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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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Casa Tranquilo Hostel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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15 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we did not end up sleeping in this hostel, we have to write this review. By the time we arrived in Liberia, we were told at the bus terminal that the road to Santa Elena / Monteverde is closed for construction until 1 November !!! and only opens after 5pm when there are no more public buses. We... More

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Mechelen, Belgium
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27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is centrally located and close to everything in town. Breakfast is great: the banana bread is as delicious as everyone says and you get a filling meal. The rooms are clean, wifi works well inside the rooms and the kitchen is ok. The mattresses are pretty old though and we didn't sleep very well the three nights we... More

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights. Though not my favourite hostel we've stayed in, the rooms were clean and the staff was helpful. The kitchen was okay, not much space to cook or sit. However, the included breakfast in the morning is really good -- eggs, banana bread (which if you're up early will still be warm), fresh fruit, and... More

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Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This place is a really good place to stay in santa elena, they have double rooms and a dorm with 8 beds. The price for the dorm is only usd 8.- per night and it includes a very yummy breakfast with banana bread, fresh fruit and coffee or tea. In the morning you can hear the birds sing and the... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed here for two nights, and everything was awesome! We had a private room because that was all that was left, and they weren't much more than the dorms anyway. We were on a pretty tight budget, and the owner was super helpful in pointing out how to do things as inexpensively as possible. Ask him about the good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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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Victoria, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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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Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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 August 15, 2014

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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Montreal
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

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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Additional Information about Casa Tranquilo Hostel

Address: 100 m downhill from the SuperCompro supermrket | Monteverde, Puntarenas, Santa Elena 5655, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Casa Tranquilo Hotel Santa Elena
Casa Tranquilo Hostel Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena

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