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Hostel Pangea

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   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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Antwerp, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This Hostel in the centre of San José is all you want to visit the city. There is a nice bar (with Happy Hour) and pool. The rooms are basic but clean, the sanitary as well. It is a nice and afordable spot in San José.

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Bronx, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Looking at the previous reviews for this place, I´m honestly not sure why so many people rated it so poorly! I returned for a second night after my initial stay becuase I was so comfortable! Not only was this place within walking distance of the two bus terminals I needed (Caribeno and Atlantico) but I found the beds themselves to... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

An ideal place to stay for one night max. I stayed in the private female dorm, which was fine. I like that there's a key card to get into the room so I not only felt safe personally but also felt pretty safe leaving my non-valuable belongings in the room. However, my only issue was that the rooms faced the... More

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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Accidently went there( taxi dropped me off) at the WRONG place.) Decided to stay cause the price was ok. However a BIG mistake. A very poor mannered,indifferent desk man awaited me.. The security gate man was nice although. I was assigned a bed and a locker that was taken already. Spoke with the staff about another bed and he blatently... More

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Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Staff are rude to say the least, the barman only cared about what music he was choosing on his computer, any reasonable request such as "could I get a beer?" was met with contempt and rudeness. Very expensive, far too many signs everywhere telling you how you are not entitled to anything unless you pay for it etc. The place... More

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Flores, Guatemala
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

My partner and I arrived from Monteverde and pulled up at this hostel as it's closest to the bus station for the Caribbean transfers! Arriving at 11am, we asked the staff if there were any busses heading to our chosen town today. They said no you just missed the last one. So we reluctantly paid for a nights accommodation and... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Stayed here one night. Was okay. A bit too big to be like other hostels. Staff weren't very helpful with ideas, they try to charge for everything, no kitchen to cook, someone tried to cut my lock off a locker. Wifi is good, location is good. Beds, bathrooms were okay. Overall was okay, but nothing special. No events on as... More

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Roermond, The Netherlands
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

A good starting point hostel for Costa Rica, and nicely situated. There are plenty of amenities, a good bar, superb bathrooms and the rooms are ok (if not a little bit chilly at night). The only downsize is that you have to pay for EVERYTHING.

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Manama, Bahrain
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is a modern and friendly hip hostel within the city limits. It’s clean and inviting; only a few hundred meters from some of the more popular attractions. The Wi-Fi is strong, the pool is clean, and the roof top bar/restaurant serves up the best day/night time entertainment while offering an breath taking view of the city. Disclaimer: My room... More

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Very unfriendly welcome. Would not let us use the phone to contact the hotel we we're staying before this one, because we forgot something. They did not help us at all. Room is so small! There is no window or AC. Only a bed and a save. Not even a table or closet. Very very noisy, you can hear everything.... 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): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Pangea 2*
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