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“rio tigre”(11 reviews)
“corcovado park”(10 reviews)
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bolita hostel is the perfect get away to the jungle. Ron and Val, the owners, are great hosts and made sure everything was always ok. The living space is comfortable and the kitchen is adequate. Ron and Val have a strong ecological vision so the...More

Thank Ignacio A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to spend a few days in the middle of the jungle without paying the ridiculous prices to enter Corcovado national park, this is the place to go! We traveled Costa Rica for over a month and this was the best hostel we’ve...More

Thank Quinten P
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Everyone posting reviews here talks about how the Bolita Hostel was one of the highlights of their trip, and I'm not going to be any different. This place was incredible. From the view of the bay, to the wonderful trails where we wandered--completely alone in...More

1  Thank gwynyor
Reviewed June 7, 2018

This place is absolutely gorgeous! We went for 2 nights and came from San Jose all the way down. Starting our trip we weren`t sure whether it is worth all the effort but it absolutely was!!! Ron is a wonderful person explaining everything about flora...More

2  Thank N G
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I volunteered for almost two weeks at Bolita, and it’s truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to work in the middle of the jungle. The work is easy and basic, sometimes there are projects which are fun to work with. Ron...More

Thank Stine K
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Free Parking
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Price range
$23 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 Budget Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
#1 Great View Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
#1 Quirky Hotels Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
#4 Family Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
#7 Charming Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
#6 Quaint Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
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Details
Price range
$23 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 Budget Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
#1 Great View Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
#1 Quirky Hotels Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
#4 Family Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
#7 Charming Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
#6 Quaint Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
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Tommy T
December 5, 2015|
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Response from roamingwombat | Reviewed this property |
I would still do both. Both are different experiences and very worth it. We saw toucans out our window every day at Bolita (was fantastic!) and there are a lot of frogs in the area. There are also sloths but we never got... More
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Maddie P
March 6, 2015|
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Response from SoniaToronto | Reviewed this property |
Just contact the Bolita hostel. There is a contact form on their website. I can't put their email here. It is bolitahostel. Gmail. You can also google : workaway. It is a volunteer site. Click on host list. Look for Central... More
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"The double in the dorm has a great view, and if the dorm is not full it will be private enough"
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"Bring a headlamp, need to bring your food, and know that it's very very humid and you may not feel dry..."
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"All rooms are great."
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"great double room with open view to the valley"
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