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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Location:Good, central, but not on the main street Dorms:very good condition; every bed has a locker Bathroom:Clean and new, nice showers Staff:Very friendly General:Drinking water for 100/0.5l, nice and clean kitchen for cooking, free towel per guest, nice common areas

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is a little hard to get into since they don't take reservations, so have a back-up plan and then check back each day, late morning. The common area is fantastic and the kitchen is large. The dorm beds have their own fan and light and the bathrooms are clean. It was a wonderful place to settle down without...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up extending our stay here as we loved it so much: one night in e six person dorm and then five in a private room with shared bathroom. The rooms are really nicely furnished and very clean, with fans, lots of space, secure boxes and good linen. The bathrooms are many, all clean and with hot water and...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is the best hostel I've ever been. It's almost like a hotel, very clean and tidy! It's absolutely worth your money! The hostel is situated 2 min from the busstop. Even though it's not that far from the clubs and bars, you can still get your rest at night. I can see why it's so popular :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, spacious, nice crew and a great atmosphere. This is the hostel you are looking for if you like clean beds and quiet nights. There's no party, for that go to other places. Keep this gem clean. It operates on a first come first serve basis, so you have to be lucky to get a room or bed. The location...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights at Pagalu in 4 beds dorm. It is clean, with good beds and a friendly environment. The owners are super welcoming and nice. Yo have kitchen if you wanna cook and a cozy common area to chill. The price is totally value for money! Puerto Viejo can be very expensive so Pagalu IS the option. Totally...

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Poznan
Reviewed January 10, 2017

It is situated on a parallel street to the main one, so it is nice and quiet, but at the same time close to everywhere. Rooms are very comfortable and clean, each bed in dorms has own outputs and a night lamp, there is a large cupboard for each person. I haven't been to private rooms, but heard they are...

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Barcelona
Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Amazing hostel! Spacious, luminous, clean. It's all in a details, but what a difference does it make. Each bed has its own lamp and a power plug. Everyone is assigned a massive locker with a shelf on top, so you can unpack (this is a rare luxury for backpackers) Towels are included in the price, kitchen is well equipped, wifi...

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Novo Mesto, Slovenia
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Clean, nice and normal price. Kitchen available, green coffee in the morning, central location. No bookings in advance thought. Big common area. Close to supermarket. very friendly staff. A lot of information available.

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

We stayed three nights at pagalu in a double room, since its not much more expensive than two beds in a dorm (which are very spacious!). The hostal is a cool building, lots of open spaces, well equipped kitchen and a big supermarket just around the corner. Next door you can rent bicicles and have many options to eat or...

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Welcome to this nice cozy hostel. Choose between Dorms, Singles and Doubles in in a good central part of town. The bus station, supermarket, restaurants and bars are within two blocks from the hostel as is the beach! Enjoy free internet, free coffee & tee, hot showers, nice common areas and great beds. Lockers are included with the dorms! Discover the Caribbean side of Costa Rica with us! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pagalu Hostel

Address: Av. 69, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 121-7304, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Pagalu Hotel Puerto Viejo
Pagalu Hostel Costa Rica/Limon
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“We loved our room in the unit at the back, upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles shmatherine, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Any room is nice room”
 of 5 bubbles snegi2014, Jan 8, 2017 | Read review
“Private rooms have a double bed and ensuite shower room.”
 of 5 bubbles cathyw826, Nov 16, 2016 | Read review
“The dorms are so well set up! Shared bathrooms are brilliant too....so if that's all that's available, you wont be disappointed!”
 of 5 bubbles S2500RYmatthewm, Mar 20, 2016 | Read review
“We slept in a dorm the first night and then a private room became available, would recommend both. Both were very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles nunapuna, Jan 24, 2016 | Read review
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