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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Carols cabin as is in the perfect location to go to the beach. They rent surf boards for very good prices and they are so helpful and friendly. The environment was very cool, the outdoor kitchen was very nice and there are mangos, star fruit, plantains, and bananas to choose from growing around or available on the property. We had... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Super welcoming upon arrival. Great room, clean bathroom, huge kitchen, quiet at night, staff always available, and of course an incredible location. They'll fix your board for your, point you in the direction of a mechanic if you need, and are generally really nice and helpful. I manage a hostel so I know that all of them have their differences,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

We highly recommend staying at this hostel! My sisters and I stayed here for two weeks and absolutely loved it! The rooms were VERY spacious we felt safe. Super clean and comfortable with a full bathroom. Really welcoming, friendly and helpful staff at all times, not to mention a great location! There were always surfboards that were for rent for... More 

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Carol c, Owner at Cabinas Carol, responded to this review

I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Wishing you many great travels and good waves to come.. More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

This place is really, really great! Pablo, Carol and Angie were all fantastic hosts, hostel vibe is chillaxed, rooms + kitchen are clean, good wifi, free morning coffee and the beach is on the other side of the backyard. Go!

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Carol c, Owner at Cabinas Carol, responded to this review

Thanks for your great comments and so glad that you had great time. Happy fun travels an hope we will meet again one day. More 

Oxnard, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

Clean, comfortable room right in the center of town, walking distance to everything. Free hot coffee and cold drinking water, nice garden and area to relax in, communal kitchen (you get a shelf in the refrigerator) so you can cook for yourself and save money. Of course the accomodations are simple and basic, but for the price it can't be... More 

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Abu Dhabi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The rooms are affordable, clean and 50 meters from the best surf of the world. Carol and Paulo are very helpful and go out of their way to help the guests. The hostel is just in the midst of a triangle of restaurants, bars and food markets. I would highly recommend this place to anybody travelling to enjoy life, surf... More 

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Biarritz, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Me and my two friends stayed for 4 nights in Cabinas Carol during our surf trip to Costa Rica last month. All I have to say is GO! Pablo is an amazing host, rooms are super clean and spacious, kitchen is great and you're less then 3 min walk from the beach. We had an amazing time, I can't wait... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

We rocked up to cabinas carol after dark and Pablo (our host & the manager) greeted us on the path from the main road before we even found the place! He was extremely welcoming, warm, friendly and helpful. Our room was what we wanted and as expected for the price. He helped us book a taxi to the border and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

There are different types of rooms: dorms with shared bathroom or double rooms with private bathroom. There is a kitchen with a lot of tools for cooking and every room has a place in the fridge and in the kitchen to put your own food. The guest are so friendly and Paolo, his manager, as well. It is very close... More 

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Nagoya, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Still the same as my previous stay at this place back in May 2011. The only difference is that Carol wasn't here this time. This cabina is set in a beautiful garden. My single-private room was simple with a nice double-size bed and a big mosquito-net hanging over it. It was clean and cozy enough, and now there is even... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a friendly hostel located in front of the renowned Pavones left hand point break. It is the third longest left wave in the world excellent for learners and pro surfers. We have a large garden with fruit trees next to a lovely clear mountain river. The surrounding area is excellent for hiking jungle walks,horse tours and $2 yoga besides the excellent surfing.We offer free use of the large kitchen with free coffee all day ,iced water, free condiments to cook with and free fruit from our various fruit trees. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabinas Carol

Address: Rio Claro de Pavones, Pavones 60701, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Pavones
Price Range: $13 - $15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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