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Coral Reef Surf Hostel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I spur of the moment decided to take a trip to Tamarindo for New Years. When we arrived, there were no rooms available anywhere. Luckily, while we were walking around and asking hotels for space, Coral Reef happened to have had a cancellation and took us in! Instead of just staying one night, we ended up staying...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here during the busiest Season, during new year's eve and stayed four nights. + good WiFi, nice staff, great location and the private room we stayed in was very good. - Loud noise late at night, people vomiting in the hallway because they were too drunk, blood stains on the floor... But you know, youth hostel during new...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I instantly felt welcome and relaxed when I walked into Coral Reef. The large common area at the front creates a great atmosphere for travellers to socialise and make friends. The place is clean with comfy beds and it's just a 5min walk to the beach. I felt very looked after by the staff at coral reef who went out...

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Reviewed December 6, 2016

Well, I really can't say it was sunny since hurricane Otto greeted us in Tamarindo, but we still had a great time at the Coral Reef. Met lots of new friends and got to catch all the NFL and college action at Longboards BBQ next door....which may the clouds easier to stand. Thanks for the memories! 👏🏼

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Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Super clean, has hot water unlike the other hostel I stayed at, everyone is really nice and it's next to everything. Definitely the best hostel in Tamarindo hands down, you will totally enjoy your stay here

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Helsingborg, Sweden
Reviewed November 28, 2016

I've been staying at Coral Reef for a bit more than a week and absolutely love it! I went there by myself but never felt lonely and got to meet so many nice and fun people. The staff are friendly and are happy to sort things out for you if you want to do tours or need help with info...

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Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Super cool hostel. Perfectly located in town within minutes of the beach. Friendly staff. Spotlessly clean bathrooms with HOT showeres. Well equipped kitchen. Comfy beds with ac. What more could you want?

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Brielle, New Jersey
Reviewed November 15, 2016

I have stayed at the hostel twice now. Once in February 2016 and then again November 2016. It is really a great product for the price, if you are traveling without family and don't need a single room standard. The current staff was very friendly and helpful (Katie from NY). The place is clean and had both ample common areas...

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Goch, Germany
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Everything was awesome the staff the rooms the people the boss the WiFi the bathrooms the hygiene . Especially the reception was so friendly and helpful all the time we tried a lot of hostels but this one is the best one ever thanks for everything

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Great hostel in a great location! Friendly staff, clean rooms and bathroom. The common area has hammocks for chilling out and everyone gathers there for drinks before going out. The hostel is only a block from the beach and near some good bars.

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Newly Renovated Coral Reef Surf Hostel makes for a cheap, simple and easy stay in the heart of downtown Tamarindo. Did we mention we are a two minute walk from the beach?! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coral Reef Surf Hostel

Address: Playa Tamarindo Diagonal Bac San Jose, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $17 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Coral Reef Surf Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Unscrew the bulbs at night to get better rest..... :)”
 of 5 bubbles KurtBecker, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“social hostel with activities, close to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles dreambignj, Jun 20, 2016 | Read review
“My room was great and heard the same from everyone else staying there”
 of 5 bubbles D6990LTmichaelb, May 23, 2016 | Read review
“kinda a party town if thats what you are looking for”
 of 5 bubbles stefans612, Mar 7, 2016 | Read review
“Go for a dorm, you will met so many new people!”
 of 5 bubbles 81jadev, Feb 18, 2016 | Read review
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