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Tranquilo Backpackers

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Reviewed January 10, 2012

I stayed at this hostel for a total of 4 nights over 2 stays in San Jose and found it to be comfortable, friendly and sociable. The breakfast was good and the staff very nice and helpful (an exception in this part of the world)....More

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Reviewed December 6, 2011

pros: cheap, dvd's to watch, friendly staff, arty, private rooms, free internet use. cons: not that close to the airport. Recommend catching the bus rather than paying for a taxi as much much cheaper. Didn't notice any problems with bedbugs as has been mentioned in...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2011

I stayed at Tranquilo Backpackers as a one night stopover en route elsewhere and was glad my stay was so short. On arrival the receptionist was charming, polite and helpful and made me feel very welcome. The bedding I was given, however, was stained and...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed November 1, 2011

Is little bit expencive but they serve a very good breakfast....more there is a very nice tv roomas and is located in the center of san Jose...around there are many restaurants.....the room was nice....is a standar Hostel , but i was feeling like a home....i...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2011

I stayed 4 nights in that hostel in September 2011. In the first night I got bidden from BED BUGS in the TV room. Later I had a lot of new bites of bed bugs from my bed matress. I changed the bed and still...More

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"I've only stayed in dorm rooms, but there are many so it's possible to get one with just 1 or 2 other..."
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"Don't book the dorms! Take a private room!"
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"Anything not facing the back yard."
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"our private room for 2 people was a basic room with bunk bed. no other furniture besides a small bedside..."
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