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Hostel Pangea

Barrio Amon Ave 7 st. 3-3 bis, San Jose, 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
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed in Hostel Pangea for the last days of my trip in Costa Rica The hostel is kind of luxury Hostel even though it look like a prison with all the high fences and dark rooms. The hostel is located right to the Avenida Central Street in San Jose, it has swimming pool, pool table computers and a... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

San Jose is cool, but most travelers are here for a night or two and then on to either coast. This hostel wasn't my favorite (rude staff, noisy, bar was expensive) BUT it was super easy to reserve a shuttle online to pick us up from the airport and take us to the hostel. It's by bus stations and is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apparently this place used to be a jail. Well they didn't really do a good job of transforming it away from being a jail. The private rooms are dank little squares with the only window into the noisy hallway, the windows don't even close, and there are sorry excuses for "drapes" why bother? I stayed in a female dorm as... More 

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Stayed for 4 nights in total had a really gud time the food and drink is expensive but they are plenty of places to buy food and alcohol Close by which you can bring back to the hostel and have but not in the bar area. The staff where really friendly and even phoned a shuttle bus that was taking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights in November 2014. Really helpful staff and safe private room with own safety deposit. Booked 2 trips from here. Canopy combo - zip wiring through rainforest, rappelling down waterfalls and 200 ft drop, Tarzan swings and the superman 800 m zip wire that you hang from and go 75 kph - awesome. Scariest bit climbing... More 

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Lake Louise, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This place is terrible. Rude staff, overpriced, dark, dirty, loud and my top bunk didn't even have a ladder? The only reason I stayed here was because it was relatively close to the bus station but I'd definitely go further afield for a decent night's sleep next time.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Firstly, I had actually been booked Hostel Toruma via 'Hostelworld' and paid a deposit online only to be told they were remodelling, and that I had been placed in Hostel Pangea(!?)-in an equivalent room. Why did they take my booking oline(?) Secondly, I was charged for a night I didn't stay, having missed my flight and although I emailed them... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

The hostel is located next to the centre, that a fact. It has a big bar, restaurant and music. Maybe to much music because you can hear it everywhere. The hostel is quiet loud and the showers are not the best. There is no common kitchen and no possibility to charge your electric fancy toys in the 6-dorm rooms... There... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Very very poor..... Not cheap and rooms are very cramped! They recommended us a car hire company called "Discount car rental"..... Stay away from these guys! You pay all the money up front but they then take the $500 deposit off your credit card without you knowing.... On return of the vehicle they assured us the money would be returned... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This hostel was OK. We stayed two different times. Once in a double with shared shower, once in a double with its own shower. If you are just passing thru San Jose and want a clean, safe place to stay. It works. We did find three big cockroaches in our first room near the shower/toilet area. We killed them and... More 

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Address: Barrio Amon Ave 7 st. 3-3 bis, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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Hostel Pangea Hotel San Jose
Hostel Pangea Costa Rica/San Jose

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