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Hotel El Tucan

Town Center, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
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Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Santa Elena
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucan Hostel was amazing I wouldnt want to stay anywhere else. It couldnt have a better location in town, the bus stop is 10 meters away, its the perfect place to get food and right next to the bank. The service was great the staff are super friendly and always eager to help. It is a family run business which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a double bedroom with private bathroom, very good deal compared to many others in the town. the bed was clean and comfortable, 2 windows gave lots of daylight, bathroom was also fine. the noise was a problem due to its location at a major junction. staff are friendly and willing to give advice. breakfast was included, 2 eggs,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We stayed four nights in a private room with a bunk bed and shared bathroom, after being talked into looking at the hostel by Tony and his daughter at the bus station. Pros: Cheap! we paid 7 dollars pp per night reasonably bug free reasonably clean bathrooms common spaces they give you enough blankets reasonably comfortable mattresses our wooden room... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The hostel itself was plain, but clean which is perfect for backpackers. The best part of the hostel was that it is a family run hostel and all the members of the family are super friendly and super helpful. They went out of their way to get us whatever we needed as well as provide us with all the information... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This place almost had it all! A roomy, cofortable and clean room (private) for a bery low price, the toilets are also clean. Breakfast included. Right next to everything. Have good deals for all kinds of attractions. Great helpfull staff!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very original place so stay. With its wooden building and interesting architecture plus affordable prices and amazingly helpful staff easily one of the best places we stayed in Costa Rica. Tony sets you up with everything you can possibly want and need and gladly helps you out even on very short notice. The communal kitchen is the place to meet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We didn't even stay here so don't take into our account the room rating how ever I have never had so much help from a hostel owner and staff! Tony was so helpful when we couldn't get onto our landlord, he called her consistently for 45 minutes, allowed us to use his wifi for no charge and organized all of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We were approached by the owner's daughter the night we arrived in Santa Elena. She was so nice to give us directions to Pension Elena, told us about Hostel El Tucan as another option, but encouraged us to go check out the other place first and come back if we wanted to spend the night there. We did come back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My friend and i stayed at El Tucan for 3 nights and we had a great experience. The staff was extremely accommodating and helped you with everything from tours, to general info, helping you figure out commutes and calling shuttles etc. The ambiance and people that hang out the hostel are wonderful as well. The only slightly annoying thing was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Ended up there because we were too exhausted to find another place. Room looked clean at first but after investigation in the middle of the night we found a rotten piece of meat under the bed... and a rat nest behind a small door meant to hide the brakers... Kitchen was rustic but usable, friendly staff and owner... ended up... More 

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Address: Town Center, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
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Hotel El Tucan Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena

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