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Hostel Sabana

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is a good quality hostel in San Ramon, it's run by a nice family and it's clean, the environment is cool with a nice balcony to chill on swing chairs, the breakfast was also good Overall very good.

Thank Pedro P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very clean and comfortable. TV Access to kitchen. We had a private bathroom with towels, hot shower, Very secure gated hotel. Bring a padlock for your own private safe/locker. Edgar and his family are super nice and friendly. Great value for the price. Highly recommended.

Thank musicman107
Edgar R, Owner at Hostel Sabana, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your positive feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and are welcome back anytime. Pura vida!

Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Is everything we needed and is very clean, attractive and friendly. The price is definitely in our budget for 3 at $40. nice TV, soap, towels & hot shower. Owner even doing our laundry for $4. A beautiful inside gated garage for our car. Such a difference from our cabana in LA Fortuna. No towels or soap, TV from the...

Thank Janine Kennel R
Edgar R, Owner at Hostel Sabana, responded to this review

Hola Janine, Thanks for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future. ¡pura vida!

Bocholt, Germany
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

This is really the best place to stay here in San Ramon! It's very clean, economic and you will be welcomed by one of the loveliest family I ever met! You will have access to a kitchen and if needed you can do some laundry too. I'd wish there would be more hostels like this! Really highly recommendable!

Thank Simeón L
Edgar R, Owner at Hostel Sabana, responded to this review

Hola Simeon thanks so much for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and were able to feel welcomed into the family. Saludos,

Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Very clean, best customer service ever, no regrets!!!! Enjoy a peaceful place and get ready to be treated as a member of the family, you won't missed your home at all! I love the location also, you're on the middle of CR. From here you can jump to a beach trip or a volcano trip. They would make whatever possible...

Thank Mykems
Lexington, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 August 2015

The hostel was clean and my stay was great. But best of all, the family that owns the hostel are so kind. They helped me to get around and gave me tips on the bus schedules. Since I was traveling alone, this meant a lot to me! They were so helpful to me while I was in Costa Rica!

Thank Anna H
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We enjoyed this place, where we stayed two nights. We had the room on the ground floor on the main street side, and it was large and comfortable. Staff were friendly and helpful, and the price was great. Since we were next to the street, there was road noise, which we easily solved by wearing earplugs, which we always carry...

Thank JimE_Colorado
Edgar R, Manager at Hostel Sabana, responded to this review

Hola Jim, Thanks for your review! Unfortunately all the hotels/hostels in town have to deal with traffic so that is great advice. We do have rooms where you would have a little less noise however unless you stay long enough to get accustomed to the noise you are going to need the plugs. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and...

Reviewed 10 March 2015

I wish there was a Hostel Sabana in every town I visit. Clean, new, hot shower, tv, lots of room, good location, with a friendly and helpful staff. Allowed me to cook and do laundry. All this for the best price in Costa Rica. Great stay!

Thank Tim S
Edgar R, Manager at Hostel Sabana, responded to this review

Hi Tim thanks for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and were able to make use of our facilities. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. ¡Pura vida!

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 26 February 2015

We stayed at the Hostel Sabana on the first and last night of our recent trip to Costa Rica. On the first night we met the owners, Edgar and Miriam, and their daughter and son-in-law. On our second night at the hostel, they were away on a trip, so we were hosted by other family members. All of our hosts...

1Thank Anne05845
Edgar R, Manager at Hostel Sabana, responded to this review

Hi Anne we're so glad you enjoyed your stay no matter who the hosts were. Let us know the next time you're in town, we'd love to see you again. ¡pura vida!

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Reviewed 9 February 2015

amazing family Hostel (really feels like a 5 star Hostel - more like a Home :) comfortable, clean, everything is PERFECT and so nourishing- i stay an extra day just to be comfortable and have a good night sleep! Clean Kitchen and all you need to be nourished Big Spacious Clean and Great Rooms! Hot Water ahhh... :) good Wifi...

Thank Janna S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come stay at San Ramon's first hostel! Opened in April 2012, Hostel Sabana is the perfect stopover for budget travelers arriving in Costa Rica. Located just 45 minutes from the airport, we are a perfect rest stop for travelers looking to access the beaches of Guanacaste, and for those looking to enter the rain forest region of San Carlos. Our rooms sleep a maximum of 6 people and all have private bathrooms and showers. We are 100% Costa Rican run and owned. Come stay with us! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Sabana

Address: 700 meters west of the hospital, San Ramon 12345, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Canton of San Ramon > San Ramon
Price Range: $14 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“i stay in private room for $20 (so well worth it! private bathroom shower and closet and PLENTY of space & big windows!”
635jannas, 9 Feb 2015 | Read review
“It's a small hostel, so all of the rooms appeared to be comparable. We stayed in the 7bed mixed dorm and it had a bathroom in the one bedroom, so that was convenient.”
524marinaa, 8 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The back room away from the street might be quieter.”
MEH4, 20 Dec 2013 | Read review
“We were lucky to get the room that was not on the main road across the street from the transportation police building.”
WaterlooDave, 12 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Try to book in advance!”
Fredsaub, 24 Jan 2013 | Read review
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