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Chur, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a bit more than a week and we had an awesome time. The rooms are spacious, clean, comfortable bed and private semi-open bathroom. The place is really nice and relaxing with the garden and there is a really good vibe going on. The people staying there were amazing and it was a big get together in... More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Carols cabin as is in the perfect location to go to the beach. They rent surf boards for very good prices and they are so helpful and friendly. The environment was very cool, the outdoor kitchen was very nice and there are mangos, star fruit, plantains, and bananas to choose from growing around or available on the property. We had... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Super welcoming upon arrival. Great room, clean bathroom, huge kitchen, quiet at night, staff always available, and of course an incredible location. They'll fix your board for your, point you in the direction of a mechanic if you need, and are generally really nice and helpful. I manage a hostel so I know that all of them have their differences,... More 

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Reviewed 13 March 2016

We highly recommend staying at this hostel! My sisters and I stayed here for two weeks and absolutely loved it! The rooms were VERY spacious we felt safe. Super clean and comfortable with a full bathroom. Really welcoming, friendly and helpful staff at all times, not to mention a great location! There were always surfboards that were for rent for... More 

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Carol c, Owner at Cabinas Carol, responded to this review

I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Wishing you many great travels and good waves to come.. More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This place is really, really great! Pablo, Carol and Angie were all fantastic hosts, hostel vibe is chillaxed, rooms + kitchen are clean, good wifi, free morning coffee and the beach is on the other side of the backyard. Go!

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Carol c, Owner at Cabinas Carol, responded to this review

Thanks for your great comments and so glad that you had great time. Happy fun travels an hope we will meet again one day. More 

Oxnard, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Clean, comfortable room right in the center of town, walking distance to everything. Free hot coffee and cold drinking water, nice garden and area to relax in, communal kitchen (you get a shelf in the refrigerator) so you can cook for yourself and save money. Of course the accomodations are simple and basic, but for the price it can't be... More 

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Abu Dhabi
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

The rooms are affordable, clean and 50 meters from the best surf of the world. Carol and Paulo are very helpful and go out of their way to help the guests. The hostel is just in the midst of a triangle of restaurants, bars and food markets. I would highly recommend this place to anybody travelling to enjoy life, surf... More 

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Biarritz, France
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Reviewed 17 November 2015

Me and my two friends stayed for 4 nights in Cabinas Carol during our surf trip to Costa Rica last month. All I have to say is GO! Pablo is an amazing host, rooms are super clean and spacious, kitchen is great and you're less then 3 min walk from the beach. We had an amazing time, I can't wait... More 

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Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

We rocked up to cabinas carol after dark and Pablo (our host & the manager) greeted us on the path from the main road before we even found the place! He was extremely welcoming, warm, friendly and helpful. Our room was what we wanted and as expected for the price. He helped us book a taxi to the border and... More 

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Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

There are different types of rooms: dorms with shared bathroom or double rooms with private bathroom. There is a kitchen with a lot of tools for cooking and every room has a place in the fridge and in the kitchen to put your own food. The guest are so friendly and Paolo, his manager, as well. It is very close... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a friendly hostel located in front of the renowned Pavones left hand point break. It is the third longest left wave in the world excellent for learners and pro surfers. We have a large garden with fruit trees next to a lovely clear mountain river. The surrounding area is excellent for hiking jungle walks,horse tours and $2 yoga besides the excellent surfing.We offer free use of the large kitchen with free coffee all day ,iced water, free condiments to cook with and free fruit from our various fruit trees. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabinas Carol

Address: Rio Claro de Pavones, Pavones 60701, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Pavones
Price Range: £10 - £12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“the private room was perfect for our group of 4”
 of 5 bubbles cookyn, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“both floors of all buildings looked great with separate perks”
 of 5 bubbles ilaw2016, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The couples (with private bathroom) have 'open bathroom ceilings', so you can listen to birds while you shower. Pretty awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles trinen2016, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs you get more air circulation and don't hear the neighbors as much.”
 of 5 bubbles B8117JSrichardm, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Very affordable and nice hostel 50 meters from the best surf in the world. Go go go!”
 of 5 bubbles angie46, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
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