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Tamarindo Backpackers

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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“private room”(18 reviews)
“super chill”(8 reviews)
“surf lessons”(14 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsprivate roomsuper chillsurf lessonscosta ricashared dormplace to stayan absolute blastsuper close to the beachair conmoment you arrivecommunal kitchensecond homeawesome surfour home away from homegood vibesa great place to meetgreat friends
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a total of two weeks there, on two separate occasions. The hostel itself is located partially away from the town, rendering itself in a quiet location that allows for a good level of privacy and peace. The moment I arrived the third day,...More

Thank Eric J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tamarindo Backpackers is a fun place, staff is really friendly, nice clean pool, great location away from the noise of Tamarindo but an easy walk to town and the beach. A bunch of hostels that I stayed in in the past were dirty and really...More

Thank Romeza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has the best vibes. It really feels like home as soon as you walk in. The hammocks are killer, the pool is awesome, great AC, and everything was clean. I had family meals every night, met so many awesome people and loved the...More

Thank jgray3364
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my third time in Tamarindo and my third time at Tamarindo Backpackers. It is officially our home away from home. The hostel has an amazing staff that goes out of their way always to make sure that every guest is comfortable and feels...More

Thank Kristen T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was pretty dirty, messy and smelly (stagnant water?) most of the time. There were four people working there but they just lazed around or sat behind the check-in desk all day - often then didn't even clean-up after themselves in the kitchen, so...More

Thank Bramwell B
Response from annietamarindo, Owner at Tamarindo BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there. I am really sorry that you had a bad experience, we take our customer service very seriously. You refer to re-decorating. We were having the entire hostel painted. We are committed to keeping Tamarindo Backpackers looking great. So over two weeks (during the...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
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Pool
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Price range
US$19 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$19 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Every room is very accommodating, with very clean dorms, private rooms, and kitchen. The pool is the..."
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"Get a private room!"
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"Room 4 has a private bathroom that is huge and awesome."
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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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