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Guanacaste and the Nicoya Peninsula Hotels

Mi Casa Hostel El Manglar

  • Practical Base

Pros

  • Quiet
  • Near beach
  • Affordable

Cons

  • Foam mattresses
  • No restaurant
  • Long walk from surf break
  • Some rooms without a/c

Updated 04/14/2014

Fodor's Review

If you like cooking for yourself, consider the villas at this pleasant hotel-cum-hostel. Sitting rooms, kitchens, and terraces give you lots of room to relax; bedrooms are modern and minimalist, with king-size beds. The cheaper upstairs guest rooms are much more basic, with minimalist decor and loft bedrooms with fans instead of air-conditioners. There's also a two-bedroom family or group apartment and super-cheap accommodation in two six-bed dorm rooms. The hotel has

a pretty garden and a pool with a tight rope and swim-up bar, which is a social center for the generally young European crowd that gravitates here. There's also a communal kitchen. It's a short walk from the beach.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Palm Beach Estates, 2 km (1 mile) south of Playa Grande, south of Hotel La Cantarana, Playa Grande, Costa Rica

Phone:

/2653–0952

Hotel Details:

  • 2 dorms, 4 double rooms, 4 one-bedroom villas, 1 two-bedroom villa
  • No meals

Updated 04/14/2014

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