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Featured Hostels in Playa Grande

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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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$40
3.6/5 (48 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 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.
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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$35
4.5/5 (17 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.
Sunset hostel
Sunset hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Plaza Conchal N° 2, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
$19
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.
Coral Reef Surf Hostel
Coral Reef Surf Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
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$22
3.6/5 (12 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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$38
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 beach hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grande Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Tamarindo Church is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.
Casa Alice Surf Lodge
Casa Alice Surf Lodge
2.0 out of 5.0 Marbella, Marbella, Provincia de Guanacaste
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$40
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

Casa Alice was everything I needed for a relaxing getaway. Access to the kitchen, cold ac in room, WiFi and comfortable hammocks abound the wrap around porch. Short walk to the beach for great surf break. You can rent surfboards right from casa Alice. Matteo and Adrianna were so friendly and hospitable. ...

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2019
Located in Marbella, this family-friendly hostel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Pitahaya Beach, and within 9 mi (15 km) of San Juanillo Beach and Ostional National ...
Pipe House Playa Grande
Pipe House Playa Grande
2.0 out of 5.0 Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
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4.7/5 (3 reviews)

Had an excellent stay at the Pipe House with my daughter. It was a unique experience and idea in a very relaxed atmosphere. It’s close to the beach and easily accessible from the busy Tamarindo via 1$ water taxi and 10 min walk along the beautiful beach to the hostel so great if you are back packing. ...

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2018
Situated in Playa Grande, this beach hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Grande Beach and within 3 mi (5 km) of Las Baulas National Marine Park and Ventanas Beach. ...
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 beach hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grande Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Tamarindo Church is 2 mi (3.3 km) away.
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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$22
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.
Pura Vida Hostel
Pura Vida Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Calle Guanacaste Tamarindo, 100m East From Banco National, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
$26
4.2/5 (19 reviews)

Todo muy bien, confortable, limpio y buena ubicacion. Precio/calidad insuperable en ese sector.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 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 ...
Tamarindo Backpackers
Tamarindo Backpackers
2.0 out of 5.0 200m Sur De Villa Verde 1, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
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$30
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.
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Hotel El Manglar

Hotel El Manglar

Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
    3.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.3 out of 5 (71 reviews)

    Hotel El Manglar$44

    Sep 22 - Sep 23

    Hotel El Manglar$44
    Hotel Cantarana

    Hotel Cantarana

    Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
      3.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.5 out of 5 (37 reviews)

      Hotel Cantarana$65

      Sep 22 - Sep 23

      Hotel Cantarana$65

      What Is a Hostel?


      If you're hoping to find low-cost places to stay in Playa Grande, a hostel in town might be a great choice. No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature the following:

      • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
      • Budget prices
      • A social environment

      Hostels are a great way to stay in Playa Grande for a lower cost, so you can save your money for exploring. You can enjoy activities like surfing, and the beaches create an appealing natural setting.


      Hostels in Playa Grande

      While you're deciding on a place to stay, take a look at this top Playa Grande hostel:

      Pipe House Playa Grande - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. You'll find showers and coffee/tea makers in all rooms.


      When Is the Best Time to Visit Playa Grande?


      Good weather's definitely a plus when you're experiencing new places, so here's some information that may be helpful:


      • The hottest months are typically April and May, while January and February 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 Playa Grande?


      Depending on your interests, you might enjoy these places:

      Top Sights
      • Conchal Beach
      • Flamingo Beach
      Additional Attractions
      • Grande Beach
      • Ventanas Beach
      • Las Baulas de Guanacaste National Marine Park

      In general, Playa Grande is known for its:

      • Beaches
      • Surfing
      • Restaurants
      • Boating
      • Bird watching

      How to Get to Playa Grande and Around the Area


      You can fly into the nearest airport in Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), 28.1 mi (45.3 km) away from the city center.

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