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Pura Vida Hostel

Calle Guanacaste Tamarindo | 100m East From Banco National, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cork, Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stay here for a week when I traveled around Costa Rica this place was just amazing! Good location, friendly staff who will help you with everything what you need ,awesome surfing and activities around!! Definitely will come back again!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tomas is keeping this place clean, friendly and welcoming. His recommandations (beach, activity, restaurant, yoga studio) always hit the spot perfectly. Good walking distance from beach, restaurants and grocery store. Stayed in a private room, decent price compared to others around. Can be a bit noisy at night if you are close to the commom area, but quiet hour starts... More 

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Rockville, md
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pura Vida Hostel in Tamarindo, Costa Rica is by far the best place to stay here in town!! Very clean, comfortable, safe and FUN! Tomas has created a wonderful place to spend your time in between surfing, hiking and exploring the area!! Comfy hammocks, rocking chairs, good tunes, live music jam on tues, games, ping-pong, book exchange!! The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed for a week at pura vida hostel and felt extremely welcomed from the moment i got there. Great rooms, amazing price and awesome people from all over! Tomas the owner is the best! Always smiling and makes sure you have a great time throughout your stay! Thank you so much!! Xoxo kelly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 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 November 11, 2014

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
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

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 November 1, 2014

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

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 October 24, 2014

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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Address: Calle Guanacaste Tamarindo | 100m East From Banco National, Tamarindo 50309, 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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Also Known As:
Pura Vida Guesthouse Hotel Tamarindo
Pura Vida Guesthouse And Hostel

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