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Casa Tranquilo Hostel

06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed here for three nights. Though not my favourite hostel we've stayed in, the rooms were clean and the staff was helpful. The kitchen was okay, not much space to cook or sit. However, the included breakfast in the morning is really good -- eggs, banana bread (which if you're up early will still be warm), fresh fruit, and...

Thank Ruthabbyy
Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

This place is a really good place to stay in santa elena, they have double rooms and a dorm with 8 beds. The price for the dorm is only usd 8.- per night and it includes a very yummy breakfast with banana bread, fresh fruit and coffee or tea. In the morning you can hear the birds sing and the...

Thank VanessaBrunner
Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed here for two nights, and everything was awesome! We had a private room because that was all that was left, and they weren't much more than the dorms anyway. We were on a pretty tight budget, and the owner was super helpful in pointing out how to do things as inexpensively as possible. Ask him about the good...

Thank Zach H
Reviewed August 27, 2014

Hosts were great, the rooms were quiet, the view was fantastic. Very decent breakfast (w/ great coffee). Great porch to chill on. Dirt cheap prices. No complaints whatsoever. This hostel is a great place to relax. This was also one of the few places in Costa Rica that I found the wifi to be fairly respectable.

Thank Andy P
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed August 20, 2014

Low budget, but very nice hostel. The rooms have a sort of tree-house feel to them. A little loud with the wind and the road, but very comfortable. The breakfast is great, especially the banana bread! Very, very helpful staff and a good location. Overall would highly recommend Casa Tranquilo!

Thank Jangsters
Reviewed August 17, 2014

I stayed at Casa Tranquilo hostel in Santa Elena for two nights. It was only a short walk from the main street of town. The supermarket, restaurants and shops are very close. There is a sloth that lives in the area. The locals can usually pinpoint where she is. Natasha at the front desk gave us all the information we...

1Thank Traversecity4961
Reviewed August 14, 2014

Great hostel, stuff really nice and helpful,good breakfast.. Good price. Everything that you need you can find there. There is a kitchen so you can cook. And one more word about the stuff they try to help you , not to sell stuff, and they always try to give student discounts for the activities . Highly recommended

Thank yonatanz2014
Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

I highly recommend this hostel. It's really cheap, well located and pretty clean. The free breakfast is just amazing and delicious. If you don't want to spend much money in Monteverde, go for this choice. They give you a lot of good advices for all the activities in the region... :)

Thank Bogen200
Reviewed August 3, 2014

I could not have found a better place than Casa Tranquilo for my stay in Santa Elena. Hostel is very charming, colorful, quiet even when it's full, comfy, with a very good wifi connection and in a perfect location close to everything. Price includes an amazing home made beakfast. It is not only delicious, it is nicely plated and portion...

Thank Elodie B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 1, 2014

Really great value, rooms were excellent and lovely chill-out area and kitchen. Excellent breakfast, especially the banana bread, and free tea and coffee was great. The owner Ro was super helpful and a lovely guy. Get them to show you where to find the Ficus tree and climb it!

Thank RobDawson
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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: $10 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Casa Tranquilo Hotel Santa Elena
Casa Tranquilo Hostel Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Avoid Room # 3 - ask for a room away from the road instead.”
822EllenM, May 14, 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid room 3 which has views of......... the TV lounge.”
Just_Timothy, Apr 5, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony! :)”
heidrunbrazil, Dec 27, 2015 | Read review
“The upper rooms seemed to be slightly nicer (more light)”
Owlalone, Jul 5, 2015 | Read review
“It's worth paying more for the double bed rooms with the share balcony”
Rachael12342014, May 30, 2015 | Read review
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