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Hotel Sloth Backpackers Bed & Breakfast

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
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of my favorite places that I stayed in Costa Rica. The owner, Yorle, is seriously awesome and made our experience amazing! She will tell you the good places to eat, and you can book great tours through the front office. Also, the free breakfast in the morning was fantastic!

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Santa Elena at a high season so I had to pay $35/night for a private room that doesn't even have a hot shower. I ended up paying C21,000 - $42 for one night equivalent because I paid with a Debit Card. The kitchen is super clean and have a lots of kitchen utensils but no much space... More

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hostel! Clean, nice rooms. Even come with towels! GREAT prices. And the owner Yorle, is amazing. So helpful and accommodating. Staying here was one of my best hostel experiences.. I can't wait to go back!!!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Stayed here in June, the owner is really nice and very helpful. wifi was a good speed. Close to all the shops you would need. also saw a sloth climbing on the power lines just outside within a couple of hours of getting there living up to its name!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Upon arrival the owner sat us down and showed us a map of the area and tried to convince us to purchase a ton of possible tours and shuttles. She was pushy in the beginning but after the first day she stopped pushing everything on us and was cool to talk to (in Spanish, her English seemed pretty bad) She... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Rooms basic but very clean, great breakfasts- lovely home made pancakes, although would have liked some other more savoury options (after a few days of so much sweet food, I started to really crave salt!). Great to be able to book tours from the b&b and very helpful owner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Yorle the owner is about as friendly as it gets for a backpacker's hostel. Was extremely easy to book activities and Yorle was always available to guide us in the right direction. Is situated in the center of town with bars and restaurants all around the corner. Highly recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We stayed here with our 2 children, room was basic but spacious & clean. Extra blankets, towels and good shower (though the earlier, the better, as it usually goes in hostels). Set up is like a motel, so (small) kitchen is the only common indoor area, but still met some other travelers. Yorle was very helpful, set us up for... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Yorle (the owner) is really nice, if you're looking to do the expected and typical adventures in Monteverde she won't disappoint. But don't expect more than that. The breakfast was amazing. Her place needs updating. For $35 there is a nice bus to Managua.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

The hostel is run by very friendly women, the rooms are clean and the showers are very nice with hot water. Breakfast is included and is very tasty, very close to all shops and restaurants in centre of town.

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Also Known As:
Hotel Sloth Backpackers Bed & Breakfast Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena
Address: 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: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 23 Specialty lodging in Santa Elena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Sloth Backpackers B & B is one the most famous hotels in thegateway to all touristic venues in Santa Elena of Monteverde. Personalattention by Owner YORLEWe are the number one option for backpackers and travelers in Costa Rica.In the Town, without Noise.The Hotel Sloth Backpackers B&B is in the perfect place to stay andrelax after a busy day of activities.Offers clean, Dorms and comfortable rooms, and each room has a private bathroomwith hot water 24 hours & Dorms with Bathrooms, towells, FreeInternet or Wi-fi, kitchen Fully Equipped Free, Free Coffee & Tea all Day.Free breakfast includes:Coffee, tea, pancakes, bread, butter, jam, eggs and fresh fruits.Also, Hotel Sloth Backpackers B & B, offers: laundry services, Office information with the best prices in activities, special for Groups and Students.2 minutes from the only public bus station,Downtown, only 2 minutes to the bus stations, banks, restaurants, night life, souvenir stores, and supermarkets.If you need me (Yorle) pick you up at the bus station, send an email. ... more   less 
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