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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Wave Trotter
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Ranked #18 of 25 Hotels in Santa Teresa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived late at night and quickly checked in at the hostel without even knowing the beauty of the place. I stayed one night in the dorms and they give you sheets to put on your bed and pillow. I had an amazing one night in Santa Teresa and wished I could of stayed longer. It was a really beautiful... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

stayed in a dorm for 2 nights. Pros Great big open design with good kitchen and shared common rooms. Quiet location Can rent surfboards Cons There is a family ? Owners with 3 young children living there. The kids are constantly running around so the place feels a bit like a crèche, a lot of screaming and noise and not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my friends stayed in a apartment with our own kitchen and a big veranda. Really a luxury. The owner was really nice and the staff was helpfull when one off us had forgot an iPad on our last hostel in a another town. It was no noises from the main building, the only thing tou heard was the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night in dorm (last minute booking) for $18 and later in the week, one night in a private room for $50. Of course, sleeping was easier in the private room and the private shower/bathroom was nice. Otherwise, the shared shower/bathrooms were fine. The location was very good (quieter away from main road). The staff was friendly. The guests... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I was in Montezuma and I was getting bored so I drove over to Santa Teresa and immediately I canceled my remaining night in Montezuma and booked a room at Wave Trotter. One of the best decisions of my trip. I came over the next morning and was warmly welcomed by the staff who helped me getting a surfing lesson... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I just spent 5 days at this hostel and it was amazing. The location is perfect- 3 minute walk from the beach, grocery store, restaurants and anything else you need. The owners are a lovely Italian family that are extremely welcoming and help you with all your traveling needs. I cannot recommend this hostel enough, lovely staff, clean rooms, hot... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

As many said before , it is a very good place ,very clean and friendly . as a surfer i really liked the short distance walk to the surf points every morning . there is a bakery on the way down to the beach which i got a coffe to go before the surf. on the way back you could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Very nice clean and spacious hostel / hotel. This place is set back from the main (slightly dusty) road, and is amidst plenty of tropical wildlife (howler monkeys, big iguanas etc). Great wooden feel to the place, decent private rooms, and dorms with lockers, nice bathrooms with hot showers, big kitchen, fridges etc. Owner was very nice and laid back.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

A very good hostel, staff were really friendly and laid-back. The place was great to hang out in, very clean and modern. A friendly group, easy to meet people there when travelling alone! Close to the beach and within close walking distance to bars and restaurants :)

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Mantua, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

i stayed at the hostel and it was super. place with a huge garden with iguanas and monkeys. owners are very friendly and helpful. they care about their guest and try to make your stay as comfortable as possible. they even used a smoke machine to kill mosquitos around here

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Address: Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 244
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Wave Trotter Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Santa Teresa

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