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Reviewed 18 May 2016

La Botella de Leche is a phenomenal hostel with great prices too. The pool is perfect for recovering from long days of surfing/diving/drinking and the rooms are clean comfortable and air conditioned. The bathrooms are clean and the common areas are all well taken care of. One of the four nights at the hostel we broke into the game table...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Scott, Yes, it was a fun night hihihi, what happens here, stays here hihihi. You came for one night and stay for 4. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We arrived late at night, and the security guard was able to get us set up with a great room. The sheets were clean and the room was air conditioned. The staff is so accommodating and ready to help at all times. It is located a short walk from the downtown and beach areas, with a grocery store really close...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Mason, we are glad you loved our place. You will be missed, specially by Socorro, hihi, she is been practicing the Salsa. Huggs from all of us. Manu

Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Booked 3 rooms in this hostel for a group of 12 guys for a bachelor party. Manuel the owner was gracious enough to host us, and was nothing but a delight to deal with. Every staff member treated us with the utmost respect. Walking distance to everywhere that matters in Tamarindo, rooms were excellent, AC worked wonders as it was...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Hola Andre, Thanks for the comment, it was a real pleasure to have received you here. And I have to admit we were a little sad to see you leave, we were getting use to see all of you around, you are nice group of friends and it was fun to see you have fun. Come back whenever you want,...

Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

This place is perfect for everyone it is really quiet at night so you can get a good night of sleep. Rooms are big and comfortable. You can have a good time in the pool or common area. It's really close to the main but away from the noise. But seriously what makes this place so great is the owner...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Cassandra, I´m glad to read you had a great time and appreciate the service you received. We are happy to help you and you know you are always welcome to La Botella. Happy Birthday Again!! Greeting from all the staff Manu

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 1 April 2016

very nice place & nice staff (anytime present but not intrusive). Security 24h. Coffee complimentary 24h. Very clean, quiet, well furnished and maintened. Nice small swimming pool. We had a private apartment at 1st level with private small terrace.... unforgettable. Close to services (supermarkets, bus station, bank, restaurants); 5 minutes walking from the beach

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks Maria Grazia, I loved the way you put it, anytime present but not intrusive, that is what we aim for. Huggs from all the staff at "La Botella" Manu

Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Great staff, great people, clean, owner knows his stuff. Note that the swimming pool looks and is great specially when having a really hot weather. It is a great place to be at. Ensure that you enjoy as much as I did. Looking fw to being back. Manuel (the owner) is a great host.

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thanks for the good comments! Highly appreciate them. Hope to see you some time soon again! Huggs from La Botella Staff! Manu

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We stayed here for 8 days while in Tamarindo. The staff was friendly, the place was clean and the price was good. We opted for a solo room. It had a bathroom and we could use the public kitchen. Quiet hour usually was enforced at 10pm....sometimes a bit later. There were lots of young travelers staying here. All respectful and...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thank you wikispeedia, Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. A little note for those who are reading, our curfew is 11pm for the noice and 12 midnight for the lights. Hope to see you again some time soon! Manu

Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We had a amazing stay here at the La Botella de Leche! The staff is extremely nice and helpfull! We've been travelling for a month in costa rica and ot has been the best stay until now :) The rooms are beautiful and everything is perfectly clean! Thank you very much!

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Hola Larina, Thank you for the review, we aim to improve everyday. It was a pleasure to have you two here with us. Feel free to come back whenever you need. Regards from the whole staff (and family) Manu

Costa Rica
Reviewed 29 February 2016

La Botella de Leche is a fantastic, clean, extremely when run high end hostel. Its a 5 star hostel. Manuel the manager/owner is extremely knowledgable and helpful for all your needs. He speaks 4 languages and helps with the tour packages, taxis, best places to eat etc. The pool is very relaxing and the rooms are spotless. On Thursdays, warm...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

Thank you Shelmar888. Is really a team effort, even though I might be the most visible face around sometimes, I´m very proud of the whole staff (Socorro, Piedad, Carmela, Manuel, Santiago, Leo and my wife Stephanie). I couldn´t do it without the help and professionalism of these people. We want everything to run smoothly but at the same time we...

Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Great hostel with friendly staffs. We stayed 2 nights and wanted to stay longer but hostel was fully booked. Nice pool and the rooms was also oke. Not incl breakfast but there a nice restaurants nearby so that is not a problem. The hostel is also not far from the beach. Like 5 to 7min work. I truly recommend this...

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OlivierFontana, Owner at La Botella de Leche, responded to this review

We are sorry you had to leave, we are working no having more space for all those guests that decide to stay longer, fortunately lots of people want to stay longer, and very soon we´ll have news about it. Thank you for the kind words and the review, of course you are welcome anytime you want. Huggs Manu

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are the first hostel in Tamarindo. In business for more than 15 years, we know what we are doing. Our objective is to help you have a problem and stress free holidays here with us. Family owned, comfortable and quiet. We are always improving to satisfy our clients. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Botella de Leche

Address: Tamarindo Beach | 50 mts from Banco Nacional de Costa Rica, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: ₹ 908 - ₹ 5,121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — La Botella de Leche 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“you don't have to battle your bunkmates for the AC temperature in the private room!”
rodo106, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you travel with friends, try to ask for the room upstairs. It's perfect, quiet and it has it's own private balcony.”
A6694FLsergios, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I recommend bottom bunks in the dorms for more privacy.”
12heleneh, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were good, after 12 the security guard keeps everything quiet so that everyone can rest”
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“All Rooms have A/C and are very Clean.”
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