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Idaho falls
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a nice outdoor hangout area, comfortable couches, comfortable beds and a convenient airport shuttle. Showers were nice. We met some cool people to chat with for a little while. There is a little bit of a hipster vibe going on, and slightly strange décor. That being said, it was extremely loud at night. The bar had music...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off, the neighborhood doesn't help with this review as it's supposedly dangerous at night and very uninviting in general. The hostel has a very small painted sign and a 24/7 doorman which feels secure (almost feels like a prison). The place is very noisy, id recommend asking for a floor not on the first floor but away from the...

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Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here at the end of a g adventures tour. Nice enough place, awesome free cocktail. Pool was cold and the rooms were nice but perhaps a little basic. It would have been nice to have some lockers of some kind in the room. Staff were very helpful, especially Maria and Alberto. even as I passed back through a few...

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1Thank paul216x
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived in the evening it looked like we were going down some dark, unsavory alley in a questionable neighborhood. Once we rang the bell on the metal door it was opened by a friendly smiling face who assisted us with our bags. Inside the hostel was like stepping into a different world. The reception checked us in and...

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1Thank only_bambini45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice swimming pool, nice beds&dorms, Good location although not safe at night. Good facilities. Bad service, just not personal and strictly business, bad kitchen; food isn't well cooked no nice ingredients for the plates, no vibe by employees, no bar. Wouldn't recommend it, but it's not bad.

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Kolvereid, Norway
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

First of all, the whole place looks like a prison. Really, I might have preferred a prison. The staff is terrible, and not helpful at all! Never eat at the restaurant. We were a group of eleven people, and had to wait 1,5 hours before the last person got their order. The food was not that good either. The staff...

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Hamar, Norway
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Okey so i am going to separate this is three. 1. The sheets at the hostel were not clean. 2. The bar/restaurant on top of the hostel is terrible. The service is really awfull, and you have to wait a really long time for the food. ( 1 hour and 20.) The waiter was really rude and angry towards the...

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Thank ingbn
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Airport pickup turned into a mess which eventually got sorted out. We had to wait almost 3 hours from being outside the airport to getting to the hostel. The email they send you re: instructions for catching the airport shuttle ended up not applying to us that night, so we actually had to take a taxi and the hostel payed...

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Thank Peter B
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I don't know where to begin! I have been there because I had a meeting close by and a flight the next day. They put crazy night club music so so loud that your room is like a night club. All their behavior are just coming out of a movie hahaha It's just unbelievable. Even if they give you a...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

First of all they don't accept credit cards. This neighbourhood is very sketchy.. a lot of drug addicts around. I have visited many cities and neighbourhoods in Costa Rica but this wasn't welcoming at all. Everything was gated which was sign #1. It's very cheap and they don't offer much. Don't be fooled by the photos of the swimming pool,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service

Additional Information about Hostel Pangea

Address: Barrio Amon Ave 7 st. 3-3 bis, San Jose, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: RM63 - RM174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Pangea 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Hostel Pangea Hotel San Jose
Hostel Pangea Costa Rica/San Jose
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“ask for an upper floor room as the bottom ones are too musty”
 of 5 bubbles only_bambini45, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Use very dark glasses to find a good room here!”
 of 5 bubbles J7994YMmartinh, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The front door looks like another thing, so you could pass it without notice. Check on the number.”
 of 5 bubbles dahijo, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 44 had bed bugs.”
 of 5 bubbles AGCOtt8, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Don't go here. Bed bugs alert!”
 of 5 bubbles CBallach, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
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