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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

No nos hospedamos más comimos volviendo del parque nacional Manuel Antonio. Muy rica comida y barata. We were not hosting there but we stop to eat by in the resto they have. The food was tasty, and cheap.

Thank The Flame O
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The rooms are very basic (we stayed in a private room, which was just a double bed and a ceiling fan on the second floor) and the bathrooms are not for one who cares about privacy - there are just some swing doors to the toilet and there is no space to get changed by the showers. This did make...

Thank Madeleine M
Aylesbury, UK
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We stayed opposite at the Cabinas Espadilla but dined and drank at Costa Linda for all the nights that we were there. Our group was attracked by the delicious sounding and decently priced cocktails and drinks and then ended up eating there as well. The food was delicious and fresh, huge portions. The cocktails were yummy. Food and drinks really...

Thank goodie71
Cheshire, England
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We didn't sleep here but next door at the Hotel Vela Bar but as it didn't offer lunch or dinner we ate here several times. It's backpackers and so is very basic, offering decent meals and drinks. Much cheaper than the main street a short two minute walk away. We did take a look at the rooms; very basic singles,...

Thank MistaGee
Eppstein, Germany
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We didn’t stay at Costa Linda, but at Cabinas Espadilla right across the street. We were there for five nights and had dinner every day at the Costa Linda’s restaurant! We tried the plato tipico with fish, chicken and beef, the chicken fajitas, the hamburger, spaghetti carbonara and vegetarian spaghetti – all very good and very reasonably priced. The service...

Thank Anja K
Los Alamitos, California
Reviewed 11 August 2016

My boyfriend and I came here not once, but TWICE in 2 days (once for dinner, once for lunch). We shared the carbonara pasta which was FANTASTIC and two margaritas (yummy ones!) and a 10% tip (10% had already been included), all for 22 bucks. Service was very friendly and attentive.

Thank runningJen2016
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This hostel was cheap and had a restaurant attached which has amazing food and drinks. 4 minute walk from the beach. My room was a single, and was pretty much a bed in a box with a ceiling fan, but I wasn't there for a fancy room! Definitely recommend if you are just looking for a bed.

Thank Smoratz
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

It's cash only! I had a great burger and salad for an exceptional price. I loved the 1980s music that happened to be playing. It was an ok place to eat solo as other travelers were alone as well- the bar was also fully stocked. It's on the road to the Parque, so an easy place to stop in for...

Thank Cornerturned
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and the place was perfect. 5 minute walk to the beach and 5/7 walk to the amazing Manuel Antonio national park. Cheap at $10 s night, great colourful communal bathrooms, and the best restaurant in town... The place was packed both nights and again for lunch and breakfast..... OH the breakfast! Pancakes, fresh fruit, Gallo...

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Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Food was nothing special, but what I really disliked was the Margarita thar was awful. 2000 clones for it. Prices are not high but not low also. Close to the park entrance. Smoothie was good. Avoid coktails.

Thank emaamai

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Additional Information about Backpackers Paradise Costa Linda

Address: Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Backpackers Paradise Costa Linda Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
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“We had a room up the stairs at the very end and had two windows and only neighbors on one side which was nice and private! It was two beds and ceiling fan”
 of 5 bubbles 143maddiep, 9 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the second floor and you wont catch the breeze from the bathroom. Get to breakfast early it can get crowded, it is a favorite for locals as well as travelers. PLEASE DONT FEED THE MONKEYS.”
  • a variety of room options
  • so much color
 of 5 bubbles bumpsetspike12, 10 Feb 2015 | Read review
“second story rooms are the best”
 of 5 bubbles morgano2017, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are full of insects and smelly...theirs really not a good choice !”
 of 5 bubbles danielmL4990XR, 30 Mar 2014 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms probably get less noise from guests passing to the restrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles benglenn75, 5 Mar 2014 | Read review
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