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Casa Tranquilo Hostel
Reviewed 1 March 2014

There's so many good things to say about Tranquilo. Emil and David were incredibly helpful throughout our stay, which made us feel at home immediately. As mentioned before by others, the included breakfast was delicious (including yummy homemade cake!). The whole vibe to the hostel is really nice. We stayed in a private room + bathroom, which was very spacious and kept clean. The only criticism we have, which is hardly worth mentioning in light of everything else, is the mattress we had was a bit uncomfortable. Highly recommend staying here, it's been our favorite hostel so far!

Steve & Courtney

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 February 2014 via mobile

Very helpful owners, fair price, good location and it's nice they have a kitchen, coffee maker and fridge for public use besides their fabulous included breakfast! David is half American half Costa Rican so if your Spanish is poor he can still help you out with everything, highly recommended.

Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 February 2014 via mobile

Between the delicious home cooked breakfast and the hugely helpful staff the hostel was a dream! Everyone was lovely, the house is beautiful and clean, only one bathroom and shower which isn't the best, but overall very good stay

  • Stayed: January 2014
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Reviewed 8 February 2014 via mobile

Very nice hostel! Fresh made breakfast, friendly staff, clean and comfortable community areas, beautiful rooms (some with balcony and hammock), helpful map with important things in the city, hiking trails and insider "sightseeings", like a tree that thinks it is a bridge and a tree you can climbe from the inside.
Highly recommandable!

  • Stayed: February 2014
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Reviewed 4 February 2014 via mobile

We had really great time at david's hostel! It's location is great, just five minuets from the center of town and from the super market.
The kitchen is fully equipped and clean. The breakfast is really tasty and filling (egg, banana bread, fruits and coffe).
David and the staff are very helpful. They work with some tour companies but they are not pushi. We've went to Aventura Canopy and to Santa Maria night tour that they had arrenged for us and both was great!

There are some flaws we want to mention for the benefit of people who has other needs then us.
The walls upstairs are thin so you can hear the winds outside during the night.

Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
Thank Pelegkushi
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Reviewed 2 February 2014

Felt like been home, David was so helpful with everything, the breakfast was warm good, comforting (you have to get some banana bread). I simply loved my stay. I would recommend to anyone, especially couple or group of friend, since the rooms are mostly double or triple.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 January 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at Casa Tranquilo from December 26th to December 29th in a double bedroom and were very happy with our stay. Our room was very clean and David (the owner) and his crew were very friendly and welcoming. The breakfast was great: you get coffee, scrambled eggs, fresh fruits and the best banana bread! You really get more than what you pay for. Of course, remember it's an hostel, the beds and pillows aren't the Ritz's, but you can tell that since the crew is working really hard, this hostel will only get better with time. You can also feel very comfortable asking, since the owner is very trustworthy and will not try to suggest you anything he would not really think is great. I personally would recommend Casa Tranquilo to my friends. P.S. Monteverde is in the mountains, so don't forget to bring a sweater and pants, the weather is very different from the beaches.

Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Casa Tranquilo Hostel

Address: 100 m downhill from the SuperCompro supermrket | Monteverde, Puntarenas, Santa Elena 5655, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 36 Speciality Lodging in Santa Elena
Price Range: £14 - £39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Casa Tranquilo is a rustic tico-style house turned into a relaxed hostel outside the village of Santa Elena in Monteverde, Costa Rica.here you'll find Free Breakfast, Free Internet & Wifi. Kitchen and parking area are also available... ... more   less 
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Casa Tranquilo Hotel Santa Elena
Casa Tranquilo Hostel Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena

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