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La Botella de Leche Hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

By themselves, the facilities, cleanliness and value for money would have been great, but it was the staff that made this place awesome. The warm, friendly welcome from Octa and Juanpi, the excellent surf lesson from Marcos and the family atmosphere of the hostel made it the best ending to our trip. Super sad to be leaving! Thank you so...

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche Hostel, responded to this review

Hola Katie, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I will pass the message to Octa, Juampi and Marcos. We are very proud of them, we like them very much and we are glad you had the time to get to know them, they were sad to see you leave too. Huggs Manu

Reviewed 1 week ago

I just got back from a 6 night stay at Botella de Leche. It was my first time traveling solo, and my first time in Costa Rica, and I could not have had a better time. Tamarindo is a small town, so pretty much every hostel is conveniently located. Botella is a little ways up the road from the main...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche Hostel, responded to this review

Hhahahaha, you cracked me up....yes Marcos told me about that joke hahaha. Juanito, we are going to miss you here. It was a real pleasure to host you, and I will pass all your comments to the staff. We are very glad that you had a great time with us, you can see you had fun while you were here...

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 6 nights and overall had a good stay, the room was great with nice air conditioning, and the owners were extremely friendly. The hostel is a bit up from the main road in Tamarindo, but it was easily walkable to any destination. There are surf lessons and paddle boarding offered through the hostel, but we went...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche Hostel, responded to this review

Hola Cassandra, Thank you for leaving a review, we are glad that overall you had a good stay. In regards to your concerns: The staff let everybody know what are the activites of that day or the next, that includes: Surf Lessons, Stand Up Paddle Yoga Lessons, Sushi Nights and night entertainment in general. When you were told about the...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my third time at the hostel in a year. Why? This place is amazing and makes me feel like I'm at home. Manuel (the owner) is always there, he is always smiling and willing to do whatever it takes to make sure you have a pleasant stay. The community areas are very clean, you'll never see trash on...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks Leo, Because of people like you is that I love hospitality business. You are always welcome to my hostel, my town, and my family. Manu

Santa Ana, San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Great place for the price and location. Yo get what you pay for an Hostel. Unfortunately they allow smoking all over the place. First is against the law, second is a family place full with children absorbing all that smoke. Hopefully they will change this to make it a great place to recommend for central located Tamarindo Hostel

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche Hostel, responded to this review
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Hola Jvegamon, I do not smoke, I actually hate, however by lay, we have special areas designated for smokers, so...

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 9 April 2017

It was my first time in a Hostel but I'm really happy that I chose this one. Since the first moment I got in touch with the hostel to ask about Tarmarindo and surfing lessons the hostel was totally friendly and patient. (I had a lot of questions ;-)) The service which this hostel offers to their customers is gorgeous....

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche Hostel, responded to this review

Hola Nisha, Thank you for the comments, we enjoyed your stay here with us too. And yes, you had a lot of questions hihi, but it is our job and pleasure to answer to the best of our knowledge. We miss you now, we got use to see you every morning. i´ll pass the message to Marcos, we think too...

Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I could have never imagined what I would find at La Botella de Leche. Its beautiful pool, comfy beds and well equipped kitchen are nothing compared to how its staff make you feel since the first time you put foot in it. I couldn't have felt more comfortable in a hostel than in La Botella de Leche. The warmth and...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche Hostel, responded to this review

Hola Gabriel, Thank you very much for your warm words. It was a pleasure to have you here and it was a pitty to see you go. We are glad you capture our essence, we respect everyone and we welcome all kinds. One love after all. I wish we can see you again sometime soon. We did not like to...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Having never stayed in a hostel before, me and my friend had some doubts prior to arriving at La Botella De Leche. However, after reading all the great reviews we decided to give it a shot and it was the best decision I've ever made. From the moment I walked in I could see why this place had the high...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche Hostel, responded to this review

Hola Lynnma9282, Thank you for your words. I will pass them to Leo and Marcos, we love them vey much too. We like to think ourselves as a big family, we have fun together and we want you to feel comfortable and have fun with us. We are glad we gave you a great first experience with hostels, now we...

Canada
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The owners Manuel,Stephanie and Chris and staff are tremendous, from the minute you walk in the hostel until you leave you made to feel at home. They have created an appealing atmosphere that's caters to the young and older travelers alike. The hostel has covers almost everyone's needs,fast wifi,pool,bar,kitchen,tv lounge area and more. We stayed three wks in a one...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche Hostel, responded to this review

Hola Hoss Kar, Thanks you for your kind words. I will pass the message to Chris and Steph too. We are glad that you felt comfortable during your stay and that you felt the "like at home" vibe that we aim for. Big huggs and I´ll take your word in the Would stay again part. Thanks again for writting Manu

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Myself and two friends travelled to Tamarindo and La Botella de Leche on a whim, and I am so glad we did. We were greeted by the most hospitable staff and Manuel and Stephanie (the owners) are two of the kindest and helpful people I have had the pleasure of meeting while traveling. We stayed in a co ed dorm...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Olivia, we miss seeing you three coming and going at the hostel. It was always nice to see you three with a smile in your faces. Come whenever you want. You are part of us now. Huggs from all the staff. Manu

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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are the first hostel in Tamarindo. In business for more than 15 years, we know what we are doing. Our objective is to help you have a problem and stress free holidays here with us. Family owned, comfortable and quiet. We are always improving to satisfy our clients. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Botella de Leche Hostel

Address: Tamarindo Beach | 50 mts from Banco Nacional de Costa Rica, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: RM64 - RM321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — La Botella de Leche Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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La Botella De Leche Hotel Tamarindo
La Botella De Leche Hostel Costa Rica/Tamarindo
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“you don't have to battle your bunkmates for the AC temperature in the private room!”
rodo106, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you travel with friends, try to ask for the room upstairs. It's perfect, quiet and it has it's own private balcony.”
A6694FLsergios, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I recommend bottom bunks in the dorms for more privacy.”
12heleneh, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were good, after 12 the security guard keeps everything quiet so that everyone can rest”
D742JGscotts, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“All Rooms have A/C and are very Clean.”
AndreJTerra, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
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