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    Hostel Toruma

    Central Avenue, between 29 & 33 Sts, Los Yoses, San Jose 68241000, Costa Rica
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          • Excellent10%
          • Very good17%
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          • Poor41%
          • Terrible13%
          20 Aug 2015
          “Great staff, lacking in services”
          4 Jun 2014
          “Stayed with five other friends during end of May”
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 29 reviews

          Reviewed 21 August 2015

          My friends and I were forced to stay here after their partner hostel Hostel Pangea did not honour our reservation (don't ever go there!). The staff here are AMAZING! So friendly and helpful! The building is beautiful and clean-ish. The pool is lovely. Warning: there...More

          Thank mdw105
          Reviewed 5 June 2014

          Great place and friendly staff! It was clean, had a nice pool, pool table, and felt very safe inside the compound. I'd definitely stay here again my next time in San Jose. Lots of buses pass outside the front doors and you are in walking...More

          Thank KyleGman9999
          Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

          The hostel is ridiculously creepy - when rooms are empty they look like something from paranormal activity, so old fashioned. It's super eerie throughout the whole hostel. We were only staying in Costa Rica one night and had to suffer the horrendous experience of San...More

          1  Thank Jcw2791
          Reviewed 26 April 2014

          We booked a room with a double bed and without private bat at this hostel. We paid the full price at arrival. After that, we found out that the onlz room fitting to our booking had a broken light. The girl at the front desk...More

          1  Thank Anna K
          Reviewed 31 January 2014

          The downtown pangea hostel with its by nice ambience was booked out my first night so I got a free transfer out to Toruma. The avienda next door has lots of heavy traffic of buses and trucks rumbling by so its a bit noisy in...More

          1  Thank davidhughtaylor
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          "West rooms further from noisy road"
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          "Better ask for a room much farther from the lobby, but you won't get your wifi."
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          "They EVEN! have Dormitory and Bunk beds for group travelers! or go Solo or in Couple and share the experience..."
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