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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 13 December 2011

One word sums up the Funky Monkey Lodge - WOW. After reading all of the reviews here on tripadvisor I was very excited to spend my vacation at the Funky Monkey. The other reviews here about Funky Monkey Lodge had me worried that everyone may have set my expectations so high that they could not be met. Well those expectations...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 December 2011

I stayed at the Funky Monkey the week before Thanksgiving and had the most incredible 10 day stay. The accommodations were more than pleasant, the place felt like home, and the food I have no word to explain but [---]. The most delicious banana pancakes, fish, steak milanesa, sushi with all the freshest ingredients and flavors made by unforgettable smiles...

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 1 October 2011

The Funky Monkey literally felt like home. The atmosphere made it impossible to be tense or stressed. The owners greeted us with smiles and Gabi helped us plan our trip from the time we made our reservations and during our stay. They helped us line up transportation from the airport to them and gave us a map to show us...

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Houston, TX
Reviewed 23 August 2011

The Funky Monkey Lodge is a great economical place to stay in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. I stayed here for an extended weekend with a friend of mine. We stayed in the small apartment that over looked a scenic ocean view. Gabe, the owner, and the FML staff made us feel at home and made sure we were taken care...

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Reviewed 22 July 2011

The Funky Monkey certainly walks its own path in a world of travel. The lodge is situated up a small knoll and surrounded by trees and foliage. Upon entering, you feel like you are entering a small, tidy jungle encampment. If you are seeking luxury or conventionality, then the Monkey might not be for you. We stayed in a private...

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2Thank Bodinadler
Reviewed 11 July 2011

I was in Costa Rica for a couple of weeks this June. I had no plans other than heading to the Santa Teresa, going to the Funky Monkey (recommended by a friend) and figured I would plan my trip from there. I ended up staying my entire vacation there. So many perks. . .great mellow/layback town, beautiful beaches, warm water...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2011

came to funky monkey as a backpacker, who was planning to leave the hostel after a month......... I stayed for 3 MONTHS! I cant say enough about the place. - Located within 100 yards of santa teresa beach - ocean view from the kitchen - one of the best chefs in costa rica (Alex) - rooms for a cheap backpacker...

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2Thank Markvallance10
Porto, Portugal
Reviewed 20 June 2011

One off the best places in the world. They have a really cool place with Pool, yoga dojo, lots of rooms, really good restaurant with the really good Chef Alex. Lots off adventures, really good surf town, all the staff is really friendly given u the best vacation ever. The owners Emilio and Gabi are simply great, i felt that...

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Dunedin, Florida
Reviewed 19 June 2011

What an excellent time we had at the Funky Monkey. Alex makes great food. It's very eclectic and he will do whatever he can to please your palette. Bruno is the bartender/everything else. He's fun to talk to and will give you a run down of what's available to do and how to get to places. They make a great...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 12 June 2011

I just spent two weeks at the Funky Monkey in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. I've stayed at many hostels/hotels in my days, and the Funky Monkey rates at the top of the list. The owners, Gabi and Emilio, are great hosts, and the staff is very friendly and hospitable. It felt like a home away from home. The accommodations are...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beach lodge on a natural hill in the middle of a private jungle, away from the main street but only 200m walking from the main surfer beach, famous for its white sand and perfect waves. Great place for solo travelers, couples, families or groups. Clean and comfortable rooms with daily maid, free wireless, free and secure parking, safe place with restaurant and swimming pool. Great getaway! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Funky Monkey Lodge

Address: center of Santa Teresa | 200m From Public School, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $125 - $349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Funky Monkey Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Funky Monkey Hotel Santa Teresa
Funky Monkey Santa Teresa
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
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“All rooms are great - chose depending on how many people you would like to stay with.”
 of 5 bubbles Holmiej7, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Close to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles 286fers, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All Rooms are very nice but the best are the private Apartments which provide you with a fridge and Ac”
 of 5 bubbles 470oskarm, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“For the best monkey viewing pic a bungalow close to the road:)”
 of 5 bubbles Holmiej7, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We were in a bungalow but the apartments are great too!”
 of 5 bubbles boprimo, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
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