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Pura Vida Hostel - Manuel Antonio

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The staff here is very friendly and very helpful. The common area is clean and accessible. Rooms were decent. They serve breakfast every morning and every person I spoke with that worked there was friendly and helpful. I do recommend they have access to more fans since there is no AC in the units.

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Unprofessional party hostel - Perfect if you are out to party, don't mind drugs and not bothered about hotel security. Could not believe how bad the mattress in our double room was, I have never had a worst nights sleep in my life. The rusty springs were poking through, covered in stains and holes, the sheets did not fit the...

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Antigua, Guatemala
Reviewed 8 March 2017

clean hostel, super friendly and helpful staff, nice cooking space and common area, makes you feel at home, all including a close location to manuel antonio park and to the beach - we loved it, thank you pura vida hostel!

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Province of Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I'm a Costa Rican and, group of couch surfing people went to Manuel Antonio and decided to stay here. The Hostel is good is always clean, the people running the hostel is very nice, and help you in everything. Very comfy beds. And the pancakes in the morning Rules jajaja. The drinking games are very funny. The​ only negative thing...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Friendly,fun and helpful staff with lots information and tips, even supplied us with a trip to a secret waterfall! The hostel is in a great location, 5 minutes walk to Quepos town where they have cheap good food as well as having the bus stop outside so it's easy to get to the national park and the beautiful beaches the...

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

The hostel is located in a very spectacular place, where you can meet a lot of amazing people coming from different parts of the world. The owner is a very nice person who let you feel as you were in a big house surrounded by people like you who want to share a great experience, let's say the PURA VIDA!...

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

While Pura Vida hostel is not the most beautiful hostel I've ever stayed at, it certainly has its charms. The small and adorable 'Titi' monkeys frequently visit the balcony, and during my stay I saw two Sloths crossing the street in front of the hostel! \ Every night there is something going on, from group dancing sessions to drinking games...

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Not pleased with this hostel! At $17 it is way over priced considering other hostels much more conveniently located are charging much less.The kitchen/refrigerator need cleaning and reequiping.Breakfast was 1 hour late because the staff weren't out of bed.Adding to the image of unprofessionalism were the male staff wearing only shorts. This place only survives because of demand exceeding supply...

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Whilst the staff here were lovely and very helpful the hostel itself was the worst we stayed in in Costa Rica. The bed was sooo uncomfortable - springs poking into your back all night, not to mention the stains on the sheets and mattress and the room was SO hot and sticky. The shower electrocuted my fiancé and the kitchen...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I have stayed here on several occasions. Staff are always super friendly and helpful. Dorms are clean and comfortable, well-ventilated with fans. Kitchen is well-equipped and there's plenty of fridge space if you want to store and cook your own food. The common areas are furnished with comfortable seats and couches, facilitating a relaxed and very social environment where guests...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pura Vida Hostel - Manuel Antonio We have fully stacked and always CLEAN communal kitchen with microwave, toaster oven, 2 large fridges, plenty of work space, some spices are included, and 2 stoves to cook on... We have many different styles of private rooms, with private bath or shared bath with HOT water showers, some rooms have safes and lockers. The dorm rooms we have 2 types to fit your budget Rooms are being cleaned daily and we are very particular and meticulous about the cleanliness o our hostel, the common areas and the rooms. We have excellent location in the pure jungle right outside of Quepos. We have Titi Monkey's that are regular visitors with us and you will be falling asleep with night sounds of the rain forest. Right around the hostel you can spot many incredible animals: Toucans, close to extinction Titi Monkeys, White Face Monkeys, Sloth, Mega Size Iguanas and our personal pet: Luna (black cat). We are walking distance to Quepos where everything is MUCH CHEAPER - because you are getting local prices, with tons of restaurants, shops, grocery shops, bars, night life, fresh farmers market (Friday and Saturday), marina and local public beach. We have a bus stop right in front of the hostel - that for less than 0.50$ Will take you to Manuel Antonio National Park and Manuel Antonio Center where everything has "tourist prices" in few minutes. Bus leaves every 20 minutes. We have excellent, happy and always smiling, bi-lingual staff that has incredible and waste knowledge of the local area, tours, shuttles, and of Costa Rica. We can help you arrange all your activities, your next hostel stays, recommend off the beaten track attractions (like the Secret Waterfall -where you can jump into it, or Playa Biezans) Come to stay with us if you want to meet great people from all over the world, have fun, party and experience the real Pura Vida Atmosphere, clean hostel and fantastic staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pura Vida Hostel - Manuel Antonio

Address: Main Road, Quepos 6350, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Quepos
Price Range: ₹ 1,034 - ₹ 1,422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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