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    Tamarindo Backpackers

    West of Supermarket 2001, turn left at Kahiki then 2nd road on the right at the end of the cul-de-sac, | Tamarindo, Guanacaste 50309, Costa Rica, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
    011 506 2653 1720
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    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    Traveller (64)
    Pool & Beach (16)
    Dining (6)
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good12%
    • Average6%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “private room” (18 reviews)
    “super chill” (7 reviews)
    “costa rica” (36 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 181 reviews

    Reviewed 8 September 2017

    This hostel changed my opinion of hostels. The rooms are so well kept, the pool is amazing, and most of all the staff truly makes you feel like family. If it wasn't for the other guests and staff members inviting me on excursions, to the...More

    Thank Kristen T
    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    This is by far the best hostel i have ever been to! Your are welcomed like family the moment you arrive. It is a clean and comfortable place hidden from the loud town! You can watch the monkeys play from the awesome hammocks they have....More

    Thank LexyBeee
    Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

    Really nice hostel off the busy street in tamarindo- would definitely go back! Friendly staff (incl. possibility to learn how to surf!) and backpackers to hang out with and go out at night. Room was big enough for 3 with AC

    Thank Emma L
    Response from annietamarindo, Owner at Tamarindo BackpackersResponded 6 September 2017

    Thanks so much for your comments Emma! It was great to have you stay with us and of course we would love to see you again! All the best! Xoxo

    Reviewed 30 August 2017

    The Tamarindo Backpackers is a beautifully decorated hostel located off the busy strip with the chillest vibes. We had a nice private 4-bedroom unit with A/C. Our host, Steven, was really friendly and really helpful. Steven told us about maps.me (downloadable maps for offline navigation)...More

    Thank Javier O
    Reviewed 26 August 2017

    I stayed twice here travelling solo and it was great, a/c in dorm, cool swimmingpool, nice, well equiped kithcen, surf equipment avaliable and great price for dorm. It's close to the supermaket, the beach and center of town. There's good vibes in the place and...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$10 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Tamarindo
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    Traveller (64)
    Pool & Beach (16)
    Dining (6)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (108)
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    953 reviews
    1.28 km away
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    Nearby Attractions
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    "All of the rooms are amazing, and the communal bathrooms are always clean so it's not necessary to get a..."
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    "All the rooms are great, even in the 10 person dorm you don't feel privacy invasion. Really depends on..."
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    "take a shower in the outside shower!"
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    "ask to see each available dorm room before they assign you and random one"
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