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Pura Vida Beach Bar & Hostel
Reviewed July 24, 2013

I have been going to Vama Veche for as long as I can remember and, honestly, the idea of a hostel just sounded like turning the place in more of a city than what it is supposed to be (and what it used to be). But the pictures looked nice and price was fair so I went ahead and booked anyway. And I am glad i did. The staff is friendly and helpful and fit right into the Vama Veche atmosphere. I loved the fact that it is right on the beach, so you can stumble out of bed (careful if you are in the top bunk though) and straight into the sea.

The bar is really cozy as well. I even had a power nap on one of the pillows :)

The only downside is that there are only 2 bathrooms considering the capacity of the place, which can be quite uncomfortable in the evenings when everyone wants to wash off the salt and sand, but it's manageable. Plus, they are working on it. Give them some credit, it's their first year :)

I already booked my next vacation at the seaside and I am going right back to this place!

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 8, 2017
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  • Stayed: July 2017, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 14, 2015
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  • Stayed: July 2015, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 28, 2015
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  • Stayed: June 2015, traveled solo
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Narcisa S, Manager at Pura Vida Beach Bar & Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2015

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Reviewed August 26, 2014
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  • Stayed: August 2014, traveled with family
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Narcisa S, Manager at Pura Vida Beach Bar & Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2014
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Reviewed July 31, 2014
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Room Tip: Шумно везде. Совет только один - не выбирать Вама Веке.
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Narcisa S, Manager at Pura Vida Beach Bar & Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2014

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Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile
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Stayed: June 2014, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Pura Vida Beach Bar & Hostel

Address: Falezei 4, Vama Veche 907163, Romania
Location: Romania > Southeast Romania > Constanta County > Vama Veche
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 44 Specialty Lodging in Vama Veche
Price Range: $9 - $14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pura Vida Hostel is the only beach hostel in Romania, located in Vama Veche, the backpacker’s capital of Romania. Our location and rooms with sea views is what separates Pura Vida Hostel from the rest. Once you step foot outside of the door you are already on the beach. Right next to the hostel is our brand new chill-out bar where you can grab one of our famous Thailand buckets and enjoy a day the beach, relax in one of our hammocks and soak in the sun or hang out in our bar’s Asian style chill out lounge. The hostel will be host to a variety of events and activities ranging from yoga, drum classes to concerts in our bar. Come visit at Pura Vida and experience all that Vama Veche has to offer! ... more   less 
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