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    Hostel Hakuna Matata

    Main Street | Vicino Alla Fermata Del Bus, Cahuita 70403, Costa Rica
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    29/10/2017Check In 30/10/2017Check Out
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$ 34
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good17%
    • Average14%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “the bus” (16 reviews)
    “swimming pool” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Laundry Service
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Le Cameleon Boutique Hotel
    711 reviews
    #1 of 3 hotels in Cocles
     
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    270 reviews
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    1 - 5 of 44 reviews

    Reviewed 20 July 2017

    Best reason to stay here is the location because it is next to the bus station. Cold showers and 1 bathroom per gender. Definitely an older hostel but adequate if you are trying to spend as little as possible.More

    Thank Erica G
    Response from luciano_barrios, Propietario at Hostel Hakuna MatataResponded 31 July 2017

    Thank you very much for your opinion ... Sorry but the hot shower theme always depends on the number of people taking the shower at the same time. I correct your opinion in saying that we have 6 bathrooms and 6 showers. Greetings and thank...More

    Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

    Positives: great location right beside the bus station and close to beautiful national park. Good price. Free coffee. Nice pool Negatives: We found the main staff member to be openly extremely rude towards us and unhelpful.More

    Thank Pippa T
    Response from luciano_barrios, Propietario at Hostel Hakuna MatataResponded 26 June 2017

    Thank you very much for your opinion ... We continue working to give the best service. About the pool if the staff of the Hostel told you something will be because they were breaking some basic rules that the pool has. Remember that there are...More

    Reviewed 25 March 2017

    The place overall was great. The first thing that caught my eye was the "Pace" (Peace in Italian) banner hanging from the second floor, it was just awesome to see that there keeping an eye on the court. The rooms were well priced in my...More

    Thank Jairo H
    Response from cinzia b, Proprietario at Hostel Hakuna MatataResponded 26 March 2017

    Hello Jairo Thanks for your beatifull review. We are happy that you have found it here with us! Cinzia

    Reviewed 2 March 2017

    I ve been there once; suppose to stay for a day, ended up staying 3 . Well located, beside the terminal, beside the national park entrance and beside the only litte mall in town. Little pool where you can chill, kitchen with chill area. If...More

    Thank stevaebasta
    Response from cinzia b, Proprietario at Hostel Hakuna MatataResponded 4 March 2017

    Hello! Thank you for your feedback. We are very happy you had a good time in our facilities. We are a small family hostel and we try to do our best to ensure visitors a great experience. You are welcome back anytime. See you in...More

    Reviewed 10 February 2017

    The very best thing about this hostel is its location, right beside the bus station, convenient for bank, shops, post office, restaurants & the National Park. Also the outdoor space at the front, which is nicely laid out and has a small swimming pool. The...More

    Thank David G
    Response from cinzia b, Proprietario at Hostel Hakuna MatataResponded 11 February 2017

    Hi David, firstly thanks for your review, but I wish with this answer to clarify a couple of things. Sorry we seemed charmless and helpless, but with during high season when we are full we are not always able to take care of our clients...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 12 - US$ 33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Limon >
    • Cahuita
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    Traveller (56)
    Dining (12)
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    "Great access to beautiful national park and idyllic beaches."
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    "AC if available, it was hot in July."
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    "The first or second room of the dorms or the number 4 or 5 for a private"
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