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Hostel Vista Serena

150mts north of the manuel antonio public school, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The long walk to the beach with the monkeys in the morning, the hidden waterfall, the view, the atmosphere.. Great spot. Staff booked up all our little activites including mangrove kayaking and zip lining. GREAT value.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in the private room for two nights. The place was clean and had a great view. Very good atmosphere and I think very fair price. A lot of young people stay here and they like to have a good time. I didn't mind it. But if you want something really quiet, maybe not for you. The staff is very... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I had a great stay in Manuel Antonio. The sunset was spectacular on the pacific ocean, there's hammocks and cooking tools and 2 freezer. The staff was super great! I f you want to go the the beach (or the Parc) there's shuttle for 1$ every 30 minutes, pretty convenient. Know that haft of the Parc are now close for... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Wow, by far my favorite hostel in Costa Rica thus far!!! Such good vibes! The place has a great location on the hill just a bit away from the downtown/central craziness and it only cost c300 to take the bus downtown to the beach or the main restaurants/ park. The hostel is situated in a place where you can see... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Very clean, extremely helpful staff, extremely peaceful view with hammocks and common area where I met incredible friends from all over the world. Staff had amazing recommendations, the bus stop is only about a 5 minute walk away, awesome security, and even a smoothie bar! Loved this place!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Great place for backpackers! This place has the best sun set view .... Cheap and easy bus transportation to the park and to quepos town! My favorite part was to have sunset beers with home made nachos at the hostel! But they have a restaurant also!

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Liberia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I was there with my daughter and had a great time with other customers, music, good healthy drinks, great food, fish, burritos, and casados. I took my niece, her three children and my daughter for dinner twice.

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San Pedro, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I stayed at Vista Serena in Manuel Antonio Jan 31st-Feb 1st with 10 of my friends. I booked this location a few days in advance and I could already tell I made the right choice when I spoke to Jemila. She was very sweet and so accommodating to my large group. We arrive earlier than check-in and they allowed us... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 4 nights while visiting Manuel Antonio. Vista Serena has a very very friendly group of staff, almost all of which are English speaking which is convenient. The hostel organizes plenty of tours around the area and even exchanges USD. The facilities are fairly clean, but not the best. What you pay for is... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

After 21 days of this magical rustic place with a view like you could not believe You soon discover your home away form home The Owners Sonia and Conrad ( a mother and son team ) work so hard along with there lovely staff to make your stay be one to remember weather it be 1 night or like my... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hostel is nestled into the heart of the jungle in Manuel Antonio center with a breathtaking ocean and sunset view over the green canopy. From very affordable dormitory bunk beds to slightly more luxurious private rooms with ocean view- we have it all and it all comes with a free continental breakfast in the morning! The common terrace area has hammocks for lounging and reading a book or just taking a snooze amongst the squawks of scarlet macaws and the touch of the ocean breeze. There is also a fully equipped communal kitchen and TV lounge with cable and dvds to watch. The spread out set up of the cabins allows us to be both family friendly and also party friendly, bringing together a unique combo of the two. Just remember at Hostel Vista Serena we host the fun!! Pura Vida! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Vista Serena

Address: 150mts north of the manuel antonio public school, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $23 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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Vista Serena Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Hostel Vista Serena Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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