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Cabinas Playa

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In front "LA LORA" Beach, Santa Teresa 89117, Costa Rica
Cabinas Playa
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santiago, Chile
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

You couldn't get a closer spot to the best surf break on the beach which was perfect for my boyfriend who went out every day and had some great waves. Our room had a balcony which had a lovely view of the garden. Unfortunately this place is let down by a few things we were expecting after reading their website... More 

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CabinasPlaya, Owner at Cabinas Playa, responded to this review

Well Kiwi chick Im very sorry to read this review of yours for many reasons.. mainly is that i think you write about a few things you dont know about .. like the pool - That was being repaired because the pump needed a new engine as well as having a few minor wholes ! NOT "Just needed being filled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Stayed there for three months, what else to say. I cried on the bus to san jose. The best location, the staff treated you like family, pumping waves, good party, clean and good facilities. Woow woow waa! Hope ill come back as soon as possible!

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CabinasPlaya, Owner at Cabinas Playa, responded to this review

OLLLLLEEEEEEEEEE Happy you enjoyed your stay here ..WE CRYED TO... Well we dont need to tell u how much we (cabinas playa crew ) enjoyed you and Jacob AND Erick and crazy simon stay here>>>> we love you and cant wait to see you again ,,, here or sweden what ever come first MISS U BROTHERRRRR More 

San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

The best vibe of all hostels. Closest to the best surf spot in Santa, and I've stayed at most, and been to all. Best price for value. Awesome staff! Lots of nice people from all over. The only thing I'd wish for is that I could stay longer...

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Cabinas Playa was totally perfect, the crew, the place, the atmosphere, the service, everything! We had the best time there. We met some really nice people and we love the relax and cool atmosphere. We always had a place to chill and enjoy la pura vida de costa rica. Moreover, the access to the beach is just in front of... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Cabinas playa was a really awesome place to stay! First of all it is right next to the beach entrance and a bar! Also the crew and relaxed atmosphere were really fun, we met a bunch of cool people. I highly recommend this hostel and i'm going back for sure next year :D

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CabinasPlaya, Owner at Cabinas Playa, responded to this review

Valerieeeeeeeee !!!! :-) Muchas gracias estuve un placer a conocerte y Phenlope ustedes muy amables. We allready miss u girls,,, Hope to see u soon again :-0 More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Iv'e been to alot of hostels, and nothing came close to this in terms of hospitality, service and vibe. Its the difference between feeling like a tourist and feeling like a local. Highly recommended!!!!!! Also 5 min from the best surf spot in santa and costa rica

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Perfect, amazing atmosphere, after once this place you can not go back to Santa and go to another hotel! Warm people who always want to help! Second walk from the beach! Never boring! amir and idan always happy and doing fun and good atmosphere! In short who comes to Santa and comes cabinas playa can not experience that Costa Rica... More 

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CabinasPlaya, Owner at Cabinas Playa, responded to this review

Que grande ADDDDDDDDDIIIIIIIIIIIIII . So mister Shiama.... It was more then a pleagure for me to get to know such a great guy as your self, i enjoyed every minute and second spending with you you are a real FRIEND ! Hope to see you soon here again SOON SON . Love u Cabinas Playa Crew More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Coll place, Young vibe. Once you get to cabinas playa you get to fell the real atmosphere off a family in a hostel. The owners, Amir and Idan, are tow fun and young guys thet are willing to help in everything at any time. the staying in cabinas is like long lasting party combain with beautiful beaches and amazing surf... More 

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Dominical
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I went to cabinas playas for 2 weeks and had an awesome time there. This place is managed by Amir and Idan and they will always give you the right advice about the best surf spots, place to eat or to go out ! After 2 days we all went friend and go surfing and cooking together. Every night they... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

This is legit the best dorms I stayed in during my trip in Costa Rica. Had a blast here! The hostel is located at like 2 minutes of the beast break in Santa Theresa: the surfing of the beach in front is amazing!! Idan and Amir are two great hosts, always ready to accomodate. There's everything you need ine the... More 

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