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El Faro Beach Hostel

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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good22%
  • Average20%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible20%
25 Apr 2017
“Horrible !!!”
21 Apr 2017
“Very very basic ”
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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1 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Good value for price! Close to the park and the beach. Very nice atmosphere in the communal areas of the hostel. The swimming pool was very clean and with plenty of sun beds around. Bathrooms were pretty ok. Sizeable shared kitchen with the basics, although...More

Thank Desirete
Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

I decided to "book" this place because the other recommended hostels were already booked for private rooms; I say "book" because by the time I arrived we had no reservation in the suite I called twice to confirm. They only had a private room with...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 5 March 2014

This was our least favorite hostel of our trip. We don't require much and thought that we could skip the AC and just have a fan, but since the room was on the second floor it was like a sauna. It was impossible to stay...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 22 February 2014

My husband and I like simple, cheap hostels, but even we had a horrible experience at this hostel. I received email confirmation from someone about my booking, and when we arrived they had "no space for us on the second night". The receptionists are sweet...More

Thank Gillian C
Response from Diego E, Manager at El Faro Beach HostelResponded 24 February 2014

Dear Gillian, First off, thanks so much for staying with us. Second, I want to apologize with you about the service you received from the front desk (where by the way, we´ve made some staff changes already)... We have to apologize for the misunderstanding presented...More

Reviewed 17 February 2014

We stayed two nights in the dormitory for women, and we loved it! Of course it is an hostel so our expectations were not high. They had a lot of bathrooms and showers that they cleaned all the time so that made us feel so...More

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Response from Diego E, Manager at El Faro Beach HostelResponded 24 February 2014

We truly appreciate your comments about the hostel. It means a lot to us that you noticed how kind our staff is, our facilities, our closeness to the main beach ( walking distance) and of course to Manuel Antonio National Park, the cleanliness (housekeeping service),...More

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"Dont stay here"
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"A.C. doesn't really work in private room on the first level closest to the restaurant."
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"go to another hostel."
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"Rooms away from pool and tables, if you want to get some sleep"
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