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Don Jon*s Lodge and Restaurante

150 meters north from soccer plaza, Santa Teresa 1, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 30 Santa Teresa B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As soon as we arrived we wanted to stay longer. Santa Teresa is an amazing town and this is a really cool hostel. The only issue we had was there was a urine odor from the cat, but we talked to the cleaning lady and got it sorted out. Despite the pee, I would stay there again.

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friend and I arrived in Santa Teresa, and asked a walker by that happened to be the owner of Don Jon. I had previously been there, I knew the area; this time I wanted something simple - nothing fancy. We were so lucky with the place. They showed us a cute little wooden hut, very clean, 3 beds, WC,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I was going there for 2 nights and got stuck in there for a month... I seriously don't know where to start... maybe with the friendly ambiance, the cooking up with the other guests, the movie nights, the great breakfast after Surf, the after surf nap in the hammocks in the treehouse, which are so far my favorite, the yoga... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Let's start by saying I haven't been to0 active on Trip Advisor for as much traveling as I do...but this experience was worth reviewing as it was one of the most fun solo traveling trips I've been on! I went to CR on a whim and went to Santa Teresa on a recommendation of a girl who lives there (I... More

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Shediac, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Santa Teresa is a amazing little surf town and we stayed at Don Jon's for a week! We ended up staying in the "Jungle houses" as I called it. It was a super cool room with a lot of space, a mini fridge, our own bathroom and a hammock on our deck. A cleaning lady came everyday so our room... More

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We stayed in a room which was very inexpensive. There were three beds - one of which was a hanging loft / bunk bed - plenty of room for the family. There were lots of young surfers there but everyone was very polite and relaxed. The breakfast was amazing and reasonably priced. They have off street parking. The hotel management... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is just an amazing relaxed place to stay! Close to the beach, very nice athmosphere and a good mixture of people. I stayed 4 weeks in the backyard of the area in a private appartment, very clean and nice. there are many chillout areas with hamacks to chill. Jon the manager is an amazing guy who is allways nice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We stayed at Don Jons for 5 nights. We booked the "tree house" a bit back in the yard. The first morning we woke up, the howler monkey were climbing over the hats and trees - great! The place is very relaxed, plenty of hammocks to chill and also the garden is very nice. Jon, the other staff and the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Stayed at Don Jon's for 3 nights on a surf trip with another guy. We had a shared dorm for $16 per night, for that price it was a total steal. The proprietor Jon was a super nice, laid back guy who didn't even ask for our money when we owed him for the second night stay. He actually let... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Don Jons was the first of what was meant to be many stops in Costa Rica...but we ended up staying much longer then planned. It was simply too good! The vibe at this little slice of heaven is something itself. Never, have i been able to relax as much as i did the weeks staying at Don Jons. Jon and... More

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Address: 150 meters north from soccer plaza, Santa Teresa 1, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Don Jon`s Hostel And Restaurante Hotel Santa Teresa
Don Jon*s Lodge And Restaurante Costa Rica/Santa Teresa

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Don Jon*s has a variety of accomodations, great restaurante, and is conviniently located. Dorm rooms for backpackers, modern apartments with AC for groups, and rustic cabins with private rooms all made from teak wood and very one of a kind. A restaurante serving the freshest fish tacos, burritos, sandwiches and salads all ways, always. Only 100 meters walk to Santa Teresa beach with consistent surf year round and in the center of the village near markets, reataurantes, and soccer plaza. A family run establishment where the service is personalized and with gusto. See you soon! Pura Vida! ... more   less 
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