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150mts north of the manuel antonio public school, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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Hostel Vista Serena
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Naples, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Great staff, very helpful and nice. The first thing of all is the view.. Panoramic high view of the hills covered of rain forest and beside this the sea.. I could stay on their hammok forever watching this precious slice of COsta rica.. The dorm in which i slept maybe was a little bit too big.. (16 beds.. ) but... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Stayed there 5 nights in early november: loved it! My shared room in my cabina was clean (and was cleaned everyday, including linens), with a full kitchen and hot water in the shower! The view from all the balconies is spectacular. The staff is SUPER friendly and reach just a little higher to help you. The price is really affordable.... More 

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Jamestown, New York
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I have stayed at Vista Serena 3 times, twice in the 4-person dorms, and most recently in a private room. All my experiences were wonderful. The view can't be beat. Spotted several toucans, black iguanas, and various other birds in the trees surrounding the hostel. The sunsets are amazing over the ocean. The coffee and toast provided goes perfectly with... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This place is absolutely incredible! Sonja and her staff are extremely hospitable and made me feel more than welcome to be that the Vista Serena. They are pleasant and clearly care about the well being of their guests. The room was clean, simple, and very large with a hot shower and gorgeous view of the jungle canopy and the ocean... More 

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Bennebroek, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Amazing view over the ocean, specially at sunset! Popular hostel with nice and friendly atmosphere, big terrace with lots of hammocks. Close to the national park Manuel Antonio with beautiful beaches.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 1 night in a 4p dorm, but had it all to ourselves. The rooms are fine, except that they have a big ant-problem in the kitchen we had. There were no hot water. The location could be better, far from the beach. But the view from this hostel is amazing and therefore I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The staff and the view of Vista Serena are what makes it amazing. The place is clean and the large deck looking over the Pacific is what makes it so special. They have added a small restaurant/snack shack that provides burritos, casados, nachos... etc. The staff are kind and helpful in ideas of what to do in the area. This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Nice atmosphere, nice staff. Everyone is nice and informative. My 23 yo daughter and I stayed in a 4 bed room with lockers and ac. room was clean and comfortable size. bathrooms and kitchens were also clean and nice. Many people came and went all ages. I estimate ages 20 to 70. Families stayed. Of course the view was beautiful.... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The standout to this hostel is by and far the view overlooking Manuel Antonio. Sunset here is just perfect. Easy transport to and from the park and there are restaurants and markets within walking distance. Dorm area was adequate, with rotating fans which were much appreciated.

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Rocklin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Pura Vida! First thing you see upon arrival is the deck outside the reception, with it's stunning view looking west at the Pacific Ocean. (Great Sunsets, as advertised). Every person on staff is great and welcoming. The owners: Conrad and Emily, bent over backward to help me and my two friends have an unforgettable stay! We took up 3 out... More 

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Address: 150mts north of the manuel antonio public school, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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Vista Serena Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Hostel Vista Serena Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park

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