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Spanish by the Sea - Puerto Viejo

Entre Soda Lidia's Place y la cancha de futboll, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Baden, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Didn’t take lessons here, but I loved the hostel. It is a great place in a lovely garden. Great atmosphere in a cozy building. The whole hostel seems like one big family, or a shared flat with friends. Very spacious kitchen with a lot of spices you can use. So cooking was a pleasure. It was rainy all the time... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We only stayed at the hostel, we didn't take Spanish lessons. The surroundings of this hostel are extremely beautiful and very natural (there was even a sloth in the grounds when we stayed). The location is very close to everything including the beach, supermarket and restaurants. The shared kitchen is clean and well-equipped for cooking. The staff are friendly and... More 

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Nancy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I stayed at this hostel one month and I came back, the atmosphere inside is very different from the other hostel I stay. This is the place to stay if you want to stay some times at a place. The staff is very sympatic, helpfull and friendly and it's easy to meet other people. Hope i'll be back there one... More 

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Leverkusen, Deutschland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

I didnt stay at the hostel but took classes at the school. The teacher tought me a lot not only about the language but also about the culture and history of costa rica. I was also always welcome to hang out at school, chill out in the hammock or join for the schools bbq or organized trips. people there were... More 

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Cusco, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I've stayed in Puerto Viejo for 3 weeks and this place was just perfect. I had a great time here. The location is good, staff is very friendly and it is a good place to meet other people. Also the price is really good i think. When i come back to Puerto Viejo (and i will some day because it... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I had a great time in beautiful Puerto Viejo. Great location, down town and close to the beaches, shops and the party area. Nice people and very friendly and helpfull staff. It is a really laid back nice place, perfect for holidays.

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I have had a great time in Puerto Viejo. The staff was really helpful organizing trips and giving tips on where to go during our stay. The atmosphere was relaxed and we were able to meet some really nice young people here while traveling around. I always like to hear stories from fellow travelers. Also, I can recommend the breakfast... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I stayed in total two months at this hostel. First two weeks during Christmas and new year and then 6 more weeks in february and march. I returned to this place because I loved it there! Puerto Viejo is a very nice surfersplace with the chill and relaxed caribbean vibe. This vibe is also at the hostel. The staff was... More 

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Boquete, Panama
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I stayed at this hostel for 5 weeks and I intend to go back one day. The staff creates a nice community feeling by organizing friday barbeques at which everyone contributes their own dish supported by meat which the manager grills very well. The hostel is right next to the jungle and the garden looks like one itself - beautiful.... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

Everyone who stayed at the hostel was nice and friendly. I didn't like the fact that the lock box they have is shared by everyone in the dorm room, so I didn't feel safe leaving my things in there. The manager was initially friendly, but easily irritable. My stay was decent. It was good for the value at $10 for... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our school Spanish by the Sea in Puerto Viejo has 4 rooms. On the first floor is a dorm with 5 beds and a bathroom. Downstairs there are three rooms. Two of the rooms have two single beds and one room has a double bed. These rooms have a shared bathroom. The hostel has a fully equipped kitchen, a nice living area, a terrace, hammocks, a lush garden and free internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spanish by the Sea - Puerto Viejo

Address: Entre Soda Lidia's Place y la cancha de futboll, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: $24 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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