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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

I didn't like this hostel at all. The only things I liked about it were the hammocks, the big friendly dog and the sound of the sea. I called this hostel and I understood it was seven a night for sleeping in a tent of them. So I thought it was seven dollars a night. At the moment of paying... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a dorm room, although we were the only two staying at the time so had it to ourselves. The room itself is quite run down and basic, but has all that you need. The AC works great too. A few ants in the bathroom but not too much to worry about. The kitchen area is very well... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 26 April 2015

The home-owners (this is not a hostel) are very friendly but this is the only positive note, unfortunately (and it's close proximity to the beach). They advertised Free Breakfast and during our 3 day/night stay we were never offered breakfast. The maid was very sweet but not once did she come and clean our room. Our bathroom was infested with... More 

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Munich, Germany
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2015

Me and my wife stayed here during our cycling tour through Central America. It is a beautiful little Hostel close to the beach with a nice garden with hammocks. Small but nice little rooms. Very relaxed atmosphere and highly recommended. The owners are very friendly and helpfull. We felt at home immediatly! Thanks a lot!

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2015

i stayed at the hostel for 3 nights, i was the only guest there at the time (during the week). the owners were very friendly, gave me all kinds of advice and even helped me with a problem i had with my bank. rooms are basic, but for the price it's a good deal - especially since i had the... More 

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munich
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

We stayed in this great hostel for two days and really enjoyed being so close to the beach for probably the best price in town. The owners are so sweet and friendly, nice breakfast has been provided each day and coffee is available all day long. The great garden is a perfect place to relax. rooms are basic, with fan... More 

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Tarnowskie Gory, Poland
1 review
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Reviewed 23 February 2014

hello, this place is really amaizing, muy tranquilo and peacefull!! cheap, great location, very friendly and helpful hosts, close to the kayak rental shop, Current Issues water, family atmosphere, I highly recommend!!!! Michał Duszyński

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Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2013

I spend couple of days in Congo's. Owners were really sweet and helpful, room was basic with bunk beds, but clean with big bathroom. There was a fresh cofee all day long + something for a breakfast. It's 1-2minutes walking from beach and the same distance to grocery store or diving schools. There is really nice garden with hammocks, huge... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 30 April 2012

This is by far the nicest place that I have stayed in Costa Rica. Excellent location and the owners make you feel like part of the family. I have backpacked through most of the country, and this place cannot be beat. Whether you’re a backpacker, family, or couple you will enjoy your stay. Anna and Marco are warm, kind and... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2012

My husband and I, and my brother were in Playa Hermosa February 26 thru March 7 2012 and we truly enjoyed our stay at Congo's. Marco and Anayansi are WONDERFUL people and were extremely accomodating our entire trip! Congo's is peaceful and in a perfect location just steps from the beach! Our room was clean when we arrived and was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostal with shared rooms in one of the most beautiful, safe and quiet beaches of Guanacaste. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Congo's Hostel & Camping

Address: Main | 50 m antes de la playa, Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: £10 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Congo's Hostel & Camping Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste
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“There are only 2 rooms at this location.”
 of 5 bubbles nadventurer, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“I slept on camp”
 of 5 bubbles 300micha_d, 22 Feb 2014 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles gaskk, 19 Aug 2011 | Read review
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