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Walaba Hostel & Beach Houses
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Reviewed May 10, 2013

Great experience and totally relaxing. Beach is super close, staff was awesome, rooms were clean and the place had an awesome vibe to it. Definintly staying here again when I come through Costa Rica again

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled solo
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2  Thank Andy P
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

Walaba Hostel & Beach House is a super cool Hostel with a fun rustic style, great location, and a very helpful staff. The following are just a few things that left a lasting impression!

-Affordable Rates with lots of options
-Surrounded by Nature
-Falling asleep to the sound of crashing waves
-Cool bike rides up and down the coast to places like Manzanillo, Cahuita, Cocles, & Puerto Viejo.
-Making yummy home cooked meals in the public kitchen
-Super convenient little market close by. The locals call them Pulperias, they have everything.
-Morning sunrises on the beach at 5 30, with a hot cup of organic coffee with local cacao.
-Meeting so many fun international world travelers.

♢ Thanks Walaba for fun vibes and good memories, Chad Carson ♢

Room Tip: The little houses with private bath and kitchen with a patio are a great deal and totally worth it if you can pay a bit more.
  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled solo
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4  Thank Chizad93021
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

Walaba was great from the get go. Several very friendly, cute Tico girls running the place that were always very helpful. Felt like we were staying in a tree house in the of the jungle. Super clean, short walk to beautiful quiet beach. Overall great experience.

  • Stayed: April 2013
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2  Thank Adamo V
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

Walaba is wonderfully clean and relaxing, close to a beautiful beach and staffed by the nicest group of girls around!! Awesome place can't wait to come back!! Great location between veijo and manzanillo, punta uva is the perfect place!

  • Stayed: April 2013
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1  Thank Tylerleblanc90
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

We enjoyed our stay here. We miss Lupi the dog. She became our friend for the week. I can recommend staying here. Close to some very nice beaches. Recommend renting bikes and taking a trip to Manazillo. Walk through the jungle trek to find amazing hidden beaches!!

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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