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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
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great Hostel, loads of facilities, good vibes, very clean and great showers. Food was good, parking a bit pricey but very secure. No kitchen facilites and no outside food allowed in the common areas can be an issue for some but a few good sodas near by

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great pool, bar, computer room and clean rooms, which is what one can expect of a hostel of this price. The view from the roof of the city is awesome and the location is within walking distance of most major buses, which rocks. My only advise is don't take their airport shuttle if you can avoid it. They push it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My experience was a typical run of the mill hostel. My buddy and i booked a 6 person hostel which was 3 bunk beds in a room. Restrooms/showers/lockers are all outside the room but not bad at all. They have a swimming pool which didn't look like it had been cleaned in a while. They have a rooftop area with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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 May 17, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 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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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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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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Eureka
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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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