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Hostel Pangea

Barrio Amon Ave 7 st. 3-3 bis, San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    3.5 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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Noosa, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Zurich
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I arrived, the staff was very annoyed even answering basic question like how to get to the airport and else. The private room was tiny without any windows, so pretty smelly too. Also the entry is kind of sketchy and not well visible when you get there for your first time. Emergebcy stop only!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We get in the hotel because was offering a good transfer from the airport ( where we arrived late a night) to the city center. The place is nice and clean, the staff is friendly and helpful. It is located walking distance from the bus station to go to the south caribbean side. And also pretty close also to few... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

The place looks ok but was very dark, cold and weird. Staff wasn't awesome either. Their parking is very expensive. Is situated in an area with lots of shops and also close to Mercado Central but I would not stay there again.

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The rooms here are small, dark and dingy. We stayed at the end of a dark hallway, far from the bathrooms, when there were free rooms much closer. It's built like a fortress, and it's dark like one too. The area is dodgy. The price is high, for little real benefits. The vibe of this place is strange. People don't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Stayed for three nights here with my sister (first mistake; don't stay in San Jose for three nights) we were in a six person dorm full for the first night and empty except us the second and third. The room was decent but could have been vastly improved if there was better lighting. The biggest problem here was the loud... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Awesome hostel, safe, big dorm rooms, lockers, rooftop bar, pool, flat screen tv's, a pool. I really don't know why it's getting some 'bad reviews' it is a top by lonely planet for a reason! It does look like a fortress from the outside but hey its smack bang in the middle of San Jose so security is paramount. We... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Defintly not a spot cooper and brand would choose too settle down for a while and repopulate the earth. If you want a clean reasonable hostel with good staff stay here for a night, but unless you score a good group of people not a place too stay for a long time.

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