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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ostersund, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were to people who stayed here for 12 nights, and we had a great time. We stayed in one of the rustic cabins, and that felt like the best choice. At first, it felt a little bit more rustique than what we had expected, but after the first night everything felt great. The cabins has coldwater showers, but really,... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We arrived at Don Jon's after a very long and adventurous drive from Tamarindo. We rented 2 rustic cabins for 4 persons each. Rooms were really nice, private bathrooms, clean and nice smelling sheets. Free wi-fi, good food for breakfast (not included in the room's price). The place is very nice, with hammocks everywhere, Don Jon is a really nice... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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90 reviews 90 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We just loved it. I recommend the rustic rooms. They have a private bathroom. The whole place is very very nice and special. Prices are very convenient. Location is great. Inside the court we saw iguanas and squirrels. They also have hostel options. Try the Pura Vida Soda , about 20 meters away as you go out to the right.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

great place! rooms are made with much love (we had a private room), super good atmosphere thanks to the staff: jon is probably the most layed back person on earth (still having everything perfectly under control), everybody is super friendly and helpful. tipp: the burritos are a blast. the yoga teacher is great, too. THANKS A LOT! *****

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Ayampe, Ecuador
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Don Jon is the man and his place was a lot of fun! I stayed there Dec-Jan 2013 but still wanted to write this. Great location, good food options close by, nice 3-5 minute walk alongside the semi jungle/forest that leads to the surf break and the amazing sunsets, great vibes at the hostel, and just was a really good... More 

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Bermuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Was there for a week at the beginning of August. Great location, staff and vibe. Great place if you are traveling solo or with a group. Jon is a super chill guy and will give you any info you need about the area and what to do if the surf is mug.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I love Don Jon's! Great people, right across the street from beach access with great surf, and right next to a really cool art gallery/restaurant. We had three of us in a private room and it was heaven - a treehouse with our own balcony, waking up to the sounds of monkeys in the forest. Careful, this place will suck... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Address: 150 meters north from soccer plaza, Santa Teresa 1, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
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Number of rooms: 11
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