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Hospedaje Dodero

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Sudbury, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Truly a great place to stay in Liberia. Very clean, comfortable and friendly. Rooms, kitchen, washrooms, common room all very clean. The owners went out of their way to find us transportation and well priced excursions. We could not have asked for a better place to stay upon arrival in Costa Rica!! Would definitely stay again! And they put up...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great time at the hostel. Both owners were open to talk to, with good sense of humor and happy to help. Room and the hostel were very clean and all the common areas cleaned every day. Basic equipment in the open kitchen to make meals and relax in hammocks. Rooms kept in the nice temperature for sleeping....

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Leon, Nicaragua
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in the dorm with AC because the other dorm has a window towards the very noisy street. The whole hostel was very clean and neat, the kitchen very well stocked. Location very good as well. The downside was though that the dorm is very tiny and got very packed when it was full. There was almost no room...

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HospedajeDodero, Owner at Hospedaje Dodero, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. We are pleased you found the hostel clean and well located and the kitchen well stocked. We are disappointed to hear about your concerns about the "room options". I guess the first point I would like to address is the type of room you chose. You chose the dorm which is the cheapest option....

Reviewed 24 September 2016

400 Characters is not enough to describe it. We had the PLEASURE of staying at Dodero for 2 weeks ending early September. Jesus, Shawn and their staff (Notably Felix, even though he speaks only spanish) Were the best I've ever seen in hospitality! And I've worked hotels/hostels over the world. The kitchen is stocked with seasoning and oil for your...

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

As i discovered trying to get to Monteverde from Nicaragua in a day isn't possible so we had to spend a night in Liberia. The hostel is conveniently located about 200m from the bus station and is clean, comfortable and has AC at no extra cost. Originally the manager Jesus was friendly and explained in detail how to get the...

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HospedajeDodero, Owner at Hospedaje Dodero, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a a review. We are happy you found the hostel conveniently located and enjoyed the clean, comfortable rooms. I would like to clarify that the room you booked was with AC and is a slightly higher price than one with a fan. I just want to be clear AC is not included at no extra charge....

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Pretty polarising aspects to this Hostel! Pros: Facilities are what you need, info on tours, good location & friendly staff. Cons: 1) The main entrance is locked & the worker needs to come & let you in OR OUT! You have hit a bell and wait. No hastle if they're free but huge issue if they aren't. We came back...

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HospedajeDodero, Owner at Hospedaje Dodero, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. We are pleased you found what you needed, found the staff friendly and the location good. We were concerned about your delay being let in and out and spoke with the staff member on duty that day and checked the surveillance footage. When you arrived he was checking guests in and you waited approximately...

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Reviewed 8 September 2016

My friend and I were arriving at the Liberia airport late in the evening and needed to catch an early morning bus to San Jose. Hospedaje Dodero was able to arrange a shuttle to pick us up at the airport for $20. Jose, our driver was there waiting for us with my name on a sign. Very friendly, good driver,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016

There is nothing special about this place, but also nothing to complain about. It is a convenient option for Liberia, close to both the bus station and a npbig supermarket. The owner is nice. You have to ring a doorbell every time you want to leave or go in.

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HospedajeDodero, Owner at Hospedaje Dodero, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. We are pleased to hear you found the location conveniente and the staff friendly. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip!

Reviewed 21 August 2016

Hospedaje Dodero is so neat and tidy that I immediately felt relaxed the first night I arrived. The neighborhood isn't the prettiest, but once you walk in to Dodero, you forget all about that. The main staff person on duty was Felix. Poor guy never could catch a break because he was being overworked without any relief from his bosses...

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HospedajeDodero, Owner at Hospedaje Dodero, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the hostel and staff and were able to see all the wonderful sites around Liberia. I would like to clarify your concerns for hardworking Felix. The two owners are typically at the the hostel 24/7 but even we need a break and also have commitments in San Jose...

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I was robbed on my bus on my way to Liberia from Monteverde. The sweet man at the hostel was very kind and helpful and gave me a free night. Helped me leave Costa Rica with a more positive impression. (The trip advisor 200-character minimum is stupid, I don't have anything else to say.)

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer clean, comfortable and safe accommodations just 100 meters from Liberia's main bus station and city market. Each room comes with a TV, full cable (including HBO, Cinemax and Cinecanal), WiFi, and access to a community kitchen. Our rooms are a combination of twin and full size beds with shared bath and either air conditioning or fan. We have DORM beds! Our prices range from $11-20 per person so we have something to meet everyone's budget. Come relax in one of our hammocks on our front porch or in the garden while you plan your next adventure in Costa Rica! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hospedaje Dodero

Address: Mts Norte y 25 Mts Oeste de la Estacion de Buses de Liberia 100 | 100 meters north & 25 meters west of the Liberia bus station, Liberia 50101, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Liberia
Price Range: €10 - €23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Get the airco”
 of 5 bubbles 137kimberleeb, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pay for a private room. Learn some Spanish. Make new friends.”
 of 5 bubbles 420brittanyc, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 9 was a nice room but it faces the courtyard so it could be noisy if people are out there talking (was fine for us)”
 of 5 bubbles ethelred30, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The room in the back garden may not hear the gate bell so much.”
 of 5 bubbles manitree, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seemed good, but obviously the higher priced ones are a bit better/quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles BVW2014, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
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