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Pura Vida Hostel

Calle Guanacaste Tamarindo | 100m East From Banco National, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We'll when we first arrived everything was great, the hostel is in a great location and the people are all nice. They have 2 kitchens which are basically fully stocked and everything works. The only thing that bothered me was that there wasn't any running water for 60% of the time. To their defense, we were told upon arrival(not stated... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Water break for more than a day. We were told at the reception that all the town has the same problem wich was NOT true. We were told that the prublem is with the water company... Yeah ..Sure. It ruined our stay in this hostel. Its a shame because the place is really good and has good vibes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay at this very welcoming hostel. It's very close to central but still far away enough to not get disturbed of the bars and clubs. Lovely communal area with lots of rocking chairs. Rooms and common areas are cleaned everyday. Thanks so much to Martha, who've been so helpful and caring for us !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great time in this hostel. The location is perfect and rooms are clean, big enough, with their own bathroom. Plus, the commun area makes it easy to meet new people. I want to thank the receptionist, Marta. Very helpful and always smiling, you've done a great job!! I definitely recommend this hostel in Tamarindo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super chill, clean, cheap, laundry service. Close to restaurants and a bunch of cool bars. Surf is within walking distance. Everyone staying here so far has good vibes. Better than the other 2 hostels I stayed at in tamarindo. Rooms full up quick though ended up not being able to stay for longer. Must book in advance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

That was the best choice we could make in tamarindo. Sandra and Tomas was like family for us with all helpful advices. Hostel is clean and next to everything you need - bank with atm, grocery shop and beach !!!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This was the first hostel I visited on my trip around central and South America and it is by far my fondest. The host Tomas really made you feel at home with his laid back vibe in the main area of the hostel allowing travellers to either relax or join in with a game of cards or conversation over a... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I can not say enough good things about this amazing place. I met new amazing people every single day, and loved every moment of my stay. The place is always clean and the people are very respectful. The manager Tomas does a phenomenal job and is an overall really cool guy. I just got home today and already want to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This hostel was really great - it is a bit away from the center of town and the beach (maybe a kilometer) so it is a lot quieter then other places. It has a lot of character and a great outdoor chill area with rocking chairs and hammocks. I totally loved this hostel and wished that I had the chance... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Perfect location in Tamarindo, near by walk to everything and enough hidden to be out of noisy center. Friendly, helpfull and all knowing stuff that will help you with all infos, advices etc. Nice common area, 2 kitchens - allways clean. Good prices for rooms and dorms.

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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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