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Hostel Toruma

Central Avenue, between 29 & 33 Sts, Los Yoses, San Jose 68241000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Bogota, Colombia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

Shared a twin room, granted, we didn't spend the extra thirty bucks for the double, but you would have at least thought they would have at least provided a top sheet for the beds? Warm (not hot) showers, and weak internet connection. Pretty, but fairly Meh

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

To start things off, they didn't pick us up from the airport like we agreed upon! We called twice and they finally send somebody an hour later. Then gave us a room in the lobby, which didn't seem bad at first. A few hours later the lobby turned into a party. It was like we were sleeping in the lobby... More 

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2011

Like the traveller who wrote the review in 2008 we also had a sleepless night. It is SO noisy in this hostel, you don't get the sleep that you expect of a hostel charging these prices. When we complainted at the front-desk the manager told me that it wasn't the hostels fault that the room was full of trafficsounds. As... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2009

my friend and I stayed here, and although its located in a better part of town, the pictures on internet were nothing like the place. we were charged $30 a night for a private that should have been only $15 for the night. There was sooo much noise all night from cars and a newly added train, there was not... More 

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NJ
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2008

This was the first place we stayed on our trip to Costa Rica. The airport pick up went okay. A guy was waiting there holding a sign and then he flagged down the appropriate van. The guys at the front desk were nice as well. The hostel was pretty empty since it was the off season. Upon entering the room,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2006

The place looked clean and spacious as far as hostels go, HOWEVER, I made a reservation 2 days in advance but when I arrived was told they were overbooked. This did not make me happy. They did provide free transportation to their sister hostel, Hostel Pangea.

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