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Monteverde Backpackers

75 Meters From Supercompro | 75 meters Southwest of the main supermarket, Santa Elena 1000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small homely hostel that is excellently run. Probably best to book ahead as monteverde is very busy all year round. But for 11 dollars and an included breakfast, make your own eggs, toast cereal, fruit. Makes it very good value in a premium location. The owner is a great guy that does absolutely everything. The laundry service... More 

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Tunapuna, Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hostel at the last minute after other plans fell through. It was a very nice surprise, and a good bargain. The place was very clean and comfortable. I slept in the 6 beds shared room, and it included two full and spacious bathrooms, basically one per three people, and it was very nice. The common areas were... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only stayed here for two nights as we wanted to do the ziplining in the forest. Very homely feel to the hostel with nice communal area with couches and satellite tv. All rooms are very cosy and have warm water (always a pleasant surprise). Kitchen is also well equipped and free breakfast is more than enough (eggs, bread, fruit, cereal... More 

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Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I stayed at this hostel for 3 days. It's quite small, but really "gemütlich". The owners Johanna and Alonso are very friendly and helpful. The kitchen is small but there's everything you need. Breakfast is included, there's eggs, toast, cereal, nutella, milk, bananas. The place is perfect for meeting new people, you almost instantly feel at home. There's a livingroom... More 

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Baden, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Very friendly, welcoming and cute hostel. Felt very homy, good atmosphere. Also great to meet people. Stuff helpful in all aspects: checking in/out, booking tours, information of the area and transport to other places. Highly recommended and I definitly would stay here again!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I stayed here with two girlfriends in the dorms for two nights, and we had a great time. The owner is very friendly and helpful with fantastic english, and we booked tours through the hostel. Breakfast was supplied, coffee, eggs and toast with a big kitchen for you to cook in. There was no air-con, but internet was good. I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This place was one of 3 I stayed in Monteverde and I really enjoyed my stay. It covered all the basics for me i.e. good wifi, lockers and hot showers as well as being clean. The owner is a great guy and really helpful with tours and transport etc. They have a cute dog called 'Bob' who's part french poodle.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Monteverde Backpackers was a very nice place to stay. We traveled with a car so it was very easy to access. The room was clean. There was no AC and the window closed only enough to keep a few bugs out. Breakfast was provided: toast, coffee, bananas and peanut butter. Staff was very friendly and helpful. We stayed at two... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is an awesome place to stay, with a lovely host. My girlfriend and I had our own little cabin at the top of the area. It was perfect. Sloths and monkeys clambering about right above our heads. The nighttime walk was also interesting. Great location, would thouroughly reccomend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I enjoyed my time at this hostel and met some great people whilst here. The hostel was clean and well kept and the owners were very friendly and helpful, however unfortunately their security guard let them down a bit. Myself and two others checked out very early one morning to head to the bus station, the guard rang a taxi... More 

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