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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the beach. Great for turtle watching during the season. Also next to the path to the national park walk. The wind from the sea helps with the intense heat of Tortuguero. The hostel is nice and simple, cheap. But best of all is the service and the amount of information available from the hostel. Would highly recommend

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Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of a tour with Victor Barantes of Tortuguero Infocenter Tours (he’s amazing and the tours were fantastic). Here at Balcon de Mar we had a triple room (number 8), close to the kitchen ocean facing. Emilio and Manuel are great, very helpful and understanding of our basic Spanish, but encouraging us to use Spanish first....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to this hostel after having a terrible night in different place. We had a private double room with bathroom. The room was basic but good and the hot water in the shower was great. The staff were friendly and there was 24h reception if you have any problam. The hostel is just infront of the beach and about...

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Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great, quiet location with the beach right there. Big, simple rooms. Prices are per person - $10 for shared bath, $12 private bath with cold water, $15 private bath with hot water and a few other upgrades. We stayed in the $12pp room. The only problem with it was thin walls , but we only had neighbors for one of...

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

One of the least expensive places in town and for only $20 per night for a room all to myself that could have fit 4 people it was so worth it. No hot water (you don't need it here anyway), a fan/no ac (ac also not needed here), nice bathroom, Fast wifi, shared kitchen, hammocks and tables outside, staff on...

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A dos Cunhados, Portugal
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We stay here for 2 nights. The room was simple but really clean, comfortable and with hot water. The hostel has a kitchen where we can cook our meals... The staff is nice, friendly and very helpfull. The hostel is just a few steps from the beach but we can't swim in the coast because of the strings and sharks....

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Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

The price was $34. It wasn't worth a penny more. The problem is, that in Tortuguero are not fancy hotels, and all of them are simple as the entire village. The room was deep under our standards, and we tried to spend the minimum time possible in the room. The front desk and the crew were not young people (except...

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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Simple rooms at an excellent price - we were very happy and totally recommend. Rey was very welcoming and allowed me to use the phone on multiple occasions when I had issues with bookings. The kitchen is well-stocked and equipment is good quality. They also have wellies to rent for trekking in the park.

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Belgian Westhoek, Belgium
Reviewed 13 August 2015

In front of the Caribbean sea... clean place, not if you're looking for something luxurious... We had a great time, very friendly staff and the boss is a great wise guy. It's a quiet place because it's not in the center of Tortuguero and that's a good thing! Recommended...

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Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely little hotel right next to the national park! Great location, lovely and quiet and very welcoming! Rey made us feel right at home! Great hammocks to chill in, fully stocked kitchen, wellies to hire, quick wifi and very warm water! All for 10 dollars a night! Can't complain! Can't recommend more! If you've been staying in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: Pacific Ocean Front, Tortuguero 50309, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero
Price Range: $42 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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