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Central Backpackers Quepos

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Quepos, Invu, Road to Manuel Antonio | 200 Mts South From Soccer Field, On the Road to Manuel Antoni, Quepos 107-20901, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very clean with amazing food on request. The owner Mauricio will cook you anything you ask for and play very nice music while you are eating. You can feed the monkeys in the back garden and that's quite an experience! Also has front parking and hot water (quite rare in CR lol). Great value for money!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

The owner Mauricio will make you feel like a king. He is a trained chef and his food is yummy, just tell him what you want for lunch/ dinner and he will make it. Yummy breakfast is included in the price of the room. He also carried our luggage to the room, made coffee whenever we asked for it and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

If you do not need an A/C in your room and are on a budget you cannot go wrong with Central Backpackers and it's host Mauricio. Private rooms comes with fans and are simple but clean. The complimentary breakfast changes every day (we had fruits, eggs & pancakes) and provided a good start for the day. Also make sure you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

The Hostel is nice and has fair prices, but what makes it Special is the great food that the owner is cooking for you. He is a professional cook and you will notice from the taste. He made for each of us a whole grilled fish (freshly caught by his dad, a local fisherman) with mashed potato, salad and even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Hostel doesn't look amazing from outside but it's close to the bus station and everything in quepos is within walking distance. Main attraction is the host. Friendly guy, makes a good breakfast at any time you want, and make sure to ask him to make you dinner one night. Great plentiful dinner that will be cheaper than going out. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The host is really really nice. He offers a good breakfast. He's a professional cooker so if you want an awesome meal, you can give you some food and he do something very good for free !! The room are basic, clean and no bugs. Perfect stay ! Thank you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Excellent location right next to the INVU which is absolutely the most beautiful little neighborhood we have ever seen. The bus stop to/from Manuel Antonio is right out front. Building is airy and comfortable. Lots of lil restaurants and shops around. Ten minute walk to the big bus station. Mauricio is very helpful and a pleasure to chat with, makes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The owner, Mauricio was incredibly hospitable from our arrival. The free breakfast and $4 dinner are delicious and Mauricio will go out of his way to make you feel at home. We paid $12 per person per night night which seemed a little steep considering there was no air conditioning, but I guess that is the typical price for this... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

It's a nice little hostel with a really friendly owner. Don't miss the food wich he is cooking on his own. It's really delicious. We enjoyed it! The owner is really helpful and did everything to show us the best places of Quepos. We would recommend it to everyone.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you have the latest issue of lonely planet the phone number they have for Puda Vida Hostel is actually Central Backpackers. Anyway after the usual get off the bus, where the hell are we stuff we got to Central Backpackers to be met by the marvellous Mauricio. Ok so we weren't at Puda Vida but the welcome was wonderful... More 

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