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  • Excellent78%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a very nice place and we found a good offer so we had the chance to enjoy a lot resting in private room with bathroom, very quiet place and the the atención was also good, the location is just perfect because it’s not...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Pura Vida staff were a joy, friendly, helpfully, competent. I was impressed with the cleanliness, there's no guarantee in hostels. The entertainment was far beyond what I had experienced before. There are 2 community kitchen :)

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This hostel is the definition of Pura Vida! It has such a cool vibe and an overall relaxed feel to it. The reception staff are fantastic! Tom especially is awesome. He was so helpful and nice! The hostel has two kitchen areas with everything that...More

Thank Josie O
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This place is remarkable. They have a beautiful outdoor area with hammocks and bean bags and day beds. The hostel is always clean thanks to Sara and Josue who are the amazing people running the snow. Sara and Josue made me feel like family. If...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Arriving to Pura Vida as a solo traveller was daunting, as it usually is. But I immediately felt at home! Every one, staff and guests alike were very friendly. It was very easy to meet people; I met the person I ended up travelling with...More

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GreenLeaders Platinum level
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
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Price range
US$20 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$20 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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bksweets
19 January 2018|
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Response from Tomas L | Property representative |
Hi we re 1 hour drive from liberia airport and yes we can arrange shuutles for $20 per person
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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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"Private rooms are affordable and clean, if you don't want to be in a crowded dorm"
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"Both dorm and separate rooms available. If you want privacy, obviously get your own room. If you want cheap..."
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"Had a blast in the dorm room."
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"best place in tama"
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