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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
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great little place where you can chill anywhere, its big enough for it. Always met great people, and the hostel is entirely directed at making sure you all have a great time. Direct access to the beach and close to all the things in town, i´d recommend to anyone staying in PV. Only down side of the place is the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super awesome set up that's huge and unique and different and awesome! with great hammock and camping options, crazy spacious, ocean frontage and a great bar n kitchen this place Wil be hard to leave! loved my time here and all the swims and hammock session's. .. cheers J!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rocking J's is a huge hostel catering to all kinds of travellers. The choice is yours, you can sleep in the hammocks, on site tents, dorm rooms, doubles, triples you name it dependent on what you're looking for. I was situated in one of the dorms which was located a bit further from the action in a shipping container! The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rocking Js is the spot to be in puerto viejo. It's a giant mega hostel campus right on the beach with every amenity imaginable. Even beer pong tables!!! On top of that, it is located in heaven. Puerto viejo is a cool rasta community in the jungle of the Caribbean coast and it is a sight to be seen. My... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent two nights at Rocking J's and had a great few days. Rooms are small and basic but fine for the price, we paid $11. The travel desk and reception were friendly and helpful. You can rent bikes for $5 a day. Well priced food at the bar and restaurant, we enjoyed our complimentary coconut.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is great if you're looking for a budget hostal with a friendly atmosphere and constant access to a social scene. Not so great if you're looking for some place clean and a peace of mind. The hammocks are comfy but remember to take some kind of sheet because some of the hammocks may be dirty. (This is if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cool hostel, with the possibility of sleeping in hammocks (7$), tents (8$), or dorms (10-12$). It has a large common area, with a direct access to a beach. Only con would be the kitchen is small and gets chaotic for dinner.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

For $7 a night Rocking J's is the perfect place to stay and enjoy the laid back pace of Puerto Viejo. We slept in the hammocks which was a real experience and quite a lot of fun. The entire place is beautiful and covered in mosaics and paintings done by past guests. The beach is right out front and town... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My boyfriend and I had just come from a more secluded hotel in Manuel Antonio and were looking to stay somewhere fun and meet people our age. We had heard of Rocking J's and when we went to check it out, it was way cooler than imagined! Everything is mosaic style with artwork everywhere and a really fun vibe. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I always recommend Rocking J's to younger people visiting Peurto Viejo. So much fun in so many ways! It's a fantastic travelers hostel - located right off the beach! The hostel itself is beautiful! Our room was great - nothing out of this world but definitely one of the top hostels I stayed in in Costa Rica. We had bonfires,... More 

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