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Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

I've visited Monteverde last year, and stayed a few nights in Monteverde. Location is closed to centre, the atmosphere is relaxed, the host, was super friendly and made sure that all the guests had a good time . Breakfast was the best part. Fresh fruit salad, eggs and Nutella available.. For a very good price!! Costa Rica Pura Vida

Thank Jada F
Dearborn, Michigan
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The girl at the desk, Johanna, was a doll and helped us out so much! There was a restaurant down the street that was delicious and the bus station wasn't very far from the hostel. There happened to be a sloth in the back of the hostel while we were there, and it was super awesome to witness! It seems...

Thank kaywertz89
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This was a great hostel located right by the central triangle of the city. Alonso at the front was a great host to us, keeping us engaged with stories and tips, and even offering to help us book day trips and transportation with ease. The rooms are very small, and your experience inside them definitely depends on the roommates you...

Thank Bea S
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Got the private room for 3 nights. good location in Santa Elena. The staff was very helpful with orginizing tours that were always on time. A great chance to meet peoplefrom all over the world and share information. the basic breakfast was not bad with fruits, coffee and toasts with jam. Good WiFi my room was clean altough they told...

Thank Daniel S
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 12 March 2016

The hostel looked like it would have been wonderful. However, when we arrived, we were told that there had been a problem with our booking. Hm...we had a reservation, had paid a deposit, had a booking confirmation number, and they had all our info written down in their book...They wouldn't explain why our reservation was not okay and what this...

1Thank TLM404
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We stayed in a single room. Clean, cozy accommodations. The owner and his dog Bob are what makes this place unique. He went out of his way to help us with whatever we needed. Breakfast was provided in the morning. The walls are not sound proof, however, the quiet hours are enforced and we weren't bothered by noise.

Thank Kate G
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Just a wonderfully warm and welcoming atmosphere here. Great location close to downtown Santa Elena. Hot showers and fresh breakfasts were just a bonus on top of the cozy rooms, relaxing hammocks and excellent ownership. Next time we're in CostaRica we'll make it a point to revisit this fine place!

Thank Maxwell S
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We LOVED this place. Stayed in dorms and in private rooms and both are amazing. Everyone is so friendly and atmosphere caters to meeting people and making friends. You can book your tours from the hostel, a kitchen is available and the super market is a 30 second walk away which is so helpful because all the restaurants were fairly...

Thank Becca G
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

I spend there only one night but I would really recommend it to everyone. Staff was really nice and helpful. It was clean and cozy. Lots of people from all over the world. its super close to a store and a cure little vegeterian restaurant. I would definitely stay there again.

Thank Natalie T
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2016

lots of nice people from all over the world were staying here during our 2 night stay. buses from any tour will pick you up and drop you off right at the hostel entrance. 2 or 3 hammocks set out out back with a small table to have a quiet dinner, or some evening drinks. beautiful town with great food....

Thank samq89

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monteverde Backpacker's is a very nice hostel, right new to down town, only 1 block away of the restaurants, bars and banks, will be a prefect places to enjoy of the cloud forest and all the activites in the area. We have dorms for $11 per person and Private rooms for $35 per night, all the rooms include internet and breakfast, all the rooms with private bathroom and also Kitchen, we also have a front desk, where you can also book all your tours for the diferent activites in the area and transportation to get out of Monteverde. Parking area, security guard all night and relaxing hammack area as well, and with some very nice and relax grill night, for sure the best choice to stay in Monteverde. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monteverde Backpackers

Address: 75 Meters From Supercompro | 75 meters Southwest of the main supermarket, Santa Elena 1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: ₹ 944 - ₹ 1,955 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Monteverde Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“On the second floor, the rain is louder.”
 of 5 bubbles Abeeguyale, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs seem nicer but all have en-suite bathrooms even dorms”
 of 5 bubbles Rachael12342014, 30 May 2015 | Read review
“There are only a few private rooms, and they are upstairs. It was busy when we were there, but we slept very well upstairs b/c most people do not even go up there.”
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 of 5 bubbles GingerCN, 4 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Smaller the better is usually a given, but any room here will be comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 211FredS, 18 Aug 2013 | Read review
“If you want a quieter stay, consider asking if upstairs rooms are available. Not a big problem for me, though.”
 of 5 bubbles jacobg951, 12 Jul 2013 | Read review
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