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Palmares, Costa Rica
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Definitly if you really want an good ´place to share time with your friends you really need to visit this place, very close to Tamarindo Town, also the people are amazing! You can count with people like Manuel (Owner) they are really make you feel like home!

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Salgado09lin, We are happy to read that you had a great time here with us, I blushed a little bit when reading the comments about me, thank you. Hope we´ll see you again soon Manu

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I've been to hundred of hostels, even 'off duty' can stop critiquing, as was the case on a recent visit to the Hostel La Botella De Leche. This property delivers... It's gorgeous, tranquil, and charming in every way. It's very well managed with hands-on owners who've set and meet high standards consistently. But, a well oiled machine can only be...

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Leo M, We feel extremely flattered by your review. We love what we do and we appreciate when guests can see that. We are deeply moved by your words and would like to thank you for taking the time in writting this. Hope you have a great journey with your ongoing projects. Best Regards from La Botella Family Manu

Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Although we were here for only one night we would absolutely recommend this hostel to other budget travellers. We were in a 4 person private room with ensuite. Amazing. It had a King bed, with memory foam mattress and plump pillows. Such a treat! And a bunkbed. The 4 of us were very comfortable. The place has a nice large...

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks 69Cynthiab! Hope to see you again soon, and for more than one night hihi! Huggs from La Botella Family! Manu

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great place!, close to the beach at just 5 minutes, with affordable prices, it has a pool, kitchen, a nice place to meet people and to approach cultures and experiences. I had not have stayed in a hostel in past, until I arrived there, my stay there was nice, clean place and rooms, was a great experience; I recommend this...

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Ockap, You will always be welcome with family and friends. I am afraid we have spoiled you if this was the first hostel you´ve even been hihi. Huggs Manu

Nantes, SP
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place just 5 min from the beach. Nice kitchen, beautiful rooms , daily cleanning , the pool is a plus. The owners are really Nice And helpful. I would defo recommand this place! Nice people, beautiful And clean place, You can also buy beer , thats all You need in tamarindo!!

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Gracias Gary, Thans for the good comments. I hope I´ll see you soon in Nicaragua one day! Huggs from all the staff, and let me know if I can do something else for you two. Manu

Leon, Nicaragua
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have stayed here 3 times now and everytime is just as good as the last. The atmosphere and setting are chilled-out and relaxing. The staff are super friendly and always have a smile. There is a large open-kitchen with plenty of plates, mugs, saucepans, etc. All the rooms are currently being renovated (nothing wrong with the old either) and...

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Gracias Danielle, I´m happy to see you back everytime, this is your home in Tamarindo. Thanks for noticing the changes, we are working hard everyday under the scorching sun to make this a better place for all of you, the bathroom were a little bit old and we felt it was time to update them. Hope to see you two...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This place was exactly what I was hoping for. As a solo female traveler, it was safe, clean and secure. To top it off, everyone was very friendly and enjoyable to interact with. I got a private room, which was very reasonably priced -- full blasting AC, own shower, and outside my window was a pool! It was perfect. It...

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Sabra, Both me and Chris are very thankful for your comments. Hope to see you again soon. Huggs from La Botella. Manu

Reviewed 15 September 2016

I have stayed there several times, and I have no complaints. Everyone is really friendly, the rooms are very clean and comfortable. It is also close to Tamarindo downtown and Langosta Beach. My friends liked it as well and as a matter of fact, it is our favorite hostel in Tamarindo. 100% recommended

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Sergio. Always a pleasure to see you and your friends again and again. Huggs Manu

Goppingen, Germany
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The rooms and the bathrooms are ok. The common area around the pool and the pool are very nice. Manuel is a great host. He is very friendly and helpful and makey you feel very welcome. Also the rest of the team is very friendly. I would definitely come back and woul recommend this place to everybody looking for a...

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Tim for taking the time in reviewing us. It is was a pleasure to have met you and hope all your projects work fine for you in the future. Let me know if you need anything. Regards Manu

Reviewed 3 September 2016

Stephanie, the owner of this hostel, took my 2 girlfriends and I (22yrs) for a SUP yoga class. She was so sweet, energetic and informative, we had an AMAZING time! The class was around two hours and very reasonably priced! None of has have ever been on a SUP before but Stephaine made us feel very comfortable and safe on...

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labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thank you Tal F, I´ll pass this to Stephanie, she will be happy to hear that you enjoyed it! For those who are readings these. My wife, Stephanie, she gives SUP (Stand Up Paddle) Yoga classes. If the sea conditions allows it, she will take you to the sea for some Yoga paired with one of the greates sunset of...

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We are the first hostel in Tamarindo. In business for more than 15 years, we know what we are doing. Our objective is to help you have a problem and stress free holidays here with us. Family owned, comfortable and quiet. We are always improving to satisfy our clients. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Botella de Leche

Address: Tamarindo Beach | 50 mts from Banco Nacional de Costa Rica, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $28 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — La Botella de Leche 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“you don't have to battle your bunkmates for the AC temperature in the private room!”
 of 5 bubbles rodo106, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you travel with friends, try to ask for the room upstairs. It's perfect, quiet and it has it's own private balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles A6694FLsergios, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I recommend bottom bunks in the dorms for more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles 12heleneh, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were good, after 12 the security guard keeps everything quiet so that everyone can rest”
 of 5 bubbles D742JGscotts, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“All Rooms have A/C and are very Clean.”
 of 5 bubbles AndreJTerra, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
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