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Monteverde Backpackers

| 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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Maui, Hawaii
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dorm had beds that were low to the ground. The shower wasn't that great but I've seen worse. The young guys working up front played loud music until midnight while flirting with girls right outside our dorm window. None of us could sleep and wanted to point out that the sign says quiet hours from 10-7 but seeing as... More 

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Alonso C, Gerente at Monteverde Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Mandi, I'm sorry to hear that, This is Alonso. C and i'm the manager of this place, i always try to do everything the best for our customers, that was the Monday 23rd and i was not here, i will talk to the guy who work for me. Also the guy that was flirting with the girls, was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good hostel, for only $10 pr night inc breakfast! Good location, close to everything! The rooms are cold, but just ask for a blanket! Clean and good vibe! The owner is really nice and helpful, always make sure that youre having a good time. Easy too book things with the hostel, and they pick you up. I would definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Alonso is the best host and they give you the best deals on tours. Hostel is very clean and offers free breakfast. Next to the supermarket, great restaurants, and almost always has a sloth in the tree outside!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Great place! Really good breakfast and the staff was very helpful and knowlegable about things to do in Monteverde and how to get to other places in Costa Rica. Nice dorms, 4 beds, in room bathroom and lockers for $10 a night. Hot water and the wifi was really good. Definetly the place to stay in Monteverde, reserve well in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I stayed here with my husband and three friends. We all had a great stay. My husband and I were in a four bed dorm and the other three in a six bed dorm. The showers were hot which was amazing as it's incredibly cold in Santa Elena. Breakfast which was included was amazing, a great selection. Wifi worked really... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Stayed in the private room upstairs at the Monteverde Backpackers. The room was basic but clean and secure! They had hangers/closet which was a huge plus for me after living out of a backpack. Wind storm made for a LOUD sleepless night, but that wasnt to the fault of the hostel. No good reviews from me for breakfast though. The... More 

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

we stayed at this hostel 3 people,the breakfast was included and that's very important,also many activities to offer and good location,close to everything,we felt very comfortable and the personel was very sociable and nice,giving useful information about the area and the things you can do arround.Good choice for visiting Monteverde,good price also

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
31 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We enjoyed this place .. Although we switched hostels after a night to our first choice . Positives : amazing hot showers! I was in heaven ! The water pressure was so great . The dorms only have 3 bunks in them so not too crowded . Clean kitchen Negatives : only one outlet in dorm room . Dorms are... More 

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Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

There were cheaper hostels in monteverde, but I wanted to check this one out because I had a friend staying there. Once me and my boyfriend saw the room, we didn't mind paying more, because the room was so cute and romantic, in wood, it was small but cozy, and very friendly staff :)

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