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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
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place is very dark, dirty and cold. Staff is not very friendly. The reception area looks nice but I wasn't impressed with everything else. The advantage is the location, quite central so the place is ok for maximum one night although there are better and much cheaper options in the area.

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Nantes, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is centrally located, but not in a very quaint neighborhood. It's a little scary to say the least, but it's alright because I've seen worse. I came here after seeing that Costa Rica Backpackers had hired a perverted male tour agent, and while I was not amazed, I still felt better. There is a restaurant here that serves good... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the huge gate with a viewing slot to check who wants to come in to the metal walk ways, this place feels like a converted prison - but at least you feel safe inside! The food in the bar is very good, both breakfast and the burgers. The free coffee you get with breakfast is horrible though, cold and... More 

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Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is really good great location, the staff is really profesional and kind and the bartender is really warm always make you feel welcome. Nice pool, a lot of shared bathrooms. About the rooms, good a little bit small but the prices are really cheap so That's ok. The hostel is something like a maze That's great, everything is... More 

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Bluefields, Nicaragua
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The bar in the roof is a nightmare, it was sunday night at midnight and the music was so loud that we could not sleep! if you want to rest find another place; the room was tiny; they did not provide any towels and the showers were working badly without hot water!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I stayed here in May 2009, told friends it was amazing and they stayed in 2011, 2012 they enjoyed it as well. Excited to come back to my first hostel ever, almost 6 years later and it is very different. Staff is not as friendly, the free drink upon arriving is very hard to get, still haven't received it. The... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I have stayed here before many times, same room, and was really disappointed at the so called room upgrades(a little paint) It still dribbled at the shower head and smelled of sewage and was at three times the price. I attempted to book more nights prior to seeing the room. Good thing the girl couldn't be bothered and told me... More 

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Noosa, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Clean and tidy, and super safe bit to much it felt like a bit of jail actually so many locks, doors and security. We felt a little not that welcomed by the staff so many rules etc. maybe cause it was in a bad part of town. One night I was walking back and I got approached by all these... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

After a long trip t was great to have somewhere to crash. Do option of a pick up from the airport is great. Some staff were rude the others were great. Birthday was more than advertised by a few dollars but delicious. Not bad place as it was clean and petite but nothing special.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I would not recommend this hostel even though it has good ratings on hostel world ... I will make it quite simple with pros and cons : first, pros : - Good location - Nice bar area - pool - good food Now, cons : - very expensive for what it is (not good value for money!) - rooms are... More 

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