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All 26 Manuel Antonio National Park accommodations

Backpackers Paradise Costa Linda

Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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Backpackers Paradise Costa Linda
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • 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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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have booked this place for 10 days during my stay in Manual Antonio. The owner is not a good person at all . Their are many Cockroaches and the up keep with them is poor. In the evening their all over the place. waking up in the middle of the night doesn't help when you need to use the... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Given the rock-bottom price I almost can't believe how good this place is. Unlike most budget hotels the owners have put a lot of love and attention into Costa Linda, like the lovely river stone murals in the bathrooms (which do not reek btw). The rooms are small and simple but very clean and most have ceiling fans. The staff... More

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Carrieres-sous-Poissy, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

100m from the beach in the village of manuel antonio, you won't find cheaper. The people working here are really nice, and the restaurant is very good and cheap (big breakfast, good food, good mojitos). The rooms and bathroom are not good, but enough to sleep (no hot water). For the price it's ok.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

The location of that place is really great: 3mins walking distance to the beach and even less to the National Park. However, the place is not only rusty, but really disgusting. My room was not only dirty but also smelly, there wasn't any kind of furniture but a "bed" (with a mattress that is almost non existing and made my... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We didn't stay at the hostel, but we frequented the bar during our stay in Manuel Antonio. The staff is friendly, the drinks are cheap, and there's free wifi in a comfortable, chill, semi-outdoor atmosphere. What more could a traveler really ask for?

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Lugano, Switzerland
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9 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Ok, they were in the middle of rennovation (or at least I hope), but this hostel isnt great. The location is excellent because it just 200 m from the beach and 300 m from the park entrance. But everything else it didnt convinced me. First there isnt any common areas to hang out, just the restaurant. Rooms are very very... More

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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Pros: Costa Linda was situated in a great spot with close access to both the National Park and Beach. Staff were friendly. Free coffee. Cheap accom. Probably a good party hostel. Cons: Really dirty rooms and bathroom was disgusting. Everything smelled bad. Common areas were dirty too. Didnt want to eat there as everything was so dirty. Really noisy place,... More

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Whistler, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

Went there for only 1 night, got lucky and got a private room for the price of dorms. Room was clean, had a fan, locked well, good value. Great location as its 5 minutes to the beach and all the restaurants, and 5 minutes to the entrance of the park (not worth it - do another park in CR, this... More

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Drake Bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I live in Costa Rica and when I visit Manuel Antonio I always stay at Costa Linda. The cabins are spartan and simple but inexpensive and the atmosphere is nice and friendly. The location is perfect between beach and National Park entrance. In the restaurant they offer good food at a reasonable price. The owner Michael is very relaxed no... More

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Madrid, Spain
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

To say that this place is very basic is quite an understatement. True, it's cheap, but still what the traveler gets is a bad smelling room, a bed with a 'mattress' which is basically inexistent and an impression that the floor hasn't been cleaned ever since. The restaurant is good though, with nice food at good a price, and the... More

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Backpackers Paradise Costa Linda Hotel
Backpackers Paradise Costa Linda Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Backpackers Paradise Costa Linda Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
Address: Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
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Ranked #16 of 26 Specialty lodging in Manuel Antonio National Park

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