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Walaba Hostel & Beach Houses

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Room & Suite (16)
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“private room”(10 reviews)
“punta uva”(19 reviews)
“common areas”(6 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Breakfast included
Pool
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Bad service, no clean water, not able to shower as water is almost never available, uncomfortable rooms, and the whole group got sick with a bacteria from drinking from the "clean" water they offer...some even to the hospital.... Please don't waste your money and time...More

Thank Esteban S
Response from puntauvabeach, General Manager at Walaba Hostel & Beach HousesResponded 19 October 2017

It is not that water is not clean- please -it is that in the whole area we do not have water from the government reason why water comes only if it rains. We are aware of this issue and because of that a technique comes...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Recently stayed at this tranquil and earthly hostel. It makes for a very calm place of stay as it is a bit of a distance away from the main strip in Puerto Viejo. Maria, the manager was an incredible host, however, the lack of amenities...More

Thank Ben C
Response from puntauvabeach, Manager at Walaba Hostel & Beach HousesResponded 19 October 2017

I don't think that their lack of amenities around, just enough ones to choose. For example in our punta uva beach we do have two supermarkets, like four restaurants and, only one kilometer further in paya chiquita beach like seven restaurants and a huge supermarket....More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

Let time melt through your fingertips as you soak in the rainforest at Walaba. This strange, but magnificent Hostel is centered around a treehouse-like structure. Four stories tall, common areas, dorms, and private rooms wind their way up through the canopy. Wildlife (literally) drips into...More

1  Thank Jacob F
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my time at Walaba, with Punta Uva beach basically across the road. The hostel reminded me of a treehouse and is surrounded by lush jungle. It has the most well equipped kitchen out of anywhere I've ever stayed with a small grocery...More

1  Thank Dembirds
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I just had to give my review here, after years of feeling like its 'my special secret place' to visit, its really deserves to be known and appreciated by all those who know how to appreciate a lovely thing. I first came to Walaba hostel...More

1  Thank lisa l
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Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Price range
US$27 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#10 Budget Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#31 Quaint Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#34 Charming Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#14 Great View Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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Kitchenette
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Price range
US$27 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#10 Budget Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#31 Quaint Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#34 Charming Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#14 Great View Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Room types
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Traveller (65)
Room & Suite (16)
Pool & Beach (9)
Dining (4)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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aah004
17 August 2016|
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Response from puntauvabeach | Property representative |
Hi Virginia, The best is with a shuttle pick up in our hostel and drop off in Monteverde. The cost is $60.00 and we can arrange it for you Otherwise is complicated as you have to go first to La Fortuna and from there... More
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"Ask for the tree-top room or at least a room in the main building."
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"Cualquiera que elijas tiene su propio carcter y linda vista a la selva y los jardines preciosos."
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"Don't go during rainy season"
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"Don't stay in the private at the top floor!"
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