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Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's the off season so low atmosphere is to be expected. Just wanted to give you all a heads up the pool is under renos and not open. Rooms are clean and front desk helpful. Area of town is a bit sketch but their security is fine. Food like most of CR is expensive but not the worst tasting id...

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San Diego
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

It's very dark inside and lacking ambiance but it does the job. The bathrooms weren't maintained very well and it was a bit noisy to be near the bathroom, but my dorm was basic and fine. The 24 hour security is excellent and so is the location which is walking distance from Terminal 7-10. I would stay here again as...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It could be a really nice hostel. It's safe, close to everything, there is a pool, a restaurant, a bar, a rooftop. But in fact the bar is close, the rooftop isn't that nice and there is no animation/activity/pub crawl, pool is freezing, pool table are in demolition, staff at the restaurant doesn't smile, are slow and food is a...

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Idaho falls
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a nice outdoor hangout area, comfortable couches, comfortable beds and a convenient airport shuttle. Showers were nice. We met some cool people to chat with for a little while. There is a little bit of a hipster vibe going on, and slightly strange décor. That being said, it was extremely loud at night. The bar had music...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First off, the neighborhood doesn't help with this review as it's supposedly dangerous at night and very uninviting in general. The hostel has a very small painted sign and a 24/7 doorman which feels secure (almost feels like a prison). The place is very noisy, id recommend asking for a floor not on the first floor but away from the...

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Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here at the end of a g adventures tour. Nice enough place, awesome free cocktail. Pool was cold and the rooms were nice but perhaps a little basic. It would have been nice to have some lockers of some kind in the room. Staff were very helpful, especially Maria and Alberto. even as I passed back through a few...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived in the evening it looked like we were going down some dark, unsavory alley in a questionable neighborhood. Once we rang the bell on the metal door it was opened by a friendly smiling face who assisted us with our bags. Inside the hostel was like stepping into a different world. The reception checked us in and...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice swimming pool, nice beds&dorms, Good location although not safe at night. Good facilities. Bad service, just not personal and strictly business, bad kitchen; food isn't well cooked no nice ingredients for the plates, no vibe by employees, no bar. Wouldn't recommend it, but it's not bad.

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Kolvereid, Norway
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

First of all, the whole place looks like a prison. Really, I might have preferred a prison. The staff is terrible, and not helpful at all! Never eat at the restaurant. We were a group of eleven people, and had to wait 1,5 hours before the last person got their order. The food was not that good either. The staff...

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Hamar, Norway
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Okey so i am going to separate this is three. 1. The sheets at the hostel were not clean. 2. The bar/restaurant on top of the hostel is terrible. The service is really awfull, and you have to wait a really long time for the food. ( 1 hour and 20.) The waiter was really rude and angry towards the...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus 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: $14 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Pangea 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“ask for an upper floor room as the bottom ones are too musty”
 of 5 bubbles only_bambini45, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Use very dark glasses to find a good room here!”
 of 5 bubbles J7994YMmartinh, Aug 9, 2016 | Read review
“The front door looks like another thing, so you could pass it without notice. Check on the number.”
 of 5 bubbles dahijo, Apr 30, 2016 | Read review
“Room 44 had bed bugs.”
 of 5 bubbles AGCOtt8, Mar 26, 2016 | Read review
“Don't go here. Bed bugs alert!”
 of 5 bubbles CBallach, Mar 25, 2016 | Read review
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