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Flutterby House

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150 Meters North of Cabinas Bamboo, Uvita, Costa Rica
Flutterby House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I felt at home at the Flutterby. The hostel workers and guests were friendly and genuine. The place felt secure and comfortable. Someone is always on watch and they keep the gate closed at night. There are lockers for rent and also bikes and surfboards. Not only is there a communal kitchen but there is a chef's kitchen open for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall a good experience. The staff was friendly, the rooms were clean, and the bar was lively. A great place to relax and meet people traveling costa rica. There are activities through each day of the week, surf boards to rent, food to eat (suprisingly good), and alcohol to drink. The back has many hammocks which are a delight to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic place for so many reasons... It's eco-friendly, clean, the setting of the cabinas and dorms in the garden is beautiful, the food is delicious, the communal areas are utterly relaxing, the information provided is on point, the 6am beach workouts are fun, the staff is friendly, the guests are chilled, the beach is gorgeous, need I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for 2 nights as a couple. We had our own little cabin which was nice and quite private. Clean and comfy bed plus little balcony with hammock. Fun vibrant vibe. Great decor & v organised. Downside is everyone sharing bathrooms and it felt a little crammed with people.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Flutterby House is a lovely and well-run place. It is located in Uvita. You must understand that Uvita is not a town. It is a collection of heighborhoods/hamlets spread over a large area. The bus I arrived on stopped on the highway, and I had to walk a long, long, long, long way, with my luggage, to find Flutterby House.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Excellent place for young people to stay, just go take a look and you'll see. Bar, restaurant, kitchen, ping pong, and other stuff. The location is just next to national park Uvita, a highlight of my trip to Costa Rica. I highly recommend this place to stay

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We had our first trip to CR and had a few nights at the Flutterby. What a great atmosphere. Friendly staff. Awesome food. We aren't really the hostel type so 2 nights was a great experience. Our only complaint was that we could smell the compost from our tree house. The tree house was amazing though. Thank you Flutterby for... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I came down to Uvita after hiking Cerro Chirripo and was really looking forward to being able to relax for a few days. This was the perfect spot. A wonderfully positive and inviting environment and the most unique place I have ever stayed at over the course of ten trips in Costa Rica. I guess I don't have much to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the tree house and had a blast. It was well built and was very private for a hostel. I would caution anyone that had trouble with stairs. I thought they were fine but my friend struggled. Bring the appropriate clothing as it is very humid and warm. The bar is fun and everyone is friendly. Young crowd,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Best stay in our time in Costa Rica! We enjoyed the great atmosphere, delicious food and really nice staff! The whole surroundings are so nice, it's just a 5 minute walk to the beach. You can order breakfast, lunch & dinner in the Flutterby which I really recommend! If you visit Uvita, stay there! We will be back!

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