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Funky Monkey Lodge

center of Santa Teresa | 200m From Public School, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Ranked #15 of 25 hotels in Santa Teresa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
tedesca33 Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salt Lake City, Utah
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Let's talk about how the Funky Monkey is really just the best place ever. The best part about this place is the staff--Gabi, Emilio, Bruno, the chefs, and all the crew are SO nice. Everyone that works here genuinely cares about the guests. They want you to have a great experience and go above and beyond to make sure you... More

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Mystic, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed here with Chica Surf Adventures in a cabina at the end of the dry season. There were also other surfers at the hotel. The staff was great, pool was nice, and food was delicious. I had no complaints about my week long stay here, and as a single women traveler, I felt safe walking around the lodge. The... More

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Hampton Bays, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I just recently stayed at the Funky Monkey Lodge on our first trip to Costa Rica. We spent over a month doing research on where to stay and then got in contact with Gaby. She was amazing! She set up all our travel arrangements to and from the airport and gave us a great package deal for... More

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victoria bc canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This was a great location and the food was amazing. Staff is very nice and helpful. I stayed In an apartment which I highly recommend if you are anyway afraid of creepy crawlies. Everything is screened and I only saw a few things in my room ..including a small spider that was walking on my face. Lol The owner Gaby... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Stayed at Funky Monkey Surf Camp in January 2014. Really well run camp that ticked all the boxes. From the airy comfortable rooms, to fantastic food that never disappointed I couldn't have had a better stay. Thanks to all the staff there. I'll definitely be staying again next time im in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This is the fourth time that I have stayed at FM and it gets better and better. An excellent location, friendly, helpful staff, clean and safe. The food was way beyond anything that I expected. Gabi was on hand to help out with any logistics. Bruno, Nacho and the crew were delivering lovely food and awesome Mojito's. Will definitely use... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

I was recommended this hostel from a friend who lives in Santa Teresa. And it didn't disappoint. The dorm was really spacious and very clean. It was so nice to hear the crashing waves below on the beach from our Cabina. We were there during rainy season so we had the whole dorm to ourselves. The staff are great, very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We stayed for 3 very comfortable nights. Funky Monkey is a little more rustic than I am used too, but I am very glad I booked this lodge for my family. The price is right! We bumped into another family (they had 2 daughters) on their way out and they gave us great restaurant recommendations. The staff hooked us up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

We were planning to stay a couple of days but ended up staying a week- great accommodation (garden bathrooms, great pool etc), good location near the surf and cool cafes / restaurants, made outstanding by the staff- managers Tom and Bruno kept the reggae vibes and rum flowing in equal measure. Good times! see you again soon :)

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Everything was lovely until I was asked to move into another room because a party of eleven was expected in the dormitory. The shared room I was placed in wasn't pleasant at all. Plain. Sad. Boring. I had planned on staying a few extra days, but decided to leave instead. Overall, I really enjoyed my conversations with Tina (morning cook).... More

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Also Known As:
Funky Monkey Hotel Santa Teresa
Funky Monkey Hotel
Funky Monkey Santa Teresa
Funky Monkey Lodge Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Address: center of Santa Teresa | 200m From Public School, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Ski-In / Ski-Out Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
#14 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beach lodge on a natural hill in the middle of a private jungle, away from the main street but only 200m walking from the main surfer beach, famous for its white sand and perfect waves. Great place for solo travelers, couples, families or groups. Clean and comfortable rooms with daily maid, free wireless, free and secure parking, safe place with restaurant and swimming pool. Great getaway! ... more   less 
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