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Cuesta Arriba Hotel

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Ocean City, New Jersey
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013 via mobile

What a beautiful hostel in a beautiful little place in the world! Cuesta Arriba was well kept & clean, located across the street from the beach, nearby restaurants, surf shops, grocery stores and everything you could need but still tucked away enough that being on the property was peaceful and quiet, whether lounging by the pool or in the hammocks.... More 

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cuestaarriba, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

HI Erica!!! Thank you for making such a nice review! We know it was tough for you to leave but hey!!! good news...we've been here for the last 10 years and we are not planning to leave!!! See you sooner on your next trip to Costa Rica!!! Martin Cuesta Arriba Hotel More 

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Cuesta Arriba is one of the cleanest hostels I know of. The pool is beautiful & is the best hang out spot on the property. Rooms are bare, but spotless, spacious & secure. Nice owners too. They have bikes for rent to tour the town. Cuesta Arriba has a great location, requiring only a short walk down a path with... More 

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cuestaarriba, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Benny for your nice review. We hope to see you back soon!!! until then...enjoy the ride!!! cheers Barbara and Martin Cuesta Arriba Hotel More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Stayed a few nights at this lovely little spot in Santa Teresa, and I would not stay anywhere else. During the off season, the prices are comparable to other hostels (plus maybe $5), but this place is superior by leaps and bounds. Everything is kept meticulously clean (rooms, bathrooms, kitchen, common areas), the pool is a beautiful and relaxing spot... More 

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Thank Jon L
cuestaarriba, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Hola Jon. Thank you for spreading the voice about us. We really apreciate that. We are glad that you had a good time here. It is unfortunate that you didn’t mention to us about the hot water on time, it only took us a few minutes to fix it !!! Hope to see you again in the future. Sincerely Martin... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Stayed here for four days with the bf just relaxing, swimming, biking around, and eating. I'm so glad I found Cuesta Arriba and we both enjoyed our time there so much. It was during the off season and there were only few travelers which made meeting people easy. The dorm accommodations were comfortable and very clean and we loved the... More 

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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Nicoya for spreading the voice. We are glad that you had a good time here. Hope to see you back soon!!! Cheers More 

Innsbruck, Austria
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

A couple weeks ago I stayed for 10 days in Cuesta Arriba and it was really nice. My boyfriend and I shared a private room and it was really clean, with warm shower water and a beautiful bed. The owner and his wife are really nice and always when we had a question they could help us out. The beach... More 

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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Hola Khantutita!!! It is nice to hear from you. Thank you for your kind words. We are here to help travelers make there time unforgettable and unique. We've been doing it for the last 10 years and we'll be here for your next trip and the next and the next and the next. We love what we do. Be safe,... More 

Cabuya, Costa Rica
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

My husband and I stayed for 11 days at Cuesta Arriba in Santa Teresa. It was a really nice place to stay, well-maintained, clean, swimmingpool, 2 nice dogs and 2 very friendly hosts. We were given helpful advice and recommendations about the surroundings. It is possible to rent surfboards from the hostel with a lot of flexibility. This place is... More 

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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you guys for your feedback! Happy to hear that you had a good time and enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you on your next trip. Cheers Barbara and Martin Cuesta Arriba Hotel More 

Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I stayed in the dorm for several days in August. It was really spacious, airy, clean and relaxed. Nice pool, beautiful garden and a great location: 2 minutes from one of the best breaks in Santa Teresa and there is an amazing soda 50m down the road. The owners, Martin and Barbara, were really friendly and always around to help... More 

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cuestaarriba, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Jack for giving us a nice review! We are glad to hear that you had a good time and enjoyed your stay. Again...thank you for choosing Cuesta Arriba Hotel for your stay in Santa Teresa, hopefully we'll see you agin in your next trip! Cheers Barbara and Martin More 

Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I stayed 4 days at this hostel, which is a really nice place. Really clean and cosy, with a nice pool to chill at. The kitchen is very clean and has everything you need to cook a nice meal. The owners will help you out with pretty much everything. You can rent a bike or a surf board (all nsp... More 

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cuestaarriba, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Igor for your nice words!!! it was really nice to have you around. we hope to see you back in the near future. Until then...tell your friends and family about us! Cheers Barbara and Martin More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Just love this place! For so many reasons : 1. The mattress at the dorm room - So comfortable ! 2. Such a friendly management and guests... 3. Super clean and quiet ( but not too quiet - I met there so many great people !) 4. Great location for surf - right in front of the best surf spot... More 

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cuestaarriba, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Yanay for your review!!! We are happy that you had a good time. The waves are still good here (as they are pretty much year round). Hope you find good ones wherever you go. Enjoy the ride!!! Martin Cuesta Arriba Hotel More 

New York, New York, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The staff was extremely nice, friendly and helpful. It is two steps away from the beautiful Santa Teresa beach and very nice restaurants. The hotel is very clean and has a great atmosphere. The last thing we wanted to to was leave this place! Will definitely come back soon :)

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cuestaarriba, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience in Cuesta Arriba!!! we loved to hear that you had a good time here and did not want to leave!!! unfortunately it all comes to an end but, good thing is that will be here next year too for your next trip, as we've been in the last 10 years... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Colonial-style hotel surrounded by trees and tropical gardens with unique affordable rooms. The hotel features a communal kitchen,resting areas, hammocks and a sparkling pool in the landscaped garden. Complimentary coffee and toast served from 7AM till 9AM, free Wireless is also offered. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cuesta Arriba Hotel

Address: 150 meters North From La Lora Amarilla, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $28 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Cuesta Arriba Bed And Breakfast Hostel
Cuesta Arriba Hotel Santa Teresa
Cuesta Arriba Hotel Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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