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    Pura Vida Hostel

    Avenida Central 311 | 100m East From Banco National, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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    Traveller (97)
    Room & Suite (88)
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    Overview
    • Excellent79%
    • Very good14%
    • Average3%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “rocking chairs” (27 reviews)
    “common area” (37 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    1 - 5 of 345 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I liked the ambience and the owners were nice, but I had an unpleasant experience with a dorm-mate who decided to come into our room in the early morning high on acid. The hostel can't really control this, but also everyone there was smoking weed.

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    Thank Sarah M
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Friendly and very helpful staff, super clean, two kitchens with everything you need. One of our favourite hostels on our whole central america trip would definitely recommend it to friends and family!

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    Thank N1007ASjessg
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    This place is really chill and laid back. The guy named Tomas was super awesome. He checked us in and gave us really good information about the area. They have live music 4 nights a week. And it is super cool. We we're there when...More

    Thank Show_methe_sun1
    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    I have loved this hostel! I have been staying here for an extended period of time and now it's hard for me to leave this place ! Best value, amazing people, and Tomas is the most laid back/accommodating host I think I have ever met....More

    Thank Trevor F
    Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

    We've experienced a holiday of lifetime. Came with two young kids (3yrs of age), bit scared about the environment we were unfamiliar with, but have been taken care of with all perks we would never imagined in easygoing and relaxed professional manner. Many thanks to...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 17 - US$ 89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Tamarindo
    • Also Known As
    • Pura Vida Guesthouse And Hostel ,
    • Pura Vida Guesthouse Hotel Tamarindo
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    Traveller (97)
    Room & Suite (88)
    Dining (23)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (121)
    Family and Play Areas (36)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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    Questions & Answers
    Elle971
    12 August 2015|
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    Response from Tomas L | Property representative |
    Yes only cold , but no really cold maybe 20 degrees celsius:) Outside its like 35 degrees so you need cold shower :)
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    Sabine L
    11 February 2015|
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    Response from Tomas L | Property representative |
    At the moment we have no hot water , but we work on it at the moment so soon there will be hot water
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    Linda H
    25 September 2014|
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    Response from tomasludvik85 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
    yes we do :)
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    Room Tips
    "Had a blast in the dorm room."
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    "best place in tama"
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    "Choose one of the rooms in the back of the property if noise is an issue"
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    "Just show up"
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