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Wave Trotter

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I were stranded in Costa Rica over the holidays due to having his passport stolen at the boarder. Maddy and Herman were super accommodating and allowed us to stay in a private room for as long as we needed. The vibe was chilled and friendly. They have a big industrial kitchen where everyone cooked a big meal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a very questionable bus ride, me and friend wound up in Santa Teresa with a room booked at the Wave Trotter hostel. We had no expectations but were pleasantly surprised with the incredible vibes, amazing host, cool people and super cute room. It was also honestly the best location, hostel wise. Though not directly on the beach, it's less... More 

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Thank Tara N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't have so many options as we hadn't booked anything ahead and it's the high season in Costa Rica. So we decided to go for the Wave Trotter hostel that seems to have good reviews. And we are really glad of our pick ! The place has a huge backyard, and the common space is really big too with... More 

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Thank Marie C
Niagara Falls, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here 1 night, January 15 2016. Location: 5/5 Centrally located, Wave Trotter fits right into the scene in Santa Teresa Check-in: 5/5 We booked through hostelworld.ca, showed up to the front desk, and didn't have any problems checking in and finding our room. Central Building Vibe & Cleanliness: 2/5 From the moment you entered, you could see and feel... More 

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Thank Gordon K
Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Such a great place..This is theeee place to stay. Perfect location right across from surf, close to everything, yet tucked away from the most busy part of Santa Teresa. The hostel is very specious, always clean and nice to come home to ( or wake up to) The owners are very very sweet and helpful and always around to talk... More 

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Thank MLBorn
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Stayed in a private room in the back for 5 nights. The WiFi signal in the back was pretty good. The main hostel was always clean and nice. Super chill spot about 100M off of the main road but you can walk to anything you need. Bring some bug spray though, the mosquitos were bad during the daytime but it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Came for a few days and stayed for over a week. The owners were great and very relaxed, the hostel was super clean with a large backyard where there was a slackline and hammocks. Good central location about 2 main walk from the beach. Will stay there again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here two nights. In a good location close to beach, supermarket and nice cafe-Lw SAndwichera - super nice. Common area very clean as was private room. Rooms are located in large garden/ jungle area - do not stay if you don't care for bugs and insects as there are loads - also colourful crabs. Horses also roam the grounds.... More 

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Thank Danny N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights. The dorm beds are really comfy and nice with an individual locker each. The location is great and Mike especially went out of his way to socialise, help organise gatherings and help with any questions about Santa Teresa!

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Thank Coel F
San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I am a Santa Teresa enthusiast, as the region has some of the best beaches in Costa Rica. Having gone there several times, I know my way around hostels and hotels. This last visit, I decided to get a private apartment at the Wave Trotters. It was the best decision: beautiful second floor unit, nice bathroom, and a great outdoor... More 

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