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Cuesta Arriba Hotel
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

We were three girls travelling throuth Costa Rica. We had a gret time at CuestaAriiba Hotel. It was clean, and the best dorm we ever had on the whole trip! It was big, and had two big windows (without windows(!) You can rent bicycles, and store your surfboard. They are also very helpful with helping you to book other trips, and to tell you about Santa Teresa. It is close to the beach, and it also has a pool of you want to cool down. The only thing we missed, was one extra bathroom.

Room Tip: The dorm with the two big windows!
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2014

Hi Silji!!! Thank you for such a nice review. We are glad that you enjoy your stay here with your friends. Will be here for your next trip and happy to help you with your plans...see you soon...er!!!
Cheers
Barbara and Martin
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Reviewed 28 February 2014

I stayed at this property for 7 nights.

It is not even 5 mins from the beach, restaurant and super market. The more downtown area of santa teresa is about 10 minutes away.

The staff were excellent and able to boor tours or surf lessons which i enjoyed a lot.

It isn't a party place, and is very quiet and safe.

In the morning, they serve coffee and toast with spreads which i found to start my beach bumming day on the right foot.

I will return here my next time in costa rica, and recommend it.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled solo
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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2014

Hi Matt...thank you for spreading the voice about us!!! We are happy to know that you had a good time with us...we're looking forward to seeing you again!!!
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Martin and Barbara
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Reviewed 23 February 2014

Enjoyed a wonderful stay with Barbara and Martin, a nice couple from Venezuela. This hostel/hotel emphasizes living well but simply. Nice, quiet location. Guests are requested to respect the peace and quiet for all guests. 100 meters from a beautiful beach and surf break. Barbara arranged transfer from San Jose airport, zip line tour, surf lessons, hotel in montezuma and cab to get there. Beautiful loft room with high ceilings. Howler monkees to wake you in the morning. we loved the serenity and are already planning our next visit. Don't miss this gem. Barbara and Martin even rescue animals. Be sure to meet Achilles the mastiff and Gianni the surf instructor from Italy. walking distance to restaurants and grocery store.

Room Tip: grab one of the two lofts with ensuite bathroom if you can.
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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cuestaarriba, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2014

Hi Betty and Brian!!! Thank you for your nice review! We are happy to know that you enjoyed the peace and quiet at Cuesta Arriba. We loved to have you around and enjoyed the small talks during your time with us! you can be sure we'll be here for your next visit to Santa Teresa!!!
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Barbara and Martin (from Argentina)
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Reviewed 4 February 2014

Cuesta Arriba is by far my most favorite destination in Costa Rica. Welcoming owners, perfect location, clean, comfortable accommodation! Bonus..I can't stop the feeling that I'm on Animal Planet set :)

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
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cuestaarriba, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2014

Thank you Aleksandra!
We are very happy to know that you had a good time and enjoyed Cuesta Arriba Hotel see you soon.

Barbara and Martin
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Reviewed 21 December 2013

I stayed here for few days, I was travelling with friends and we saw the good review in trip. The hostel is fantastic! Super equiped kitchen, free toast and coffee for breakfast, pool, dorm and double/four bed room..everything super clean! Is located just 100 m from the beach and during the hottest hours you can just chill at the pool. Barbara and her husband are super friendly and welcoming, their dogs are adorable! A grocery and a soda (typicall restaurant) are near by and thats all you need :) By far one of the best stay in Costa Rica!

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2013

Thank you very much for your nice review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your time with us so much. Hope to see you again. Cheers
Martin
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Reviewed 19 December 2013

The hostel is perfectly located close to the beautiful beach. It has nice rooms, very nice owners and is surrounded by many little restaurants. They also rent surfboards and organize surf lessons for a decent prize. I will definitely come back!

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Cuesta A, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2013

Hola!!! We really apreciate your nice words. Thank you for spreading the voice about our little piece of paradice!!! We hope to see you again soon. In the meanwhile...enjoy the ride!
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Martin
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Reviewed 22 November 2013 via mobile

What a beautiful hostel in a beautiful little place in the world! Cuesta Arriba was well kept & clean, located across the street from the beach, nearby restaurants, surf shops, grocery stores and everything you could need but still tucked away enough that being on the property was peaceful and quiet, whether lounging by the pool or in the hammocks. The owners and Julie truly care about the guests and their experience and were very helpful with anything you could need. It was a warm welcoming place, the only part I disliked was having to leave!

  • Stayed: November 2013
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cuestaarriba, Owner at Cuesta Arriba Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2013

HI Erica!!!
Thank you for making such a nice review! We know it was tough for you to leave but hey!!! good news...we've been here for the last 10 years and we are not planning to leave!!! See you sooner on your next trip to Costa Rica!!!
Martin
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Additional Information about Cuesta Arriba Hotel

Address: 150 meters North From La Lora Amarilla, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 61 Speciality Lodging in Santa Teresa
Price Range: £19 - £60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cuesta Arriba Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Colonial-style hotel surrounded by trees and tropical gardens with unique affordable rooms. The hotel features a communal kitchen,resting areas, hammocks and a sparkling pool in the landscaped garden. Complimentary coffee served at 8AM, free parking and Wireless is also offered. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Cuesta Arriba Bed And Breakfast Hostel
Cuesta Arriba Hotel Santa Teresa
Cuesta Arriba Hotel Costa Rica/Santa Teresa

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