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Montreal, Quebec
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at coral reef while in tamarindo for 5 nights and I only have good things to say about it. The owner Jeff is a really great and hospitable guy who really cares about his guests. He is there everyday either just to say hello or to help out his staff. The hostel is very clean and well taken...

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Candiac, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel is right downtown of tamarindo! Everything (restaurent, bars, clubs, beach) are walking distance. The hostel offers 2$ beers and 15% discount for the restaurent next door. The order of the restaurant beside goes in the common area and is unpleasant . Unfortunate, people don't clean themselves so it's a little dirty. Free coffee in the morning is great....

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Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cute and clean hostel. Cool staff and people. They offer blankets which is nice and discount with the restaurant next to it which is very good. Also really close to everything like banks, bars, etc and less than a 5 minutes walk to the beach.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a cool layout for a hostel big open area with lovely kitchen and 2 minutes from the beach and town! Big dorm rooms with comfortable beds and aircon! Right in the heart of Tamarindo and has a restaurant right next door which you get 15% off if you stay at coral reef, has surf school and helpful staff lovely...

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coral Reef Hostile is like being home away from home! They make you feel like family and went out of their way to help us with the tours, provided us with a chill relaxing stay and a great bbq not door! In the center of town close to the beach. Perfect location to be close to parties and yet right...

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London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a great stay here. It has a great location, 5 minutes to the beach and other restaurants, bars and amenities are nearby. If you go to Longboards next door then you get a discount. Staff and owner were incredibly helpful and went out of there way to accommodate me when i was at a loose end. Beds were...

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I came to Tamarindo and only had our first two nights booked at a hotel. We walked by this hostel which had an amazing location and they luckily had a cancellation which we were able to get in on. We had a private room which was really clean and had a/c which was an added bonus. There...

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My friends and I spur of the moment decided to take a trip to Tamarindo for New Years. When we arrived, there were no rooms available anywhere. Luckily, while we were walking around and asking hotels for space, Coral Reef happened to have had a cancellation and took us in! Instead of just staying one night, we ended up staying...

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We were here during the busiest Season, during new year's eve and stayed four nights. + good WiFi, nice staff, great location and the private room we stayed in was very good. - Loud noise late at night, people vomiting in the hallway because they were too drunk, blood stains on the floor... But you know, youth hostel during new...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I instantly felt welcome and relaxed when I walked into Coral Reef. The large common area at the front creates a great atmosphere for travellers to socialise and make friends. The place is clean with comfy beds and it's just a 5min walk to the beach. I felt very looked after by the staff at coral reef who went out...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly Renovated Coral Reef Surf Hostel makes for a cheap, simple and easy stay in the heart of downtown Tamarindo. Did we mention we are a two minute walk from the beach?! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coral Reef Surf Hostel

Address: Playa Tamarindo Diagonal Bac San Jose, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: £14 - £54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Coral Reef Surf Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Unscrew the bulbs at night to get better rest..... :)”
 of 5 bubbles KurtBecker, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“social hostel with activities, close to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles dreambignj, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“My room was great and heard the same from everyone else staying there”
 of 5 bubbles D6990LTmichaelb, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“kinda a party town if thats what you are looking for”
 of 5 bubbles stefans612, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Go for a dorm, you will met so many new people!”
 of 5 bubbles 81jadev, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
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