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Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 61*
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Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was the second time I've choosen this hostel, because it is cool. The rooms are clean and quiet, staff is friendly and helpfull, kitchen is well equipped. It is located near the beach. The common area is spacious and good for chilling.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in a separate room and it was clean and big enough. We didn't have hot water on the first day, asked to fix it, but nobody ever did it (my boyfriend fixed the heater himself at the end). In many below reviews unfriendly staff is mentioned. I can only confirm this, the reception lady was always angry and...

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Thank Julia L
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I spent 3 nights at this hostel and the lady at the front was always rude to me. Her name was Greta. Each time I had a question, it seemed like I was bothering her even though she was on YouTube watching videos... Most unfriendly hostel I've ever stayed at. I will not be coming back.

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1Thank Marc B
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 22 March 2017

My expectations were low, considering it was a hostel. We did get a private room since we have a teenage daughter with us. The room was clean, the AC nice and cool and the shower was hot. We spent most of our time on the beach and eating out. Juan was helpful and the choice of surfboards to rent was...

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Thank burkecath
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Room was good (we had a private) Clean. Cool porch. Juan was super helpful. He gave us very good surfing tips that helped tremendously. Great location. Great boards, huge variety. Met good people. Close to everything. Not sure about the dorm

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Thank Lovestyling
Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This hostel is cleaned everyday and has the friendliest staff that is always there to answer our many questions. They also offer tours, surf lessons, good advice on where to go eat, etc. It is a safe place because there is ALWAYS someone working 24/7, there is even a security guard at night and no curfew! We did try both...

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Thank Pamela V
Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This hostel is steps away from the beach and offers a pretty reasonable "surf package" that includes accommodation, rentals and lessons. Gretel was our instructor and quickly had us on the water working toward getting up on our boards. Juan helped us out a lot at the front desk and was great to chat with about local culture. During our...

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Thank Carly K
Reviewed 22 February 2017

the first thing you need to know is the hotel has a 3 day prior cancelation policy or you lose all of your money which is BS. the 5 bedroom hostel has cold a/c bunks and 2 queens. the shower sucks but it wasn't a deal breaker. the issue is with the chick at the counter who was having a...

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Thank Adam K
TNO_KK, Owner at Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp, responded to this review

Dear Adam, when you booked, you agreed to the terms and conditions, which are clearly stated. If you don't like them, don't book. You send us an email 2 days before your arrival date, indicating you wanted to cancel. We once again informed you about the policies and you decided not to cancel after all. When you came to check-in,...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I was here for 4 weeks on a surfing get away. This obviously is a hostel and does everything a hostel should really well. Everything is maintained and cleaned, staff were knowledgeable and it had all the services- tour, laundry, wifi, hot showers etc. It was a good place to get some decent sleep. Its not a big hostel but...

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Thank Kiwi4toronto
TNO_KK, Owner at Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review, we really enjoyed having you with us for the 4 weeks and we look forward to see you back in the future!

Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Here I experienced a horrible customer service right of the bat. I came in inquiring for a room. The lady said they didn't have any available. I told her that on booking they had a room available, and she said ah yeah we do. I asked to see the room and she said no. That the photos were online on...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, is a vacation experience for budgets of every level. We offer; stays in our intimate hostel, surf lessons under the guise of our local bilingual instructors, board rental from our extensive range at our our surf shop, tours of the local area (if you stay with us) and package deals incorporating all this (and more!) with our value Beginner Surf Camp, Yoga Surf Camp or Luxury Surf Vacation. We’re located just steps away from the crystalline sea, on Tamarindo’s main street, near the buzz of all the best bars and restaurants. And both our private and dorm rooms offer unlimited air-con, hot showers, kitchen facilities and orthopedic mattresses. Making friends and chilling out comes easily too, thanks the hammocks and speakers we’ve kitted out our common area with. Book with Blue Trailz today. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp

Address: Main street next to Alamo Rent a Car, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: ₹ 904 - ₹ 4,974 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Dorm rooms are clean and quiet”
anastasys, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Get a private room unless you want to share with strangers”
burkecath, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“cheap, easy beach access, surfing”
823carlyk, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The 2 private rooms, which are on the top floor, have a sliver of the beach in view from the balconies.”
chrisz278, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for a private room. They're equipped with a full kitchen and balcony.”
dencoates, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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