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Casa Tranquilo Hostel

100 m downhill from the SuperCompro supermrket | Monteverde, Puntarenas, Santa Elena 5655, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hosts were great, the rooms were quiet, the view was fantastic. Very decent breakfast (w/ great coffee). Great porch to chill on. Dirt cheap prices. No complaints whatsoever. This hostel is a great place to relax. This was also one of the few places in Costa Rica that I found the wifi to be fairly respectable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Low budget, but very nice hostel. The rooms have a sort of tree-house feel to them. A little loud with the wind and the road, but very comfortable. The breakfast is great, especially the banana bread! Very, very helpful staff and a good location. Overall would highly recommend Casa Tranquilo!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Casa Tranquilo hostel in Santa Elena for two nights. It was only a short walk from the main street of town. The supermarket, restaurants and shops are very close. There is a sloth that lives in the area. The locals can usually pinpoint where she is. Natasha at the front desk gave us all the information we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hostel, stuff really nice and helpful,good breakfast.. Good price. Everything that you need you can find there. There is a kitchen so you can cook. And one more word about the stuff they try to help you , not to sell stuff, and they always try to give student discounts for the activities . Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend this hostel. It's really cheap, well located and pretty clean. The free breakfast is just amazing and delicious. If you don't want to spend much money in Monteverde, go for this choice. They give you a lot of good advices for all the activities in the region... :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could not have found a better place than Casa Tranquilo for my stay in Santa Elena. Hostel is very charming, colorful, quiet even when it's full, comfy, with a very good wifi connection and in a perfect location close to everything. Price includes an amazing home made beakfast. It is not only delicious, it is nicely plated and portion... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really great value, rooms were excellent and lovely chill-out area and kitchen. Excellent breakfast, especially the banana bread, and free tea and coffee was great. The owner Ro was super helpful and a lovely guy. Get them to show you where to find the Ficus tree and climb it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

No one here is trying to gouge you. They're not touristy. It's so refreshing. The rooms are inexpensive and comfortable, if you aren't into lux. The staff is so chill and so lovely and so helpful. It's an easy 3 minute walk into the main triangle. Breakfast is delicious. If you're tired of the zip-line/horseback-riding side of Costa Rican adventures,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Super laid back hostel with great owners and management. Located a five minute walk from center of town. Emil and the owners treated my family as his own. Free hearty breakfast and plenty of local knowledge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Beautiful, well kept and charming hostel with great amenities. The staff makes you feel like you're at home. A home away from home. It is a perfect place to meet people and discover more of the Costa Rican lifestyle. Monteverde combines adrenaline and relaxation and this place is the perfect combination. Oh and the free breakfast is just amazing!

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Address: 100 m downhill from the SuperCompro supermrket | Monteverde, Puntarenas, Santa Elena 5655, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
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Casa Tranquilo Hotel Santa Elena
Casa Tranquilo Hostel Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena

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Casa Tranquilo is a rustic tico-style house turned into a relaxed hostel outside the village of Santa Elena in Monteverde, Costa Rica.here you'll find Free Breakfast, Free Internet & Wifi. Kitchen and parking area are also available... ... more   less 
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