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Wave Trotter

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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars 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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1 Thank mariskayy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Thank Axel H
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Thank Deemarti
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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1 Thank Tara N
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Thank Marie C
Niagara Falls, Canada
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Thank Gordon K
Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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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1 Thank michael d
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here two nights. In a good location close to beach, supermarket and nice cafe-Lw SAndwichera - super nice. Common area very clean as was private room. Rooms are located in large garden/ jungle area - do not stay if you don't care for bugs and insects as there are loads - also colourful crabs. Horses also roam the grounds.... More 

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Additional Information about Wave Trotter

Address: Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Number of rooms: 244
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