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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here for 4 weeks on a surfing get away. This obviously is a hostel and does everything a hostel should really well. Everything is maintained and cleaned, staff were knowledgeable and it had all the services- tour, laundry, wifi, hot showers etc. It was a good place to get some decent sleep. Its not a big hostel but...

Thank Kiwi4toronto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Here I experienced a horrible customer service right of the bat. I came in inquiring for a room. The lady said they didn't have any available. I told her that on booking they had a room available, and she said ah yeah we do. I asked to see the room and she said no. That the photos were online on...

4Thank Ladyy M
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed January 13, 2017

Great location close to one of Tamarindos friendliest surf breaks. Good boards which we could take out and return at any hour as long as you told the staff before hand. They have a security guard during the night who will let you in and out. There is a really cozy lounge where it's easy to connect with other travelers....

1Thank traslapp
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

First off, I'm writing this on a flight back to the US as I didn't want to forget to give this place props. Great location, 2 minute walk to the beach and an awesome smoothie spot next store. Surf lessons were great for a beginner and Juan is a great instructor. Hammocks, group activities, backpackers who came for surf and/or...

Thank Andrew E
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 4 a stayed here for 3 nights. Rooms were great as they had a little kitchen, AC, and hot showers! The location was perfect and the common area was very chill and made it easy to meet people. We didn't book our surf lessons through the hostel as we were able to find better prices...

1Thank Alisha Ying Z
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Stayed here for a night. The bed was comfy and they place was clean. Right next to the beach and a decent hang out area. I did not have a chance to use their surf equipment or anything like that. The Wi-Fi did not work, but that's not unusual for Central America. What made this a 3 star was the...

4Thank Jonah P
Porto Alegre, RS
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

The location is great, very close to the beach! The private rooms upstairs are the best choice because the shared rooms of the hostel are very small and you can smell the kitchen all the time. Longboards to rent and restaurants at area

Thank marccelopinto
Chur, Switzerland
Reviewed November 17, 2016

The room is very nice and spacious - comfortable beds, warm shower and even a small kitchen with refrigerator in the room. The small balcony was inviting to relax. The location is great with the surf beach just a short walk away. The wifi connection however isn't very good. There is no signal in the rooms and just in the...

2Thank swiss_globetrotter86
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here upon our arrival in Tamarindo. Really good rooms, AC and great kitchen. However, we had a really stressful experience when we asked staff to book us a shuttle out of town. Firstly the guy who worked there was fairly unhelpful, but he confirmed the bus with us and said "see you tomorrow" and said it was all...

3Thank Molly M
TNO_KK, Owner at Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. However, allow me to respond since you are not sharing the correct story. Upon check-in, you asked about transportation to Santa Teresa. Our staff called several shuttle companies for you to check availability, but you finally decided not to book a shuttle, as you found the shuttle too expensive. Instead you said you wanted to...

Reviewed October 17, 2016

This hostel was a bit of a let down. The service was very unfriendly and surprisingly disappointing. The beds were good, as were the kitchen tools and cooking facilities. We stayed in one of the 6 person rooms. We had 3 other roommates during our stay. The bathroom smelled of urine and the toilet wasn't flushing. Major problem when there...

2Thank Erin Y
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, is a vacation experience for budgets of every level. We offer; stays in our intimate hostel, surf lessons under the guise of our local bilingual instructors, board rental from our extensive range at our our surf shop, tours of the local area (if you stay with us) and package deals incorporating all this (and more!) with our value Beginner Surf Camp, Yoga Surf Camp or Luxury Surf Vacation. We’re located just steps away from the crystalline sea, on Tamarindo’s main street, near the buzz of all the best bars and restaurants. And both our private and dorm rooms offer unlimited air-con, hot showers, kitchen facilities and orthopedic mattresses. Making friends and chilling out comes easily too, thanks the hammocks and speakers we’ve kitted out our common area with. Book with Blue Trailz today. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp

Address: Main street next to Alamo Rent a Car, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $15 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The 2 private rooms, which are on the top floor, have a sliver of the beach in view from the balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisz278, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
“Go for a private room. They're equipped with a full kitchen and balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles dencoates, Aug 26, 2016 | Read review
“There is the option to share a room with friends, or you can make it a private by paying extra.”
 of 5 bubbles crumblybutgood, Jul 4, 2015 | Read review
“Private rooms are good option too”
 of 5 bubbles Naduu_, Jun 10, 2015 | Read review
“Private Rooms have better view as they are upstairs!”
 of 5 bubbles colterb339, Jun 3, 2015 | Read review
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