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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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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hostel Pangea is my go-to hostel for any short-term stays in San Jose. It is a good location in the city, a short walk from various bus stops, ATMs, markets, bars, and the downtown area. It was never more than 3 mil colones for a taxi to surrounding clubs. There is a gender-neutral bathroom with shower facilities, an outdoor pool... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed one night on our way in to costa rica so didn't really use any of the facilities. But we stayed in a 6 bed dorm and the room was basic but clean. The shower rooms were nice and clean with plenty of room. We booked our transport to tortuguero from there which was a little expensive but... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 June 17, 2015

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 June 7, 2015

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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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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