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Mi Casa Hostel El Tesoro

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Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This place was great!! Has a relaxed atmosphere that combines nature and facilities all in one. We stayed in a doble room #4, the entire place was always clean and the staff had always a smile ready to help you. We surf and only 10 minute bike ride we had a world class brake (salsa brava), places to eat buy...

Thank ariel2390
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This hostel is excellent! Besides being very clean and comfy beds the staff and owner Braydon are awesome! I was only supposed to stay a couple of days but with a hurricane alert I extended my stay. The staff made sure everyone was safe and precautions taken in case the storm hit. Even after the storm cleared I decided to...

Thank huskymtl
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent stay because of the staff there randy Jennifer Sandra alex and Kevin made my stay very enjoyable I would recommend the stay here also Jesse for getting my fresh coconuts everyday!! 5 star service!!

Thank chris m
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed 6 nights in this hostel. Perfect for travelers on a tight budget. As we spent several nights we got a discount on the total price, only 8 dollars per night. Simple dormitories with clean sheets, towels and bathroom. It's located a bit out of the city center, but that only makes this place a more quite and tranquil...

Thank Julie F
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a couple of nights, the beds were comfy in the dorms, but the whole place didn't feel clean at all. It has a really bad water system so the toilets didn't flush properly and the shower was a trickle of water. It looks like the owners are trying to renovate it so I'd wait a while...

Thank charflav
Lafayette, Louisiana
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

Although it's right across the street from a nice beach, it's one of the worst hostels in Puerto viejo. We only stayed one night there and switched to another hostel. The rooms are very dirty, lots and lots of bugs and centipedes in the room, the toilets weren't very clean and the showers were terrible. Also, the water isn't drinkable...

Thank Katharina1304
Reviewed 19 November 2015

The location of the Hostel is great, the most popular surf beach in Puerto Viejo called Playa Cocles is next to the Hostel. The place is pretty quiet but if you want to make party there is a Bar next to the Hostel, besides the centre of Puerto Viejo is only 2km far away. The Hostel is sorrounded by plams...

Thank Paula I
College Station, Texas
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I was in town for a research project for over a week, first staying at Rockin Jay's because of the cost but quickly left after I realized I would never be able to sleep before 1 am. I found Mi Casa Hostel quietly hidden on my way to Playa Cocles which is located across the street. That being said, this...

Thank Jordan P
michaelkaintz, Gerente at Mi Casa Hostel El Tesoro, responded to this review

Hey bucketguy, Thanks for staying with us .We hope your research proyect went great .We looking forward for your visit in the Caribbean , maybe less rain this time :) Have a good one and thanks again . Pura vida , El Tesoro Staff

Reviewed 16 October 2015

i love this place because its a open place with many trees and beautiful flowers everywhere you look! the beach is right in front of the hostel so that you just need to walk a few steps to have a wonderful beach you usually see in movies! the hostel has nice calm atmosphere and in combination with the famous tasty...

Thank Sidney M
Reviewed 24 August 2015

The hostel is 2km from town, in front of the most popular surf beach Playa Cocles and next to Tasty Waves (great parties each tuesday). In town you don't find as much as animals as here. In the short time I have been here, I have seen sloths, agoutis, humming birds, wild chicken, loras and a lot of squirrels. Even...

Thank Wendaay

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Tesoro has been in business since 1994. Located just 70 meters from the white sands of Playa Cocles (the only life-guarded beach in the southern Caribbean) we offer apartments, standard rooms and dorms, as well as high end luxury suites with AC / TV / fridge, etc. We offer high speed WI FI, coffee, and safety deposit box for free to all of our guests. Our restaurant is open daily serving both typical and international foods with pool table and TV available to all guests. Our dorms are located towards the rear of the property where it is VERY quiet and we offer communal kitchens for those on a tight budget. We look forward to serving you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mi Casa Hostel El Tesoro

Address: Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: $28 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“This place has a complete community kitchen so I'd recommend buying some foods to cook while you're there.”
jordanp517, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The private rooms are highly recommendable because you have your own bathroom, your own, fridge, big comfy beds and A/C”
110sidneym, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Rooms near the front entrance probably get wifi whereas rooms in the back do not.”
329deanl, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“cabina #4, close to the kitchen”
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ericp412, 28 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Cottage 4 is self-contained, has a small veranda with hammock. It is smaller than the other rooms, but more fun.”
bobinathens, 23 Oct 2013 | Read review
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