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    Pura Vida Hostel

    Avenida Central | 100m East From Banco National, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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      2 adults
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          Room & Suite (56)
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          Overview
          • Excellent78%
          • Very good15%
          • Average3%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          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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          Pura Vida MINI Hostel
          172 reviews
          #10 of 75 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
           
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          224 reviews
          #6 of 75 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
           
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          220 reviews
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          1 - 5 of 335 reviews

          Reviewed 23 May 2017

          I am having a great time in this hostel. Everybody is welcoming and friendly, nice and calm atmosphere, live music twice a week, coffee in the mornings, good vibes. Great hammocks. Definetely recommendable place to stay when you're in Tamarindo.

          Thank _merlemawe
          Reviewed 8 April 2017

          every time i come to tamariondo i stay in this place, nice people, good cofe every mornigh, just 5 walk to the beach, they have life music every wednesday, the kitchen is so clean, nice garden around the hostel, there are nice grafity on the...More

          1  Thank kourtneytapp22
          Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

          I love this hostel more than any other one I have ever been too. I have been too many of them but I have always had the best time staying here. It's been 3 times now and every time I go back I feel so...More

          Thank bondzee16
          Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

          Honestly, this hostel made me quite angry. We went there because their website, the Lonely Planet book, and their sign outside advertised free surf board rentals. We asked before we checked in and the very unhelpful man behind the desk said this is not the...More

          Thank JaimeC214
          Response from Tomas L, Manager at Pura Vida HostelResponded 15 March 2017

          Hi Sorry to hear that , Yes we did had free surfboards but we stoped it a year ago. But as I told you before the text from booking engine was removed long time ago. You were claiming the small text with amenities which yes...More

          Reviewed 20 January 2017

          Me and a couple of friends stayed in the 6 bedroom dorms. The room was large and well ventilated (had a fan) with two windows, both covered with mosquito netting. There was live music every other day, two kitchens and plenty of hammocks. Very close...More

          Thank IdaFredrikkeOlsen
          Pura Vida MINI Hostel
          172 reviews
          #10 of 75 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
           
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          224 reviews
          #6 of 75 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
           
          La Botella de Leche Hostel
          272 reviews
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          220 reviews
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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          GreenLeadersPlatinum level
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$10 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 3
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Guanacaste >
          • Tamarindo
          • Also Known As
          • Pura Vida Guesthouse And Hostel ,
          • Pura Vida Guesthouse Hotel Tamarindo ,
          • Pura Vida Hostel Costa Rica/Tamarindo
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          Traveller (97)
          Room & Suite (56)
          Dining (18)
          Pool & Beach (4)
          Hotel & Grounds (105)
          Family and Play Areas (5)
          Bathroom (1)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Elle971
          I didn't see anything about hot water so I am assuming the showers are cold only here. Can someone confirm? Thanks so much!!!
          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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          Linda H
          Do you have wifi connection?
          26 September 2014|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          Response from tomasludvik85 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
          yes we do :)
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