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La Oveja Negra Hostel and Surf Camp

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Irvine, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son wanted to go there because they had a poster outside that said "Even Donald Trump likes our Mexican", and that made him laugh. We didn't expect much, but indulged him. Best decision ever! The food was delicious - simple, but very fresh and flavorful -, they had an awesome drinks menu, and the place had a pool table,... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

12$ for a dorm with AC which is a really good price in Costa Rica. It has a kitchen that is not very good. The staff is amazing all of the girls are super nice. It has a common area with a small tv, a nice bar and a pool table. The only thing i complain is that the mattress... More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Ok, so when we check in and go to the room, I notice the holes in the ceilings....ok, whatever....and then we try to turn on the AC with both of the remotes the girl handed us because "she didn't know which one worked for it...but return it soon because we only have a few."....ok. The AC wouldn't come on. She... More 

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Santiago A, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Oveja Negra Hostel and Surf Camp, responded to this review
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Queremos agradecer por compartir su experiencia con nosotros. Antes que nada queremos pedirle disculpas por los inconvenientes, respecto del agua... More 

Budapest, Hungary
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

we read the good reviews and came for tacos and fajitas. After receiving our orders we realised we did not get the avocado (tacos) nor the guacamole (fajitas) so we asked for it... Unfortunately they did not have any of them.... this was really disappointing - but I know the waitress cannot do anything about it. We won't come back... More 

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Santiago A, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Oveja Negra Hostel and Surf Camp, responded to this review
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Queremos agradecer por compartir su experiencia con nosotros. Les pedimos disculpas por los inconvenientes, lamentablemente el proveedor nuestro no nos... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are traveling in a lower mid range budget and so we have been staying in hostels, but in private rooms. The first night we stayed in a private room in the hostel. There were only bunk beds, no double bed. That was doable. There were dead cockroaches on the floor of the room. A bit gross...... More 

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Santiago A, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Oveja Negra Hostel and Surf Camp, responded to this review
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Queremos agradecer por compartir su experiencia con nosotros. Respecto de los inconvenientes que tuvieron les pedimos disculpas, y ya estuvimos... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

I didn't stay at this location but the store and bar area drew me in to take a look!! I got a unique hand painted baseball cap and some nice cropped tanks and a tank top. The fabric they use is a good quality. Stop in and take a look!! Shop and then enjoy a local beer or one the... More 

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Santiago A, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Oveja Negra Hostel and Surf Camp, responded to this review
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Queremos agradecer por compartir su experiencia con nosotros. Esperamos poder contar con su visita de nuevo en la tienda y... More 

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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

This place was probably the best hostel in Costa Rica - great vibe, clean, cool looking - but definitely still a hostel. We stayed in one of the cabinas and were under the impression that we would have hot water and wifi... not so much. We did have warm water after a few days but the wifi did not reach... More 

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Queremos agradecer por compartir su experiencia con nosotros. Agradecemos tus comentarios para poder mejorar nuestros servicios, en los cuales ya... More 

Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

A little paradise. Such a lovely hostel. We had a private room. It was so spacious with t.v. air conditioning etc.The staff were fantastic always willing to please. Even sorted breakfast before the kitchen opened as we had an early start. The Mexican restaurant which is attached to hostel was great. Best fajitas ever the beef was so tender and... More 

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Santiago A, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Oveja Negra Hostel and Surf Camp, responded to this review
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Queremos agradecer por compartir su experiencia con nosotros. Esperamos poder contar con su visita de nuevo con nosotros , Pura... More 

Mexico
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

I visit tamarindo with some friends and we found la oveja negra a good place for have some rest the staff was realy friendly and they put us in the same dorm we enjoy our stay in tamarindo the living room is really comftorble and they have some computer for the guest for me it works perfect because my phone... More 

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Santiago A, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Oveja Negra Hostel and Surf Camp, responded to this review
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Queremos agradecer por compartir su experiencia con nosotros. Esperamos poder contar con su visita de nuevo , Pura Vida. More 

Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

I've lived in Costa Rica for 5 years now, around an hour outside of Tamarindo, and every time I come to Tamarindo for a weekend this is my go to place. Great staff, spacious rooms and usually amazing people! I would definitely recommend this place if you are young and looking to meet new amazing people!

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Muchas gracias Jay por compartir su experiencia con nosotros. Esperamos poder contar con su visita de nuevo , Pura Vida. More 

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Additional Information about La Oveja Negra Hostel and Surf Camp

Address: Playa Tamarindo, a dos cuadras de la Avenida Central | Frente al Hotel Portofino., Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $26 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Oveja Negra Hostel and Surf Camp 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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