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Hostel Pura Vida - Tamarindo

Calle Guanacaste Tamarindo | 100m East From Banco National, Tamarindo 30247, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostel was by far the coolest set up I've ever seen and I've stayed at hundreds of hostels throughout my years of backpacking! The main communal area is one large, open air space. There are a dozen rocking chairs, hammocks, couches, and tables which is very condusive to socializing and getting to know new friends from all over the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hostel Pure vida is one of the best hostels that I found in costa rica, sometimes when you visit a place the atmosphere and the people that you can found there can make your stay extremely fun. Robert the owner is the the nicer guy, and his crew are the best crew. This is the best thing when you are... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Robert and Thomas are very great hosts! They know all about Tamarindo like to go for great food and were to go for dancing at night. They make sure the place is clean and the bathroom in my room and the kitchens are in good shape. I met other nice travelers there.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good: -Robert, the manager, was super laid back, and very helpful with information about the city, and busing to other cities (Which is hard in Costa Rica) -Both kitchens were clean and well kept -Large spacious clean room -Good working air conditioner and fan -Clean bathroom -Cute common area with lovely hammocks Bad: -Wifi did not work in the private... More

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I been in many 4-5 stars hotels and I can't recall better customer service! Pura Vida staff is helpful like no others. You don't even have time to finish thinking your need and it's already on the table. The spot is perfect, not too far from the beach and not close ... so you have the tranquility needed. The social... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a week. The staff here are wonderful and friendly. They try to help you out as much as they can especially with trips and tours. They have good recommendations There's ac which was a nice bonus!! The bed is nice because they are actual mattresses. The dorm and kitchen were kept real clean. Just overall an amazing hostel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Stayed at Pura Vida hostel for two weeks, Great hostel with great vibes. Stayed in a dorm room with own toilet and shower that was cleaned everyday and has two kitchens which was a plus. Robert and Tomas are great hosts always making sure everything was good and helping me out with everything.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I would recommend staying at Pura Vida Hostel! It is my first time to Costa Rica and my first time staying at hostels. PROS: - welcoming and kind staff! Robert was more than accommodating for any sort of request. - great value. we had a group of 5 and paid $11/person per night. - great wifi signal. good WiFi is... More

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Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

i absolutely love this hostel, best energy ever! the staff is amazing, the rooms are nice and clean and the customer service is top notch. i will come definitely come back many times. Its such a beautiful location with lots of tropical vegetation surrounding the rancho.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately I was unable to stay longer, but from what saw and experienced it was very well run and has a real " Pura Vida " feel when it comes to the set up and management. I will most definitely go back one day and suggest anyone traveling through Tamarindo to stay here!

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Address: Calle Guanacaste Tamarindo | 100m East From Banco National, Tamarindo 30247, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
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Number of rooms: 9
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Pura Vida Guesthouse And Hostel
Pura Vida Guesthouse Hotel Tamarindo

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