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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Thank Mick K
Brielle, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Goch, Germany
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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
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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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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a few hostels in Tamarindo and this was by far the best. The rooms are incredibly cool and clean (easily the best nights sleep in Costa Rica and Nicaragua). The staff are super friendly, speak great English and nothing is too much trouble. Only slight complaint is that the place lacked a bit of atmosphere but I... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a decent hostel, close to the beach this is your place. Clean sheets. Showers and bathrooms cleaned in AM. Good kitchen - dishes available. Very friendly and helpful staff, for the most part. Can be somewhat loud in the evenings depending on where your room/bed is located.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights, super friendly helpful staff and owner who promptly got onto fixing our aircon in our room within an hour. Great location, right in the middle of everything! Comfortable beds and good wifi, lots of toilets and 3 showers and a great common area.

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Reviewed September 17, 2016

I had just moved to Tamarindo to teach English. Before securing an apartment, I chose to stay at Coral Reef Hostel as a local told me it was the best place to be. I stayed here for 2 weeks and it was the most amazing 2 weeks! After moving into my place, I honestly wish I could have stayed at... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $15 - $65 (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, 2 weeks ago | 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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