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Funky Monkey Lodge

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Let's start with the food... Amazing!!! Joaquin and nacho handle the kitchen like pros. 5 star meals every day with fresh ingredients and creativity within the plate. Never ate the same thing since each night's meal revolved around the fresh, local catch. Super Bueno!! Accommodation was also too notch. We stayed in the dorm and it was large, spacious and... More 

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Fairfax, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff at the restaurant (Nacho & crew!) were great. They were always helpful, warm and set a really cool vibe for hanging out, even with two younger kids (7 & 11). Even when walking around town & at the beach everyone would say "hi" and was happy to chat. After spending 10 days, we felt part of the community... More 

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Hovet, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Funky Monkey for a week of surfing and we can all highly recommend it. The staff are super cool and friendly, and in addition to giving you great tips on surf spots etc., they are amazing chefs! The place is really cozy and the atmosphere is laidback and cool. Also, the guys play great music at night!

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just come to the end of a great week at Funky Monkey and would highly recommend it. The location is perfect for reaching many of the local surf spots, we had a car but there is also a spot within walking distance. We stayed in a private bungalow which was comfortable. I was a little worried about not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome! We came as a group of friends looking for somewhere to stay, hang out and chill in between trips to different surf breaks in the area. The first thing we noticed was the friendly attitude of all the staff and awesome music playing in the background, which continued all week long. This is place is known for its food... More 

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Thank Rich E
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located centrally in Santa Teresa, run with a big smile by a great crew with great food, I highly recommend the Funky Monkey. The open bar common area makes for a social place to make friends, the rooms are nice and big, and the showers facing outward are quite an interesting experience in themselves.

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Thank vijkrishb
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Great people and atmosphere! Felt comfortable and right at home with a very kind amazing staff. Sushi night was incredibly good. Haven't a single bad thing to say about this place. Great vibes. Cool yoga shala

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Thank Ana M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Stayed here for a week in the large bungalow and it was great! Loved the super relaxed and open atmosphere. Since I paid for a package with activities and food included I was able to walk around from a day of surfing or hanging out at the pool with no keys, no wallet, no nothing and no worries. We never... More 

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Duncan, Canada
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I made the mistake of booking into a budget dorm room with my two teenagers. The room was over the bar which was not a problem as everything was very quiet after 10:30 pm. But the room was harsh, very roughly finished; there was a single dim light bulb over the door which made it hard to see into the... More 

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funkmunk, Manager at Funky Monkey Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your time! Unfortunately your reservation was through a third part and we didn't have the opportunity to give you more information. You have chosen the cheapest option and we had no idea the set up of your group. We have emailed several times, as we do with any other client, reserving trough third part, however we never... More 

Green Bay, WI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

As much as my wife and I loved Santa Teresa, we loved the Funky Monkey even more. I could ramble for quite a while about this place but the only thing you need to know is that this is the place you need to stay. The service and hospitality was better than any place I've ever stayed. Bruno, Nacho and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beach lodge on a natural hill in the middle of a private jungle, away from the main street but only 200m walking from the main surfer beach, famous for its white sand and perfect waves. Great place for solo travelers, couples, families or groups. Clean and comfortable rooms with daily maid, free wireless, free and secure parking, safe place with restaurant and swimming pool. Great getaway! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Funky Monkey Lodge

Address: center of Santa Teresa | 200m From Public School, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $89 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Funky Monkey Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Funky Monkey Hotel Santa Teresa
Funky Monkey Santa Teresa
Funky Monkey Lodge Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
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