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Pagalu Hostel

Certificate of Excellence
Av. 69, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 121-7304, Costa Rica
Pagalu Hostel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hostel to stay at. It is chilled relaxed and in an awesome location. It is super clean too. The kitchen is equipped with everything you need and there's a supermarket nearby. The staff are friendly and supper chilled too!!! Would def recommend staying here!!! 10/10

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is absolutely nothing negative to say about this hostel. The price is right, the staff is friendly and cool, the bathrooms and rooms are kept spotless, the kitchen and common rooms are comfortable with tons of space (and open air, so awesome), and the rooms are pretty quiet at night since this hostel is set a block or two... More 

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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking to unwind and relax in a clean and chill environment, Pagalú is the place. With a clean, fully-stocked kitchen, a fantastic location close to everything, a spacious common area, and very helpful staff... this place has it all. Be warned, it can be so chill that often folks keep to themselves, if you are looking to meet... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a place! Pagalu is an unbelievable hostel, so clean and tidy with great facilities! Calling it value for money doesn't do it justice... If it was twice the price it would still be great value. Make sure you stay there, staff are very nice and very informative as well!

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This hostel is less than a 5 minute walk from the beach and it is one of the cleanest / newest hostels i have stayed in. The facilities are awesome - the kitchen is a pleasure to cook in (it has everything you could need) and the showers are spacious and have hot water. I highly recommend this hostel if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I loved it here. I came one night to visit some friends that i met at bocas and had dinner with them and then a few nights later decided to stay because of the beautiful space, great energy from the employees, travellers, and all the extra services that are provided. The dorms are great with good prices and nice sized... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This place was amazing! Close to everything, but far enough away for it to be quiet at night. Staff is super helpful and friendly. Great common area where you an hang with others in the hostel or hang out to read, watch a movie, or take a nap if you so desire. When I return to Puerto Viejo this will... More 

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Figueira da Foz, Portugal
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

very nice place in puerto viejo, close to the beach, supermarket, bares, restaurants...very nice and clean kitchen with all you need for cook...rooms and bathrooms super clean. staff very friendly and helpful!! highly recommendable!!!

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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Friendly and efficiently run place with everything you need for a good stay including tea, coffee and a kettle. You can't reserve and I had to be there before 9 to get my bed but its a good system as then you can stay as long as you like. It was well worth it!

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I didn't have much for expectations as I was just overnighting here for one night, but this place is great. Very well planned out open concept hostel, not dingy like a lot of others I have stayed in. They really put a lot of thought into the small details here such as good big solid lockers in the rooms, reading... More 

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