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Casa Tranquilo Hostel

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100 m downhill from the SuperCompro supermrket | Monteverde, Puntarenas, Santa Elena 5655, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I spent two nights here with a group of friends in early August, two private rooms with shared bathroom. This is by far the best hostel of our trip in Costa Rica. The location is very good, nice common spaces, but especially the staff is wonderful. In particular Esteban is very good in sorting out problems, giving suggestions, joining in... More 

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Jerusalem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My sister and I stayed at the Casa Tranquilo hostel for 2 nights July 2015. The whole center of town is pretty small so its location was great. The first night we stayed in the shared dorm room which was really nice- a clean, pleasant, homey haven from the pouring rain outside! The second night we stayed in a private... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

People who are working here are great but we had lot of bed bugs in the mattress... Which is absolutely disgusting. My friend even needed to get to the doctor afterward... The hostel is very cheap but I am not sure you can find way better in downtown..

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a couple of nights in the dorm at Tranquilo. I was pleasantly surprised by most things, good price with a nice breakfast included. Helpful staff at front reception and some decent hangout spots. I guess that the showers have seen better days but that is the only negative thing about this place. Wifi was really good!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casa tranquilo was great. very helpful staff, tasty banana bread for breakfast (best hostel breakfast from my costa rica trip). The dorm room I stayed in was simple but had everything you might expect. My sister was allowed to sleep in her car which they parked next door to the hostel.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are plenty of budget hostels to choose from in Monteverde but this one is brilliant. I'd recommend booking as it can get busy. The rooms are clean and nice, the sitting room and kitchen are functioning and there's always someone around. Reception are happy to book tours for you. Most importantly, breakfast (banana bread, scrambled eggs and fruit) is... More 

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice place with spacious rooms (privates), cute balcony and whatnot. The breakfast is supernice. It is also very close to the bus stop for the Monteverde Reserve. I did get the feeling that the place earned a lot by getting commisions for selling tours. Be sure to shop around first :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The hostel is great for the price, breakfast is adequate and as everyone says the banana bread is yummy, I stayed in a shared room which was all good. No complaints, comfy enough beds. Minimal bugs. Cool Vibe and nice location. The thing that made it great was the hostel reception guys they are helpful friendly and warm although one... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Stayed for one night and staff was very helpful and friendly, the hostel was very homey! The room was nice, since it was all wood the presence of bugs was there (its a Costa Rica though). The included breakfast was so good, and really made the stay worth it. Location was good, about a 3-5 minute walk from the central... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

While we have travelled a lot this was the first time we actually chose to change our accomodation. The reason was a massive bug and roach infestation in our room. While we are aware that you don't get around to some occasional cockroach visit when you are visiting tropical countries, this was a little to much: In the first night... More 

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