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La Botella de Leche Hostel

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  • Excellent83%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“aerial yoga”(4 reviews)
“private room”(11 reviews)
Free Wifi
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

I was excited to stay here based on the good reviews and pictures, but left after one night because the room was disgusting. I truly don't understand why my experience was completely different than the rave reviews. I don't go to hostels expecting hotel amenities,...More

Thank chy56
Response from labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche HostelResponded 15 December 2017

Hola Chy, Yes, we are a hostel, so yes, for the price you paid we did not have soap or shampoo, you get a clean towel and room. You complaint about the sheets and pillow and we immediately change them. In regards to ants? well,...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017

I arrived without a reservation and was warmly greeted by Manuel who offered my friend and I a free beer as he gave us the tour without obligation. The private rooms are clean and comfortable and surround a large pool. The kitchen and common area...More

Thank IanWarnke
Response from labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche HostelResponded 13 December 2017

Hola Ian, Thank you for your review, but now I am going to go bankrupt for all the free beer I will be oblige to give out!! hihihihi It was a pleasure to have you two here, was fun to interact every single day. I...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

I have spent a great deal of time as a backpacker and after several trips around the world I would have to rank Botella de leche as one of the best hostels I have ever stayed at. The hostel is located a short walk to...More

Thank Justout4arip
Response from labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche HostelResponded 10 December 2017

Hola Justout4arip, Thank you for leaving such a detailed review. I enjoyed reading it. YWe are glad you appreciate our hospitality and all our facilites. You and your girlfriend are always welcome here, this is your new home in Tama. Huggs Manu

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We checked into La Botella de Leche after deciding our first accommodation was not for us. La Botella De Leche was an amazing choice with recent refurbishment, clean pool and communal areas along with great showers. The hostel had a great vibe and the owners...More

Thank Darren B
Response from labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche HostelResponded 9 December 2017

Thanks Darren, Daan and me we still miss you everyday. He is going diving by himself now. hope we´ll see you and Nicky again soon! Huggs Manu

Reviewed 8 December 2017

I have been traveling throughout CR for close to 20 years. Ever since i first stayed at La Botella de Leche 10 years ago, i fell in love with the place. After many years and many visits eventually the place was purchased by a nice...More

Thank robert s
Response from labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche HostelResponded 8 December 2017

Hola Robert, Thanks for the nice review you left us. It is always a pleasure to see you arriving here, even though we change for better, we are still the same in spirit, and I am glad you noticed it. You are always welcome, this...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Pool
Free Parking
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Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
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Price range
USD 19 - USD 89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 19 - USD 89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Jesse C
11 January 2018|
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Response from labotelladeleche | Property representative |
Hola Jesse, it depends the dates that you are coming, and I would probably put you on the second floor...there are certain dates more loud than others. I have two kids myself.
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"The private room I stayed in was great!"
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"Number 9 if you are a couple"
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"They are all good!"
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"Upstairs rooms may be quieter, common areas next to rooms downstairs"
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