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Reviewed 28 March 2013 via mobile

my girlfriend and i stayed here for three nights. the location is very central (few minutes to the beach, bars, supermarkets...). we got a 4 bed room with two ventilators for us two. still it got very hot in the room (1) and early in the morning we were woken up by the sun (no dark curtains). the shared bathroom...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 1 March 2013

It was the second time I stayed at Matilori within one year and I really enjoyed my time there. The hostel is clean and counts with a big kitchen and a nice little patio with hammocks and chairs where you can eat, chat with the other guests or just hang out and read a book. Moreover the hostel offers free...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 February 2013

I just stayed here for 9 days at the beginning of Feb. I clicked with the owners immediately and even helped install a new wireless access point to clear up the spotty internet issue. I stayed in the dorm and spent quite a bit of time hanging out in the common area. It was a fantastic experience and I highly...

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Reviewed 30 January 2013 via mobile

Well I was only at this place for one night, and turned up at dusk sweating with nowhere to stay! The owners had no dorms left and only a double room left at $45! Which I couldn't justify! Then after the lady owner spent a while trying to contact another hostel for me to see if they had anything, my...

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Awesome place. Super close to the beach and wonderful owners! This is a great place to just relax at. They were renovating the dorms when I was there in July 2012, so it should be even nicer soon. Excellent kitchen with all the basics. Internet can be a bit spotty in some of the rooms.

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Reviewed 4 August 2012

Spent two nights there as part of a round-the-world, budget, couple trip. This was exactly what we needed: clean spotless, bright and colourful, super-friendly owners, well equipped, vetilated kitchen and rooms (first time we had a safe in a budget room), steady internet connection, just what you need after a 12-hour bus journey. Two-minute walk from the beach, only lacking...

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Thank Greg P
Costa Rica
Reviewed 19 April 2012

Having no money left this place made it possible for us to have a great time in Costa Rica. We really enjoyed staying here. The owners are very friendly and kind. The spotless kitchen was a real lifesaver on our last days of a long trip. Well equipped with all you need including spices, oil and coffee. Excellent internetconnection. Clean....

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1Thank CostaRicaJosefin
Colonia Suiza, Argentina
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Best Hostel during my trip, felt like a guest by friends. Bathrooms are very clean, also the room. There is a kitchen with all what you need for a good meal (salt,pepper,oil...) Fast Internet, and the owners so kind!! You also can take 2body boards too the beach, for free!

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 18 February 2012

We ended up at Matilori a couple of days after the Franc and Lydie took it over and stayed in the smaller house. We were going to stay for one night originally, then we said ahhhh but it's so nice, why not two, then on the third day we said why not one more, then on the fourth day I...

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LEJ45
Reviewed 24 June 2011

This hotel was wonderful and here we saw our first rays of sunshine during our rainy Costa Rica trip. My husband and I stayed here because of the price (great), but we were stunned with how nice the lovely owners are. We stayed in the littler of the two buildings on the property. Our room was the smallest, but that...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hostel is well known for its charming ambiance and invites you to relax in its great atmosphere. This is the perfect place to meet other travellers and most important to have fun!! Our hostel is parted in 2 buildings with a beautiful patio in the middle where you can meet up with other travellers or just chill out in the hammocks. Surrounded by two mango trees and the amazing Costa Rican wildlife you can see iguanas, monkeys and hummingbirds. We have 3 double rooms, 1 four-bed dorm and 1 six-bed dorm, all with shared bathroom and hot shower. The bright and friendly rooms are all well equipped with fans, cupboards and lockers. In the 2 community kitchens you'll find everything you need, even free cafe in the morning. : ) Our hostel is located in the heart of Samara in a quiet street about 100 metres from the beach and the bus stop. Shops, supermarkets and nightlife are close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Matilori

Address: | From the bus stop, take the road 25m to Carrillo, first to the right, first left (2 min total)), Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: ₹ 902 - ₹ 2,513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Matilori 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Posada Matilori Cabinas Hotel Playa Samara
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“The dorm of the 2-story building probably has better ventilation.”
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