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Ronny and his family are so wonderful and make you feel right at home. We had 3 nights in Monteverde and Sleepers was perfect for us. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, good wifi, a good kitchen to cook in, a really central location and Ronny will book you on to any tour. It's all so easy. We HIGHLY recommend the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hostel, the rooms were fine, there were hot showers and a shared kitchen. Breakfast was included, maybe not the best och funniest breakfast but it was okay. The staff was adorable and so so nice! They helped us a lot, which restaurants we should try and how to go to Monteverde, and shuttle to LA Fortuna. Stay here!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently stayed in sleepers with two friends in a private room. It was by far the best value for money in Santa Elena, great for backpackers on a budget! Breakfast was also included and was really good. The family are so lovely and accommodating and very helpful with any queries we had. I would definitely recommend this hostel.

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This hostel is a cute little place with a super friendly and welcoming couple who run it! We stayed for a couple of nights when we visited Santa Elena. The wifi was a little spotty on the floor we stayed on, but the main area was fine. We got some nice tips from the couple for different places and tours...

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We slept here for two nights in a privet room and it was great. The owners are really halpfull, the room was very clean, the bed was comfterble and the loction is great too. The only thing was that in the next door to the hostel was a construction zoon, so there was a little bit of noise, but it...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

My friend and I stayed at Sleepers for two nights in August. We had a private room on the top floor. It was very clean and spacious with a kitchen and ensuite bathroom (with hot water). It also had a TV with some English channels, which was a nice extra. Sleepers is extremely good value for what you get, especially...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Ronnie was out on the street waiting to welcome us by name - quite unexpected! He was friendly and helpful, making a recommendation for dinner and sorting excursions for us. Our private room was basic but fine. The communal space is small, but the kitchen is well equipped albeit only 6 rings for cooking. The breakfast was surprisingly good -...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Ronny and his family were really welcoming and very knowledgeable about all the many activities in the area and can give you a good deal. Stayed in really good value private room. The shared kitchen is well equipped but can be a bit quiet if you are looking for something else. Highly recommend

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We stayed at Sleepers for two nights while we were doing activities in Santa Elena and Monteverde. It was wonderful. They really take great care of their guests and make sure people feel informed and welcomed. It was a really great experience!

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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We, a student couple, had three really good days in santa elena. Big part of this was the amazing host Ronny and his wife. We strongly recomend this hostel, which has a really good breakfast. We stayed in the top floor room and it was the nicest and most spacious room we have had during our trip. Especially regarding the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
So if it`s the real Monteverde experience you`re looking for, Come to Sleepers Sleep Cheaper Hostel and start living it! We offer you cheap hostel beds, private rooms with shared or private bath & you`ll find a diverse mixture of international travelers that will guarantee you a fantastic stay in Monteverde. For when you`re not out exploring, we have sparkling clean toilets, linen, unlimited hot water, a fully-equipped guest kitchen & internet access. We also offer laundry service. So what are you waiting for? End your search now & stay with us- We can`t wait to meet you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sleepers Sleep Cheaper Hostel

Address: Main Street | 150 Meters From the Public Bus Stop, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: RM76 - RM138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Sleepers Sleep Cheaper Hotel Santa Elena
Sleepers Sleep Cheaper Hostel Costa Rica/Santa Elena, Monteverde
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“The outside of the hotel looks like it's under renovation but the rooms are actually okay.”
 of 5 bubbles 19izzy82, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Top floor has comfy armchairs on the balcony ... :)”
 of 5 bubbles Gypsygill, 6 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Be careful booking activities through the hostel concierge. Do your price checking online, or book online or by phone directly. Otherwise they hike up the price and take a commission.”
 of 5 bubbles jillkq, 19 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Choose one of the rooms at the back as the hostel does front a busy road”
 of 5 bubbles DrBVancouver, 5 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Request a private room if you are looking to just include yourself and people you are traveling with.”
 of 5 bubbles nlmoyer, 28 Mar 2012 | Read review
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