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Monkey Hostel

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Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Right from the moment he met us off the bus and convinced us to stay at his small hostel, we loved Adolfo and his family! We stayed in a private room for $10 a night between us (absolute bargain) with breakfast (gallo pinto, scrambled egg and plaintain). The rooms were comfy and clean and they even did our laundry for...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 17, 2015

Please note: We did NOT stay here. But I feel my experience of this location should shed light on the hostel nonetheless. We (my partner and I) arrived in Monteverde in the evening and were walking towards the hostel we had a reservation for. Someone outside the hostel tried to get me to come in there instead as standard. I...

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Reviewed February 18, 2015

Adolfo (the owner) was very kind and helpfull.the rooms are very cheap with shared bathroom but everything was great. Adolfo offer us breakfast and any information we asked for. Very good place to stay and friendly

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 24, 2015

We were approached by Adolfo the owner as we got of the bus, offering a ridiculously cheap rate ($10 for a private room including breakfast) so we were sold! The hostel is small with only a few rooms but perfectly clean and in the centre of Santa Elena. Adolfo was very accommodation, giving recommendations on where to go and where...

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Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

We decided to give it a try because the price was tempting.. 10 a night... Including breakfast. Kitchen had odor of rotten food.. Nail clippers on cooking surfaces.. And they gave us the Wrong room key and left us locked out of our room for over two hours as there was no one at the front desk. Internet was from...

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Reviewed September 14, 2014

The owner of this hostel, Adolfo, found me while wandering around Santa Elena comparing hostels. I told him I'd check out the other hostels and get back to him. After checking out all of the others and being very unimpressed with how unfriendly and crowded they were, I ended up at Monkey Hostel. He gave me a great deal on...

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Ohio City, Ohio
Reviewed September 4, 2014

had a blast here humble but clean filled with Adolfos endless energy ... he is the spirit of the place and he knows of every little lovely place in Monteverde , get him to show you 4 dollar hotsprigs in the forrest or ask him about any atractions worth visiting in area and you will go coffee tour or millions...

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Castries, France
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Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Place really cheap for travellers who are backpackers. Adolfo, the owner, is very helpful and if you get the chance to share beers with him either in Bar Amigos or Tree House you may see a breakdance show. Really impressive!! Had fun for these last three days Mathias Grz

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San Jose, California
Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is a fun, clean, and very affordable hostel, located very close to town. The owner, Adolfo, is very hospitable and friendly and always makes his guests feel at home. He also does a great job of helping his guests book activities and tours in Monteverde. Love this place and would recommended to everyone, especially if you are on a...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed June 25, 2014

This place is great,fun,clean and safe! Not once was I worried about our stuff in this town or in the hostel. It is has a few small dorms room with locks for $8 per person/night with traditional Costa Rican breakfast cooked for you! This was perfect for our small group of 3! The place has a kitchen for you to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monkey Hostel is well situated, in Santa Elena center. Thus, it is easy to go to the main Supermarket (SuperCompro), to go to the restaurant, bar and all the social life of Santa Elena.In addition, the hostel is located in a small street and the area is very quiet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monkey Hostel

Address: From SuperCompro 100m, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Monkey Hostel Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena
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