Hostels in Montezuma, Costa Rica

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Get to know Montezuma (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Montezuma. To help you make friends with Montezuma before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Montezuma, Costa Rica, is located on the southern tip of the Nicoya peninsula on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The town is a wonderful, small, touristy beach town that has a perfect blend of development and authentic culture and nature. From Montezuma, endless activities are available. As it is located on the beach, swimming, surfing, snorkeling, horseback riding, or ATV tours are plentiful and abundant. Located only ten kilometers away from Cabo Blanco National Park, Montezuma is a great launching point to explore the jungle and animals that Costa Rica has to offer.

Montezuma is small but does offer any amenity you could want. Restaurants and bars line the beachfront. A medium-sized grocery store is found in town as well as one ATM that dispenses colones or American dollars. Getting to and from Montezuma can be a long process because of the poor road conditions and infrequent bus schedule, but it's very comfortable due to the friendliness of the locals and their laid-back attitudes.

The options for hostels in Montezuma are exceptionally great for a small town. Always popular with the backpacker scene, Montezuma hostels range from environmentally based hostels located at the edge of the jungle to beachfront properties overlooking the ocean. All Montezuma hostels are located within a five-minute walk of town, the beach, or the edge of the jungle.

Montezuma is a picturesque town located where the jungle and the ocean meet. It is a great place to relax, play in the water, or explore the flora and fauna for which Costa Rica is famous.

Written by local enthusiast for Montezuma hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Montezuma hostels Fro

FAQ about Montezuma Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Montezuma. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Montezuma. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Montezuma costs on average $20 for a dorm. A hostel in Montezuma with private rooms costs on average $81. shows all 4 Hostels in Montezuma. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 4 hostels in Montezuma, Costa Rica. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Montezuma such as
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Your Packing List for Montezuma

Your Packing List for Montezuma

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Montezuma Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Montezuma, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
4 Total number of hostels
$20 Average dorm price
$81 Average private room price
$15 Cheapest hostel in Montezuma
Luminosa Montezuma Hostel is the cheapest
8.3 Average rating of all hostels

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Puntarenas (44 Km / 27 mi.)
Jacó (48 Km / 30 mi.)
Jaco Beach (48 Km / 30 mi.)

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