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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my go to place to stay in Santa Teresa. It has a great room options, from a bigger dorm to small 4-bed rooms to nice lofts and private rooms for either solo travelers or small groups (the rooms have lockers too for your valuables). They're kept very clean with good mattresses. The kitchen is great, a big fridge,...

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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Hola Andres!!! Thank you for your nice words. We are happy to know that you enjoyed our place that much. Thank you for spreading the voice about us. It's been 12 years of hard work to give our guest the best we can and it is very nice to receive your feed back about it. We really enjoyed your company...

Reviewed 23 September 2016

We had a great time at Cuesta Arriba in the private room shrd bath. Everyone was really friendly and helpful. The pool and kitchen facilities are perfect, and the place is literally a three minute walk away from the beach. Not to future travellers: The Soda next to the hostel has the best casados we had in all of Costa...

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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Pura Vida!!! Thank you for sharing your Cuesta Arriba experience. I'm glad to know that everything went well and you enjoyed your stay!!! Come back soon!!! Cheers Martin Cuesta Arriba Hotel

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The rates are unbelievably cheap and the place is nice and clean. They have free parking and complimentary breakfast (bread and coffee). We stayed at the "casitas" and had to share a bathroom with our next door neighbors. Only a 5 minute walk to the beach!

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

The place is very clean and welcoming with a nice kitchen and a beautiful pool. The staff is amazing, Julia is a sweetheart that went out of her way to help guests feel safe and gave a lot of local travel advice. Jerry was so friendly and always smiling. I would definitely recommend this place!

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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Katherine, Thank you for your nice review. We are happy to know that you had a good time with us! We hope to serve you and friends again soon. Cheers Martin Cuesta Arriba Hotel

Narbonne, France
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

3 of us spent 2 nights in Cuesta Arriba. It is a very nice place that offers a pool, an open kitchen with everything you need in it, and very decent bathrooms. The 4 bed dorm was simple but enough. Now, what did surprise us was how complicated it all could get whenever we had a request that was out...

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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Stelle, Thank you for your nice review. We appreciate your input and time to share your Cuesta Arriba Hotel experience. Our receptionists were always trying to help you with your many out of the ordinary requests, by consulting with the manager as swiftly as possible. Needless to say, that our accommodation and facilities are clearly stated in our website...

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The location is perfect! Julia is a sweetheart who is always prompt to help and provide information. The rooms are clean and air-conditioning is ideal for the always-hot weather. The pool is refreshing after a day at the beach. Loved loved loved. I hope I can return one day. Pura Vida!

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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Hola Mariana, Thank you for your kind words. We hope to see you around in the future. Cheers Martin Cuesta Arriba Hotel

Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Where should I start? My boyfriend and I played heads or tales on the bus to know what would be our next destination between Santa Teresa or Montezuma. Santa Teresa won! We had nothing booked but we had heard about that place so we decided to check it out. Upon arrival, we were welcomed by Julia who was an absolute...

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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Meli! Thank you for your sharing your Cuesta Arriba experience! We are happy to know that you had such a good time with us. We go the extra mile for our guest every time and we feel fortunate enough to receive such feedback from you. Pura vida!!! Martin Cuesta Arriba Hotel

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I loved my stay at Cuesta Arriba! My only wish is that I could have stayed longer. I was staying in Santa Teresa for only a few days and found Cuesta Arriba online. Booking easy and Barbara, the owner answered my questions promptly via email. I flew in from San José via Nature Air (highly recommend it...quick, easy, and great...

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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Melissa! Thank you for writing such a nice review! it was very nice to have you around. We really appreciate the feedback we get from our guests. Chatting with you on your very last day reminded me why we do what we do!!!. We love to meet people from all over the glove. We are very happy to know...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I loved my week-long stay at Cuesta Arriba and would recommend it to anyone looking for something a little more quiet and relaxing than your standard hostel or B&B. I stayed in the open air dorm and despite not having windows it is one of the best hostels I have stayed in and fantastic value. It is very clean, new,...

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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Hola!!! Thank you for taking the time to make a review!!! It is nice to know that you had a good time! We are looking forward for your next visit!!! Cheers

Couvet, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 March 2016

I've been coming to Cuesta Arriba for 4-years now and it never disappoints. It is extremely clean, the staff is friendly and the other travelers are always great people. I can't wait until I can go back!

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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Liz for your nice review! we'll be here for your next visit to Santa Teresa!!! Cheers!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Colonial-style hotel surrounded by trees and tropical gardens with unique affordable rooms. The hotel features a communal kitchen,resting areas, hammocks and a sparkling pool in the landscaped garden. Complimentary coffee served at 8AM, free parking and Wireless is also offered. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cuesta Arriba Hotel

Address: 150 meters North From La Lora Amarilla, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: ₹ 1,901 - ₹ 4,480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Cuesta Arriba Hotel Santa Teresa
Cuesta Arriba Bed And Breakfast Hostel
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“Great location. Quiet. Cute. Clean. Affordable. PERFECT!”
  • Bedroom entrance. So nice to chill on these chairs!
  • Sunset at Playa Santa Teresa
 of 5 bubbles melissacolleret, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room with a window”
 of 5 bubbles Gillianmont, 24 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Book a Petite or Grande room if you want to sleep better; A/C and your own private room.”
 of 5 bubbles Frenchartistnyc, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Rooms depend on your budget. I was there a short time so chose the larger room with AC. Also, rooms in the upper areas are farther away from street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 496lizp, 12 Dec 2014 | Read review
“No wifi inside the rooms next to the pool but pretty sure all other rooms had wifi access. Main wifi point is in the common area.”
 of 5 bubbles Clintstravels, 14 Sep 2014 | Read review
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