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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pros Towels are for free - 1 dólar deposit you take back at checkout. Safe place and security 24 hours if you want to go out and be back late Hot shower Has a bar / restaurant Cons Very expensive food - 8 dolars for a hamburger. expensive beer - 5 dollars for 2 imperial beers The only place for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I chose this hostel for the last night of my trip based on recommendations from another traveller and the Lonely Planet, although I am not quite sure why either recommended it really. It is built like a fortress (the security was one of the better things about it) and inside felt like a prison. It is dark and dingy, with... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pangea is a nice hostel and is clean, so if you just need it en route it's perfect. On our first night we were right under the bar and our blinds had to be open as the room was very stuffy, and we could hear many loud conversations throughout the entire night. The second time I stayed here (on my... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my wife (Costarican) have stayed at a few different hostels in CR and this hostel was one of our worst experiences. The hostel is pretty. A little dark but it is very cool looking. What made our experience so unhappy was the terrible people who work there. When we first arrived, the woman at the front desk really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stated here 3 nights when I traveled true CR. I had a great time, staff is very friendly and helpful! Shower (warm water) and toilet facilities are good&clean! Food and drinks on the roof are the perfect place to meet with other travelers, I can recommend the nacho fries :-)

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meet great people there, the atmosphere is really good. Awesome bar. The food is also pretty good! It lacks location and close activities but i think that just san jose in general. It was a pretty big hostel, had a nice pool and a roof top bar.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great first couple of nights in San Jose - hostel an easy ride from airport and good onward transport - excellent food and cheap beer...... staff top drawer and entertaining. Security great with 24hr locked gates - showers a little temperamental but worked in the end.....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in this hostel 4 times in the last 2 weeks as a stopover hostel. I stayed in a shared dorm and each time others were in it. That makes it a bit difficult to sleep (even with ear plugs), because people are coming and going all the time. The showers are hot, the food is pretty good, the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The empoyees are rude and not helpful as well not cean and not organized. It is the worst hostal which I staid since 5 month traveling in Central America. I can ondly nownrate the plac in all of the normal expentation VERY BAD AND NOT SERIOUSE

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

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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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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