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    Bolita Hostel

    Town Of dos Brazos | right beside Corcovado Park, Puerto Jimenez 8204, Costa Rica
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 107 reviews

    Reviewed 10 May 2017

    I spent a week at Bolita and it was so wonderful to enjoy being surrounded by nature 24 hours a day. I stayed in the dorm and I loved the open concept. You can wake up watching the sunrise and hear the birds and sometimes...More

    Thank Julianna H
    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    Bolita is magical. It's the perfect place to enjoy Costa Rican nature and wildlife. Getting up with the jungle sounds, hikking the amazing trials where you have breathtaking views, trying new tropical fruits, discovering hidden waterfalls, spotting different types of animals everywhere and the wonderful...More

    Thank Blanca C
    Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

    When Belinda Carlisle sang about heaven being a place on earth, she must have been thinking about Bolita (even if the hostel itself didn't exist at the time...). The natural environment is a dream for backpackers on a budget who, like me, are reluctant to...More

    Thank 521driesd
    Reviewed 21 March 2017

    We're a family of three and we just got back from 12 days in Costa Rica where we backpacked the whole time. We wanted to find some place where we could be immersed in the wild heart of the country away from the crowds of...More

    Thank laurie103
    Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

    Had the most amazing time. If you'r into nature, this is your place. Be prepared to hike beautifull places and enjoy great kindness from the owner and volunteers. Book several nights, because you will extend your stay anyway.

    Thank Arla V
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Price range
    • US$22 - US$32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Osa Peninsula >
    • Puerto Jimenez
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    Traveller (195)
    Room & Suite (18)
    Dining (3)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (200)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Nearby Attractions
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    5 reviews
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    956 reviews
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    Tommy T
    6 December 2015|
    Response from roamingwombat | Reviewed this property |
    I would still do both. Both are different experiences and very worth it. We saw toucans out our window every day at Bolita (was fantastic!) and there are a lot of frogs in the area. There are also sloths but we never got... More
    Maddie P
    6 March 2015|
    Response from SoniaToronto | Reviewed this property |
    Just contact the Bolita hostel. There is a contact form on their website. I can't put their email here. It is bolitahostel. Gmail. You can also google : workaway. It is a volunteer site. Click on host list. Look for Central... More
    Room Tips
    "great double room with open view to the valley"
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    "Bring you're own food. Expect to stay longer. Head torch is essential."
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    "Every room has great views, the newer double bed rooms provide a little more privacy."
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    "Bring enough food because the hostel is located on top of a mountain"
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