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Pura Vida Hostel Manuel Antonio

Carretera Manuel Antonio, Quepos 6350, Costa Rica
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Ranked #5 of 19 Specialty lodging in Quepos
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mirka5555 Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we stepped in we felt "at home"! We have been backpacking for several months now and we were welcomed by the staff with a big smile and open arms! Our room was very clean and it was cleaned every day. The kitchen is super equipped with everything including a mixer to make our smoothies and spices and... More

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pura Vida Hostel is a great place. We planned to stay two nights but ended up being there for almost a week. Caleb and Mauricio did a great job and were very entertaining! We met a lot of nice people and staying at Pura Vida was great fun. I would definitely go back and stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend this hostel to anyone making their way through Quepos. The service, community of free spirited people, and overall good time is worth the time spent at ¡Pura Vida! Hostel. I enjoyed the hands-on service of the management and ownership. A wonderful experience indeed!

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Dublin, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was staying there for 5 nights. Hostel is run by two amazing guys (Mauricio and Caleb) which are super friendly and fun. They make this place for sure, entertaining all gests every day! I have some problems with transport to next destination, but guys spend half a day on the phone and sort thing out for me. Place is... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I stayed at Pura Vida for two nights with 4 other girls, and we had a blast! Our room was spacey and comfortable- safe as well! The bus goes by the hostel every 20 minutes, so it is a cheap, quick way to get around! Mauricio helped show us a great time! I will definitely stay here again if I... More

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Ashville, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Looking for a great hostel at a nice price? Then look no further. I've been to this hostel twice over the past 4 months, and I really enjoy it. When I first found it on TripAdvisor, there were some negative reviews, but I learned that the reviews were posted while the hostel was being run by different owner. The new... More

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Cologne, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I recently stayed at Pura Vida for six nights, traveling by myself. It was as if I had come home to a family I never knew I had. I met the most amazing people here, and the manager Andreas became a very good friend of mine, even helping me when some issues I'm facing came to the surface. The hostel... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The owner andres has really taken great care of the property. It has a great set up to meet new people, especially if your travelling solo. Staff was really helpful and always wanted to make sure you had a good time calling out to everyone who wants to see a sloth when they come to visit in near by trees.... More

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Sacramento, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This is a great place!!! It's under new management, and the new owners are doing a great job! The earlier reviews were based on the previous owners, but since then, Andres, who is a super friendly owner, has put a lot of work into the place. It's been repainted and redone so it's very comfortable. It was hot in Manuel... More

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Desamparados, San Jose, Costa Rica
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This place was a blast. AC didn't work and there was no hot water, but that didn't stop us from having a great time. We had a car, so the distance to the national park was "no dig beal." Stuff was a little mildewy, but this is a tropical rainforest so everything is alive everywhere. The architecture of the hotel... More

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Address: Carretera Manuel Antonio, Quepos 6350, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Quepos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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