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Chur, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room is very nice and spacious - comfortable beds, warm shower and even a small kitchen with refrigerator in the room. The small balcony was inviting to relax. The location is great with the surf beach just a short walk away. The wifi connection however isn't very good. There is no signal in the rooms and just in the...

Thank swiss_globetrotter86
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here upon our arrival in Tamarindo. Really good rooms, AC and great kitchen. However, we had a really stressful experience when we asked staff to book us a shuttle out of town. Firstly the guy who worked there was fairly unhelpful, but he confirmed the bus with us and said "see you tomorrow" and said it was all...

1Thank Molly M
TNO_KK, Owner at Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. However, allow me to respond since you are not sharing the correct story. Upon check-in, you asked about transportation to Santa Teresa. Our staff called several shuttle companies for you to check availability, but you finally decided not to book a shuttle, as you found the shuttle too expensive. Instead you said you wanted to...

Reviewed 18 October 2016

This hostel was a bit of a let down. The service was very unfriendly and surprisingly disappointing. The beds were good, as were the kitchen tools and cooking facilities. We stayed in one of the 6 person rooms. We had 3 other roommates during our stay. The bathroom smelled of urine and the toilet wasn't flushing. Major problem when there...

1Thank Erin Y
Reviewed 4 October 2016

My gf and I stayed for a 4 night surf camp and had an amazing time. Our instructor Juan was patient and helpful both in and out of the water. All the staff were friendly and helped us to get around town, and find night life. They even helped us get to the doctor and pharmacy when we (unfortunately) had...

2Thank Chris Z
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Really great hostel with a passion for surfing. Nice clean rooms, and with phenomenal surfing equipment. There's a nice little chill out area with hammocks. Surf instructors were great and I met met one of the owners and he was fantastic. My only comment was that the reception staff weren't the friendliest, whenever i wanted to book tours it felt...

2Thank Trevor_the_backpack
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I stayed here for a couple of nights and had a great time. Good place to meet other people. My single room also had a kitchen, as well as a bunk bed - would be good for a family or a few people traveling together. Wifi was a bit dodgy, but other than that it was exactly what I had...

3Thank idoltraveller
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My friend and I took a 5 night surf camp to learn to surf, and it was just amazing. We stayed in the dorm room, which was really roomy and comfortable as it came with warm shower and ac. We met really cool people in the hostel and it was so much fun hanging out together in the social area....

2Thank sofmerk
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I've stayed at a number of the hostels in Tamarindo and can honestly say that Blue Trailz is the best. The place is totally safe and spotless, NO BUGS which is a rarity for the area. You're right across from the beach and a little grocery store which makes getting snacks and refreshments convenient and easy. The staff are friendly...

4Thank Den C
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Overall my experience in this hostel was amazing for the following reasons: Location: Closest to the beach possible which allowed me to go check the wave condition before surfing and I could also go to the beach at night and do a bonfire or simply watch the stars. There are supermarkets conveniently in front of the hostel. The hostel doesn't...

3Thank Pedro B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Blue Trailz is a great hostel, next to all the action of Tamarindo and just a few steps from the gorgeous beach. The guys who run it are organised, hands-on and great with all the guests, and the staff they employ are super friendly and helpful. I had surf lessons whilst with them and my instructor (a 21-year-old kid named...

1Thank Georgina L

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, is a vacation experience for budgets of every level. We offer; stays in our intimate hostel, surf lessons under the guise of our local bilingual instructors, board rental from our extensive range at our our surf shop, tours of the local area (if you stay with us) and package deals incorporating all this (and more!) with our value Beginner Surf Camp, Yoga Surf Camp or Luxury Surf Vacation. We’re located just steps away from the crystalline sea, on Tamarindo’s main street, near the buzz of all the best bars and restaurants. And both our private and dorm rooms offer unlimited air-con, hot showers, kitchen facilities and orthopedic mattresses. Making friends and chilling out comes easily too, thanks the hammocks and speakers we’ve kitted out our common area with. Book with Blue Trailz today. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp

Address: Main street next to Alamo Rent a Car, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: RM71 - RM716 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The 2 private rooms, which are on the top floor, have a sliver of the beach in view from the balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisz278, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for a private room. They're equipped with a full kitchen and balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles dencoates, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is the option to share a room with friends, or you can make it a private by paying extra.”
 of 5 bubbles crumblybutgood, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Private rooms are good option too”
 of 5 bubbles Naduu_, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Private Rooms have better view as they are upstairs!”
 of 5 bubbles colterb339, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
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