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Brooklyn, NY
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This was my first ever stay at a hostel, I was always kinda scared of the concept especially as a single female traveler, but this experience proved me wrong. It was clean and safe and I met some pretty awesome people there. The surf instructor was a cool dude, on the third day of our surf lessons he took us...

5Thank Allkin
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed at blue trailz for over a week, best hostel in town and one of the best in central Americas. Clean, quiet, awesome location, a real home away from home. Gretel who is a surf instructor and also mans the front desk sometimes is super friendly and went out of her way to accommodate us on many occasions with her...

2Thank Jon S
Delft, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This hostel was the best hostel I stayed during my trip. Its very clean and the rooms are really good! The beds are very nice and you've got AC :-) The atmosphere in the hostel is great because its quite small so you get to know everybody very quick. Location and staff were also great, would really recommend staying here!

2Thank Liesbeth24
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Ive checked many hostels in Tamarindo, and Blue Trailz is the best. Place is clean, its cheap, has AC and its 1 min from a beach/shops. Common area is great place to meet new people. Staff is kind and very helpful.

1Thank kkbare
Bloomington, Indiana
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I love this place. I have stayed here at least 5 times! The staff always treat me like gold (even if I don't deserve it sometimes ;-) If you want a smaller more intimate hostel experience with a great socializing space. THIS HOSTEL IS FOR YOU

1Thank Shaun O
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Small hostel, no bar, no pool. Location couldn't be better, across from a great beach with cheap surf rentals and lessons at the hostel. Also across the street from a grocery/convenience store. Rooms had AC and a fridge which was great.

Thank Ryan C
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Blue trailz is seconds from Tamarindo beach.The private rooms were very clean, coming from hostels with shared bathrooms, kitchen and no AC so having our own kitchen, shower, bathroom and AC was luxury. The staff weren't friendly or willing to help (expect for the lady that checked us out) we walked to coral reef to get information on shuttles and...

1Thank GypseaGirl11
San Diego, California
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Great small surf hostel. Met lots of great people here. Super chilled out and walking distance to everything. Rooms were clean and showers were great. Reasonably priced and the women who worked the front desk were very helpful! Thanks for a great stay!

1Thank danssmith88
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 26 March 2016

I spent three nights here. I had a private room. Clean, everything works, hot water, the little courtyard was my little paradise in the evening with a limon cerveza, staff is so kind, I will absolutely be back here. A big plus was that it was right across the beach. I'm feeling nostalgic now!!

2Thank mollydear
Reviewed 24 February 2016

My friend and I traveled to Tamarindo over the American Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Wednesday - Sunday. We shared a private room at Blue Trailz, on the upper level of the hostel. It was absolutely perfect. The staff - including front desk, cleaning/maintenance, and surf instructors - were all very friendly and excited to liaise guests during their stay. In the...

1Thank Alex M

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, is a vacation experience for budgets of every level. We offer; stays in our intimate hostel, surf lessons under the guise of our local bilingual instructors, board rental from our extensive range at our our surf shop, tours of the local area (if you stay with us) and package deals incorporating all this (and more!) with our value Beginner Surf Camp, Yoga Surf Camp or Luxury Surf Vacation. We’re located just steps away from the crystalline sea, on Tamarindo’s main street, near the buzz of all the best bars and restaurants. And both our private and dorm rooms offer unlimited air-con, hot showers, kitchen facilities and orthopedic mattresses. Making friends and chilling out comes easily too, thanks the hammocks and speakers we’ve kitted out our common area with. Book with Blue Trailz today. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp

Address: Main street next to Alamo Rent a Car, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: €14 - €73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The 2 private rooms, which are on the top floor, have a sliver of the beach in view from the balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisz278, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for a private room. They're equipped with a full kitchen and balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles dencoates, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is the option to share a room with friends, or you can make it a private by paying extra.”
 of 5 bubbles crumblybutgood, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Private rooms are good option too”
 of 5 bubbles Naduu_, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Private Rooms have better view as they are upstairs!”
 of 5 bubbles colterb339, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
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