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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a private room which was really great. First night we had a room next to the shared room which was quitte noizy in the morning. Second day we had a room in the highest level which was really good. We met many great people over there to takes as to the next place.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place. Met lots of nice people there. Staff knows a lot about the towns close by, gave us good advice about some restaurants. The rooms are great and clean. It depends on the room if you have hot water or not, if you stay in the dorm you won't have it. Nice swimming pool and a big parking lot.... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our time at Plinio thanks to the lovely staff, great view, fantastic breakfasts and a really nice vibe all round. The shared areas and the bar have a great chilled ambiance. And let's not forget the parrots and monkeys that visit the hostel. The only small downside is that it can get a bit loud in the... More 

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My first time staying at a Hostel and I was pleasantly surprised. I booked a private room with shared bathroom and it worked out well. I was here for only 1 night and was happy with the bed, the room was spacious, it was comfy enough without AC and the bathroom was free whenever I required it. Breakfast was delicious.... More 

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Good hostel in the hills. Atmosphere is good and staff is excellent (Big thanks to Rebecca) No supermarket nearby. Pool almost empty but good breakfast included. Stayed 3 night to visit Manuel Antonio national park. Bus is just next to the hostel.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a double room, at check in we were told that we're actually not staying in the main complex but 200m down the road in a new building they had obviously recently bought. So after driving down there the first impression wasn't good, looks very run down from the outside, however on the inside it's absolutely fine and modern.... More 

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This hostel is just like hotel but with dorms!! Great rooms, nice pool, tasty breakfast, lots of places to sit with friends and others One little problem - there are lots of stairs, to the hostel and inside the rooms.. But the view is AMAZING!

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Lehi, Utah
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We had such a great time at the hostel plinio in Quepos Costa Rica. The staff, Daniel, Britt, Corey, and Rebecca were friendly and helpful. Great suggestions on activities, restaurants and the breakfast provided was the perfect way the start the day. The rooms are clean, quiet and comfortable. We would definitely stay again. Thanks to you all for really... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

I stayed at Hostel Plinio with my friend for 3 nights in August. We absolutely loved it. It is such a peaceful atmosphere. I particularly loved the tree house feel of the place, the pool (which is very large for a hostel) and the hammocks. The two staff members who were there when we stayed were very friendly and helpful... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This hostel has lots of space to relax and a large kitchen. Beds are comfy and lots of space with big lockers and a personal safe. Great breakfast lovely helpful staff. Feels like you are up in the trees and every morning you can enjoy looking out to sea from the balcony of the dorm. Cons: wifi only works on... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel Plinio is one of the newest additions to the hostel scene in Manuel Antonio and is located in one of the original hotel/restaurant properties in the area. Plinio is quickly becoming one of the highest rated and most in demand hostels in the area! A fully equipped hostel with a large refreshing pool, tour desk, wi-fi, a delicious restaurant and bar, and a common kitchen. Guests enjoy having everything they need on location and the staff at Plinio strive to make the hostel a relaxing, tranquil, all inclusive experience. It is an excellent choice for travelers wishing to steer away from the party youth hostels and experience many of the comforts and ascetics of a rustic hotel with the communal atmosphere and prices of a hostel. Located on the main road between Quepos and Manuel Antonio Beach, Plinio is a great location for travelers seeking easy transportation to the main attractions without the hustle and bustle of being in the city center. With a bus stop located just outside the main entrance, the beach is a quick 10 minute ride away.Every room at Plinio has an ocean view. Including the dorms! And each include a breakfast of fruit, bread and coffee each morning.Accommodations range greatly. Backpackers may choose from 2 different types of dorms, the standard and the deluxe. Both types have two out door patios, their own bathroom, and plenty of space. But for a few dollars more per night, the deluxe dorm includes hot water, a private living room, and only houses 5 people. Upgrading to the deluxe dorm is first come first serve and can only be booked at the Hostel if there is availability. No matter which dorm you choose, you will not be disappointed! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Plinio

Address: Main Road 50 meters before Restaurant Bamboo Jam, Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: €20 - €47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Use Bed and Breakfast, AC was blasting and bed was comfy!”
 of 5 bubbles 175bellac, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bed and Breakfast is more quiet and more like a hotel, but for much less than hotel prices. Awesome shower in our room!”
 of 5 bubbles madtv261, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“share rooms are pretty cheap and they have lockers to put your things, just remember bring your own padlock.”
 of 5 bubbles fbnppp, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“It is alongside the road (as most are) so bring earplugs”
 of 5 bubbles hapevaft2, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“You should try to book a private room, it had swings on the third level so we could watch the sunset from our room.”
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