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Hostel Toruma

  • Excellent10%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor42%
  • Terrible14%
  • 20 Aug 2015
    “Great staff, lacking in services”
  • 4 Jun 2014
    “Stayed with five other friends during end of May”
Central Avenue, between 29 & 33 Sts, Los Yoses, Calle Blancos 68241000 Costa Rica See on map
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 9 January 2013

We ended up here as apparently this was the 'sister' hostel to Hostel Pangea, our initial first choice. Faced with no rooms and lots of luggage we had no choice but to take their offer of a 'free' shuttle to downtown San Jose. We were...More

2  Thank Buffjay
Reviewed 19 November 2011

Shared a twin room, granted, we didn't spend the extra thirty bucks for the double, but you would have at least thought they would have at least provided a top sheet for the beds? Warm (not hot) showers, and weak internet connection. Pretty, but fairly...More

3  Thank TheBanshee82
Reviewed 14 August 2011

To start things off, they didn't pick us up from the airport like we agreed upon! We called twice and they finally send somebody an hour later. Then gave us a room in the lobby, which didn't seem bad at first. A few hours later...More

3  Thank ndash213
Reviewed 30 March 2011

Like the traveller who wrote the review in 2008 we also had a sleepless night. It is SO noisy in this hostel, you don't get the sleep that you expect of a hostel charging these prices. When we complainted at the front-desk the manager told...More

1  Thank Marian034
Reviewed 20 November 2009

my friend and I stayed here, and although its located in a better part of town, the pictures on internet were nothing like the place. we were charged $30 a night for a private that should have been only $15 for the night. There was...More

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US$10 - US$16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Calle Blancos
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US$10 - US$16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > Calle Blancos
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"West rooms further from noisy road"
30 Jan 2014
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"Better ask for a room much farther from the lobby, but you won't get your wifi."
1 Dec 2013
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"They EVEN! have Dormitory and Bunk beds for group travelers! or go Solo or in Couple and share the..."
3 Sep 2013
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