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Hotel El Tucan

Traveller (21)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (1)
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible19%
  • 20 Mar 2016
    “Bed bugs in room no. 5!”
  • 20 Mar 2016
    “Was ok”
Town Center, Santa Elena 60109 Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

We stayed at El Tucan hostel on Friday (it may be called Coati, see poster on inside of the bedroom doors) and my boyfriend was savaged by bed bugs (40+ bites) and I received several bites also. In the middle of the night we found...More

Thank English_Ali
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We where three girls staying here, we got a private room for same price as a dorm, the breakfast was okey noting special but the kitchen close at 9pm so really early. Good location and you can book all the tours thru them. The room...More

Thank Hanna M
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We booked a private rooms with 3 beds for 2 night. In the first night we were only two in the room and in the second night a friend of ours joined in. We made this very clear to the team when we took the...More

Thank Maverick-Can
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Despite the reviews I read, hotel el tucan provided a good hostel experience. The dorns were full so the owner provided a double (bunkbed) with shared bath at the dorm price. Breakfast is grab and go, which is perfect if you want to get out...More

Thank palmopmutsop
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

They is a lot of competition in the span of a few blocks, which keeps the prices low and quality decent for hostels. However, beware that they make a lot of money selling you tours, and can be a bit relentless.

Thank Keith R
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Things to do
Price range
US$15 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Price range
US$15 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Traveller (21)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (1)
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"Don't take room no 5 till they've sorted out the bed bugs"
20 Mar 2016
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"None that I looked at or stayed in were good."
15 Nov 2015
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"we picked a room top floor, kept window open for a nice breeze and no problem for noise that we experienced"
30 Apr 2015
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"If you want to stay at this hostel and you want dorms or private room ask for a place in the back not..."
15 Jan 2015
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