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Spanish by the River - Turrialba

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Mexico City, Mexico
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

The house is soooo beautiful, clean and the view is amazing. It's really quiet and that makes you have a very good sleep. The owner answer your email very quickly and also gives good advice about everything.

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Thank Chonla
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

This place was awesome, the owner kept offering rides to the city. The receptionist, Day, was great and she made the place feel like home, with common barbecue and late night beers and games. This place even has multiple waterfalls in its backyard if you know where to look! The Spanish lessons were good too :3

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Thank Emil B
Panama City Beach, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Amazing views. Incredible hosts. So many cool things to do from dance lessons to yoga to whitewater rafting. A jewel in the middle of the jungle I highly recommend! We saw sloths, toucans, and other animals we have only seen on the discovery channel, right in the back yard.

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Thank Tucker H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2015

Spanish by the River is a gorgeous, chilled out hostel. It is in a great location, a short bus or taxi to town and it over looks the valley. All the staff made me feel really welcome throughout my week and can organise plenty of activities to get involved in if you want to- I did horse riding, rafting and... More 

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Lleida, Spain
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The location is a little bit far from any other village. However, it's not difficult to find as it's on the only way to Turrialba. The views are amazing and the place is really cool, due to it's wonderful atmosphere. It's the perfect place to stay, no matter if you are travelling with family or friends.

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Swartz Creek
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Spanish by the River (as well as all the other locations throughout Costa Rica and Panama) is amazing! Ingrid and her staff are very welcoming. The hostel is very nice and clean. The scenes from the deck are amazing! The hostel is just a short drive or walk into town. Highly recommended Spanish by the River and all the other... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

Where to start? Gorgeous balcony with great view and hammocks. Well equipped kitchen and a lovely spacious communal area inside as well as the balcony. My self and family had a private room and shower with hot water. We did have an invasion of flying ants that came out of the wall which happened really suddenly and I genuinely believe... More 

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Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

After staying at a couple of hostels in Costa Rica, this one was by far the best. The view from the lounge is amazing. I can't comment on the shared rooms but the private rooms were great with decent lighting, hangers (big deal in a hostel) and warm shower. The kitchen was well equipped with plenty of space for 2-3... More 

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Thank Jason W
San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Spanish by the River was the perfect place for us. It has just the combination of characteristics we look for and so often can't find. Most of the people who stay there are thoughtful Spanish students and/or volunteers who are there for weeks at a time. So, they treat it like a place they live, and are quiet and considerate... More 

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3 reviews
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

The first time I went on my own was to Costa Rica and Panama. I was very nervous but after landing in San Jose and picked up by a member of the school "Spanish by the River" I knew everything become fine and the time will surprise me with all the wonderful things this Country has to offer. The owner... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hostel in Turrialba is spacious and is surrounded by beautiful nature. The hostel has a fully equipped kitchen, a lounge area, a spacious balcony with hammocs, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 computers and a television.Enjoy our lush fruit garden while looking at the different bird species form our balcony! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spanish by the River - Turrialba

Address: Barrio El Recreo, 50 metros despues de la Entrada de Chirraca, en el muro de piedras, Turrialba 30501, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Cartago > Turrialba
Price Range: $33 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The $10/pp twin private with a shared bath across the hall is a great value. If you're driving, there's parking inside. Walk to town one day on the path. You won't need to pay for a butterfly museum. We saw thousands, literally, thousands.”
 of 5 bubbles rschuckman, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Rooms are clean and fresh (very important) you can hear the nature araound you and every morning a very good breakfast of fresh fruits if you like.”
  • Red eye frogs, just a little imagine of this wonderfull country !!
 of 5 bubbles ragnhilded, 30 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The big family room has a big bed plus a bunk bed, lots of windows, and a private bath.”
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“You can choose between shared and private rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles MarionaBarcelo, 16 Nov 2013 | Read review
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