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Casa Tranquilo Hostel

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Reviewed 6 January 2015

Got to stay at this hostel for two nights while in Monteverde, and I was very happy with just about everything about this place. Would have been great to have hot-water though as it was pretty cold, wet, and rainy while there. Other than the hot-water issue, the staff are what made this place incredibly inviting and welcoming. They were...

Thank kingpack
Paris, France
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Hola, as the name suggests: a tranquilo and welcoming hostel, ideal for backpackers! The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. Their recommendations regarding daily activities around Monteverde/Santa Elena were very useful! Breakfast was great, too! The hostel is central, 10min walk to the bus terminal and 5min downtown Monteverde/to the next supermarket. Well, weather was cloudy, rainy and cold (compared...

Thank toniemakaroni
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2015

This was the cutest hostel ever - it felt sort of like a tree house! There was a really welcoming and genuine atmosphere to it, and the staff went the extra mile in how they treated all their guests. Ro answered whatever questions we had and was definitely one of the coolest people I met during my trip. The breakfast...

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Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

Recently stayed in this hostel & can honestly say this is the best hostel we have ever stayed in. All the staff were so friendly, helpful & honest. Especially Ro, who was always polite & knew the answer to every possible question we had. The room was what you expect for a hostel, although the electrics hanging above the shower...

Thank gelligoll
Reviewed 24 December 2014

Arrived here after travelling from Granada, Nicaragua. Were shown immediately into rooms without faff. The owner was extremely helpful and attentive in every way, from advising us which restaurant to visit to booking a canopy tour for us. The price was very reasonable and included a breakfast of eggs, fruit and homemade banana bread. When I told him I could...

Thank Claire M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 December 2014

This hostel has the friendliest staff I have ever come across. It was so welcoming, I felt like I had found home away from home. It was cheap, clean and best of all, rooms come with free breakfast. But don`t expect your usual hostel breakfast of stale bread and jam, this breakfast included scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, tea, coffee and...

Thank LinSmtih
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Wow I can't say enough about how awesome this place was. Ro is extremely helpful and nice. He will sit down and explain every single option you have for outdoor activities. He really knows what he is talking about. He's there to answer any questions you have about anything. The rooms were comfortable and clean. The atmosphere was extremely laid...

Thank JamesHarden13
Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

This is the best hostel! The location is perfect, two minutes out of town so it's nice and quiet. We had a big, clean room with a balcony. The included breakfast is fantastic! What really makes this place special is the staff. The owner is very friendly and helpful, and even took the time to show us some sloths in...

Thank Kelly T
Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2014

My friend and I stayed here for 2 nights - really recommend it! We arrived at lunch time and Ro sat us down and told us all there is to know about Monteverde and what to do here. There are loads of companies offering ziplines/coffee tours/wildlife walks etc and Ro knows the best ones! he will book everything for you,...

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 28 November 2014

This is such a cool hostel! Definitely worth staying in AND it has HOT SHOWERS (not just warm, hot)!!! You just have to be patient to find the right pressure to give you the temperature you want. We hit some nasty weather and the hot shower was the best thing at the end of the night. The rooms were clean...

Thank Cale S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Tranquilo is a rustic tico-style house turned into a relaxed hostel outside the village of Santa Elena in Monteverde, Costa Rica.here you'll find Free Breakfast, Free Internet & Wifi. Kitchen and parking area are also available... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Tranquilo Hostel

Address: 100 m downhill from the SuperCompro supermrket | Monteverde, Puntarenas, Santa Elena 5655, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: RM44 - RM177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Casa Tranquilo Hotel Santa Elena
Casa Tranquilo Hostel Costa Rica/Santa Elena, Monteverde
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“Avoid Room # 3 - ask for a room away from the road instead.”
 of 5 bubbles 822EllenM, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid room 3 which has views of......... the TV lounge.”
 of 5 bubbles Just_Timothy, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony! :)”
 of 5 bubbles heidrunbrazil, 27 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The upper rooms seemed to be slightly nicer (more light)”
 of 5 bubbles Owlalone, 5 Jul 2015 | Read review
“It's worth paying more for the double bed rooms with the share balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Rachael12342014, 30 May 2015 | Read review
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