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Tamarindo Backpackers

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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“private room”(18 reviews)
“super chill”(8 reviews)
“surf lessons”(14 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsprivate roomsuper chillsurf lessonscosta ricashared dormplace to stayan absolute blastsuper close to the beachair conmoment you arrivesecond homeawesome surfgood vibesa great place to meetgreat friendsstayed dayspura vida
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The place was pretty dirty, messy and smelly (stagnant water?) most of the time. There were four people working there but they just lazed around or sat behind the check-in desk all day - often then didn't even clean-up after themselves in the kitchen, so...More

Thank Bramwell B
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Location, Location, Location! Super close to the beach and downtown amenities. The pool was small but was a great place to gather and share stories and swim after dinner. The staff were super welcoming. Really recommend this hostel!

Thank Shania L
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This place is great! Super welcoming crowd of employees and customers! Felt like I was right at home as soon as I walked in. The dorms were all clean and the property is well kept! Met a ton of great friends, awesome location for solo...More

Thank thomastrist1
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Tamarindo Backpackers is like a second home to me (and to so many people who have been their before as well). It really doesn't feel like a hostel when you stay their but a good friends home. The staff consists of some of the best...More

Thank Savannah P
Reviewed 8 December 2017

This hostel has a great location and great for a chill vacation! They offered surf lessons and set up tours for us as well. It feels like you're staying with a bunch of friends. Such genuine hospitality from everyone on staff.

Thank Careen_DT
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Things to do
Pool
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Price range
US$18 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$18 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Pool & Beach (22)
Dining (6)
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"Room 4 has a private bathroom that is huge and awesome."
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"All of the rooms are amazing, and the communal bathrooms are always clean so it's not necessary to get a..."
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"All the rooms are great, even in the 10 person dorm you don't feel privacy invasion. Really depends on..."
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"take a shower in the outside shower!"
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