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    El Faro Beach Hostel

    | Next Door to Manuel Antonio National Park, 300 Mts from Restaurante Marlen, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent18%
    • Very good22%
    • Average20%
    • Poor20%
    • Terrible20%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
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    1.5 Star Hotel
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    Parador Resort and Spa
    2,460 reviews
    #10 of 46 hotels in Manuel Antonio
     
    The Preserve at Los Altos
    543 reviews
    #11 of 46 hotels in Manuel Antonio
     
    La Mariposa Hotel
    1,423 reviews
    #15 of 46 hotels in Manuel Antonio
     
    Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort
    1,833 reviews
    #4 of 46 hotels in Manuel Antonio
     
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    41 - 45 of 87 reviews

    Reviewed May 28, 2014

    Good value for price! Close to the park and the beach. Very nice atmosphere in the communal areas of the hostel. The swimming pool was very clean and with plenty of sun beds around. Bathrooms were pretty ok. Sizeable shared kitchen with the basics, although...More

    Thank Desirete
    Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

    I decided to "book" this place because the other recommended hostels were already booked for private rooms; I say "book" because by the time I arrived we had no reservation in the suite I called twice to confirm. They only had a private room with...More

    Thank Debbie S
    Reviewed March 5, 2014

    This was our least favorite hostel of our trip. We don't require much and thought that we could skip the AC and just have a fan, but since the room was on the second floor it was like a sauna. It was impossible to stay...More

    Thank Stephanie M
    Reviewed February 22, 2014

    My husband and I like simple, cheap hostels, but even we had a horrible experience at this hostel. I received email confirmation from someone about my booking, and when we arrived they had "no space for us on the second night". The receptionists are sweet...More

    Thank Gillian C
    Response from Diego E, Manager at El Faro Beach HostelResponded February 24, 2014

    Dear Gillian, First off, thanks so much for staying with us. Second, I want to apologize with you about the service you received from the front desk (where by the way, we´ve made some staff changes already)... We have to apologize for the misunderstanding presented...More

    Reviewed February 17, 2014

    We stayed two nights in the dormitory for women, and we loved it! Of course it is an hostel so our expectations were not high. They had a lot of bathrooms and showers that they cleaned all the time so that made us feel so...More

    1  Thank Sofiafiaia
    Response from Diego E, Manager at El Faro Beach HostelResponded February 24, 2014

    We truly appreciate your comments about the hostel. It means a lot to us that you noticed how kind our staff is, our facilities, our closeness to the main beach ( walking distance) and of course to Manuel Antonio National Park, the cleanliness (housekeeping service),...More

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    • 20
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Manuel Antonio
    • Also Known As
    • El Faro Beach Hostel Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio
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    Traveler (59)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (59)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Bathroom (1)
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    Room Tips
    "Dont stay here"
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    "A.C. doesn't really work in private room on the first level closest to the restaurant."
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    "go to another hostel."
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    "Rooms away from pool and tables, if you want to get some sleep"
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