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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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 3 nights and really enjoyed it. I was in a dorm room and the rooms were very clean and bathrooms very clean too. The free breakfast was great and a lot of food too. The staff were very friendly and helpful and could advise on paid and free activities too. The location was great too, right... More 

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dorm rooms were great, very clean and the bathrooms were really nice. The hotel staff were very friendly helping with tours and buses. The best free breakfast I've had at a hostel so far, fruit, eggs, pancakes, bacon and toast and the communal kitchen is great. The only downside is quite hours are after 9:30 pm and in the... More 

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Thank rkelly250
Vienna, Austria
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I were staying at Sloth Backpackers for two nights while exploring Santa Elena and the surrounding rainforest. What was most memorable of the hostel was certainly the helpful staff. The lady at the front desk knew literally everything, no matter if it was Santa Elena related or concerned our trip to Guanacaste and later to Nicaragua. We... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location. Just in the center. The breakfast is included which is nice. The room I was in only had 4 people and it was $15 a night. The room and washroom ware both very clean. The washroom also had a hot shower (which is not that common in hostels in Costa Rica). The staff was very nice. But they... More 

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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights and even tho the staff is friendly and breakfast good, I would not stay here again. The room decor was so ugly, I almost cried... Reminded me of something a colorblind grandmother with way to much fabric on her hands would have done. But who care about that anyway... The 2,5 stars are for the... More 

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Leon, Nicaragua
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50 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

PROs: Central location / Nice & Helpful Staff / Clean / Quiet / Decent prices / Breakfast included OK: Breakfast is hit or miss / Coffee is okay CON: Cancellation Fee is a night's stay regardless of change made a month beforehand. Establishment was unwilling to accomodate request to revoke as I was staying anyway and it was a entry... More 

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Oromocto NB
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122 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

We had a nice room and it was clean and reasonably quiet. The room we were in had a spot in the ceiling where there was water damage and showing a little mold but that was really the only issue with it, otherwise the room was clean and tidy. They ask for quiet after 9:30pm so it is actually a... More 

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Liberia, Costa Rica
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Sloth Backpackers was a calm and relaxing hostel near the center of Santa Elena. The staff was helpful and we were able to book out tours through the front desk (although I believe this is fairly common in Santa Elena). Breakfast was good and the rooms were clean with only four bunks in the dorms and private bathrooms in each... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

1 of the best places I have stayed in all of my travels. The staff are very friendly and helpful, and even helped me learn some Spanish while there. The rooms are very clean and the beds are very comfortable. The linen smelled like fresh clean laundry :) It's a very nice relaxed place to stay and the give you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

I stayed two nights. Staff were very nice, and helpful. Helped us arrange transport and a tour as well as gave us advice on great restaurant options and hiking. Town is very beautiful. The rooms were clean and beds comfortable. Breakfast was very delicious. Price was also very good. I would definitely return.

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