I stayed 3 nights in a private double with shared bathroom.
Room - bit dark and dingy with no hanging storage but aircon available. It was OK.
Facilities - great to have a pool. Bar area and catering good. Clean. Wifi. Travel desk. Freddie at reception helpful and lovely.
Location - great, a 5 minute stroll into town.
Recommended - the restaurant up the road, local, can't remember its name, calls itself a steakhouse, but great casados.
Activities - La Fortuna Waterfall visit / Horse riding (though was dubious how well the horses were looked after - the company the hostel booked with who are meant to be very good sub-contracted to another); ziplining (supposedly better in Monteverde but I didn;t have time to go); Hot springs (not great alone as solo traveller, but relaxing)
In September when I went it tended to rain heavily from around 2-3pm, so better to do activities in the morning.
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