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Pura Vida Hostel Manuel Antonio

Carretera Manuel Antonio, Quepos 6350, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 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 June 25, 2014

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
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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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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
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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
6 helpful votes 6 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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36 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This hostel is under new management, a young couple who are busy doing the place up - they were redecorating some of the rooms while we were there. We got a private room for around $30 (can't remember exactly but it was one of the cheapest in the area). The room was spacious enough with double bed, single bed and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We booked a triple room online, and stayed in a room with 5 beds, en suite shower. Room and shower were big, and clean, but there were no nets on the windows which meant keeping the windows shut to avoid mosquitoes, which made it very hot at night! in addition, the security was poor. several windows could be opened from... 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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