We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Casa Tranquilo Hostel

400 reviews
Save
Traveller (79)
Room & Suite (23)
Dining (6)
Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“banana bread”(40 reviews)
“the kitchen”(32 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (400)Write a Review
There are newer reviews for Casa Tranquilo Hostel
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
289 results
Traveller rating
185
58
15
13
18
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
185
58
15
13
18
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsbanana breadvegetarian restaurantthe kitchenrecommend booking aheadthe ownercosta ricaprivate roomfree breakfasthot showerin townshared bathroomcommon roomfelt like homeevery morningstayed here for nightswarm waterbooking tours
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 25 of 289 reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We really liked the hostel. The room was really comfortable and warm. The kitchen was well equipped with sharp knives which were much appreciated. The staff were fantastic, very helpful and assisted us both in booking tours and with our onward travel, making everything very...More

2  Thank rachandphil15
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

The hostel is really close to the city center of Santa Elena and close to a supermarket. Positive: you can book all kind of activities with the hostel (zip lining, hikes, night walks,...) and those were good and fun. Unfortunately the hostel itself is medium...More

Thank Saskaja
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I spent 3 nights here. The hostel looks great on the outside and its very clean on the inside. The staff were friendly and chilled, very helpful and often cooked with the guests in the evenings demonstrating cheap, easy and traditional CR/ Central American foods....More

Thank TjalaT
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We stayed two nights there and enjoyed our stay : the owners and staff is very friendly, we met a few of the other hostel backpackers as well for beers and diner in the kitchen. We liked our stay at Casa Tranquilo in that sense....More

Thank JuliaPeral
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We loved this hostel. The location, the weather, the service, the rooms, everything here is unique. We definitely want to go back. Monteverde is a great place for disconnecting and walk. Any excuse is great to visit this Tico Paradise!

Thank Locombiano14
View more reviews
PreviousNext
13456758
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Things to do
Restaurant
Details
Price range
US$20 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$20 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (79)
Room & Suite (23)
Dining (6)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
aah004
17 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Stella-Ashley | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes you can book the tour there. If I remember well the cost is the same as if you booked directly with the tours (there is no price reduction). Enjoy!
1
Vote
Room Tips
"Do not get the room next to the toilet"
Read review
"Avoid Room # 3 - ask for a room away from the road instead."
Read review
"Try to avoid room 3 which has views of......... the TV lounge."
Read review
"Ask for a room with a balcony! :)"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing