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    Hostel Toruma

    Central Avenue, between 29 & 33 Sts, Los Yoses, San Jose 68241000, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent10%
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    • Terrible13%
    Aug 20, 2015
    “Great staff, lacking in services”
    Jun 4, 2014
    “Stayed with five other friends during end of May”
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    1 - 5 of 17 reviews

    Reviewed August 20, 2015

    My friends and I were forced to stay here after their partner hostel Hostel Pangea did not honour our reservation (don't ever go there!). The staff here are AMAZING! So friendly and helpful! The building is beautiful and clean-ish. The pool is lovely. Warning: there...More

    Thank mdw105
    Reviewed June 4, 2014

    Great place and friendly staff! It was clean, had a nice pool, pool table, and felt very safe inside the compound. I'd definitely stay here again my next time in San Jose. Lots of buses pass outside the front doors and you are in walking...More

    Thank KyleGman9999
    Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

    The hostel is ridiculously creepy - when rooms are empty they look like something from paranormal activity, so old fashioned. It's super eerie throughout the whole hostel. We were only staying in Costa Rica one night and had to suffer the horrendous experience of San...More

    1  Thank Jcw2791
    Reviewed April 25, 2014

    We booked a room with a double bed and without private bat at this hostel. We paid the full price at arrival. After that, we found out that the onlz room fitting to our booking had a broken light. The girl at the front desk...More

    1  Thank Anna K
    Reviewed January 30, 2014

    The downtown pangea hostel with its by nice ambience was booked out my first night so I got a free transfer out to Toruma. The avienda next door has lots of heavy traffic of buses and trucks rumbling by so its a bit noisy in...More

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    Hotel Presidente
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    Room Tips
    "West rooms further from noisy road"
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    "Better ask for a room much farther from the lobby, but you won't get your wifi."
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    "They EVEN! have Dormitory and Bunk beds for group travelers! or go Solo or in Couple and share the experience..."
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