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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lucas on reception was super helpful and friendly. He also suggested surf lessons and turtle tours which had the best prices we could find! Our room was nice enough and it's amazing to have the little pool when it's so hot! The hostel is a tiny bit further from the beach than most things l, but only five/ten mins max....

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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I recently stayed here for two weeks in a private room. This place far exceeded my expectations. Very chill vibe and the staff were super friendly and welcoming to all the travelers that passed through during my stay. I would stay here again without a doubt. Pura vida 🤙🏻

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Thank Harrison W
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great time here at the hostel where the staff is friendly, the atmosphere is chill and social, and the price is fantastic. There's a nice open kitchen with hammocks outside. The accommodations are basic as you would expect but clean and well kept. Quick five minute walk to the beach. I'll definitely come back next time I'm in...

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Thank Anna S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This hostel had the perfect combination of a relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Also, there's a pool. It's walking distance from anywhere in Tamarindo and has two fantastic hammocks. I would absolutely recommend staying here.

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Thank Kelsey J
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great- and vastly extended stay at Tamarindo backpackers. The staff are super friendly and inclusive- which as a solo traveller was greatly appreciated. The hostel strikes a good balance with a lively atmosphere in the evenings that doesn't interfere with your shut eye if you are tired after a day's surfing or beach time. Fun times, thanks guys!

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Thank Edmund K
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Big thanks to all the staff at backpackers for the amazing hospitality! The place is clean and comfortable and all the people were super nice! I had an unforgettable 7 day stay in Tamarindo and will definitely be back in the future :)

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I stayed at the Tamarindo Backpackers for 1 week with my boyfriend and our best friend in the 10 person dorm. I thought 10 people in 1 room would be crowded and potentially hectic but it was the complete opposite. Everyone was quiet and respectful, not to mention that they were all great people inside and out. Hostels are great...

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Thank Meghan K
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My stay was short but it was so cool, the staff is super chill everybody is so relaxed and gives out that good vibe next time I go to Tamarindo I will not even think of staying anywhere else, it is a fun relax hostel, stay here!

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

10/10 Tamarindo Backpackers was like a home for both myself and my girlfriend. We went for a tour around Costa Rica and ended up loving our first stop (Tamarindo Backpackers) so much that we changed our vacation plans around so that we could come back at the end of our trip for round 2! Also if you're in the mood...

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Thank Adam J
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Tamarindo Backpackers is a cozy and clean place where everyone feels welcome. The positive vibes spread by the fantastic staff crew just makes you stay longer than you ever thought! It's guaranteed that you will meet great people with inspiring stories to tell. The crew is more like a big family that welcomes you to their home which makes the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tamarindo Backpackers is a boutique beach hostel. Anne the owner works very hard to improve the hostel on a daily basis. Tamarindo Backpackers is a small, friendly place to stay just minutes from the beach. Get to know fellow travelers in the communal kitchen or chilling by the pool. Its a super friendly and fun atmosphere. We are the Lonely Planet Guide recommended hostel in Tamarindo for several years running! Here's what Lonely Planet has to say about us: "Our favorite hostel in Tamarindo, this intimate, all-star backpacker spot, in a gorgeous yellow hacienda is big enough to make new friends . . . small enough to feel more like home. The common kitchen area has a large, full-stocked shared Kitchen, cable TV and FREE coffee. Dorm and private rooms are clean and comfy. Outside, you will find lovely tropical gardens, small pool and hammocks, all surrounded by woods where you'll hear howler monkeys every morning".- By Lonely Planet 2011. The author's choice from ALL hostels in Tamarindo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tamarindo Backpackers

Address: West of Supermarket 2001, turn left at Kahiki then 2nd road on the right at the end of the cul-de-sac, | Tamarindo, Guanacaste 50309, Costa Rica, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: RM70 - RM264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tamarindo Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All the rooms are great, even in the 10 person dorm you don't feel privacy invasion. Really depends on what you're looking for. :)”
530meghank, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“take a shower in the outside shower!”
961isabellal, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask to see each available dorm room before they assign you and random one”
stephanien670, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Go for a private room, if at all. The dorms looks uncomfortable.”
CBallach, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Get the Private room with bath!”
TheRealSkyWalker, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
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