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Afula, Israel
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51 reviews
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Reviewed March 18, 2016

To make it short.. the rooms are good... but thats it! the building itself was not meant to contain a hostel so it's not comfortable, no good area to sit and talk to other people. bugs EVERYWHERE!! the staff are a bunch of kids, they are nice people but can't run the place so it's looks like a bunch of... More 

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Reviewed March 5, 2016

Nice hostel, I stayed in a 12 p mixed dorm, it was okay. Beds were good and so was the shower. I was looking for a hostel with kitchen to save some money on food. The kitchen was very small and cooking was not easy. Boiling water takes at least 30 minutes, so preparing food was no fun anymore. The... More 

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Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

We arrieved and were exsited because the appartment was very big. But(!) It was very dirty, the staff was unwilling to help, the curtain was completely broken so the light got in on 5 am and it was very noisy and disturbing. The price was way too much and the breakfast was disgracing!

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Sibenik, Croatia
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52 reviews
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Reviewed November 26, 2015

Ideal place for young people, relaxed atmosphere... Good value, breakfast is included. Employees relaxed and friendly, a place for making friends and new memories. Useful information for surfing and trips you can get at a hostel. Guests of the hostel have discounts on lessons surfing. Close to the beach and restaurants

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Got there with my friends from work and the staff was always willing to help and nothing but friendly... We rented the mini apartment and it was nice and clean.i recommend it highly!!! No bugs, quite place and the breakfast is very small but enough..... The price is really low for what you get!!!!

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Granby, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed August 24, 2015

Best place ever! Clean, cozzy, confortable, A/C (hell yeah), wifi. Will come back for sure! The owner Tito is awesome! Staff is nice! Don't ever consider going somewhere else, seriously. The beach is like 100m away and the supermarket is right beside the hostel.. perfect! Enjoy!

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Granby, Canada
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Reviewed August 17, 2015

We initially picked another hostel on HostelWorld. On the shuttle there we started talking with another traveler who already had been to Santa Teresa, she came with us at the originally booked hostel and couldn't believe how crappy it was compared to the Sitting Bull even though the price was higher. She brought us to the Sitting Bull where we... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed August 9, 2015

A group of 5 of us had a very good stay in an apartment with 5 beds. The apartment was clean, the kitchenette was small but handy, the bathroom was good and the A/C was a life saver. Accommodation prices were very reasonable and breakfast in the morning was simple but did the job! Recommend for a clean place easy... More 

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Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

My friends & I stayed 3 nights at sitting bull (all backpackers) and loved every minute of it. The owner Tito was amazing and helped direct us to the best spots in Costa Rica. He went above and beyond to make sure we loved our time not only in Santa Teresa but CR as well. The apartment was beautiful, hotel... More 

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Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

A group of us stayed at Sitting Bull in a private 5 person room and we had a wonderful experience! The room was beautiful and very clean. The room had a private bathroom and kitchen as well as a private balcony. I'm very confused about some of the complaints...the staff was incredible! I've travelled quite a bit and Tito and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sitting bull Hostel fastly became one of the best hostels in Santa Teresa, Mal Pais and Playas del Carmen area. It is just 75 mts away from the beach of Santa Teresa, which is a world-class surf beach that host some of the best surf spots in Costa Rica, and close to many restaurants, supermarkets and shops in town. Is the perfect place to stay when you check into paradise. We offer to our guests mini apartments and dorms fully equipped. Each private mini apt and dorm composed by a fully equipped kitchen, private bathrooms and shower for each apartment, cable tv, air conditioning, internet wi-fi, a balcony, cleaning service and breakfast included everyday. We are passionate about showing our costumers the real experience of relaxing and escaping from the city and the routine We work hard to create an atmosphere that balances comfort and fun. Our friendly, helpful and multilingual staff are available 24 hours a day ready to assist you planning the rest of your tip in the best way possible. We have updated information about points of interest and local entertainment as well as free maps and tour info. The only thing that you must worry about is how many days you will like to spend in paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sitting Bull Hostel

Address: Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Sitting Bull Hostel Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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“Cristian is always super helpful, if there is anything ask him and he'll help you out. Whether its about traveling/ visiting somewhere in Costa Rica to surfboard rentals.”
 of 5 bubbles 580williamt, Jul 23, 2014 | Read review
“If you are 2-4 persons, the room with a double bed and a bunkbed is a perfect choice.”
 of 5 bubbles carolinea884, Jun 5, 2014 | Read review
“Room #202 was amazing! It had a sick balcony overlooking the street and everything, but from what I saw each room was equally as amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles alymo125, Jun 3, 2014 | Read review
“Number 202 is wonderful! Is a mini studio with a beautiful balcony and the bed is amazinggggggggggg!!! Love it”
 of 5 bubbles azuljei, May 23, 2014 | Read review
“If you can, stay in the apartments on the second and third floors.”
 of 5 bubbles DBEFloripa, May 20, 2014 | Read review
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