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Hotel Sloth Backpackers Bed & Breakfast

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From the bus station walk to the corner Popular Bank, on the left at 50 meters there is Sloth Backpackers | 75 metros este from Chamber of Tourism, Santa Elena 5556, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hostel is perfectly located in the centre of Santa Elena. The owner was very nice and helpful, planning of trips was easy, the room was clean and breakfast was good. Two negatives were the lack of an actual common room (apart from the kitchen) and the wifi signal that wasn't always good.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for a few nights a month or so ago (bit late in catching up with our reviews!). The hostel was good value for money and the private room we stayed in was clean and well equipped, with comfortable beds, a television and even a fridge. Breakfast was good, fresh fruit, pancakes on some days... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good hostel in the center of Santa Elena, the manager helped me to book several tours (a night walk, a guided Monteverde walk and a waterfall rappelling tour), which were all excellent and very well-organized, the rooms are clean and this was the first place with actual hot water and warm blankets I've stayed at in Costa Rica. The dorm... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Normally I wouldn't post bad reviews, but I thought this one worth sharing as a word of caution to other travellers: Myself and two other girls arrived at this hostel without a reservation, paid for the last three beds available in a dorm, unpacked and went about our day. (The hostel was clean, in a good location, affordable). We returned... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Lovely hostel in the centre of Santa Elena, my dorm only had two bunks which is nice and a private bathroom with amazing sloth decoration, very cute. It's very cheap considering prices include breakfast and unlimited tea/coffee. They'll also help you book tickets, I would highly recccomend this hostel it's nice to stay some where run by a costa rican... More 

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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I really enjoyed this hostel. It's very close to the center of town but wasn't loud at night. The room was perfectly clean and very nice and comfortable. The staff and the owner, Yorle were so friendly and helpful with organizing our plans and giving directions when we were leaving. I highly recommend this hostel.

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Greater Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Nice location in the centre of town amongst all the action with nice and bright clean rooms and comfy beds. Yorke is a great host who used her local knowledge to book us some fabulous tours and adventures.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

OK, so I decided to check out Monteverde due to a sudden change of plans in Costa Rica. And this hostel popped up on my phone as a choice. It was easy to book online (10% deposit) and just a 3 minute walk from the bus station. Good thing I did. Ronny and family were very friendly. The room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful and friendly place ! The staff members are great Amigos ! They made me feel at home and we shared meals and drinks.Thank you Will Yorle and Yamilet you are the best i will miss you::)))I will come back one day!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It's a nice and simple place. Clean enough and well-managed. We were set up with some great adventure tours of the area (and the area is magnificent!) Big breakfast and friendly staff. It was chilly at night, and they were kind enough to lend me an extra blanket. :)

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