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Sel et Sucre

Metros Sur de la Parada de Bus 100, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0636
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (55 reviews)
“french owner” (2 reviews)
“a great stay” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Metros Sur de la Parada de Bus 100, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great value. Great travel Vibe and next to really good main strip. Bikes available to rent from the hostel. See stevieexplores on Instagram for more photos of this place and the surrounding areas, we took bikes along 5 beaches in one day. Stunning roads and...More

Thank LondonerAbroad29
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Sebastien, friendly owner. The place is very well situated, you are in the center of everything (bank, grocery store, beach, restaurants). You can rent a bike as well. Kitchen is available for use ! Rooms are good. Dont hesitate !

Thank donald s
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Sebastien alked to us at the bus station (its very near to it) and then we stayed 2 nights there. The room was ok and the stuff was very helpful.

Thank 00Marina87
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I arrived with a few fellow travelers kind of late in Puerto Viejo. We met Sebastian, who has a hostel. We unfortunately didn't take him up on his offer to see his place. Big mistake!!! Stayed the first night at a popular but horrible place....More

Thank megsupp
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Loved this hostel ! It's super clean, since it is cleaned everyday. The chilling area is really.. chill ! There are hammocks and chairs where everyone can hang out together and there is also spots where we can be left alone when we don't feel...More

Thank Eligbrule
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I write this review after two nights here during semana santa (easter). + Great location: close to local bus stop, close to supermarked, bars and restaurants, but still in a quiet street. Kitchen to use! Guests can choose music through a computer in common area....More

Thank 1Happytraveller20
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I only speak with respect to the restaurant. The crepes were tasteless. What a disappointment for a French person looking for a French restaurant.. At least the young waiter was cool.

Thank CtznR
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

$14 a night, so you can definitely find cheaper ones with the same standard. When we got off the bus in Puerto Viejo this guy came up and asked us if we had anywhere to stay and wanted us to come look at his hostel....More

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Decided to stay in the hostel despite the high rate (14 USD for a bunk bed in the dorm). I had anticipated quietness since the hostel is managed by a French person. However, it turned out to one of the noisiest places in downtown Puerto...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Not much to say but, mediocre at best like a slew of restaurants in PV..To bad we still pay $$$ Crepes were stingy on the ingredients and absolutly tasteless..We ate outside while watching the Host hustling customers on the street,stoping scooters and bicycle to show...More

1  Thank guillaumesf
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Metros Sur de la Parada de Bus 100, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0636
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100 m from the sea. Unique place for tasty french crepes (savory or sweet), salads, waffles, fruit juices... and much more! Open from 12pm to 9.30pm. Closed monday.
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