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Banff, Canada
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights at Caricako to spend the last week of our trip to wind down and relax on the beach. We stayed in a private double room with bathroom and we loved it. Tidy, easy going and had a kitchen which we used every night to cook. The hostel had a very chill vibe and positive atmosphere...

Thank Jfishman19
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

I'm unsure what has happened in the past few months since the last review but I was incredibly disappointed. The double room we booked was not clean, there were hairs all over the bed and the bathroom was not clean. The price ($30) was misquoted initially too. Kitchenette is not particularly clean. The only positive aspect was the friendliness of...

Thank Olivia H
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I am so glad to have stayed at the Funky Manza while I was in Costa Rica, a beautiful hostel in the most beautiful spot on the planet~ the dormitory was comfortable, clean and extremely affordable even when I stayed a few days longer than planned. they also went out of their way to make me feel safe as a...

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with my girlfriend and we had a truly amazing time. Mikey went above and beyond what is normally expected of a hostel host. He showed us so much cool stuff in the surrounding area and really did his upmost to make sure we had a good time. If you're into snorkelling/hiking/nature/any sort of adventure I would really...

Thank Conor D
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I had the pleasure of staying at Funky Manza just this past month, during a backpacking trip to Costa Rica with a friend. We had just gotten off the bus from San Jose and we were slightly concerned that we missed our stop in the middle of Puerto Viejo, which is a few miles back. It seemed that most of...

Thank almostaglobetrotter
Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Every arrival at the Funky Manza felt like a coming home. Mikey takes good care of everyone and is a fun and relaxed person to hang out with. He has some of the best advice for traveling the Caribbean and all of Costa Rica and arranges amazing tours, from fishing to river rafting and hiking the jungle. The hostel is...

Thank Sabrina F
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed there in last March for few nights. This guesthouse has a very cool vibe. It's clean, the staff and management are super friendly and it's very affordable! So much good music and good food is around. Highly recommended! Pura vida Ash

Thank ash b
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

Trip advisor people this place is way nice if you are into hostels! And it also has its own private dorms, the last days of April are great to come to Manzanillo, is in front of the beach. the owner is also really nice. Don't forget your mosquito repellent

Thank Adrian G
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 20 April 2015

I spent around 3 nights here last week. The owner Mikey is a super awesome, good-hearted, all around great dude. He'll set you up with things to do and make you feel right at home. Its a GREAT place to kick back and relax. Sit back and enjoy the Caribbean atmosphere. It's clean and has everything you could possibly need....

Thank Dre H
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 6 April 2015

hello family! we just found this place randomly and we totally fell in love from the beginning even if we had just one night to stay. We had a private room for 2 and loved this cozy pretty place which had everything and more we needed! And aswell, it was clean;) This is a really familiar place with cool people...

Thank Rebecca R

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Right where the coastal caribbean road ends, you will find Manzanillo and the Caricako Hostel. In Manzanillo, you are at the very edge of one of the most exuberant nature on the whole Costa Rica, right at the entrance of the famous Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Reserve. Manzanillo is the typical setting and it's traditions and way of life of the first settlers is still kept. Caricako Hostel is the best place to discover the real "happening "of this tiny little village.The Hostel is right in the "center" of the village and just in front of the most amazing snorkeling spot. From there you can also do rafting, hiking at night in the jungle, surfing , paddle- boarding along the coast to some secluded coves...Our sleeping rooms are five bunks with ten twin beds, two showers and bathrooms, a kitchenette with fridge, and an outside shower at the entrance. Come and check us out, we are 10mts away from Manzanillos Bus stop, next to Soda Wacho. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Caricako Hostel

Address: Manzanillo Center, Manzanillo 70403, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Manzanillo
Price Range: ₹ 669 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Take your shoes off before entering the dorms, it keeps the floor clean :)”
 of 5 bubbles almostaglobetrotter, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
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