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Hotel Sloth Backpackers Bed & Breakfast

From the bus station walk to the corner Popular Bank, on the left at 50 meters there is Sloth Backpackers 75 metros este from Chamber of Tourism, Santa Elena 5556 Costa Rica
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#17 of 52 Speciality lodging in Santa Elena
Hotel Sloth Backpackers B & B is one the most famous hotels in thegateway to all touristic venues in Santa Elena of Monteverde. Personalattention by Owner YORLEWe are the number one option for backpackers and travelers in Costa Rica.In the Town, without Noise.The Hotel Sloth Backpackers B&B is in the perfect place to stay andrelax after a busy day of activities.Offers clean, Dorms and comfortable rooms, and each room has a private bathroomwith hot water 24 hours & Dorms with Bathrooms, towells, FreeInternet or Wi-fi, kitchen Fully Equipped Free, Free Coffee & Tea all Day.Free breakfast includes:Coffee, tea, pancakes, bread, butter, jam, eggs and fresh fruits.Also, Hotel Sloth Backpackers B & B, offers: laundry services, Office information with the best prices in activities, special for Groups and Students.2 Minutes from the only public bus station,Downtown, only 2 minutes to the bus stations, banks, restaurants, night life, souvenir stores, and supermarkets.If you need me (Yorle) pick you up at the bus station, send an email.
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Free public parking nearby
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Full body massage
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Neck massage
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun umbrellas
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish


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56Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
6Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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eimeartd wrote a review Jul 2019
Galway, Ireland9 contributions1 helpful vote
Great location. Really comfortable, clean and spacious rooms. Staff extremely helpful. Made sure we had tours or transfers organised before they left each day. Free very generous breakfast each morning. Kitchen available for use all day. Would highly recommend.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Ahhwririe wrote a review Jul 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
As a tour group staying in Monteverde we wanted to do some laundry. They advertise laundry services for $10 a pound. Doable. They tell us (and write on the receipt) to be back at either 8pm that night or 6am the next morning. Because we are leaving at 6:30 the next morning we arrive at 7:45 and wait for an hour. No one shows up. We knock on a few doors and try calling non stop and still nothing. They have our clothes. And we pre paid. We end up leaving because other guests tell us there has been no staff for a few hours. They closed hours early. So we come back at 6 in the morning, make our tour group wait until 7:15 and still nothing. We paid $50 for laundry and never got it. We came back to both of the two times they asked us. We were early and stayed late. Do not stay here or try and do laundry, they will scam you and you will end up without clothes. We are all livid.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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SureItsPrivate wrote a review Mar 2019
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My friend and I reserved this hostel for two nights. After a very long bus ride we arrived to Sloth backpackers, only to find out that the hostel is always overbooked & we would be sent to a different hostel. There goes our joy of saying we stayed at the Sloth. This town is very small, so there is not a lot to do in this town and everything closes at 9pm (I mean EVERYTHING, so make sure you plan accordingly).
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Date of stay: March 2019
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Esther12 wrote a review Feb 2019
5 contributions1 helpful vote
This hostel is amazing. The owner (Yorle) of this hostel was so helpful when giving information about the town Fantastic breakfasts, very clean, central location, beautifull rooms with tv and mini refrigerator, The breakfast is really good and generous. The location is right in the middle of town and a 2 minute walk from the bus station. There is a common kitchen that is pretty and very clean. The grocery store is not too far away. Amazing opportunities to take tours around Monteverde for good prices.They help you with everything. Arrange your trips for the days and arrange the transport to the next place. They even called for us for the transport to the final destination! I really enjoyed my stay. The personal is a really kind
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Lee S wrote a review Dec 2018
Calgary, Canada46 contributions8 helpful votes
Thanks Yorle and staff for accommodating our family of 10! Incredibly clean hostel with a great breakfast. Excellent advice on trips and tours. Go down a property to eat at Soda Coati, also owned by Yorle. Only reason for 4 stars is because it’s on the main drag (awesome for getting around), it is noisy. Thanks for everything- it was my 75-yr-old parents’ first time staying in a hostel!
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
US$36 - US$91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasMonteverdeSanta Elena
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Sloth Backpackers Bed & Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Sloth Backpackers Bed & Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include Monteverde Orchid Garden (0.06 miles), Ranario Monteverde Frog Pond (0.2 miles), and Serpentario (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Sloth Backpackers Bed & Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Sloth Backpackers Bed & Breakfast?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Sloth Backpackers Bed & Breakfast?
Yes, free public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Sloth Backpackers Bed & Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include Orchid Coffee Shop, Choco Cafe Restaurant and Coffee Shop, and The Green Restaurant.
Is Hotel Sloth Backpackers Bed & Breakfast located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the centre of Santa Elena.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Sloth Backpackers Bed & Breakfast?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.