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Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp

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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“private room”(18 reviews)
“board rentals”(9 reviews)
“common area is”(7 reviews)
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great lessons with Grettle. So much fun (we are complete beginners at surfing). Stopped in to a lot of shops to inquire about lessons and this was the only one who gave us info not just about having a lesson but choosing a good time...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed a couple weeks ago in the door room for a couple days with a surf buddy. I don’t have unreal expectations from a hostel. But I do expect something that resembles customer service. This is place is lacking that big time. Let’s start...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed 7 days at Blue Trailz during the last week of December while travelling alone to Costa Rica. Wanted to try surfing for the first time and meet new people at the same time. This place is great for both. Grettel and Juan,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been in this hostel a couple of days, I didn’t like it, room is quite dirty, behind door was many craps of bed bugs, when I ask to reception, the lady told me that it is normal for hotel in tamarindo, and bugs...More

Thank Mik1964
Response from TNO_KK, Owner at Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf CampResponded 3 weeks ago

I am the owner and although I have lived in Costa Rica for 6 years, I am not Tico, I don't look Tico and as I still have a terrible accent in my Spanish, I don't sound Tico either. Nor am I a surf instructor,...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Blue trailz hostel is located right on the beach, so it caters perfect for all surfers and beach lovers! Rooms are clean and calm. The living room area is nice to chill out and relax! The staff is really helpful. If you want a really...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$ 17 - US$ 88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 17 - US$ 88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (50)
Room & Suite (21)
Pool & Beach (7)
Hotel & Grounds (40)
Bathroom (1)
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"Single rooms with the kitchen looked pretty big for the price."
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"Dorm rooms are great, only 6 people and pretty spacious. They have a/c and their own bathroom"
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"Just forget about it"
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"Dorm rooms are clean and quiet"
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