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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed with Herman and Mai for one week and loved the place and the people. It was the first days of the season and we were lucky to have the place for ourselves for a few days. The hostel has high ceilings, a big garden and a lovely interior. Herman and Mai are really nice chilled people who are...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed April 12, 2016

Stayed in the dorm next to the firepole. Great sleeping. Beautiful laid back surf vibe all around. Blond northern europeans everywhere. Low flow taps help to conserve water. 5 minute walk to the spectacular beach. Really entered vacation/surf daze. Loved it.

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Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

It's not the cleanest, nor the most feature rich hostel, but it has got it where it counts! Amazing people working there and a really good surfing vibe throughout! Also a mix of people staying there for a few months to just surf and people just going there for a few days, which creates a great variety and a lot...

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Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I were stranded in Costa Rica over the holidays due to having his passport stolen at the boarder. Maddy and Herman were super accommodating and allowed us to stay in a private room for as long as we needed. The vibe was chilled and friendly. They have a big industrial kitchen where everyone cooked a big meal...

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Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

After a very questionable bus ride, me and friend wound up in Santa Teresa with a room booked at the Wave Trotter hostel. We had no expectations but were pleasantly surprised with the incredible vibes, amazing host, cool people and super cute room. It was also honestly the best location, hostel wise. Though not directly on the beach, it's less...

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Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

We didn't have so many options as we hadn't booked anything ahead and it's the high season in Costa Rica. So we decided to go for the Wave Trotter hostel that seems to have good reviews. And we are really glad of our pick ! The place has a huge backyard, and the common space is really big too with...

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Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed January 22, 2016

Stayed here 1 night, January 15 2016. Location: 5/5 Centrally located, Wave Trotter fits right into the scene in Santa Teresa Check-in: 5/5 We booked through hostelworld.ca, showed up to the front desk, and didn't have any problems checking in and finding our room. Central Building Vibe & Cleanliness: 2/5 From the moment you entered, you could see and feel...

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Thank Gordon K
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed January 4, 2016

Such a great place..This is theeee place to stay. Perfect location right across from surf, close to everything, yet tucked away from the most busy part of Santa Teresa. The hostel is very specious, always clean and nice to come home to ( or wake up to) The owners are very very sweet and helpful and always around to talk...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed July 6, 2015

Stayed in a private room in the back for 5 nights. The WiFi signal in the back was pretty good. The main hostel was always clean and nice. Super chill spot about 100M off of the main road but you can walk to anything you need. Bring some bug spray though, the mosquitos were bad during the daytime but it...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Came for a few days and stayed for over a week. The owners were great and very relaxed, the hostel was super clean with a large backyard where there was a slackline and hammocks. Good central location about 2 main walk from the beach. Will stay there again.

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Address: Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $29 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 244
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Wave Trotter Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Santa Teresa
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“Any room really, they all have a beautiful view of the big garden.”
 of 5 bubbles MLBorn, Jan 4, 2016 | Read review
“Go for the private apartments, they hold up to four people.”
  • Outdoor kitchen.
 of 5 bubbles Alon_tico, Apr 3, 2015 | Read review
“Private room/bath at the back of the property was really cool”
 of 5 bubbles 498mollyb, Mar 12, 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in and liked the dorms-keep the balcony door open at night and your ceiling fan always on cause it is soo hot!”
 of 5 bubbles 143maddiep, Mar 6, 2015 | Read review
“Save money = stay in a dorm. Spend a more and sleep better = stay in a private room.”
 of 5 bubbles skmcleod, Feb 4, 2015 | Read review
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