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Fowler, Indiana
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

My husband read about this place, so as we were exploring Uvita, we stopped in. It is definitely a throwback kind of place. Great salsa and chips and a STRONG margarita. Fun to see. Food looked good too.

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wish i stayed more Time there. Good vibes, Nice staff, great meals, possibility of vegan meals too, We stayed in the tree house and we were woken by howler monkeys. I will come again for sure and stay longer !

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent 3 nights at this cool hostel. It's tucked away off the main road but close to the beach. It's got great facilities and a nice crowd. We had a private cabina with shared washrooms. Would recommend to anyone visiting the area.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had been recommended this restaurant by a local and said that I MUST try the fish fry special that they have on a Friday. I was told that they were inexpensive and their food is good quality. I agree that their fish tasted excellent, but the portion itself was very disappointing. I paid 5000 colones for a very small...

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FlutterbyHouse, Manager at Flutterby House, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We take the experience of our guests very seriously (both those of the hostel and the restaurant) and strive to ensure that everyone has the best time possible. With that said, sometimes we miss things. We're very sorry to hear about your portion size on the Friday Fish Fry....

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Flutterby was our first overnight location in Costa Rica end November 2016 and we enjoyed it very much! Traveling as a party of four, the kids 19,21,24 and me 53 we booked Tom's cabin and we were very happy with it. Enough space , nice good working shower , fridge and a kitchen-corner (we didn't use due to good...

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Great place to stay, wonderful atmosphere. Best part was that they did our laundry! A week in costa rica and we desperetly needed clean clothes . Loved the community kitchen and bar area. Beach is a short 5 minute walk. They have mosquito nets but dont forget the bug spray

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 15 December 2016

we just returned from an amazing stay at the flutterby house in uvita and can't say enough about how wonderful this spot is! it's location is ideal, the property is beautiful, and the staff are so friendly and warm. we will definitely be back! thank you so much pam and kim for making this a trip to remember! :)

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

The owners are great, the employees, the vibes, the food, the drinks, the tree houses, everything. It's perfect for travelers and open-minded people in general. It's more of an "experience" than a place to stay. I could stay here for an extended amount of time and never get bored!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We had a nice stay in the pirate tree house room. We would go there again of we are in costa rica. It also have a great beach close to the hostel. They only have cold water but thats fine at they end.

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Hollywood
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Love, Love, Love this place! Great people own and run the Flutterbye House!! They have bikes and surfboards to use, the beach is just a walk down the road. Also a great place to visit for cocktails, cornhole and some great food. Join the folks from the Flutterbye and some local ex/semi ex-pats for Softball on Saturdays at the Uvita...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Flutterby House, Hostel by the Sea is a hostel located 18km south of Dominical, Costa Rica at the edge of Marino Ballena National Park. Treehouses, cabins and dorm rooms are spread over our property giving it the feel of The Swiss Family Robinson Movie meets The Ewok Village. We are 5 minutes walking from the beach and are sustainable and eco-friendly. The Flutterby House is so named because we believe people need and appreciate a home away from home. Long-term travelers and short-term vacationers alike come here and feel safe and comfortable and are able to rejuvenate while also exploring all our beautiful slice of the planet has to offer. Hammocks suspended between mango trees, indoor and outdoor lounge spaces, a well-stocked and open kitchen, bouldering wall, and slack line are all available on site. As well as edible gardens, surfboard rentals and lessons, bicycle rentals and our new Flutterbar!! Hope to see you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Flutterby House

Address: 150 Meters North of Cabinas Bamboo, Uvita, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range: €6 - €56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 32
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