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Sel et Sucre

Metros Sur de la Parada de Bus 100, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0636
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“crepes” (55 reviews)
“hot shower” (2 reviews)
“french owner” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Metros Sur de la Parada de Bus 100, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got to Puerto Viejo in the evening without a plan where to stay. Sebastian showed up and offered us to stay at his hostel and we ended up staying 4 nights! The location is perfect, you can walk to beach, restaurants, nightclubs, shops, atm,...More

Thank Sanna J
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to well over 50 hostels and Sel & Sucre is hands down the worst hostel experience I’ve ever had. The communal area is actually pretty nice, it’s got hammocks, nice seating arrangements. I didn’t cook but the kitchen looked decent as well. That’s...More

Thank Pickledcatz
Caroline M, Propriétaire at Sel et Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Should I remind you that you had already changed for another bed around 6pm? The reception was definitively open, and you could have informed us if you had a real problem. Should I also remind you that at 3 in the morning you were talking...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

I arrived to Sel et Sucre by lucky accident and could not wish for a better place to stay in Puerto Viejo. It is a very cozy place with friendly staff that made me feel like home instantly. And having a hot shower after two...More

Thank Marie V
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We were a bit unsure when we first arrived as it seemed more like a share house than a hostel. After some time we enjoyed it, friendly people, Sebastian is really helpful and the location is quiet and close to supermarkets, bank, laundry & short...More

Thank clarenceofarabia
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Great value. Great travel Vibe and next to really good main strip. Bikes available to rent from the hostel. See stevieexplores on Instagram for more photos of this place and the surrounding areas, we took bikes along 5 beaches in one day. Stunning roads and...More

Thank LondonerAbroad29
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Sebastien, friendly owner. The place is very well situated, you are in the center of everything (bank, grocery store, beach, restaurants). You can rent a bike as well. Kitchen is available for use ! Rooms are good. Dont hesitate !

Thank donald s
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Sebastien alked to us at the bus station (its very near to it) and then we stayed 2 nights there. The room was ok and the stuff was very helpful.

Thank 00Marina87
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I arrived with a few fellow travelers kind of late in Puerto Viejo. We met Sebastian, who has a hostel. We unfortunately didn't take him up on his offer to see his place. Big mistake!!! Stayed the first night at a popular but horrible place....More

Thank megsupp
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Loved this hostel ! It's super clean, since it is cleaned everyday. The chilling area is really.. chill ! There are hammocks and chairs where everyone can hang out together and there is also spots where we can be left alone when we don't feel...More

Thank Eligbrule
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I write this review after two nights here during semana santa (easter). + Great location: close to local bus stop, close to supermarked, bars and restaurants, but still in a quiet street. Kitchen to use! Guests can choose music through a computer in common area....More

Thank 1Happytraveller20
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 7
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Metros Sur de la Parada de Bus 100, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0636
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100 m from the sea. Unique place for tasty french crepes (savory or sweet), salads, waffles, fruit juices... and much more! Open from 12pm to 9.30pm. Closed monday.
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