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Hostel Hakuna Matata

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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good18%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“swimming pool”(6 reviews)
“the bus”(17 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
Laundry Service
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Pretty average hostel...from the outside it looks nice and the reception area is nice and clean. I probably wouldn’t stay here more than 1 or 2 nights though. It’s in a great location in Cahuita but the dorms rooms at least are a little rough....More

Thank Logan K
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I stayed in the hostel for two nights in a private double room. The hostel is good, with a nice swimming pool and full of hammocks. Really cool mood and owner really nice and friendly! Free coffee and pancakes in the morning! Really recommended!

Thank Dario P
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Very bad customer service...these people need to understand that the customer is king and not themselves...staff were not engaged with the customers at all...the check-in was unnecessarly rushed, they could not be bothered to refresh the wifi citing 'we are in the jungle' as an...More

Thank alexander01846
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights a few weeks ago. The staff were very friendly and the whole hostel had a relaxed feeling. The pool was small but a lifesaver during the hot day. The kitchen was spacious which I appritiated :) Althogh I liked...More

Thank Maja V
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Best reason to stay here is the location because it is next to the bus station. Cold showers and 1 bathroom per gender. Definitely an older hostel but adequate if you are trying to spend as little as possible.More

Thank Erica G
Response from luciano_barrios, Propietario at Hostel Hakuna MatataResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you very much for your opinion ... Sorry but the hot shower theme always depends on the number of people taking the shower at the same time. I correct your opinion in saying that we have 6 bathrooms and 6 showers. Greetings and thank...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Things to do
Pool
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Price range
US$13 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$13 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Family Rooms
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Traveller (75)
Room & Suite (16)
Dining (12)
Pool & Beach (6)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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"Great access to beautiful national park and idyllic beaches."
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"Choose other accommodations."
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"AC if available, it was hot in July."
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"The first or second room of the dorms or the number 4 or 5 for a private"
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