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New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 January 2014

I only stayed here for 2 nights. But before I even gotten there, the staff I corresponded with were super helpful. They even told me about other parts of CR in which I was staying. I felt like I could ask them anything. I was initially reluctant to go there to Tamarindo hearing it was quite "touristy" which it was....

1Thank jax4pres
Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 18 January 2014

We got in contact with Blue Trailz a few days before we flew into Liberia, and they organized us a shuttle transfer as well as found us a room at another place as their's was booked. We got there the morning after, stored our luggage, and went straight for surfing lessons with Kurt who is a great and very relaxed...

Thank cbu1025
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 10 January 2014

I planned for being there a week and ended being there three weeks! This was by far the best hostel I have been throughout my trip in Costa rica. It is in great location from the beach about 10m maybe. The owner koen is amazing, he really eased my trip in CR. from arranging transport from the airport to every...

Thank gannicus86
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Stayed only one night in a private room however the owner helped me my entire stay in Tamarino. First in finding another place for the following night, then I could still use their Wifi for internet calls with a very good connection. Then he offered me to store my luggage while I was surfing and the third hotel, where stayed...

Thank icekaffee
Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed 23 December 2013

We stayed at Blue Trailz for 4 nights.. After travelling around costa rica we ended up wanting to come back because we loved it so much. Koen (owner of the hostel) and all staff were fantastic! Before even arriving, Koen helped us arrange a shuttle from the airport to the hostel. Everyone took good care of us and Koen even...

Thank Michelle B
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 14 December 2013

This is by far the best hostel environment I've ever been to. People were friendly, the owner is attentive and friendly, and has actual hot running water!! I stayed at chocolate hostel the night before coming here and all day, I regretted not coming here faster. I pay the same amount here as I did at chocolate but now, I...

Thank danielsung-iamspanky
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2013

The hostel were very good beforehand organising a shuttle from San Jose. I stayed in one of the dorm rooms, each had their own small kitchen, bathroom, comfy beds and power sockets etc. The cleaning staff were very friendly and helpful e.g. drying wet clothes from trips to the beach and getting cold water on hot days. Best thing is...

Thank bgwilson88
Reviewed 7 November 2013

I stayed with a group of friends in on of the private rooms, accommodation was nice and really good value with two doubles, bunk bed, kitchen and bathroom. My only comment would be the safe is not actually attached to anything so in theory someone could just pick it up and walk off with all your goodies! Not that the...

Thank Richard H
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 October 2013

I've been travelling around Costa Rica for 2 months now and I have to say this is definitely the cleanest and friendliest hostel I've stayed at- the staff was awesome and they cleaned the rooms daily-as well as it was one of the most centrally-located hostels I've stayed at. I went with a group of friends, but managed to meet...

Thank Megan H
Kenora, Canada
Reviewed 19 October 2013

As someone who has spent a lot of time in first-rate hostels in ski towns like Nelson, B.C., I was a little skeptical about staying in a hostel in Costa Rica. However, given the other reviews on TripAdvisor, I settled on Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp. Needless to say I was NOT disappointed with my decision. I did opt...

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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: €15 - €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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“cheap, easy beach access, surfing”
 of 5 bubbles 823carlyk, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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