Hostel Plinio is a former hotel, which was at one point an oasis in an unpaved/non-gentrified jungle at the foot of the national park. Former guests would hike to get to Plinio, whereas now you can easily drive right up to the parking lot. This hostel is safe, offers a wonderful desayuno tipico, and has an incredibly friendly/helpful staff. Most of my time in Manuel Antonio was spent beach hopping and enjoying the suggestions of the staff members. Plinio generates a great vibe and the location is central to everything in Quepos and Manuel Antonio. I would highly recommend this spot to anyone looking to travel well on a budget.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hostel Plinio is one of the newest additions to the hostel scene in Manuel Antonio and is located in one of the original hotel/restaurant properties in the area. Plinio is quickly becoming one of the highest rated and most in demand hostels in the area! A fully equipped hostel with a large refreshing pool, tour desk, wi-fi, a delicious restaurant and bar, and a common kitchen. Guests enjoy having everything they need on location and the staff at Plinio strive to make the hostel a relaxing, tranquil, all inclusive experience. It is an excellent choice for travelers wishing to steer away from the party youth hostels and experience many of the comforts and ascetics of a rustic hotel with the communal atmosphere and prices of a hostel. Located on the main road between Quepos and Manuel Antonio Beach, Plinio is a great location for travelers seeking easy transportation to the main attractions without the hustle and bustle of being in the city center. With a bus stop located just outside the main entrance, the beach is a quick 10 minute ride away.Every room at Plinio has an ocean view. Including the dorms! And each include a breakfast of fruit, bread and coffee each morning.Accommodations range greatly. Backpackers may choose from 2 different types of dorms, the standard and the deluxe. Both types have two out door patios, their own bathroom, and plenty of space. But for a few dollars more per night, the deluxe dorm includes hot water, a private living room, and only houses 5 people. Upgrading to the deluxe dorm is first come first serve and can only be booked at the Hostel if there is availability. No matter which dorm you choose, you will not be disappointed! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hostel Plinio Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park