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Don Jon's Lodge and Restaurante

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150 meters north from soccer plaza, Santa Teresa 1, Costa Rica
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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

My friend and I found this little gem after spending a day viewing numerous hotels in the area. As soon as we entered the property we were sold. The owner Don Jon was genuine and friendly. The rooms were extremely clean, spacious and well maintained. The kitchen was great, the food was fantastic, and the people were amazing. The location... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

If you are trying to surf your brains out, then this is the place to be. The hotel is located within a block from the beach access to a great beach break. Don Jon's has a unique, tree house feel. All the workers are helpful and very relaxed. The rooms are clean and simple. No hot water. This hotel is... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

The accommodations were great, the food was delicious, and in a great location right by the beach. Not to mention good company :) Don Jon's is 100% the place to go if you want a fun/chill holiday! I loved all the hammocks that were hung just about everywhere- such a fun/novel amenity. Also, ask for some "morning drinks"- they're Jon's... More 

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Escazu, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Whether you are traveling to Santa Teresa for the night or for a month, Don Jon's is the place to stay. It is located just across the street from the beach, with many different lodging options for a great price. Jon will make you feel right at home while you relax in the many hammocks, enjoy his amazing burritos and... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Often I look at the amenities listed for a hotel, and Don Jon's has the standard including location, wifi, housekeeping, secure rooms, outdoor showers for after the beach, and kitchens. They do not have things like iPod stereo systems, soaps, hair dryers, or the like. But, the most important amenity that Don Jon's does have is happiness. It shows in... More 

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Thank Tina Z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

Don Jon's was the best place I stayed during my time in Costa Rica. Don Jon and staff were the most accommodating and friendliest. The food was amazing the beer ice cold! If your ever in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica stay at Don Joh's priced right for ant budget. Can't wait to go back.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Don Jon's deserves all these 5 star reviews. My girlfriend and I have stayed there twice and can't wait for our third visit. I first have to mention Don Jon and his amazing team. They are so friendly and helpful making it easy for guests to "relax to the max". Jon, Alejandro, and Carla make it feel like a home... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Because of a friends recommendation, I stayed here with a friend of mine and we absolutely loved it! Aside from all the awesome travelers that we met, the staff is super welcoming! Really great location that is close to some markets, restaurants, the beach, and surf shops. The breakfast burrito was so amazing that it became our daily breakfast during... More 

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2 Thank iMeg87
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

A super chilled place where both families and backpackers can enjoy what Santa Teresa has to offer. Located 5min walk from the best surf spot on the beach and with everything you could need in close proximity it's very easy to forget time while staying at Don Jon*s tranquilo home. The private rooms are built together into beautiful 3-story circular... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Fantastic hostel in a great location close to everything you need- beach 4min walk, surf shop with board rental 1min, supermarket 3min, various restaurants and cafes all a few min away. Hostel is set out well with restaurant in front serving generous portions of delicious food, break fast burrito is a highlight! Dorm rooms are large and have everything you... More 

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