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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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panama city
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Stayed at Don Jon*s for around 6 weeks. Nothing but positive things to say about the place: - Clean - Well organized - Good service - Nice staff - Love the bungalows - Best burrito, smoothies and Jon*s cocktails - Top surf spot in Costa Rica - Don Jon*s himself, a good fellah - Ladies night

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Me and a friend had been traveling for 30h straight when we arrived at Don Jon's. Not only did Jon (the hostel owner) go up from bed and greeted us (although we booked on our way there), he also served us with some ice cold beer which tasted like liquified paradise at the hour. We stayed in a private room... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I stayed in Don Jons for a week in august 2012 and the hostel is fantastic. Really friendly and helpful staff, great food. The Cabinas are a must if you stay here, really unique. also only about 200 meters from the Santa Teresa beach as well

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012 via mobile

I ended up staying at Don Jon's for two weeks in July 2012 and it was great. The dorm room was nice, great a/c (you could make it a fridge in there if you want), clean room and clean bathroom that is right there in the room. The owner Jon is really cool but he was only there a few... More 

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Los Olivos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

My wife and I stayed here on our honeymoon. The accomodations were comfortable and very safe. The surf was only 2-3 min walk away. Every thing you need is with in a few minutes walking distance. The food cooked at the hostel was good and not too pricey. There is also a kitchen if you like to cook and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

From the moment my travel partner arrived at this hostel we were warmly welcomed. The owner, Jon,had waited for us as we arrived late from the bus ride from San Jose. We stayed in the dormitorio which again exceeded expectations. The beds were comfortable and were equipped with fresh sheets and pillow cases however you must supply your own towel.... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

A MUST if you're staying in ST, stopping by to hang out with some kick-a** folks, or if you're in the mood for the best burrito of your life. Pick a hammock and veg, feel at home and fall in super love with the vibe. Very clean rooms (either dorms or cabins) and common areas to brush shoulders with fellow... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

I've been to Santa Teresa several times and Don Jon's is the ONLY place I'd stay. Not only are Jon, Ruth & everyone else who works there extremely nice, but the rooms are immaculate as well! The entire complex of rooms and parking is enclosed in a fenced in area and there is security at night. For a woman traveling... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

From the start Don Jon's service was excellent. The staff (Rute and John) were very informative and super fast in replying my emails. I stayed there for three nights in one of their private rooms(w/o AC). The room was very comfortable, super clean, great ceiling fan and very safe. At night Don Jon has a super cool security guard that... More 

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Giv'atayim, Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

I stayed at Don Jon's for 1 week, May 2012. The place was everything I wanted and much more. The location is right next to the beach where most people go out surfing from. I stayed at the dormitories which were spacious, clean and comfortable. The room has AC which is good if you just started travelling in CR and... More 

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