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    La Botella de Leche Hostel

    | Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
    011 506 2653 0189
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    • Excellent82%
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    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 152 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    I was excited to stay here based on the good reviews and pictures, but left after one night because the room was disgusting. I truly don't understand why my experience was completely different than the rave reviews. I don't go to hostels expecting hotel amenities,...More

    Thank chy56
    Response from labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche HostelResponded 2 days ago

    Hola Chy, Yes, we are a hostel, so yes, for the price you paid we did not have soap or shampoo, you get a clean towel and room. You complaint about the sheets and pillow and we immediately change them. In regards to ants? well,...More

    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    Stayed a week with Manuel, Stephanie, Marcos and crew at Botella de leche and couldn't have asked for a better time. I slept in the dorm and it was very clean, cool, and comfortable. During the day I enjoyed swimming in the pool and lounging...More

    Thank Hannah S
    Response from labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche HostelResponded 11 July 2017

    Hola Hanna, Thanks for such a good description of your surfcamp. It was a pleasure to have you here everyday. I wish you all the best and hope you had an amazing life as a doctor. Come back whenever you want to take a break...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I arrived without a reservation and was warmly greeted by Manuel who offered my friend and I a free beer as he gave us the tour without obligation. The private rooms are clean and comfortable and surround a large pool. The kitchen and common area...More

    Thank IanWarnke
    Response from labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche HostelResponded 4 days ago

    Hola Ian, Thank you for your review, but now I am going to go bankrupt for all the free beer I will be oblige to give out!! hihihihi It was a pleasure to have you two here, was fun to interact every single day. I...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I have spent a great deal of time as a backpacker and after several trips around the world I would have to rank Botella de leche as one of the best hostels I have ever stayed at. The hostel is located a short walk to...More

    Thank Justout4arip
    Response from labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche HostelResponded 1 week ago

    Hola Justout4arip, Thank you for leaving such a detailed review. I enjoyed reading it. YWe are glad you appreciate our hospitality and all our facilites. You and your girlfriend are always welcome here, this is your new home in Tama. Huggs Manu

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We checked into La Botella de Leche after deciding our first accommodation was not for us. La Botella De Leche was an amazing choice with recent refurbishment, clean pool and communal areas along with great showers. The hostel had a great vibe and the owners...More

    Thank Darren B
    Response from labotelladeleche, Owner at La Botella de Leche HostelResponded 1 week ago

    Thanks Darren, Daan and me we still miss you everyday. He is going diving by himself now. hope we´ll see you and Nicky again soon! Huggs Manu

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • US$28 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Tamarindo
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    "Upstairs rooms may be quieter, common areas next to rooms downstairs"
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    "Views to the swimming pool are the best, I love the hammocks at the doorway area."
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