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Hostel Pangea

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Dublin
Reviewed 23 November 2013

WELL where do I begin? For a start it is NOT 5 minutes from "all bus terminals" even by taxi. We are on a budget so we decided to walk from the station, with basically non- directions from the website. We walked right past it and much further with our massive backpacks, and when someone directed us back we found...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 November 2013

I arrived early (my fault), had to wait until 2 to check in. After paying an online deposit of $12usd, was immediately asked to pay the balance. On arrival? Didn't have cash on me so payed on card, only to be told I would lose the deposit and have to pay the full amount. Got to my room to find...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 November 2013

I was looking for a basic, decent place to stay for one night in San Jose while passing through and I really regret staying here. My room was covered in black mould. This is a major health hazard, and you can see the spots where they've painted over it to try to hide it. Painting over black mould does not...

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 October 2013

we were very disappointed with our stay at this hostel. first of all the prices were higher than listed on hostelworld. when we asked why, the guy explained that this was because they had to pay money to hostelword, which makes no sense at all: then the prices on hostelworld should be higher,...the staff was very unfriendly. the guy in...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 8 October 2013

If you like sleeping in a closet (tiny room without window to the outside), thin, dirty, smelly sheets and mold on the ceiling then this is your hostel! ;) absolutely horrible! Would not recommend it to anyone, can´t believe we payed 35 $ for a double room! There are other hotels that are wayyy nicer and around the same price...

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Reviewed 30 September 2013 via mobile

Pre-booked here following lonely planets recommendation. I booked into a mixed dorm room. Due to flight being diverted to Panama city I arrived a day later than planned and they wanted to charge me for 2missed shuttle connection one for my flight being diverted and one for getting a taxi from the airport the next day. Once I resolved this...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2013

It was a bit tricky to find as there are no street address numbers in San Jose and you need to scan up and down the block carefully to see a small sign with the vertical sign "PANGEA" in front of a fortress-like street steel facade. It is nicely located a few blocks away from the night-life pedestrian malls, parks...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2013

I stayed at the Hostel Pangea on my first and last nights in Costa Rica, arriving late and leaving early. For both night stays, it was the airport shuttle which swung it - $20 if alone (cheaper than a taxi) and $11 if 2+ (which you find out at the time). Both journeys I ended up sharing - though I...

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Reviewed 14 September 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and enjoyed ourselves. The rooms are very expensive for what they are, but the communal areas and pool make up for it. The wifi is quick, the staff were helpful and the food is pretty good (though pricey). I would stay here again.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Whilst volunteering in Costa Rica earlier this month we passed through San Jose a few times, and were recommended this hostel by a few other travelers we had met along the way. I found this hostel more sociable then the previous one i had stayed at, but i would suggest booking in advance as i met a girl who had...

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Amenities

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

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: $20 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Pangea 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“The place is a DUMP!!!”
 of 5 bubbles , 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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