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Featured Hostels in Tamarindo

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Selina Tamarindo
Selina Tamarindo
2.0 out of 5.0 Between Calle Cardinal y Calle Cruz, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
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$26
3.7/5 (44 reviews)

First time in a Selina and was a great experience! We stayed in the deluxe king room with private bathroom which was clean and the ac was nice and cold! I cannot review the share bathroom because didn’t use it! The staff was great and helpful... location is great and common kitchen was clean and ...

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2019
Situated near the beach, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grande Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Tamarindo Church is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) away.
La Botella de Leche - Hostel
La Botella de Leche - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 50 Meters From Banco Nacional, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
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$45
4.5/5 (16 reviews)

The front desk staff were very personable and friendly. They were very helpful answering any questions that I had. This hostel is in a great location, within easy walking distance to the beach, shops, and restaurants. The pool was very nice to cool off any time of the day into the evening. I would ...

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2019
Situated near the beach, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grande Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Tamarindo Church is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.
Coral Reef Surf Hostel
Coral Reef Surf Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
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$22
3.5/5 (10 reviews)

We looked around Tamarindo for the best hostel and landed on Coral Reef. It's off the beach so the price is about $10 a night cheaper than most places for a private room, and the place was an nice if not nicer than the spots we scouted down the road on the beach. We surfed every day and just the ...

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2018
Offering direct access to the beach, this Tamarindo hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grande Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Tamarindo Church is 2.5 mi (4 km) ...
Tamarindo Hostel Resort
Tamarindo Hostel Resort
2.0 out of 5.0 Tamarindo centro, Plaza Conchal, contiguo al Bac San Jose, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
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$35
4.1/5 (36 reviews)

Cold shower, no toilet paper in the bathroom. The only good thing was the air conditioner. The location is convenient but it's VERY loud at night until about 2am.

Reviewed on May 15, 2017
Located in the heart of Tamarindo, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grande Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Tamarindo Church is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.
La Oveja Negra Tamarindo Hostel and Surf Camp - Adults Only
La Oveja Negra Tamarindo Hostel and Surf Camp - Adults Only
2.5 out of 5.0 Av Central, 100 meters west of Banco Nacional, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
$30
4.3/5 (6 reviews)

The staff are the stars. So welcoming. My only regret is not staying longer. Breakfast was great , best mexican in Tamarindo. 🙂

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2018
Situated by the sea, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grande Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Tamarindo Church is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.
Sunset hostel
Sunset hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Plaza Conchal N° 2, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
$28
3.6/5 (16 reviews)

Dorm was the size of a closet. No windows, no A/C. Lockers not secured to walls. Building under construction.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2018
Situated in Tamarindo, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grande Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Tamarindo Church is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) away.
Pura Vida Hostel
Pura Vida Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Calle Guanacaste Tamarindo, 100m East From Banco National, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
$37
4.1/5 (18 reviews)

my 1st time in a hostel. the staff were amazing. my room was large and comfortable. walking distance to beach and shopping. will stay there every time i go back to costa rica

Reviewed on May 7, 2019
This family-friendly Tamarindo hostel is located near the beach, within 1 mi (2 km) of Tamarindo Beach and Grande Beach. Tamarindo Church and Canopy Vista Tamarindo ...
Pura Vida MINI Hostel
Pura Vida MINI Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Calle Playa Langosta, 100 M East of Zen Cafe, Tamarindo
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$25
4.0/5 (11 reviews)

I liked the music the staff played after 6:00. It was old school rock and roll. Gave the atmosphere a good vibe instead of the usual tech drumming.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019
Situated near the beach, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grande Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Tamarindo Church is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) away.
Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp
Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp
2.0 out of 5.0 Main street next to Alamo rent a car, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
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$39
3.8/5 (11 reviews)

Very good value for money. Centrally located near great variety of restaurants & quick access to the beach. Hosts were very helpful and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2019
Situated near the airport, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grande Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Tamarindo Church is 2.3 mi (3.6 km) away.
Tamarindo Backpackers
Tamarindo Backpackers
2.0 out of 5.0 200m Sur De Villa Verde 1, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
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$40
Situated in Tamarindo, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grande Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Tamarindo Church is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) away.
Casa Aura Beachfront Premium Hostel
Casa Aura Beachfront Premium Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Playa Tamarindo, Right next to Farmacia Tamarindo, Tamarindo
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4.8/5 (6 reviews)

Its a loveysetup😎 Super nice guys at dezk. Helpful. Lovely spot, quiet but can walk down beach or road to bars and restaurants. Downside is the no screens! And plenty ants and mosquitos. Nothing scree s wouldnt take are of. And ants everywhdre. Just put slme amdro around and tbdyd be gone too. Nice ...

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2018
Situated in Tamarindo, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grande Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Tamarindo Church is 2 mi (3.3 km) away.
Tamarindo Surf Camps by Selina Surf Club - Hostel
Tamarindo Surf Camps by Selina Surf Club - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Between Calle Cardinal & Calle Cruz, Tamarindo, Guancaste
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Situated near the beach, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grande Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Tamarindo Church is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) away.
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Occidental Tamarindo - All Inclusive

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    Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort

    Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort

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      4.1 out of 5 (1,493 reviews)

      Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort$168

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      Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort$168

      What Is a Hostel?


      If you're searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Tamarindo, one of its 12 hostels could be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all have the following:

      • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
      • Budget-friendly prices
      • A social environment

      Hostels are a great way to stay in Tamarindo for a lower cost, so you can save more for sightseeing. We've heard good things about this destination's natural setting, including its beaches and sunsets.


      Hostels in Tamarindo

      Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks get the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to look first:

      Selina Tamarindo - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool.

      La Oveja Negra Tamarindo Hostel and Surf Camp - Adults Only - Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a shared/communal kitchen. You'll find showers in all rooms.

      La Botella de Leche - Hostel - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Rooms come with showers.

      Pura Vida Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a bar. You'll find showers, free toiletries, and desks in all rooms.

      Coral Reef Surf Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers.


      When Is the Best Time to Visit Tamarindo?


      The weather can be important when you're discovering new places, so here's some information that might be helpful:


      • The hottest months are typically April and May, while January and December are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 83° F and nighttime temperatures average 61° F
      • April-June: 84° F is the daytime average and 64° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 81° F and nighttime averages are around 63° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 80° F during the day and 62° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 72.76 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in Tamarindo?


      Depending on your interests, you might enjoy these places to visit:

      Top Sights
      • Conchal Beach
      • Flamingo Beach
      Additional Attractions
      • Tamarindo Beach
      • Grande Beach
      • Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course

      Overall, Tamarindo is known for its:

      • Surfing
      • Beaches
      • Wildlife
      • Camping
      • Boating
      • Restaurants

      How to Get to Tamarindo and Around the Area


      You can find the nearest airport in Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), 29.2 mi (47 km) from the city center.