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Hostel Pangea

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   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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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a backpacker working through Costa Rica I needed to burn a night in San Jose. I found the atmosphere that everyone seems to be complaining about extremely conducive to meeting other travelers, which is particularly nice since San Jose is the transportation hub of the country and meeting the right person(s) can lead to a good travel companion and/or... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look everyone.. it's a hostel. And it's a party hostel. It's going to be loud and if you really want to sleep bring ear plugs. It has a nice restaurant and common area.. and a pretty great burger if you're looking for a break from rice and beans! The hostel is clean.. especially the shared bathrooms which is really great.... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here as part of world challenge. The facilities were good with lots of showers and a great bar which did our large party good deals on food. It is a good stop gap for travelling to other parts of Costa Rica

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are not cheap and either loud or dark and unwelcoming. The staff is not friendly at all and not very helpful. They won't let you bring your own drinks or food to the bar and although it is very nice, it is very expensive and the only nice common area of the hotel. The pool is basically useless... More

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New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Hostel Pangea was wonderful, my friend and I stayed there for 2 days in separate dorms. The place is really clean, it's a good vibe, you meet a lot of back packers there. There's not much to do in San Jose but the market is great you can buy food or items you made need on your trip and there's... More

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Franconia, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We had a double room, directly under the roof top bar and paid 35$ / night. The first night we couldnt sleep at all, because they played the music all night long and way too loud! The staff wasn't very helpull and annoyed by our questions. There is a kitchen, but only for the use of the staff! All in... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

There are a number of factors that contribute to this general negativity of this review. Aesthetically, the repurposed feel of the premises leads me to suspect that "Hostel Pangea" served as some kind of municipal prison/lock-up in the not too distant past. It's concrete and metal ambiance bludgeon the senses. DO NOT BELIEVE THE WEBSITE: You cannot walk around the... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This Hostel in the centre of San José is all you want to visit the city. There is a nice bar (with Happy Hour) and pool. The rooms are basic but clean, the sanitary as well. It is a nice and afordable spot in San José.

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Bronx, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Looking at the previous reviews for this place, I´m honestly not sure why so many people rated it so poorly! I returned for a second night after my initial stay becuase I was so comfortable! Not only was this place within walking distance of the two bus terminals I needed (Caribeno and Atlantico) but I found the beds themselves to... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

An ideal place to stay for one night max. I stayed in the private female dorm, which was fine. I like that there's a key card to get into the room so I not only felt safe personally but also felt pretty safe leaving my non-valuable belongings in the room. However, my only issue was that the rooms faced the... 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): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Pangea 2*
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Also Known As:
Hostel Pangea Hotel San Jose
Hostel Pangea Costa Rica/San Jose

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