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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Don Jons was the first of what was meant to be many stops in Costa Rica...but we ended up staying much longer then planned. It was simply too good! The vibe at this little slice of heaven is something itself. Never, have i been able to relax as much as i did the weeks staying at Don Jons. Jon and...

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australia
Reviewed 30 March 2014

We stayed in Don Jon's five nights as part of our Costa Rican round trip. I've visited plenty of places, also in a high price category, but I've never experienced such a good host and such a great atmosphere anywhere. The beach is very close, the accommodations are clean and comfortable with hammocks everywhere. The breakfast is really tasty and...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 20 March 2014

One week ended up being three. Yoga, surfing, relaxing, good food and amazing people. Don Jons is the best place to stay in Santa Teresa. I stayed in the dorms for three whole weeks, which was perfect for me, as I am traveling on a budget (shared a room with some pretty awesome people), but staying in the treehous/cabinas in...

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Newquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Don Jon's is located close to the beach, right on the main strip but has the chilled vibes and tranquility that I was after whilst in Costa Rica. I spent SEVEN WEEKS here and could have stayed longer for sure, definitely missing the place right now. All of the staff are absolute legends and really accommodating, the dorm room is...

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Turku, Finland
Reviewed 9 January 2014

We started our trip in CR from Santa Teresa in December and we spent the first 6 night in Don Jon's. The place was all that you could wish for, we had two bedroom apartment with two sanitary room and AC. The service was great and you didn't need to worry about your safety at all. I even happened to...

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
Reviewed 3 January 2014

You can't find a better place then Don Jon*s. Closest to the best surf, the coolest tree houses in the area and will definitely give you memories for the long run. Relax to the max at don jon*s with jon and the dogs :)

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 January 2014

This was our second trip to Santa Teresa and our second time staying at Don Jon's! We had the best time staying at this place. The owner is an amazing guy, the place is very clean and comfortable and you will meet so many great people there. Our trip wouldn't be as great if we were not staying at Don...

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Kuopio, Finland
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Don Jon's lodge & Santa Teresa was absolute the BEST holiday destination I have ever been! The public bus dropped us in front of the hostel and the owner + a group of hostel guests were cheering at us in the common area although it was almost midnight. We got our wonderful 5 people's apartment which was really clean and...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 22 December 2013

I stayed in a private 'tree house' room. The location was excellent and I loved all the trees and greenery surrounding the property. Jon was an excellent source of knowledge as well as being easy going, fun and always up for a chat. The hammocks are amazing and the whole atmosphere of the place was relaxed, easy going and really...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 22 November 2013

My friend and I found this little gem after spending a day viewing numerous hotels in the area. As soon as we entered the property we were sold. The owner Don Jon was genuine and friendly. The rooms were extremely clean, spacious and well maintained. The kitchen was great, the food was fantastic, and the people were amazing. The location...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Don Jon*s has a variety of accomodations, great restaurante, and is conviniently located. Dorm rooms for backpackers, modern apartments with AC for groups, and rustic cabins with private rooms all made from teak wood and very one of a kind. A restaurante serving the freshest fish tacos, burritos, sandwiches and salads all ways, always. Only 100 meters walk to Santa Teresa beach with consistent surf year round and in the center of the village near markets, reataurantes, and soccer plaza. A family run establishment where the service is personalized and with gusto. See you soon! Pura Vida! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Don Jon's Lodge and Restaurante

Address: 150 meters north from soccer plaza, Santa Teresa 1, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: ₹ 1,471 - ₹ 4,412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Apartments are great for families and larger parties but the Cabinas are the BEST for the adventurer:)”
 of 5 bubbles 942deanap, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Keep in mind that the apartments and dorms are the rooms with A/C, the rustic cabins only have fans!”
 of 5 bubbles Ashley_J_SLC, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rustic rooms are quieter and clean”
 of 5 bubbles kiko_santos, 11 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Go the rustic cabins”
 of 5 bubbles Angerah21, 17 Feb 2015 | Read review
“There's 2 dorm style rooms in the front, then a few private rooms a little further back, then the really cool tiki style 3 story buildings that had different rooms and configurations.”
 of 5 bubbles JustFreeYourself, 27 Aug 2014 | Read review
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