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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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I was traveling 3 month before I came to Pura Vida Hostel. Normally I did all the touristic stuff and kept traveling. But over here I found nice people and a cheap bed. Besides there is breakfast included. Chantal (the owner) is an amazing person and a character which I'm happy
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I stayed in an 6 bed dorm with two of my friends and we were all miserable. There were spiderwebs and bugs everywhere, the sheets did not looks clean, and the pillows were gross. The worst part was that out of the 3 fans that were in the room, only one of them worked correctly
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The hostel itself it is a really old building which is really nice! Has a nice & big sharing space where you meet lots of people & make friends but the room (& toilet/shower) we had literally it was horrible, dirty...humid with all the spiders, flies on the walls, the bed sheets
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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. Recommended, but be aware of you don't like cats, the
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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 friendly and helpful.Thanks for all the
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how far is this to the Manuel Antonio bus station?
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
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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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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 in the second floor. If you need some more information , you can call us to the number +506 88882352 Pura Vida
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"Get single rooms so you can be sure to have your own fan because the rooms are too hot without one."
"Mattress in the double room UN-USEABLE."
"Comfortable dorms for a budget, Very well priced privates as well!"
"The dorms are wonderfully spacious and good value"
"The private room we got was big and with a clean bathroom."
US$11 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasQuepos
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