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Don Jon's Lodge and Restaurante

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150 meters north from soccer plaza, Santa Teresa 1, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We stayed in Don Jon's five nights as part of our Costa Rican round trip. I've visited plenty of places, also in a high price category, but I've never experienced such a good host and such a great atmosphere anywhere. The beach is very close, the accommodations are clean and comfortable with hammocks everywhere. The breakfast is really tasty and... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

One week ended up being three. Yoga, surfing, relaxing, good food and amazing people. Don Jons is the best place to stay in Santa Teresa. I stayed in the dorms for three whole weeks, which was perfect for me, as I am traveling on a budget (shared a room with some pretty awesome people), but staying in the treehous/cabinas in... More 

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Don Jon's is located close to the beach, right on the main strip but has the chilled vibes and tranquility that I was after whilst in Costa Rica. I spent SEVEN WEEKS here and could have stayed longer for sure, definitely missing the place right now. All of the staff are absolute legends and really accommodating, the dorm room is... More 

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We started our trip in CR from Santa Teresa in December and we spent the first 6 night in Don Jon's. The place was all that you could wish for, we had two bedroom apartment with two sanitary room and AC. The service was great and you didn't need to worry about your safety at all. I even happened to... More 

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

You can't find a better place then Don Jon*s. Closest to the best surf, the coolest tree houses in the area and will definitely give you memories for the long run. Relax to the max at don jon*s with jon and the dogs :)

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This was our second trip to Santa Teresa and our second time staying at Don Jon's! We had the best time staying at this place. The owner is an amazing guy, the place is very clean and comfortable and you will meet so many great people there. Our trip wouldn't be as great if we were not staying at Don... More 

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Kuopio, Finland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Don Jon's lodge & Santa Teresa was absolute the BEST holiday destination I have ever been! The public bus dropped us in front of the hostel and the owner + a group of hostel guests were cheering at us in the common area although it was almost midnight. We got our wonderful 5 people's apartment which was really clean and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

I stayed in a private 'tree house' room. The location was excellent and I loved all the trees and greenery surrounding the property. Jon was an excellent source of knowledge as well as being easy going, fun and always up for a chat. The hammocks are amazing and the whole atmosphere of the place was relaxed, easy going and really... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

My friend and I found this little gem after spending a day viewing numerous hotels in the area. As soon as we entered the property we were sold. The owner Don Jon was genuine and friendly. The rooms were extremely clean, spacious and well maintained. The kitchen was great, the food was fantastic, and the people were amazing. The location... More 

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