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Saint Clair Shores
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Manuel & Stephanie (owners) are most hospitable and very helpful for any traveler that has not spent significant time in Tamarindo or Costa Rica. They made everyone feel welcome nad made sure everyone was satisfied with there stay.

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Hola Lorie007, Thank you for taking the time in writing this review. We are glad you enjoyed your time here enough to write one. Also, I might disagree in the casual part (as written in your title) or the significant time in Tamarindo, we always help our guests no matter what whether they are brand new to the town or...

Walla Walla, Washington
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have stayed at several of their locations over the last 10 years. Love the vibes, relaxation, people, and very helpful to make your stay enjoyable. Clean rooms, full available kitchens. Stay during xmas once and was even given a mask carving as a present to make me feel included. Cant wait to go back.

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Jshrub3, We hope to see you coming back again soon into our family. You will always be welcome. Huggs Manu

Riga, Riga, Latvia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time staying at a hostel and it exceeded all my expectations. People where very nice, atmosphere was very laid back and all in all it was a great experience. I took surfing lessons with Marco, who is a really cool dude and enjoyed them. Would I go back there? for sure I would. Stayed for 8 days and would...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Hi Arturs, We really enjoyed having you here. We actually miss you a little bit. Marco and all the staff says hi to you too and hope we´ll see you again soon in this area. Huggs Manu

Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

La Botella de Leche is all around a great hostel! The staff was extremely helpful and always willing to drop everything in order to help you with whatever you needed. Everyone I met here was really friendly and welcoming. It was a great place to come as a solo traveler looking to socialize and have fun. At the same time,...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Miriam, We are glad you enjoy your time here with us. We enjoy our lives here in Tamarindo and we always try to share that joy with you, it was a pleasure to have you here and we hope we´ll see you again some time soon. Huggs from La Botella Family Manu

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed December 3, 2016

I stayed in Costa Rica for 2 weeks. I planned to stay in Tamarindo for 1 week, take surf classes then see what I'll do. I ended up staying in Tamarindo at La Botella De Leche for 2 weeks. It's 5 to 10 mins walk from the beach. You have restaurants around, 2 supermarkets, a bank.. I stayed in a...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Salsa79, Thank you for the kind words...even though we are used to see people coming and leaving...it was hard to see you go. We are glad to read that you had a great time with us. Is for people like you that we enjoy what we do. Hope we haven´t seen the last of you. Stephanie told me you...

Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

We were a couple there planned to stay just one night and at the end stayed 4 nights ! Veryyyy nice owners , they help in every question, nice hotel very clean and comfortable, good vibes and cool people over there !

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Galnebauer, It was a pleasure to have you here. Thank you for taking the time to review us, is on of the ways we have to see if we are going in the right direction. In regards to your stay...I know Tamarindo has a way to suck you in...before you know it...you are stuck here and don´t want to...

Reviewed November 23, 2016

definitely one of the best hotels I ever staid at. if you are looking for a chilling, comfortable and trendy place, you should stay here! rooms and pool are amazing! staff and surfing instructors were very professional and friendly! I was planning to stay in tamarindo for 4 days and went to 7 days. so much fun!

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Yaravi, I´ll let know the surf instructors -or as we call them...the Fantastic 4- your comments, they are always happy to read feedback. We are all happy to see that you had a great time here with us. You are more than welcome back anytime. Huggs Manuel

Reviewed November 16, 2016

I had two goals when I came to Costa - surf and meet good people. I snore worse than a bulldog because of an old broken nose so I booked the private room with a private bathroom. Bed and pillows were comfy, sheets were fresh and clean. Mano comes from the hospitality industry and it's easy to tell since he...

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Hahahaha, Thanks for the Man part hihi, you made me laugh. I´m glad you liked your stay, I wish you could ´ve stayed longer. So I hope people follow your advise...if they don´t like good people and have fun...stay aways from here. Huggs Manu

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed November 15, 2016

This is the most fun hostel in Tamarindo and we are recommending it to all our friends. Manu and his family were such welcoming and gracious hosts. La Botella has the nicest staff ever and we had so much fun. The fantastic four took us surfing and snorkelling and they made sure everyone at the hostel had the best time....

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Maggie, You made me laugh with the Fantastic 4 thing hihihi. I´m glad you had a great time. Hope we´ll see you again soon. Huggs to both of you. Manu

Palmares, Costa Rica
Reviewed November 12, 2016

Definitly if you really want an good ´place to share time with your friends you really need to visit this place, very close to Tamarindo Town, also the people are amazing! You can count with people like Manuel (Owner) they are really make you feel like home!

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Salgado09lin, We are happy to read that you had a great time here with us, I blushed a little bit when reading the comments about me, thank you. Hope we´ll see you again soon Manu

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We are the first hostel in Tamarindo. In business for more than 15 years, we know what we are doing. Our objective is to help you have a problem and stress free holidays here with us. Family owned, comfortable and quiet. We are always improving to satisfy our clients. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Botella de Leche

Address: Tamarindo Beach | 50 mts from Banco Nacional de Costa Rica, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $19 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — La Botella de Leche 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“you don't have to battle your bunkmates for the AC temperature in the private room!”
 of 5 bubbles rodo106, Nov 16, 2016 | Read review
“If you travel with friends, try to ask for the room upstairs. It's perfect, quiet and it has it's own private balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles A6694FLsergios, Sep 14, 2016 | Read review
“I recommend bottom bunks in the dorms for more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles 12heleneh, Aug 21, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were good, after 12 the security guard keeps everything quiet so that everyone can rest”
 of 5 bubbles D742JGscotts, May 18, 2016 | Read review
“All Rooms have A/C and are very Clean.”
 of 5 bubbles AndreJTerra, Apr 23, 2016 | Read review
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