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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“shared bathroom”(15 reviews)
“costa rica”(49 reviews)
“living room”(20 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sonia the owner is truly one of the nicest people I have met, so friendly and always willing to help her guests. I came with my 10 year old son, and we stayed in a private room. So nice and just perfect. The staff is...More

Thank Ryan R
Reviewed June 21, 2018

This place was advertised as the most beautiful sunset (which I was skeptical about), but boy were they on point. The private rooms share a bathroom with one other room, and you each share an entire kitchen and living room complete with a TV and...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

This hostel gets many things right: a beautiful deck filled with hammocks over which to watch the sunset, great friendly service at their front desk with spot on recommendations for budget travelling, a kitchen to cook with basic but functional gear. Our room and the...More

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

I stayed in a private bungalow for two nights. Pros: friendly, helpful staff; wonderful hammock with a gorgeous ocean view; scarlet macaws in the trees just off the patio; air-conditioned room; 10 min walk to supermarket Cons: The common spaces of the bungalow were not...More

Thank 135amiem
Reviewed April 20, 2018

This hostel is a real find on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The hostel itself is clean and comfortable, and within a quick bus ride to the beach. It is ideally situated to watch the most amazing sunsets. There is a full kitchen where...More

Thank carole045
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Details
Price range
$24 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$24 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveler (209)
Room & Suite (47)
Dining (30)
Pool & Beach (6)
Family and Play Areas (7)
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Hannah D
April 16, 2017|
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Response from hostelvistaserena | Property representative |
Hi, unfortunately we have not had a straightener turned into us, but if it does end up showing up we will certainly let you know right away! Thanks for staying at Vista Serena!! Saludos
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"Opt for one of the rooms off to the side, as it is more private, you get your own little porch with a hammock..."
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"Choose a room without a shared bathroom."
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"Highly recommend the private bungalow if you would like your own room."
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"best views, good vibe"
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