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Kokua Hostel Santa Teresa

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50m South and 100m East from Super Costa, Puntarenas 60111, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great little hostel. Multiple fans in each rooms, a great outdoor kitchen, and awesome employees. Originally planned on staying 2 nights, ended up staying 5. The owner, Max, is great; all around nice person who was more than willing to help out with anything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hey out there, I'm living in beautiful Costa Rica since 10 month but I've to say after all the travels I did kokua hostel is my absolut favourite hostel and i would recommend it to everyone. Could be because of the rain time, but it wasn't overfilled and we spend a wonderful relaxed weekend there, including 2 unbelievable funny nights... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I've been here many times and have made very good friends, it has a good location in Santa Teresa, near Carmen. I'm allergic to dust mites so I can tell when a place is clean to sleep in, it is. I also like it that is not in the main road, so it doesn't get as much noise and dust... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

This place had a great atmosphere and friendly staff. We stayed in a private room which was literally noise free and the bed was really comfortable (both surprising for a hostel). The only downside was that the there was noooo water pressure in the shower...pretty much a trickle of water, but when you are in such a beautiful place that's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Checked out Kokua Hostel on the way to another place and was received by Karolina in the reception. She was as laid back as the hostel itself and the good vibe I felt was present during my whole 10 day stay. Good location, friendly and helpful staff and a sweet bar with great specials every night (pizza night is very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

A great place to spend holidays and have some relax days together with great people.The private rooms with private bathroom are very comfortable and have air conditioning available. The hotel is built with recycled materials and has a great look. Kitchen is very comfortable and with great view. 200 mts from beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I came for a night and stayed for 2 and a half weeks...and it was great! The hostel itself located not directly on the main road (around 40 meters from it) so its nice and quite but still really close to everything...(around 5 min from Banana beach- a great surfing spot but also nice beach for the non surfers, 40... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We missed the bus that would have gotten us to our ferry on time and we were a bit frazzled when we showed up at Kokua. We saw the sign on the road and we're hoping for the best. It was the best! Our host was this young guy who made us feel like we were old friends of his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Personally, what I enjoyed the most here in Kokua hostel was the social atmosphere. The owners, the decorations and staff are very welcoming. I felt a positive, safe and friendly vibe since I got checked in. The supermarket and surf points were very close to the hostel so no need to drive nor to pay for shuttles or really long... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

The hostel itself and the common area is nicely designed, however needs some more comfortable options to hangout. The private room unfortunately received very little air and the shower was only drizzling. For 45$ a night, you get a triple room in Casa Zen with breakfast..!

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