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Hostel Pangea

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Barrio Amon Ave 7 st. 3-3 bis, San Jose, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice and helpful staff. Rooftop bar and swimming pool are definitely welcome though the room was really dark and without any window. Breakfast was slow to arrive but really good. The hostel is ok for a short stay in San Jose but the neighbourhood seem dodgy at nightfall.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in private rooms, didnt sleep because of the constant noise of the receptionist and their music! The beds were so uncomfortable you wouldnt make your dog sleep on them! The traffic noise was incredibly loud. The bar staff hit on my girlfriend and acted stupid when asked for change. The food was ok but the price was steeeeeeep.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at this hostel 3 times. The price is OK (though NO breakfast...) and it has a bar, terrace and swimming pool. The location is also awesome. Super close to 4 different bus stations I used going around Costa Rica. If you go to San Pedro etc you need to get a taxi each way, each time... My only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to Hostel Pangea so we booked a private room. This room was a bit overpriced, since the room was small. It did not have a nightstand, television, chair, or desk. It just had a bed, a little table, and a safe (which we did not use because it did not work?). So the room itself... More 

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Concord, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My room felt like a prison cell with a metal bunk bed and no window to the outside. Large cockroaches scampered away as they sprayed pesticide while hostel stayers walked down the hallways. Pool was murky and staff was fairly rude. They tried to charge us twice for the room.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the worst hostel we stayed at on our 2 month's jouney. The staff is unpolite and not helpfull at all. They know very little about the City, restaurants etc. Noisy at Night, dark rooms and halls and In general not charming. The location is great though- In the center of San Jose.

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Walnut Creek, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have mixed feelings about this place. It feels like a frat house. The vast majority of this place are dorm-style rooms that are disgusting at best. My friends stayed in a smaller dorm room that was basically a 7x7 cell with a bunk bed atrophied in mold. I opted to spend more money and stay in their “Presidential Suite”,... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very safe hostel in the heart of San Jose. Great food and views on the top floor. Extremely friendly and helpful staff! Able to rent clean towels, buy water and beer 24/7, close to the bus stops for the beaches and to Avenida Central.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed. Breakfast was expensive for what I ordered, particularly given that they didn't bring out all of my order. Curtains didn't close the whole way. Bathrooms not good, nor was the service. Bedroom dark and dingy. One ceiling light and one bed in private room. A bedside table wouldn't have gone astray. Would not recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Firstly, I would only recommend staying in this area if you need to be near the bus terminal and if you decide to stay here I also recommend arriving before nightfall. We arrived off a bus from Puerto Viejo and were only staying one night to go to Monteverde the next morning so wanted to stay somewhere convenient but the... More 

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