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Rocking J's

Puerto Viejo | Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great. Slept in the dorms, the beds were nice and they changed the sheats free when I asked, and got a big locker with the bed so I didn't have any trouble with my stuff. Met a lot of people there in the common area. The bar is nice with good, cheap, simple food. The entire hostel is covered in... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a dorm, big locker with more than enough room, friendly staff, people were very laid back, LOVED the location 2 secs from the beach, also you can rent bicycles for 5 dollars soooo worth it, overall pretty place. Only thing that sucked were the public bathrooms. All in all, best hostel in town.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is very unique, intricately decorated, and affordable, but it is a party hostel. It is ideal for spring breakers who want to get wasted and pass out in a hammock at 3 am. I would have loved it when I was 19. It's also not a good place to meet new people because there are so many people... More 

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Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you are first welcomed by the bar which is awesome, it has tasty food, and great drinks, prices are a bit high for food, the atmosphere is great, all the time you see someone having fun or relaxing in the hammocks, as for myself I loved the beachside area, have a beer and a cigarrette then just chill

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is not very clean the communal kitchen is disgusting from people not washing their dishes, my dorm room doesn't have a door knob and someone in my dorm room got attached by bed bugs last night. Would not recommend unless all you care about is partying

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do NOT reserve in advance or pay by paypal,you will be charged twice the going rate (I reserved by Booking.com and then recieved a paypal request). When I complained to management I was told I would receive a refund through paypayl, however they sent the refund and then immediately cancelled it, so it appeared by email that I received a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel very dirty!! The shower, the Rest rooms and the Kitchen also really dirty!! So many people staying there, at a Hammocks, Tents and Dorms!! So it's like always noisy and not much staff working there for cleaning!!! I'm a person who like to stay at party hostels but this hostel wasn't close to be a party place!! It's... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I worked at this hostel one month in June 2015 and another month in Dec 2015. Both months have been an amazing experience overall. This hostel is definetly unique in Costa Rica and probably in the world. Its crazy yet genius owner known as "J" has the greatest vision I've ever seen, and that is reflected on the entire hostal... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very chill and fun atmosphere that is perfect for beach bums looking for a relaxing and cheap vacation! A little farther from the heart of downtown but the party is always bumping here. The food is great and the staff at the bar as well.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not really sure of what to think of this place..It is very strange... When I checked in the girl at the desk gave me a key and did not show me anything, I could not find the dorm in this large and weird place..I went back to reception and asked another girl, she was better..she helped me with... More 

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