Hostels in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

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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.

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?

A hostel in Santa Teresa costs on average $30 for a dorm. A hostel in Santa Teresa with private rooms costs on average $127. shows all 18 Hostels in Santa Teresa. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Selina Santa Teresa South and Somos are the best rated hostels in Santa Teresa for female solo travellers. compares prices for 18 hostel in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Santa Teresa such as
  • 5 hotel
  • 4 guesthouse
  • 5 apartment

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.

Your Packing List for Santa Teresa

Your Packing List for Santa Teresa

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let'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:

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.

Get your full Packing List here

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.
18 Total number of hostels
$30 Average dorm price
$127 Average private room price
$19 Cheapest hostel in Santa Teresa
Wavetrotter Guest House is the cheapest
10 Party hostels in Santa Teresa
Somos is the best rated
Most Santa Teresa hostels are located in
6.6 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Santa Rosa de Pocosol (13 Km / 8 mi.)
La Fortuna (22 Km / 14 mi.)
El Castillo (35 Km / 21 mi.)
El Castillo de La Fortuna (35 Km / 22 mi.)
La Virgen (38 Km / 24 mi.)
San Juanillo (45 Km / 28 mi.)
Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui (50 Km / 31 mi.)

Travel Tips for Santa Teresa - from the Community

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