All Hostels in Santa Teresa

Welcome to your detailed guide for Santa Teresa hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. Compare prices for Santa Teresa hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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Santa Teresa 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 Santa Teresa, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Santa Teresa


(Pura Vida Mini Hostel Santa Teresa is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Santa Teresa


(Somos is the best rated)

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Hostels in Santa Teresa for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Santa Teresa for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Santa Teresa? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Santa Teresa alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Santa Teresa. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

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

Guess what? Santa Teresa is also named and spelled Playa Santa Teresa - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Santa Teresa here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Santa Rosa de Pocosol Santa Rosa de Pocosol (13 Km / 8 mi.)
La Fortuna La Fortuna (22 Km / 14 mi.)
El Castillo de La Fortuna El Castillo de La Fortuna (35 Km / 22 mi.)
El Castillo El Castillo (35 Km / 21 mi.)
La Virgen La Virgen (38 Km / 24 mi.)
San Juanillo San Juanillo (45 Km / 28 mi.)
Arenal Arenal (49 Km / 30 mi.)

FAQ about Santa Teresa Hostels

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

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FAQ about Santa Teresa Hostels

A hostel in Santa Teresa costs on average $18 for a dorm. A hostel in Santa Teresa with private rooms costs on average $155. shows all 15 Hostels in Santa Teresa. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Somos and Surf & Yoga Lodge Santa Teresa are the best rated hostels in Santa Teresa for female solo travellers. compares prices for 15 hostels in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Santa Teresa such as

  • 8 hotels
  • 4 guesthouses
  • 4 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Santa Teresa.

Somos is the best rated hostel for partying in Santa Teresa.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Santa Teresa - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Santa Teresa

Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Santa Teresa and Costa Rica.

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:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

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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Your Packing List for Santa Teresa