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Hostel Pangea

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Barrio Amon Ave 7 st. 3-3 bis, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hostel with a pool and restaurant, staff are welcoming and polite and the rooms are clean and neat and very spacious,would defiantly go back to stay the night! I would recommend this hosel to anyone with or without children as there is plenty to do within the hostel and a great holiday environment!

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Rennes, France
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit of paradise in the ugly city of San Jose. Impersonal hostel because of its size but everything is well organized, it is beautiful, opened 24/7, swimming pool, rooftop, bus to the airport... We did not booked in advance so we got a small room without windows.

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alajuela
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

there are so many better choices in San Jose. Pangea is dark, dingy, dirty, horrible staff - and expensive. they are just out to make money on travellers. the bar food - despite all the propaganda was disgusting. never again

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

First of all, the staff is very kind - the hostel is close to the mainstreet - but don't do your laundry here!! Clothes worth of 100 USD got melted from the dryer and had blue spots on it. Actually pretty sad because until this happened we enjoyed our stay.

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Fernie, Canada
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We did not have a good experience at all at this hostel. We had booked a private room and the girl at the front desk made us pay in cash before even seeing the room. She then gave us no directions on how to find our room. After walking around for quite a while (it's kind of like a maze... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

What struck me most was the rude staff....the minute you step into the hostel you get a sour taste of it! not helpful at all and in a bad mood always! Not just one but the three I had interaction with.The Dorm rooms & drinks were very overpriced like everything else in Costa Rica! The prices are just not justified!... More 

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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

After 5 months of staying in hostels in South and Central America this place is the worst in which I have ever stayed. From the moment we arrived I wanted to leave but due to the ‘non refundable’ booking policy I was forced to stay. It’s hard to know where to stay my list of issues, from the bedbugs to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Hostel staff is legitimately hostile toward guests. Staff will steal out of lockers - two fellow backpackers had a total of 760 dollars stolen from them on the same night, out of the lockers to which only they and the staff had keys. Wasn't shown my room, bathrooms, or hostel layout whatsoever. Wasnt told what checkout time was or that... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I was here three nights in total, very clear instructions, very good service. The only not so good thing was that one night I stay in a private room and didn't have connectors to plug my electronic devices, so I had to ask for the receptionist.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Best thing was the location and the price was all right compared to the rest of San José, still a bit expensive. Would not stay here for long. As a couple traveling we weren't that interested in the "party"-part, and the music was really loud in the evening/night. Shared toilets and baths are okay, and they have wifi.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hostel Pangea

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: $15 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Pangea 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Hostel Pangea Hotel San Jose
Hostel Pangea Costa Rica/San Jose
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