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A Colonial-style hotel surrounded by trees and tropical gardens with unique affordable rooms. Located on the main road right in front of the beach access. Just a 2 minute walk to the surf break. The hotel features a communal kitchen, resting areas, hammocks and a sparkling pool in the landscaped garden. Free parking and WiFi is also offered. Restaurants, shops, and markets located meters away from the hotel.
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Juan Santamaria Intl Airport70 mi
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All reviews loft room costa rica shared kitchen big fridge clean kitchen friendly vibe swimming pool great kitchen quiet location night life common areas surf break rooms are spacious great advice enjoyed my stay incredible place the main strip
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

We've been there during offseason, so it was quiet and lean back. Just perfect for Surfers. The place is nice nature kept, so you can actually still see the monkeys in the trees while sitting in the pool. The stuff was courteous, friendly and always...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Danni S
Response from Cuesta A, Propietario at Cuesta Arriba HotelResponded July 25, 2018

Hi there! thank you so much for your nice review! We are happy to know that you had a good time with us. Hope to see you next time you visit the hotel. Cheers Martin Cuesta Arriba Hotel

Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

This place charges more than the prices they advertise online.. Very unethical & unprofessional, in my opinion. The WiFi also only works half the time. I think there's plenty of other options that are a better value for money in Santa Teresa.More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank nomad531
Response from Cuesta A, Propietario at Cuesta Arriba HotelResponded July 25, 2018

Hi There. We never mislead people in any ways. Prices on internet are very diverse depending on different sites where you search for rooms. We are constantly making offers on line to keep our place busy. So, you would find different prices depending on dates,...More

Reviewed May 2, 2018

Hotel Cuesta Arriba offers anything one could ask for, a chilled and friendly vibe, really clean, comfortable rooms for good prices, pool, A/C. It also has a communal kitchen with a big fridge. The staff is really helpful and friendly. It is in a perfect...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Cemile P
Response from Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba HotelResponded May 19, 2018

Hi Cemile!!! Thank you thank you for such a nice review! We loved to have you and the rest of the family around us for a few days. I hope to see you on your next visit to Cuesta Arriba!!! Best regards to you and...More

Reviewed April 20, 2018

This was our very first destination on our trip to Costa Rica. The staff and guests at the hotel were very friendly and the accommodations for the price were pretty reasonable. The hostel was quiet, had a nice and well-maintained pool, access to a shared...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Marissa B
Response from Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba HotelResponded May 19, 2018

Hi Marissa! Nice to hear from you. Thank you for your kind words, We really appreciate your feedback. Likely the construction nextdoor is finished so now the only noise to hear is the one from the jungle!!! ( Monkeys, birds, etc etc). We hope to...More

Reviewed March 9, 2018

This hotel is not a 5 star hotel, but I gave it 5 stars for what it was, a clean, simple place to stay with air conditioning for a reasonable price in Santa Teresa. Quick and helpful check in, we observed the available rooms before...More

Date of stay: February 2018
1  Thank Kimberly S
Response from Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba HotelResponded May 19, 2018

Hi Kimberly! Thank you for the nice review!!! We are happy to now that you had a great time with us!! Hopefully you don't have any regrets about the wake up call from the monkeys every now and then 😉. Hope to see you back...More

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David J
February 18, 2017|
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Response from Cuesta A | Property representative |
Hola, we are located on the main road 100mts from the Santa Teresa beach, just a 2 minute walk away.
Room Tips
"the 4 bed rooms are very nice"
May 22, 2018
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"Ask for a room with A/C if available, it does get quite hot!"
Apr 20, 2018
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"There are different options regarding access to a bathroom, air conditioning, etc."
Mar 9, 2018
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"The cheapest rooms I stayed in (nearest to the reception desk) are currently being renovated, so may be a..."
Oct 12, 2017
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$39 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasSanta Teresa
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