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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 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

At first, this hostel seems to be nice, especially with the lonelyguide book.. but it is not an hotel at all! More a disco! It is impossible to sleep even if you cover your ears, the music in the bar is sooo loud, we can ear it from the rooms very high. I went to sleep for a bit in... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We went here for a one night stay at this Hostel based on the reviews (Lonely Planet also mentioned). We pay $29 for a double room, it was on the hallway with no windows incredibly small and very dirty plus you can hear the people on the next room zipping their pants off. The sheets were dirty with someone else... More

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Melbourne
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10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This place seems to have had mixed reviews so I thought I'd add one. I thought its was good! It's a kind of crazy layout and a bit like a maze with heaps of rooms, then a swimming pool outside and a bar/restaurant on top. I liked it! My room was clean and ok. It's quite cold in San Jose... More

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Except for being reasonably central (most handy for the red light district though!) this has nothing going for it at all. Started with a rather creepy email after booking telling me to take their shuttle bus from the airport because it is "safer" than a taxi, wouldn't even say what the actual price for the bus was. On arrival met... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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64 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Lonely planet warns it is the party place so no surprise about the noise. Hostel is clean, we'll organised, good staff, great tour desk with really good English and also nice balcony restaurant with a bench of free internet computers to use. The private rooms are good value versus hotels in similar downtown location but if you are sensitive to... More

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Quebec City, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I have stayed in the Pangea hostel in San Jose for 2 days. (16.01-17.01.2014)I won't recommend this place to anyone even if the Lonely Planet recommand it. We booked a room with 2 beds, surprise the 2 beds were a bunkbed, the room was very small. We went to the bar the first evening, the beer was 1250 colones, the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I was arriving at 2 am from panama and specifically contacted the hostel to find out if they had someone at front desk at that hour and they replied that they are open 24/7. when I arrived the gate was closed and I was told that there was no one to take me in. not cool guys!

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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18 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

You get what you pay for. I stayed here for a couple of nights and although I enjoyed it, it was the best service or that clean. The dorms weren't well maintained, but good enough to sleep in. The showers and all were fine, but I just wish that the common area were a bit cleaner. We did, however had... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Stayed here two different times. I liked the main area of the hostel very much. The roof top bar is the best thing going for it. Everything is updated and pretty well kept in the main areas. Our first room was pretty good, but the second time, the room wasn't cleaned well. I payed for the laundry service and when... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights over Christmas. We are a couple in our late 30's and I think for this reason they put us in a room in the bottom of the hostel well away from the noise that people have complained about. The room was small, but we didn't spend any time in it anyway. We heard no... More

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Also Known As:
Hostel Pangea Hotel San Jose
Hostel Pangea Hotel
Hostel Pangea Costa Rica/San Jose
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
Amenities:
Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #29 of 49 Specialty lodging in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Pangea 2*
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