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Flutterby House

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great breakfast, vegan and gluten free too! Hostel with multiple levels of housing from treehouse cabins to tent camping! Surfer and hiker delight, showers, kitchen, climbing wall, plus a great place to stop in for a wonderful organic breakfast!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first met the people at the hostel when our car got stuck in the mud a few feet away from the hostel. A group of 10 people came to our rescue and helped get the car out to safety, we ended up having a great time. a few nights later we stayed at the hostel for 4 nights at... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me And my friend spent two night there and it was such a good choice. As soon as you enter the place you feel very welcome and curious to explore that little jungle. They take you around the place to show you how it is and make you feel 'home'. There is a nice social area where to chill and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, they were willing to help and gave advice on places to visit, great ambience, lived the yoga deck idea and all the hula hoops, delicious food, can't really express how good it was especially the ice cream and it was super close to the ocean which made easy to go on a morning run or a walk through... More 

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Thank Lucia C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Flutterby is a place for anyone 10+ years old and includes both dorm and private rooms. I stayed in the dorms. This is probably the best hostel I have ever stayed at. Extended my stay in Costa Rica by one day mainly because of Flutterby. The vibe is great, laid back and very welcoming. The food is delicious. The people... More 

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San Jose, CR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights at the Flutterby house, we originally had a 2 night reservation but we loved it and HAD to spend just one more night, and we would have stayed longer if we could. They have affordable food for sale and a small bar to order mix drinks, beers, and smoothies. The staff is great and friendly.... More 

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Thank Adam G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We only went there for breakfast but we regret we didnt discovered it before! The place was really good and you could see that there was a good vibe. They had daily yoga classes and food was very nice. It was full even if it was low sesion so seems like the place to be

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

As per other reviews, I loved this place because of the hippies, surfers, sustainable, eco-friendly vibe and good food and great happy hour. But what really made this experience for me was the staff. I was robbed on the beach (PLEASE HEED THEIR MANY WARNINGS ABOUT BRINGING VALUABLES TO THE BEACH - I DID NOT AND PAID FOR IT) in... More 

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Thank Midori P
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights. On our second day we wanted to book a tour of the mangroves and were told by the receptionist to wait, she was busy and would come find us. We sat near reception and played cards while we waited for TWO HOURS. All the while watching her laugh and talk to friends, pet puppies,... More 

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FlutterbyHouse, General Manager at Flutterby House, responded to this review

Hello Kayla, Please accept our deepest apology for your experience here. Of course our goal is to provide the best service possible, but there are times when we miss our mark and unfortunately you experienced one of them. There is no excuse that can make the scenario you described to me any better, let alone make sense. All I can... More 

Waterloo, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This hostel feels like it is out of a dream. I stayed with five girl friends in two of their tree houses and I couldn't have imagined a more relaxed, off the beaten path beach hostel, that still has all the amenities. Tips: - You can rent surf boards here for fairly cheap compared to booking formal lessons. We did... More 

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  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Flutterby House, Hostel by the Sea is a hostel located 18km south of Dominical, Costa Rica at the edge of Marino Ballena National Park. Treehouses, cabins and dorm rooms are spread over our property giving it the feel of The Swiss Family Robinson Movie meets The Ewok Village. We are 5 minutes walking from the beach and are sustainable and eco-friendly. The Flutterby House is so named because we believe people need and appreciate a home away from home. Long-term travelers and short-term vacationers alike come here and feel safe and comfortable and are able to rejuvenate while also exploring all our beautiful slice of the planet has to offer. Hammocks suspended between mango trees, indoor and outdoor lounge spaces, a well-stocked and open kitchen, bouldering wall, and slack line are all available on site. As well as edible gardens, surfboard rentals and lessons, bicycle rentals and our new Flutterbar!! Hope to see you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Flutterby House

Address: 150 Meters North of Cabinas Bamboo, Uvita, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range: $6 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 32
Also Known As:
Flutterby House Costa Rica/Uvita
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