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Tranquilo Backpackers

400 meters north of Franks Place | Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa 1000, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014
Andrés A Villa Colón, San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Villa Colón, San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

One of the places I like in Sta Teresa, rooms are great, the kitchen here is one of the best distributed ones and functional I've seen in a hostel. Rooms are very fresh and with a high ceiling they stay cool, also I've seen that some have a hand wash inside which is a very practical feature. I went there... More

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Les Adrets, Rhone-Alpes, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

A nice place in santa theresa, rooms are good and clean. Prices compered to quality is good. Pancackes and coffe all morning is a great point ! Not far from the beach (2mn) and good places to go at less than 15 mn by foot : bars on the beach, restaurant. Well recieved and helpfull personnal ! I recommend this... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We had a private with bathroom . All privates are upstairs. It's a very popular and friendly place. The room is big and the bathroom also. The common kitchen is huge! They have parking also if u have a car. Very good quality/price. The only think is that during the end if the dry season you don't have all day... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

It s a hostel really as the name say 'tranquilo' , it's quite and there is not noise. Staff is helpful and it's close to the beach. Room was clean and everything works as fun and hot shower. It has tables and chairs and hammocks to stay good. It worth the price

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I loved this hostel as we met lots of friendly travellers from all around the world and made some good friends. The hostel dorms themselves were a little dirty and spider-ridden and the bathroom needed a major refurb- but would def recommend if you are a backpacker looking to have fun for a couple of days.

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Ithaca, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

After staying in 4 other hostels in CR, this one is the dirtiest I've been to. By far. The hammocks have a distinctive smell, as does the bed. People don't really pick up after themselves, the kitchen is full of dirty dishes and there are beer cans everywhere. The whole place has an aroma of wet cigarette butts. Also kind... More

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Good location. Staff was not overly friendly but there when you needed something. There was a water ration going on and the water was turned off during certain hours, which was a little inconvenient. The shared bathrooms were not the best but barely passable. I was traveling with my brother and we were able to get a private room for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful place. Each room has a hamock and a sitting area. There is a big kitchen (pancake batter for breakfest included). The room was clean. they didn't clean the bathroom during our stay, even though it was a dorm (with bathroom in the room). There are personal lockers in the room- very comfortable and safe. Bring your own lock. The... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I thought we booked a room with a private bath. There is no such thing here! My girlfriend was pretty agitated as this was her first time traveling and she is very bathroom shy. I'm glad we only stayed here for one night. It was nice to relax on the hammocks. breakfast service is pretty much DIY. which is nice,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We went to Santa Teresa last minute, and stayed at Tranquilo Backpackers because Lonely Planet recommended it. At first glance, it seemed very relaxed and the hammocks were a nice touch. However, we stayed in a mixed dorm, and it was so old and dirty, along with HOT without circulation, that we knew we would have an awful night's sleep.... More

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Address: 400 meters north of Franks Place | Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa 1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 16
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