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Bolita Hostel

Town Of dos Brazos | right beside Corcovado Park, Puerto Jimenez 8204, Costa Rica
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29/10/2017 30/10/2017
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  • Excellent97%
  • Very good3%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“rio tigre” (9 reviews)
Free Parking
Pets Allowed
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

I spent a week at Bolita and it was so wonderful to enjoy being surrounded by nature 24 hours a day. I stayed in the dorm and I loved the open concept. You can wake up watching the sunrise and hear the birds and sometimes...More

Thank Julianna H
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Bolita is magical. It's the perfect place to enjoy Costa Rican nature and wildlife. Getting up with the jungle sounds, hikking the amazing trials where you have breathtaking views, trying new tropical fruits, discovering hidden waterfalls, spotting different types of animals everywhere and the wonderful...More

Thank Blanca C
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

When Belinda Carlisle sang about heaven being a place on earth, she must have been thinking about Bolita (even if the hostel itself didn't exist at the time...). The natural environment is a dream for backpackers on a budget who, like me, are reluctant to...More

Thank 521driesd
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We're a family of three and we just got back from 12 days in Costa Rica where we backpacked the whole time. We wanted to find some place where we could be immersed in the wild heart of the country away from the crowds of...More

Thank laurie103
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Had the most amazing time. If you'r into nature, this is your place. Be prepared to hike beautifull places and enjoy great kindness from the owner and volunteers. Book several nights, because you will extend your stay anyway.

Thank Arla V
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  • Top amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Price range
  • US$22 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Number of rooms
  • 8
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  • Location
  • Costa Rica >
  • Province of Puntarenas >
  • Osa Peninsula >
  • Puerto Jimenez
  • Also Known As
  • Bolita Hostel Costa Rica/Puerto Jimenez
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Tommy T
5 December 2015|
Response from roamingwombat | Reviewed this property |
I would still do both. Both are different experiences and very worth it. We saw toucans out our window every day at Bolita (was fantastic!) and there are a lot of frogs in the area. There are also sloths but we never got... More
Maddie P
6 March 2015|
Response from SoniaToronto | Reviewed this property |
Just contact the Bolita hostel. There is a contact form on their website. I can't put their email here. It is bolitahostel. Gmail. You can also google : workaway. It is a volunteer site. Click on host list. Look for Central... More
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"great double room with open view to the valley"
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"Bring you're own food. Expect to stay longer. Head torch is essential."
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"Every room has great views, the newer double bed rooms provide a little more privacy."
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"Bring enough food because the hostel is located on top of a mountain"
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