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Tranquilo Backpackers

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400 meters north of Franks Place | Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa 1000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Cool place. Lovely friendly staff. Pancakes are a great idea. The hostel just had a great feel and attracted really nice people. The only thing we didn't like was being moved, I went with a girlfriend and they had to split us up after 2...More

Thank LiviLiv123
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Although we were a bit older than the average age frequenting this hostel, we had a nice stay. We had a double room with private bath. The room and bed was basic, but clean. No ac, but ceiling fan. The hostel is set back 30...More

Thank Kasper N
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Tranquilo Backpackers is set back from the road, towards the top of town. It is right next to the super market and across the street from the beach access path. It has shared dorms and private rooms to rent, starting at around $14 a night....More

Thank bumpsetspike12
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Stayed here one night with my girlfriend, clean rooms and a helpful staff. Downside is that in comparison with the rest of costa rica it's as double as expensive for what you get. The outside showers and toilets could be a bit cleaner as well....More

Thank Jimmy M
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Stayed here in march in a private room with my friend who I was travelling with - great hostel! The rooms are clean enough, with open air shutters in the bathrooms...obviously this isn't a luxury retreat - showers are basic and mine was cold, not...More

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US$ 65 - US$ 179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$ 65 - US$ 179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Private rooms with a bath and 2 beds,at $30 are worth the price since a bed in a dorm room is $15.00."
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"upper level is more confortable and calmer"
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"private washrooms for $44 for 2 people is best option. clean washrooms"
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"buy some fruit to have with your pancakes in the morning. If your a coffee person walk to the bakery for some..."
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