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Funky Monkey Lodge

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center of Santa Teresa | 200m From Public School, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Morro Bay, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We had such a great trip. From the start Gabi was so patient and responsive with my questions. I went with a friend and Gabi helped us schedule surfing, stand up paddling, booking massages, everything we needed. The bungalow was nice and open and airy. The restaurant and food was great. We had a lot of our meals there and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

The hotel bungalows are nice and comfortable. However, service isn't that great. It would improve a lot with more helpful and friendly staff. Our last night we told the person in charge that we needed to leave the next day early morning. When we were ready to depart, we waited hours for the staff to wake up and open us... More 

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1 Thank Maria Jose C
funkmunk, General Manager at Funky Monkey Lodge, responded to this review

I am really sorry you lost your transportation and understand your indignation. I was personally out of the lodge the night you stayed, but a person in charge was always around with other 3 receptionists. He didn’t receive any information about early checkout by checking or during the day. We had stuff reunion and nobody was advised about your early... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

The dorm of funky monkey is the most beautiful dorm I have been! Price is very fair. The 9 people dorm is in a very nice and big bungalow. Everything is clean and the pool area is fantastic to cool down! The yoga area is also great! Very recommended!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I have been traveling in Latin American for almost five months and this may be my favorite place. In this time I have stayed in everything from 5 star hotels to $10 a night dorms. Funky Monkey is a combination of the best of these experiences. The best of the hostel experience is the people and the group activities. At... More 

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Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

This place is straight-up awesome! My wife found this place on TA, and long-story-short, our expectations were exceeded in all areas! The room was clean, service was exceptional, and the food... f_cking-to-die-for! Keep in mind this is coming from a 4+year Four Seasons employee. Well done Funky Monkey!

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Thank Gheebs
South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in one of the bungalows for our week long vacation to Santa Teresa. Loved the bungalow and the outdoor shower. Even though there's no AC, we had no problem sleeping. In fact, we loved it so much we extended our trip an extra day. The entire staff was amazing and super helpful! The onsite restaurant has amazing food... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My husband and I stayed in one of the bungalows for five nights and had a wonderful stay! Friendly staff, comfy beds, and amazing balcony with hammock for relaxing. Short walk to the beach. Delicious, well priced breakfast in the morning. Loved waking up to the sound of howler monkeys and tropical birds. Great stay! Thanks!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I couldn't have asked for a more friendly, fun and accommodating place to stay in Santa Teresa. I was in an ocean view bungalow at Funky Monkey for 2 weeks and didn't want to leave! Bruno, Diego, Felix, Fernando, Nachos, Jaoquin, Soal and Gabi were all brilliant and totally make the place. I loved hanging out in the hammock in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Cool and funky place with a chill vibe! Nice staff who are very helpfull. A bit exspensive for a backpacker though. Not too close to the beach(400m), but makes i a bit more quiet and relaxed placed! And have hot water, BIG ++++++ the bar is the place to be every day but thursday! Funny and entertaining bartenders with great... More 

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Bracebridge, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Four of us visited in early March this year for 7 days. Gabi and staff go out of their way to make sure your stay in the area is enjoyable. They will hook you up with the right equipment, tours, local surf lessons etc. The lodge itself is nicely laid out. We stayed in a studio apartment - loved the... More 

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