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    Pura Vida Hostel

    311 Avenida Central | 100m East From Banco National, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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    Room & Suite (57)
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    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good15%
    • Average3%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    21 - 25 of 341 reviews

    Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

    Booked to stay for 2 nights with my boyfriend, ended up staying for four because we liked it here so much. We had a lovely warm welcome from Tomas when we arrived. We originally booked to stay in a 6 bed dorm room which I'm...More

    Thank Emily S
    Reviewed 15 August 2016

    I've been to Tamarindo a couple of times and have stayed in three different hostels. Tamarindo is the best in my opinion just because it seems to attract the most sociable people. The owners are super nice and can help you explore the city. Some...More

    Thank Ashley D
    Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

    Pura vida hostel was such a relaxing fun experience. Tomas, the owner, was so welcoming and fun to hang with. The staff were very accommodating and went out of their way to make sure we were comfortable and having fun. There was a very relaxing...More

    Thank Kim S
    Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

    By far without a doubt the best hostel we have ever been, and we saw alot of hostels in our trip through central america. Very very friendly staff and great amosphere. Very good live artists (tony!) and the owner (Thomas) is the most friendly host...More

    Thank Robbert K
    Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

    Pura Vida in Tamarindo was the best hostel we stayed in whilst in Costa Rica. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, the rooms were clean and the live music/ performances most nights really made it that extra bit special. It has such a chilled...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$11 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Tamarindo
    • Also Known As
    • Pura Vida Guesthouse And Hostel ,
    • Pura Vida Guesthouse Hotel Tamarindo
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    Traveller (97)
    Room & Suite (57)
    Dining (18)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (112)
    Family and Play Areas (15)
    Bathroom (1)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    Elle971
    12 August 2015|
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    Response from Tomas L | Property representative |
    Yes only cold , but no really cold maybe 20 degrees celsius:) Outside its like 35 degrees so you need cold shower :)
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    Sabine L
    10 February 2015|
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    Response from Tomas L | Property representative |
    At the moment we have no hot water , but we work on it at the moment so soon there will be hot water
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    Linda H
    25 September 2014|
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    Response from tomasludvik85 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
    yes we do :)
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