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Pura Vida MINI Hostel Manuel Antonio

Carretera Manuel Antonio Costa Rica, Quepos 6350, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bruxelles, Belgique
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a mixed feelings about that hotel when I arrived there because vista serrana was full. It is close to Quepos and it's commerce, rooms with view into the trees but right on the highway and you need to catch a bus to go to the beach. The place was 90% empty and the staff barely talked to us... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're banking on getting any sleep at all, don't stay here. I don't get all of the great reviews. Price was decent, bus stop to MA is right outside, and room was nice and big for our 5 person group, but in my opinion, not at all worth it. The air is stagnant there - no breeze whatsoever in... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing about this hostel is the location. We went to Manuel Antonio for the weekend, stayed for two nights. The first night was terrible, as the hotel is right next to the road, and cars were going there and back all night. You can hear it all in the room! The next morning we complained to the administrator,... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Pura Vida mini hostel in Tamarindo last year so decided to try the one out in Manuel Antonio this time around. Have to say that the experience we had here was excellent. The folks here are friendly and went out of their way to ensure that we had a great stay not only in the hostel, but... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Check -in was easy and sufficient with the cordial knowledgable hel of Adam Langheinrich, our transplant host from Jersey City. The rooms are very spacious, clean, and bright. Bathroom was clean as well; kitchen fully equiped with stove top, utensils. Equidistant from the local neighborhood of Quepos and the more touristic Manuel Antonio. Adam was amazing in his local knowledge... More 

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent a couple nights here on our holiday to Costa Rica...yep back again cos we had such a a good time last year. Miriam and Andres really know what they're doing when it comes to hostels, we stayed for the first time in their hostel in Tamarindo and when we found out they had opened another...we had to go check... More 

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Ivinghoe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Very nice place in a brilliant location. The hostel was very clean with a nice relaxed feel. We went to Manuel Antonio National Park which is near by where you can see all sorts of wildlife and has beautiful beaches for snorkelling. The staff as well as Miriam (the owner) were very friendly and helpful. Miriam recommended to us a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Me and my partner loved our stay there. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The hostel was very clean with a great atmosphere. Lovely lady owner gave us plenty of tips for great places to visit on our travels across Costa Rica. We will be definitely staying there when we come back to Manuel Antonio... Very cosy and relaxed... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We came here only for 4 days ,but we wish we could stay there longer. Probably next time .The hostel is close to city Quepos(10 min walk) as like is close to Manuel Antonio Park and beach .The bus stops just next to hostel. The rooms were clean and nice.But the best part of this place is atmosphere .We met... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

I had never had a problem with this hostel at all....until Andres left the place in charge of 2 ladies. These ladies don't know what good customer service is at all. They treat people as if we were on their way of everything. Not even a greeting from them was received. Andres, on the other hand, is a great guy... More 

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