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Monteverde Backpackers

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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

I spend there only one night but I would really recommend it to everyone. Staff was really nice and helpful. It was clean and cozy. Lots of people from all over the world. its super close to a store and a cure little vegeterian restaurant. I would definitely stay there again.

Thank Natalie T
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 February 2016

lots of nice people from all over the world were staying here during our 2 night stay. buses from any tour will pick you up and drop you off right at the hostel entrance. 2 or 3 hammocks set out out back with a small table to have a quiet dinner, or some evening drinks. beautiful town with great food....

Thank samq89
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Perfect location, low cost. the desk is so helpful and books all of your tours, shuttles, takes care of everything you need. Stayed in a private room with our own bathroom. It was clean and comfortable. They provide eggs and breakfast in the morning that you can cook yourself, we just had some fruit and toast. Highly recommend for backpackers.

Thank arlp82989
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Staying here was great! My friend and I stayed two nights and we are really thankful to Alonso. We missed our bus to Monteverde and Alonso stayed in contact with us to help us get the the hostel. The breakfast was great, the decor is lovely, and what I loved the most was how eco - friendly it all was....

Thank Dizzanne B
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

My sister and I stayed one night due to them being booked for the rest of our stay. The vibe there was very friendly and welcoming which I very much enjoyed. Alonso was great!! He was incredibly helpful even after we left that next morning! The shower, oh the shower, hot water and lots of pressure, that's all I have...

Thank Erin F
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights. One of the cheapest options in town. The owner was very friendly and helpful. He helped set me up with excursions (he wasn't pushy for me to book things through the hostel) and public transportation to MalPais. The only negative thing about the place is that the room closest to the reception didn't have...

Thank Chris F
Arezzo, Italy
Reviewed 5 December 2015

I stayed here only one night because they were fully booked for the following one. The rooms and hostel are nice and they give you free breakfast. Location is good although Santa Elena is a very small town so wherever you are staying you'll be central. They offer you tours that you can book and it's very close to a...

Thank TTT234
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

I'm tracking solo for a month here in CR and this hostel was very easy to work with and welcoming. You can book all the tours/activities you want to do at the front desk, super easy. VERY nice staff and a kitchen you can cook meals in. Free breakfast of cereal, bread, butter, and eggs you can cook. I had...

Thank carlynn14
Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Having spent 4 nights here, I can highly recommend mtv backpackers. I stayed in a 6 bed dorm which was comfortable, spacious, and had two bathrooms for six people. The shower was the best I've had anywhere in Central America in the last two months - hot and powerful. All the staff were friendly and spoke good English. The free...

Thank Greg S
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

The hostel is in a good location. It's next door to a super market and ATM machine. It's walking distance to other businesses as well. The staff are nice and extremely helpful. I stayed in a private room and it was perfect for the price. The showers are also awesome and have hot water.

Thank marbarr88

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monteverde Backpacker's is a very nice hostel, right new to down town, only 1 block away of the restaurants, bars and banks, will be a prefect places to enjoy of the cloud forest and all the activites in the area. We have dorms for $11 per person and Private rooms for $35 per night, all the rooms include internet and breakfast, all the rooms with private bathroom and also Kitchen, we also have a front desk, where you can also book all your tours for the diferent activites in the area and transportation to get out of Monteverde. Parking area, security guard all night and relaxing hammack area as well, and with some very nice and relax grill night, for sure the best choice to stay in Monteverde. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monteverde Backpackers

Address: 75 Meters From Supercompro | 75 meters Southwest of the main supermarket, Santa Elena 1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: €13 - €35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Monteverde Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Only dorms, no private rooms.”
jessicabQ5776XC, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“On the second floor, the rain is louder.”
Abeeguyale, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs seem nicer but all have en-suite bathrooms even dorms”
Rachael12342014, 30 May 2015 | Read review
“There are only a few private rooms, and they are upstairs. It was busy when we were there, but we slept very well upstairs b/c most people do not even go up there.”
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GingerCN, 4 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Smaller the better is usually a given, but any room here will be comfortable.”
211FredS, 18 Aug 2013 | Read review
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