends a lot of time running around doing almost everything in the backpackers. This place is cheap and only 10 mins from the front of the Manuel Antonio park and 5 mins from the... 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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