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    Hotel Pura Vida

    Avenida 67 | South Of Bus Stop 270 m, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent65%
    • Very good23%
    • Average5%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
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    1 - 5 of 152 reviews

    Reviewed 4 June 2017

    I spent 5 very relaxing nights here, which I didn't regret one bit. The owners are very nice and accomodating. The rooms are very clean and the manicured grounds are pristine. It's 2 blocks removed from the main street which makes it very quiet. The...More

    Thank stephanejoanisse
    Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

    The hotel is very clean and everything does look pretty. Plus it is pretty cheap. Unfortunately the fans are very weak and it does get crazy hot here! Also there seems to be a lot of maintanance going on in the hotel. Even before 9am...More

    Thank jennyx17
    Reviewed 29 April 2017

    Everything is OK with the hotel but they shut the place down at 8 pm which gives the "hotel" the feel of a deserted house at night. In the afternoon the lobby is used to teach Spanish, rendering it useless for relaxation. What I missed...More

    Thank laurin312
    Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

    Great place, lovely owners, cosy rooms with small terrace. Breakfast is ok (they bake their own bread) but one can hear all the steps from the top floor in the lower rooms. This should be ok, unless you have a someone who keeps on walking...More

    Thank Franc W
    Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

    Hotel Pura Vida is a really nice place. People there were very pleasant and available. Our room (2 double beds + 1 bed and a private bathroom) was really beautiful and beds very comfortable. The place is very close to the town center and beaches....More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$36 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Limon >
    • Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    • Also Known As
    • Hotel Pura Vida Costa Rica/Limon
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    Room Tips
    "The corner suites are lovely, especially on the first floor."
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    "Just avoid it, Puerto Viejo is full of nicer, cheaper, better places."
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    "Rooms on the north side are more quiet."
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    "The upstairs rooms with balconies were great"
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