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Luz en el Cielo Eco-B&B/Hostel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice place to stay. The people working there were awesome, the rooms are really cheam and there is a bed and breakfast included and it tastes so good! I recommend this hostel to anyone traveling to Montezuma. Mitch, the guy who welcomed us was such a nice guy and he was really helped us.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place, good hammocks, nice owner. The breakfast included is pancakes coffee and fruits: very good! Good location. The dorm and bathroom were clean. The wifi wasnt working very well. The waking up by the screaming monkeys is very fun:)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I slept in the 4 person mixed dorm. The room was tided up every morning. Everything was clean and nice (it's really hard to maintain it in a tropical country). Location is perfect - 4 minutes far from the bus station. You can see monkeys and other amazing creatures while eating breakfast which is included in price. STAFF IS THE... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel has a super friendly and helpful staff. Gave us good tipps for costarican food and hiking. The breakfast alternates between a tipical costarican gallo pinto and scrambled eggs. And pancakes. Both with fresh fruits. The rooms are really clean and since they just have bugg nets as windows, you feel like you are actually sleeping in the jungle.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Hostel is a real treasure! It may cost a little more than the usual "backpacker dorm" but it's totally worth it. 1. Superfriendly staff that really likes to help and has very honest and good advice, 2.rooms are clean, big enough and have a balcony, 3.it's in the jungle and you'll see a variety of animals around you, yet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is very basic but is good value for a traveller on a budget. I paid 15 USD a night to stay in the 6 person mixed dorm. The dorms are not up to Western European standards but do the job. I think the people who have left negative reviews did not factor in how much they paid to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

The breakfast included in room cost was great but compared to the quaint hostel next door (Luna Llena) the dorms here were much noisier, smaller, and brighter (when trying to sleep). There is nowhere but the floor to place belongings when on the top bunk so I slept with things stashed under my pillow. They have small lockers outside the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

My friend and I stayed at Luz en el Cielo during early June 2016. We had an AMAZING stay! Literally this is one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in (I came home and tried to convince my husband we should move to Montezuma). The setting itself is beautiful, the place is nestled among the trees in a super... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I stayed with three other friends in one of the dormitories (cheapest rate) that is attached to the main building. Our room was hot, but this was too be expected in Costa Rica and in a costal town. The ceiling fan helped to alleviate some of the heat. The space was very cramped. Upon arriving, the host greeted us and... More 

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luzenelcielocr, Owner at Luz en el Cielo Eco-B&B/Hostel, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you did not have a good experience at Luz en el Cielo. Unfortunately you visited Montezuma during the buggy season, and it is always very hot here. We are located in the middle of the jungle so it is very hard to avoid mosquitos and other insects in the open areas. (Most of the hostel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

"Wow, just wow" was constantly the phrase I chose daily. I arrived to a cheerful smile of one of the staff members, Hannah. She's a seasoned world traveler and kept my mind spinning of her journeys plus an added bonus, she's Massachusetts born like I am! Needless to say she kept me laughing through out my stay! The other staff... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wake up to the sounds of the jungle. Luz en el Cielo B&B/Hostel is located just out of Montezuma's town center. Montezuma is a small beach town with a huge heart and a lot of charm. This newly renovated, classy hostel is great for budget travels, families and couples. We currently have three dorm rooms in the main lodge, one dorm cabina with it's own balcony and bathroom, each equipped with new mattress, sheets and furnishings. We also have newly built private cabinas as of January 2012. Enjoy using our wireless internet, communal kitchen and lounge. Breakfast is included with every stay, as well as coffee all day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Luz en el Cielo Eco-B&B/Hostel

Address: 50 metros antes del centro de Montezuma, Montezuma, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Montezuma
Price Range: $37 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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Luz En El Cielo Eco-Bed And Breakfast/Hostel
Luz En El Cielo Eco-b&b/ Hotel Montezuma
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