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Hostel Plinio

Main Road 50 meters before Restaurant Bamboo Jam, Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hostel Plinio is a former hotel, which was at one point an oasis in an unpaved/non-gentrified jungle at the foot of the national park. Former guests would hike to get to Plinio, whereas now you can easily drive right up to the parking lot. This hostel is safe, offers a wonderful desayuno tipico, and has an incredibly friendly/helpful staff. Most... More 

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Uvita, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

WE loved our brief stay at the Hostel. The open air 'hang' space always had soothing, hip music pulsating, and the wonderfully refreshing pool was always clean and inviting. I've never tasted better Pinto de Gallo, and that was partly Daniel's amazing homemade sauce he provided with the daily breakfast. We were lucky enough to befriend Daniel and Rebecca, two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I just spent almost a week at Hostel Plinio and had a great time. This hostel offers much more than your average hostel with shared dorms. We rented a private room which had a full sized bed and two twin beds. The room was clean, comfortable, and extremely spacious especially for what we paid for it!!! The... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to hotel Plinio with my girlfriend. The hostel is beautiful, but more important the staff is very friendly. They helped us a lot to find location to snorkel for free. I highly recommend this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here for a week in one of the 8-person mixed dorms. The rooms were very clean and comfortable, and at times there was only us two sleeping in the dorm (although I don't know if this is to do with the timing)! The owners were very helpful on arrival and made us feel instantly welcome,... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We were looking for a room near Manuel Antonio but hadn't done research on options. Depressed about our options in Quepos, we started driving up the hill toward Manuel and found this gem. Very relaxed, funky jungle environment. Beautiful views. Private room was basically a 3 story treehouse. Only downsides were the lack of very warm water, and ants that... More 

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Quepos, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Best place we have stayed thus far. There was a slight mishap with our reservation so they offered us a small, but clean room used for volunteers, which ended up being perfect. The staff spoke many languages and was very helpful with any questions we had. The kitchen was well equipt with anything we needed to make our own meals,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We are having a great time and enjoying the beautiful hostel. Nice dorms, sweet Tico hostel with a beautiful view on the pacific. Doing some diving with the shop that is on the same spot and loving the family style way of running the lot. Thanks for your kind hospitality, the playas del coco Idc crew!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We had a really relaxing 3 night stay in this pleasant, clean hostel. A short bus trip from both Quapos & Manual Antonio. The bus Is very regular so you won't be waiting long. The staff were very helpful and always with a smile and hello, that goes a long way. The pool is great, and a welcome addition after... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I thought this hostel was a really cute place to stay and compared to the prices of Manuel Antonio was cheap. The staff is also really friendly. The double rooms are nice but give directly onto the main landing and since the walls are really thin and there is only a screen for a window you can hear everything. We... More 

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