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The Jungle House

111 Carreterra 160, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just one thing to say this is PARADISE ! We went from hostel to hostel in Costa Rica and nothing made us stay ! But the jungle house made a big difference in our one month and a half trip ! A great welcoming from Vill, so nice and always here to help and discuss any subject ! Room more... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The Jungle House is a great place to stay really close to the beach and in dorms for 2 people who have nice-running ACs. The area surounding it is really nice and in the center of town. Hermit krabs can be seen in the backyard which are awesome

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Ended up here randomly. Were suppose to stay one night, stayed four and wish we could have stayed longer. amazing people, nice kitchen, close to everything (at the same time as it feels like your in the jungle), supersweet beds, good surfboardrentals and a lot of good stuff in general coming from this house which for one is teaching English... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

After travelling to many beaches and staying in hostels, this is a breath of fresh air. Unlike other hostels in the area this one is made of stone which keeps it much cooler during the day and into the night. The common area has a beautiful design and the kitchen is the best I have seen in a hostel to... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

When you factor in all the benefits this house offers, you're going to come up short looking for a better place. Its centrally located in arguably the best part of town because you are but a couple minute walk to anything you need. Supermarket, restaurants and bakeries, surf shops, vehicle rentals, tourism center, beaches, yoga studios... basically anything you could... More 

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TheJungleHouse, Manager at The Jungle House, responded to this review

Ben, thanks again, buddy! You guys were an awesome group; it was such a pleasure to host you all at The Jungle House! It makes me happy to know that you enjoyed so much everything at my house and in Santa Teresa. I'm glad I got to know you, and could be of service. I hope to see you all... More 

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The most perfect costa rican house! Lots of space to lounge around. We were a group of 7 and could easily find time alone or group all of us together to share a meal. The 5 downstairs rooms with AC made sleeping incredibly comfortable and the outdoor yoga hut and pool were ideal for the INSANELY hot afternoons. Less than... More 

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TheJungleHouse, General Manager at The Jungle House, responded to this review

Alyssa, you're awesome! Thanks for your support. I'm so glad you guys picked The Jungle House. You guys are the ideal guests. I hope you can make it back down next winter. More 

Victoria, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The Jungle House is perfectly located in Santa Teresa! Its in the middle of town but noise levels were never an issue for our stay as everything is sort of protected by the Jungle surroundings. We did not get to meet Joe, but he was very helpful in setting up our whole experience. The Jungle house is a beautiful complex!... More 

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JoeGatto, General Manager at The Jungle House, responded to this review

Awesome, Kelly! Thanks a lot! I'm glad you guys had such a good time at The Jungle House. I wish I could have met you guys. Hopefully you'll come back again, and I'll get to meet you all. ¡Pura vida! More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I just went to the jungle house with a group of friends and we all really enjoyed our stay. The jungle house has many options to accommodate groups of different sizes and the location is convenient and centrally located. Its across the street from restaurants and grocery and mere minutes from the beach. It is a great place for small... More 

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TheJungleHouse, General Manager at The Jungle House, responded to this review

Hey, Mandy, thanks so much for the kind words! It was really a pleasure to have you all at The Jungle House; you and your friends are wonderful! Let me know if you want to come down next winter. Pura vida, Joe. More 

Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Really cool house with a variety of rooms and accommodation options in a great location in Santa Teresa just a few minutes from the beach. The manager (Joe) is a great guy and will help you out with whatever you need (restaurant recommendations, surf lessons, ordering fresh fish, etc!!!). Well maintained, spacious and well designed.

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TheJungleHouse, Manager at The Jungle House, responded to this review

Thanks Paul! It was great to meet you here, and I look forward to seeing you on your next Costa Rica surf trip. Pura vida, Joe. More 

Brick, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Real nice, big place. Only spent a couple nights with my brother and cousin, and enjoyed our stay. House is in a great location, just a short walk from the waves and the market. Carlos is the man!! He drove us back and forth from Libera airport and shared a lot of local knowledge. We stopped for mangos and maranones,... More 

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