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    Pura Vida Hostel

    311 Avenida Central | 100m East From Banco National, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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    Traveller (97)
    Room & Suite (57)
    Dining (18)
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    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good15%
    • Average3%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “private room” (21 reviews)
    “costa rica” (46 reviews)
    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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    Pura Vida MINI Hostel
    179 reviews
    #9 of 73 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
    Tamarindo Hostel Resort
    231 reviews
    #7 of 73 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
    La Oveja Negra Hostel and Surf Camp
    155 reviews
    #15 of 73 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
    Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas
    951 reviews
    #14 of 24 hotels in Tamarindo
     
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    Reviews (443)
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    1 - 5 of 341 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We've experienced a holiday of lifetime. Came with two young kids (3yrs of age), bit scared about the environment we were unfamiliar with, but have been taken care of with all perks we would never imagined in easygoing and relaxed professional manner. Many thanks to...More

    Thank KubaStary
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Massive thanks for sending my jacket to San Jose for me - so kind! This place is great value for money, good air-con in rooms, well-equipped kitchen and awesome huge outdoor roof to protect from the Costa-Rica rains and make an epic place to hang...More

    Thank Grace H
    Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

    We absolutely loved this hostel and even extended our stay about 2-3 times! Thomas was a great host and made us feel really comfortable and would sit and have a chat with us every now and then. The vibe around the hostel was good and...More

    Thank emjonew
    Response from Tomas L, Owner at Pura Vida HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for taking time to write the review:) It was pleasure to have you here. Scrabble is thankfull too for taking the dust off :) I hope to see you again here some day .

    Reviewed 22 July 2017

    The place is awesome! I stayed for a whole week. Clean and roomy, very pleasant to pass time. Communal TV, 2 fully equipped kitchens, great common area. The atmosphere was perfect lead first by owner and staff which were very helpful, yet very laid back...More

    Thank Michael M
    Reviewed 21 July 2017

    I stayed at Pura Vida on multiple occasions while in Central America and met some amazing people while staying. Nightly shows, chill atmosphere and prime location (but far enough away that its quiet) make it one the best options in Tamarindo. Thomas is an awesome...More

    Thank petejdesign
    Pura Vida MINI Hostel
    179 reviews
    #9 of 73 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
    Tamarindo Hostel Resort
    231 reviews
    #7 of 73 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
    La Oveja Negra Hostel and Surf Camp
    155 reviews
    #15 of 73 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
    Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas
    951 reviews
    #14 of 24 hotels in Tamarindo
     
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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
    • USD 11 - USD 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
    11 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
    26 September 2014|
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    Response from tomasludvik85 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
    yes we do :)
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    Room Tips
    "best place in tama"
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    "Choose one of the rooms in the back of the property if noise is an issue"
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    "Just show up"
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    "You get what you pay for. If you need privacy "GO FOR IT!""
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