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    Hostel Pangea

    Barrio Amon Ave 7 st. 3-3 bis, San Jose, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent8%
    • Very good18%
    • Average23%
    • Poor20%
    • Terrible31%
    Jul 23, 2017
    “OK hostel. Decent location. Loud.”
    Jul 7, 2017
    “Rudest staff member I have ever come accross”
    Free Wifi
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Rooftop Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Laundry Service
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Hotel Santo Tomas
    961 reviews
    #7 of 78 hotels in San Jose
     
    Hotel Presidente
    1,488 reviews
    #5 of 78 hotels in San Jose
     
    Radisson Hotel San Jose Costa Rica
    1,240 reviews
    #20 of 78 hotels in San Jose
     
    San Jose Cocoon Hotel
    504 reviews
    #53 of 78 hotels in San Jose
     
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    Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

    Looks like a fortress/nightclub and the experience continues at the overly high reception staffed with guys who act like bouncers. Not a lot of help with your room, which is hard to find in the maze-like halls, or with the electronic safe. Staff seemed annoyed...More

    Thank Peter K
    Reviewed February 13, 2013 via mobile

    For budget travellers this is not a good option. Having been used to paying 5$ a night for the last three months, to me 14$ for a very standard dorm bed is expensive ! Plus, there's a 'no outside food or drinks'-policy, so you can't...More

    Thank rosagelardi
    Reviewed February 7, 2013

    Upon arriving at the hostel, I waited in line to speak with the staff person. He proceeded to ignore me, calling up two large groups of girls to cut in front of me. I waited ~10 minutes before he acknowledged me. I understand that I'm...More

    Thank neverer
    Reviewed January 31, 2013

    Don't waste your time here. There are much better options for hostels in San Jose. The staff is rude. Twice I have had a reservation here and they have sent me -along with other guests- to their other hostel, Toruma, which is slightly more expensive...More

    Thank LimonenseSoy
    Reviewed January 31, 2013

    Pangea is a nice place to stay. Like some of the other reviews I'd say it's not really hostel without a kitchen for you to cook for yourself and the prices in the bar are quite high. However the bar is a nice place to...More

    Thank amyflanaghan
    Hotel Santo Tomas
    961 reviews
    #7 of 78 hotels in San Jose
     
    Hotel Presidente
    1,488 reviews
    #5 of 78 hotels in San Jose
     
    Radisson Hotel San Jose Costa Rica
    1,240 reviews
    #20 of 78 hotels in San Jose
     
    San Jose Cocoon Hotel
    504 reviews
    #53 of 78 hotels in San Jose
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • $10 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of San Jose >
    • San Jose Metro >
    • San Jose
    • Also Known As
    • Hostel Pangea Hotel San Jose ,
    • Hostel Pangea Costa Rica/San Jose
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    Traveler (99)
    Room & Suite (13)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Dining (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (63)
    Bathroom (7)
    Family and Play Areas (6)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (2)
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    .19 miles away
     
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    Room Tips
    "The place is a DUMP!!!"
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    "ask for an upper floor room as the bottom ones are too musty"
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    "Use very dark glasses to find a good room here!"
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    "The front door looks like another thing, so you could pass it without notice. Check on the number."
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