Rio Celeste backpackers was such a great hostel- very comfortable, homey atmosphere which was a great change of pace and provided some much needed r&r. The rooms were great, with comfortable enough beds and Jorge was an excellent host. The hostel is in a beautiful setting as well, I spent several hours just lounging in the hammocks and appreciating the amazing scenery.
We got off the public bus in the middle of town so had a bit of a walk, maybe half mile to the hostel, which is right on the edge of the town. At first I thought we weren't gonna find it but then someone finally gave us good directions.
We stayed for 2 nights in the double room, which was very comfortable. The breakfasts were DELICIOUS, and we really enjoyed making dinner in the spacious kitchen. Jorge also offered a shuttle ride to the park for us as we didn't have our own transportation.
We loved our stay here and I would definitely return. Wish we had a car and more nights here to explore the other sights in the area besides the magnificent rio celeste.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Lodging located 200 meters southwest from National Bank of Bijagua, Upala, Alajuela, Costa Rica. Just 9 kilometers from Rio Celeste. We offer a total of 4 rooms. Four private rooms with king bed, nightstand, shared bathroom, closet and ceiling fam. Also we have one shared room with 4 stateroom with capacity for 8 people, this room has ceiling fam and lockers. Besides we have a full kitchen with refrigerator. A little living room with TV and full Wi-Fi and comfortable sofa. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Rio Celeste Backpackers Costa Rica/Bijagua De Upala