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40 Metros Oeste Super Compro, Santa Elena 60109 Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
1.5 Star accommodation
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Offenbach, Germany
Reviewed 29 Jul 2018via mobile
We had a room for three people and four of us slept in a larger dorm room, which were clean and simple. You can‘t lock them though. There‘s a small chill out area where you can meet other travellers and play video games.
The two guys who seemingly run the place are young and chilled out dudes who took us on a very interesting and cheap walk to a river, a view point and a ficus tree you can climb onto.
So if you just need a cheap place to stay (something like 5$) and some advice on what to do, then I can recommend this hostel.
Thank JojenR
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 Jul 2018
I was amazed by how nice this hostel was, especially for the price. It's only small so the kitchen could get a little crowded (budget travellers tend to cook for themselves after all!) but everyone was really friendly and it ha a great social environment. There were cool murals on all the walls, comfortable beds, and a hot shower. The staff were super helpful and knowledgeable about the local area. I'd definitely stay here again if I returned to Monteverde (and I hope I do!).
Thank hayleymaisie
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 5 Jun 2018
The place was very small and packed with people. There is only one bathroom for all the women which isn't enough. The bathroom floods, and I found a roach and spider in there..not fun watching where they are swimming to as the bathroom floods while you shower. The wifi is very good - no issues with that. The price is also amazing. It wasn't the worst experience, but I wouldn't recommend it.
Thank melannstephenson
Patrick M
Reviewed 17 Feb 2018via mobile
We had a great time staying with Gabriel and Pablo. The small space meant we got to interact with lots of other guests, and the complementary breakfasts in the morning are simple but wonderful :)

Bring earplugs if you're a light sleeper (the wind in Monteverde is something you have to experience to believe) and an extra layer or two if you're not a fan of the cold. The place was fully booked during our stay, so no extra blankets :/

Probably wouldn't recommend if you're wanting a lot of creature comforts, but if you're OK with (or interested in) a more rustic & social environment, MI Casa Tica is up your alley, and the price can't be beat!
Thank Patrick M
Minimalist T
Reviewed 13 Feb 2018via mobile
Pablo is amazing, knowledgeable and very helpful with everything you need while staying in Monteverde. The dorms a little cramped but that just means you get to know your roommates better. Breakfast is delicious and the hostel itself is located perfectly for anything you want to do while in Monteverde.
Thank Minimalist T
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$13 - US$24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$13 - US$24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
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Dining (2)
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"Good rooms nice view good location very budget-friendly very willing to help"
2 Aug 2017
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"Beds are nicer in the private rooms than the dorms"
28 Jun 2017
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"bed's upstairs have low ceiling- try downstairs first if there is space"
13 Mar 2016
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