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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 May 2012

This is by far the nicest place that I have stayed in Costa Rica. Excellent location and the owners make you feel like part of the family. I have backpacked through most of the country, and this place cannot be beat. Whether you’re a backpacker, family, or couple you will enjoy your stay. Anna and Marco are warm, kind and...

3Thank C R
Vero Beach, Florida
Reviewed 22 March 2012

My husband and I, and my brother were in Playa Hermosa February 26 thru March 7 2012 and we truly enjoyed our stay at Congo's. Marco and Anayansi are WONDERFUL people and were extremely accomodating our entire trip! Congo's is peaceful and in a perfect location just steps from the beach! Our room was clean when we arrived and was...

2Thank JillyH1
Ballerup, Denmark
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Two weeks ago, I spent three days at Playa Hermosa in Costa Rica. I had a great experience staying at Congo's hostel! I was truly happy to meet the hosts, Anna and Marco, who are very loving and kind. It was clear, that they wished the best for me and were there to help me out in any way they...

2Thank David J
Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 14 February 2012

I've stayed at a ton of hostels, and this one is pretty low on the list in terms of what it offers, but there were some pros. Here's a list so you can decide for yourself. Pros: -Great location right by the beach -Air conditioning -Super nice hosts - Marco and his wife are very nice and helpful. We spent...

1Thank Nicole W
United States
Reviewed 30 December 2011

The people make this place; they are the best sort of wonderful, fun, generous people that you really want to meet. The monkeys might keep you up at night, but you can see a lot of them. Congo's was my favorite hostel in Costa Rica. It's right by the beach, too.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 16 December 2011

I absolutely loved this hostel! I stayed with two friends for two nights in November. Marco and Ana Yasi, the owners, are the nicest older couple ever. We received a delicious free breakfast with really good bread and the best orange juice I've ever had. They gave us advice about anything we asked them and really made us feel welcome....

1Thank Renae61
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 August 2011

It was an interesting experience. We were here in August and were the only guests for 2 days. Pros Cute animals to pet and play with The family living upstairs is very nice and tries to help when they know how (gave us bus tips, taught me to make patacones, made us rice for free, called a taxi for us)...

Thank gaskk
Reviewed 28 July 2011

This is for the more world wise and easy going traveler! The rooms are nothing to write home about and have not been updated in years....but the price and location make up for it! If you just need a place to stay and don't mind "rustic" this is the place for you. Also, owner "Marco" is a very nice man...

Thank Gringo-in-Paradise
Reviewed 6 April 2011

We spent a wonderful week at Congo's. Marca and Ana are just wonderful people and made my sister and I feel so welcomed and at home. We met some wonderful people in the area. The place is a very short walk to the beach. The place has a wonderful yard where you can lie in hammocks and hang out to...

Thank shal154
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 23 March 2011

The hostel is only 2 min away from the beautiful beach. It offers 4 bed dorms with private showers, free wifi, board games, darts, ping pong and breakfast for 2 us dollars. The owners are very friendly and helpful, they always invited us to join their meals or once to watch the sunset with them! If you want a good...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostal with shared rooms in one of the most beautiful, safe and quiet beaches of Guanacaste. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Congo's Hostel & Camping

Address: Main | 50 m antes de la playa, Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: $18 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Upper level room the best”
 of 5 bubbles ginap871, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are only 2 rooms at this location.”
 of 5 bubbles nadventurer, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“I slept on camp”
 of 5 bubbles 300micha_d, 22 Feb 2014 | Read review
“negotiate prices ahead of time”
 of 5 bubbles gaskk, 19 Aug 2011 | Read review
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