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Casa Del Mar Hostel

Playa Santa Teresa Contiguo Al Super Costa, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
#23 of 30 hotels in Santa Teresa
26 Reviews 4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durham, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This place is great, we live right around the corner & really enjoy having dinner & drinks @ this place. They have a huge wood fire grill & the flat bread & pizza's are amazing! They also seafood & salads also but I love the empanada's & pizza! I would't pass this place up the location is great, they have... More

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Barmera, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stumbled upon this place while we were looking for Casa Zen. This hostel has everything you need, full equipped kitchen with blender and freezer, restaurant and juice bar. Huge shady trees, plenty of hammock space. We were here for surfing so going to bed early, never heard the noise of the bar or restaurant. We found all staff helpful... More

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

arrived at casa del mar - planned to stay one week, and ended up staying three weeks. the time there was great! the place is perfect - just in the middle of the long Santa Teresa street, a minute walk to the beach. behind the hostel you can see the jungle and hear the monkeys. if you are on a... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

We arrived in santa teresa and found casa del mar. As nice as it looked and as welcome as we were received by the hostess, it did not feel good staying here. The shower in the dorm room we stayed in was not working. The shower was not clean at all and the water kept running all night. Besides the... More

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

This review is for the bar portion. Aside from the hostel, they have an outdoors bar & restaurant. We walked in as we had seen a "live music" sign earlier in the day. There were locals and visitors mixed in the bar in a friendly, laid back athmosphere. The owner Cesar, came to greet us, made us feel welcomed and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

I'd like to start by saying I never had a chance to eat any of the food so this is based just on the hostel room: It felt like I was in a sauna while staying in our prison like cell of a room. Beds were terrible, room was dirty with tons of holes in the bathroom window. We had... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

After arriving with no reservation booked and looking around various hostels, we decided to stay at Casa Del Mar - and we are very glad we did. The rooms were very good value ($12 - discounted to $10 for continuous low season nights) and Cesar (the owner) was extremely helpful and knowledgable, even giving us info on Nicaragua!! We hired... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

We had a really lovely, relaxed few days at Casa del Mar. The hostel is in a beautiful shady spot, equipped with plenty of hammocks. It has an excellent bar that serves the best empanadas (the blue cheese ones are out of this world). the rooms are clean and spacious, although the bathrooms can get a bit damp and smelly.... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Problems with water all the time roons not clean to my standard Owner had a huge temperament he cant coltrol...he yelled at me and insulted me They sold me a surfboard for a high price, it broke after a few days and they even got mad at me...it broke while paddling out...so it wasnt in good shape. They least thing... More

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

the owners are from spain, cesar and ana, they are very nice and friendly. and the locale has a happening restaurant, with some real excellent pizza, and empanadas. rooms are nice and tastefully decorated. here are what could be a few cons: it's a bit of a party atmosphere for staff. so that means dance music starts on the early... More

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Address: Playa Santa Teresa Contiguo Al Super Costa, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
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Ubicated in front off one off the best surf spots in santa teresa,casa del mar has a big garden area,restaurant and bar.ofering all kinds off activities,casa del mar will make your time with us unforgetible. ... more   less 
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