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Broadbeach, Australia
Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

This is without a doubt one of the best hostel I've stayed in throughout my three months here. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The breakfast is incredible and included, it's fantastic, laid back and a wonderful place just to be and hang out meeting people. The staff are super friendly and accommodating and willing to be flexible and really...

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Reviewed June 5, 2014

Great breakfast and helpful staff. Guys, really, you are amazing! Rooms are so nice and kitchen has everything you need to cook dinner after hike in beautiful surrounding nature. Beyond great value. We didnt expect such a great service for such a friendly price

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Bournemouth, England
Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

we paid 18 dollars for a small but decent room with shared bathroom and breakfast included. It was excellent value. The breakfast was generous,and consisted of freshly cooked scrambled eggs, banana bread and fresh fruit, all really tasty and filling. Coffee was also great. The staff were super friendly and helpful. Location wise it was just a short distance from...

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Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Best staff ever, easy going and laid back, very helpful and open minded expressing the feeling of pura vida! Great breakfast with home made banana bread :) the sweetest dogs (greets to falco ;)), good location, nice dorms (bit a little hard beds)! Saludos a Sandro, Falco y todo el staff de casa tranquilo, que buena onda mae

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Leon, Nicaragua
Reviewed May 24, 2014

My friend and I ended up staying 6 nights at Casa Tranquilo, while writing our home-exam. At first we did not really get the best impression, since we booked a double-room the night before (while staying at a hostel across the street), and while arriving the next day we found out that there had been some misunderstandings with our reservation...

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

There were a few bugs in the rooms...buts its Costa Rica, what else is new;) a hot shower in the cool temperatures of Monteverde would have been welcome...but the awesome staff made up for it;) along with their doggie friends,breakfast and vibe

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Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed May 17, 2014

The 2 best things in this hostel: The Breakfast and Staff. Start the day of with some killer banana bread then plan an adventure with the best local guides. They will even tell you of adventures that you can walk to that don't cost money. Rooms are clean, there is a "hot" shower and the town is a 5 minute...

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Thank Gring0ontheG0
Reviewed April 28, 2014

We loved the place. David , Emil and Sandro did all they could to help us with info, booking of tours, everythinh we needed. Pura Vida indeed. Excellent breakfast, banana bread yummmmmy! Highly recommended Dorit & Sharon

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

I don't know how to quite say it but my stay at Casa Tranquillo resonates as one of my fondest memories of Costa Rica. There is nothing better than waking up to David's homemade breakfast as all the other reviews mentioned. But I think what was most enjoyable was the conversations that we had with David and Emil... They are...

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Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed April 4, 2014

I stayed here for 5 days and really enjoyed my time in the hostel and surroundings. The owners are really friendly and helpful, they give you a lot of suggestions for things to do. The hostel has a good vibe and good facilities (comfortable beds, good equipped kitchen to cook, nice places to sit down after a long hike and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Tranquilo is a rustic tico-style house turned into a relaxed hostel outside the village of Santa Elena in Monteverde, Costa Rica.here you'll find Free Breakfast, Free Internet & Wifi. Kitchen and parking area are also available... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Tranquilo Hostel

Address: 100 m downhill from the SuperCompro supermrket | Monteverde, Puntarenas, Santa Elena 5655, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: $24 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Casa Tranquilo Hotel Santa Elena
Casa Tranquilo Hostel Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena
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“Avoid Room # 3 - ask for a room away from the road instead.”
 of 5 bubbles 822EllenM, May 14, 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid room 3 which has views of......... the TV lounge.”
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“Ask for a room with a balcony! :)”
 of 5 bubbles heidrunbrazil, Dec 27, 2015 | Read review
“The upper rooms seemed to be slightly nicer (more light)”
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“It's worth paying more for the double bed rooms with the share balcony”
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