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Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp

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Main street next to Alamo Rent a Car, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I just got back from my second time in Tamarindo and staying at Blue Trailz again was an obvious choice. The staff are awesome, everyone from Marta (housekeeping) Gretel Marcela and Juan that work at the front desk and also teach surfing. They are also super helpful if you have any questions about what to do or see in Tama... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great place to stay! It has a nice little layout with a good common room and a great area to dry all of your clothes. There's also no bar in the hostel so you never have to worry about noisy nights! You can also rent a surfboard for relatively cheap and the staff are very nice. The... More 

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1 Thank Geoff_RH_16
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

I had surf lessons with Kurt and he's the one that you want! He's fun, patient, and such a great teacher! His lessons go beyond just surfing but are also great metaphors for life! The staff at Blue Trailz was also always so helpful. Any questions that we had, they tried to get us answers as soon as possible. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Second time in Tamarindo and Blue Trailz did not disappoint. The location is perfect, can't get any closer to the beach. Staff is super friendly and helpful with recommendations for food, nightlife, tours, etc. The hostel is nice and social, but not overly so. One night the staff even took us to the top of a peak to watch the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

My stay at this hostel was great. Friendly staff, decent rooms (AC in the dorms), nice decor, good location, cool vibes. All you could need! I forgot a bunch of things and the staff was more than helpful by sending it with a local airline to the SJO airport. Would definitely recommend this hostel.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

The room was clean and had AC. Wifi was available everywhere. The common areas are really nice with a nice lounge. Breakfast not included, but the price was good. The staff was ok. You can rent surf boards. Is near restaurants, beach and nightlife

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2 Thank MarianaMalheiro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

We spent in blue trailz three nights in a cool bedroom. The room was nice the beds comfortable and the hostel was in the Perfect position in tamarindo. Hammock in the common area. Surf lesson was 45$ but the teacher was really cool. Recommended

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

what a great hostel with AC close ( like relly rely close) from the beach! Owners ad employee really friendly and helpfull!I would go back if I could fairly new and really clean!! Nice space to hang out and Surf board rental\course is offered there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

I booked a surf camp package with Blue Trailz for a week. The hostel was one of the nicest I have ever stayed in with air conditioning and hot water. It was incredibly clean with a nice outdoor area to relax and a small kitchen. It also has an amazing location, only one minute across the road to the beach.... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The people were nice and very helpful in organizing our shuttle to Santa Teresa. The room was basic but fairly comfortable. Air conditioning worked really well, which was appreciated. There were some loud neighbours partying in the common area, which made it hard to get/stay asleep (and we had to get up early for a surf lesson, so that wasn't... More 

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