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Pura Vida Hostel - Manuel Antonio

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Pura Vida Hostel - Manuel Antonio We have fully stacked and always CLEAN communal kitchen with microwave, toaster oven, 2 large fridges, plenty of work space, some spices are included, and 2 stoves to cook on... We have many different styles of private rooms, with private bath or shared bath with HOT water showers, some rooms have safes and lockers. The dorm rooms we have 2 types to fit your budget Rooms are being cleaned daily and we are very particular and meticulous about the cleanliness o our hostel, the common areas and the rooms. We have excellent location in the pure jungle right outside of Quepos. We have Titi Monkey's that are regular visitors with us and you will be falling asleep with night sounds of the rain forest. Right around the hostel you can spot many incredible animals: Toucans, close to extinction Titi Monkeys, White Face Monkeys, Sloth, Mega Size Iguanas and our personal pet: Luna (black cat). We are walking distance to Quepos where everything is MUCH CHEAPER - because you are getting local prices, with tons of restaurants, shops, grocery shops, bars, night life, fresh farmers market (Friday and Saturday), marina and local public beach. We have a bus stop right in front of the hostel - that for less than 0.50$ Will take you to Manuel Antonio National Park and Manuel Antonio Center where everything has "tourist prices" in few minutes. Bus leaves every 20 minutes. We have excellent, happy and always smiling, bi-lingual staff that has incredible and waste knowledge of the local area, tours, shuttles, and of Costa Rica. We can help you arrange all your activities, your next hostel stays, recommend off the beaten track attractions (like the Secret Waterfall -where you can jump into it, or Playa Biezans) Come to stay with us if you want to meet great people from all over the world, have fun, party and experience the real Pura Vida Atmosphere, clean hostel and fantastic staff.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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All reviews secret waterfall the bus the owner manuel antonio costa rica his girlfriend awesome stay the staff are super friendly rooms are great good vibes minute walk stay nights perfect location blanca kitchen backpackers solo
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

We landed at Pure Vida Hostal with a group of 15 people. The manager, a french lady, was vry nice and helpful to us. We used the kitchen and fridges for all our meals. We had a very nice stay, during a rainy lovely week....More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

I`ve stayed in Pura Vida Hostel for almost 3 weeks and I have to say I had a great time,lots of happy and fun memories and became my home in Costa Rica. The vibe is brilliant ,the staff and the owner,Daniel is very easy going,super...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Great place with awesome people and good vibes :) Ideal to chill in a place surrounded by trees and monkeys who often come visit in the morning xD The owners are great company and Daniel is very helpful about anything you might need. Rooms are...More

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Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

I’ve stayed here for a few nights and it has been amazing!! The environment is super friendly and laid back. The atmosphere is relaxing but fun! Lovely area as well. Definitely recommend to travelers!

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Response from puravidahostel, General Manager at Pura Vida Hostel - Manuel AntonioResponded December 1, 2017

Hi Caleb Thank you for your good review, we hope that you come back again! :) Best Regards Daniel

Reviewed November 8, 2017

Terrific location near Quepos and on the bus stop to Manuel Antonio. Short walk to stores and restaurants. Great new owners showed us an amazing time. They will show you how to experience the Manuel Antonio and Quepos area like a local with non touristy...More

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Tammy D
February 11, 2018|
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Response from puravidahostel | Property representative |
Hi, yes you can walk between the hostel and the bus station is about 10 min walking or take the bus to manuel antonio and ask the driver, to drop you in front of the hostel
October 31, 2015|
Response from puravidahostel | Property representative |
It is ok, we close the office at 10:30pm, if you are going to be late please call us +506 88882352
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October 31, 2015|
Response from puravidahostel | Property representative |
He Dominic hope you are well. We have diferents tours in our office, than we can make the reservations for you depends of wich tour do you want to do. And the private room with shared bath than you made your reservation is... More
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"Mattress in the double room UN-USEABLE."
Mar. 19, 2017
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"Comfortable dorms for a budget, Very well priced privates as well!"
Aug. 16, 2016
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"The dorms are wonderfully spacious and good value"
Apr. 30, 2016
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"The private room we got was big and with a clean bathroom."
Jan. 7, 2016
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US$20 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasQuepos
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