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    Casa Mariposa Hostel & Guesthouse

    | 50 meters North of Chirripo Trail Head, San Gerardo, Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica
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    1 - 5 of 126 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    You can't beat the atmosphere at this one of a kind hostel. My family of 4 (kids 5 and 8) loved it here. We didn't even hike Chirripo, instead enjoyed the hiking in nearby Cloudbridge Reserve. John and Jill have created everything you need to...More

    Thank Mercy R
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I stayed here about 8 years ago and just decided to look it up on TripAdvisor to see if it still exists. 8 years and many hostels later (all over Central America and Europe) this remains one of my favorite hostels! It's so intimate and...More

    Thank Lisa G
    Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

    This hostel was one of the best. It has super cozy rooms with king size bed for 22k pesos, or a bed in 8ppl shared dorm for 8k pesos, and few more options. Kitchen and livingg room are fully equiped, awesome chill out space, beautiful...More

    Thank Mariana V
    Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

    We stayed two nights before and after climbing Mt Chirripo. It felt like coming home. Clean rooms and comfy beds. A nice livingroom area where we met other trekkers. Barbara who runs the place were really helpfull with our preparations before the hike. And after...More

    Thank JennyGustafsson
    Reviewed 25 January 2017

    Fantastic guest house to stay in!! The design of the place is so unique and the staff were all really helpful and welcoming. You felt like you were right at home. Perfect place to stay if you want to visit Chirripo or Cloudforestbridge reserve, both...More

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    • US$ 12 - US$ 28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of San Jose >
    • Chirripo National Park >
    • San Gerardo
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    Room Tips
    "take advantage of the candle-lit bath!"
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    "The dorm rooms are really cool and great if you are in a group! Just make sure to re confirm your booking..."
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    "Cozy private rooms are available, though we stayed in the super cool shared bunk."
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    "definitely choose the dorm over the private rooms - it is amaaaazing :)"
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