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Rocking J's

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Puerto Viejo | Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Boston
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had an awesome stay at Rocking J's. Met a bunch of great people, great conversations. Beautiful Mosaics everywhere. The receptionist left a lot to be desired in terms of hospitality and friendly service, but hey I guess you can't win them all. Overall recommend this place to anyone stopping by Puerto Viejo.

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Quebec City, Quebec
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there for 3 nights, very cool spot! Different types of accommodations, adjusting to your budget and trip. Very good food, nice staff and close to the beaches. And the decoration, the whole style of the place is awesome!

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just please replace your pvc pipes, give the place a good wipe down. Rooms, mattresses, bathrooms, showers, common areas, everything is dirty. I love it (2nd time in a few years)but its time for a good scrub.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all: i was a bit sceptic about sleeping at this place but in the end it was fun. The hostel is huuuge so you have lot of opportunities to join the parties or just chill, especially the rooms for four people (which we stayed in) are in the back. So you dont hear any noice. I dont know... More 

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Joensuu, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never seen anything like that in my life. Rocking J´s has its amazing athmosphere. Loved the mosaiq, music, beach everything. I met lots of people from all over the world and also got to meet mister J. Really awesome place!

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 1 night. A place for very young people.The common areas were nice. However, the private room for 26 USD was too small and not worth the money. It is not totally enclosed and there is no mosquito net, so don't expect to be free from mosquitoes because you booked a private room. Also,I learned after booking that they... More 

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Providence Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rocking Js is an experience. It is a free spirited place that you must accept will have the positives and negatives of a more relaxed environment. I slept in a hammock which was fine. Some people spend the extra dollar and get a tent for rent...I might suggest that. You will definitely meet some really interesting people. Some you might... More 

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southern Vermont
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good for the price, despite rude, drunken 20-somethings who apparently have lots of money despite not having jobs. Ran out of soap at the bathroom sink soap dispensers a week ago and despite my request no more has appeared, so hundreds of guests and the kitchen staff I suppose cannot properly wash their hands after using the bathroom. Also, no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rocking j's is a great hostel, despite all expectations its not a party hostel, it stayed 2 night and only the second night they played loud music till 11 pm! U can't make a better deal than 8€ for a tent, for your own space and "room" . The matressses could be better but for 2 nights it was ok.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a really cool place and super social which is what you stay there for. Lots of young travellers there and really close to the nightlife! I expected the dorm bed to be basic but they really don't care that much when it comes to cleanliness. Also staff are rude, it's a big place and you can tell they're just... More 

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