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Dortmund, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel is really really cool. We stayed at the la casa loft, basically an open tree house with direct view of the jungle behind it. Flutterby house is an enclosed location with bar, restaurant and several huts and houses that are arranged in some kind of park and surrounded by a huge fence to protect the people inside. You...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The flutterby is a little bit of a walk from where the bus stops, but is well worth the walk. Very accommodating staff and very organized check-in, with a tour of the entire hostel, which is mostly open air. Very clean and well kept. Such a cool area with different dorms in different places. I stayed 1 night in the...

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Thank Erik W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Flutterby House is not only well deserving of its #1 ranking for Uvita, it is likely the best hostel on the entire pacific coast of Costa Rica. I stayed four nights with a friend...and left with at least four more friends. The social experience of staying at Flutterby is not something easily replicated and in my opinion is the key...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in both the dorms and a private room. Such a unique and well thought out hostel. Pros: -The grounds, rooms and beds are well kept and clean. - restaurant, bar, and well equipped kitchen on the grounds, bike rentals, surf rentals. -minutes walk to the beach -amazing group of staff and volunteers -the list goes on Cons - groceries...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super well organized backpacker hostel. Very friendly and super accommodating staff. Really cool lay out of the place. Kept clean. Big community kitchen as well as a restaurant. Quiet time at 10 with the option of walking to the beach if you still need a few more beers. They got bicycles and surfboards for rent. We stayed longer than planned...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here a couple of nights and we were absolutely impressed. The delicious organic food from their kitchen, warm and open common area and beautiful grounds. Plus within walking distance from a wonderful Beach.

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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed two nights here and I could have stayed forever. First of all, the place has an amazing vibe, which no amount of money can buy. The staff is unbelievably friendly and helpful. They gave us welcome cocktails when they found out it was our honeymoon and gave me a piece of birthday cake for my 30th birthday,...

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Fowler, Indiana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband read about this place, so as we were exploring Uvita, we stopped in. It is definitely a throwback kind of place. Great salsa and chips and a STRONG margarita. Fun to see. Food looked good too.

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wish i stayed more Time there. Good vibes, Nice staff, great meals, possibility of vegan meals too, We stayed in the tree house and we were woken by howler monkeys. I will come again for sure and stay longer !

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights at this cool hostel. It's tucked away off the main road but close to the beach. It's got great facilities and a nice crowd. We had a private cabina with shared washrooms. Would recommend to anyone visiting the area.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Flutterby House, Hostel by the Sea is a hostel located 18km south of Dominical, Costa Rica at the edge of Marino Ballena National Park. Treehouses, cabins and dorm rooms are spread over our property giving it the feel of The Swiss Family Robinson Movie meets The Ewok Village. We are 5 minutes walking from the beach and are sustainable and eco-friendly. The Flutterby House is so named because we believe people need and appreciate a home away from home. Long-term travelers and short-term vacationers alike come here and feel safe and comfortable and are able to rejuvenate while also exploring all our beautiful slice of the planet has to offer. Hammocks suspended between mango trees, indoor and outdoor lounge spaces, a well-stocked and open kitchen, bouldering wall, and slack line are all available on site. As well as edible gardens, surfboard rentals and lessons, bicycle rentals and our new Flutterbar!! Hope to see you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Flutterby House

Address: 150 Meters North of Cabinas Bamboo, Uvita, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range: $8 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 32
Also Known As:
Flutterby House Costa Rica/Uvita
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