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    Pura Vida Hostel

    Avenida Central | 100m East From Banco National, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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    Traveller (97)
    Room & Suite (56)
    Dining (18)
    Pura Vida MINI Hostel
    175 reviews
    #9 of 74 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
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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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    Pura Vida MINI Hostel
    175 reviews
    #9 of 74 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
    Tamarindo Hostel Resort
    226 reviews
    #6 of 74 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
    La Botella de Leche Hostel
    275 reviews
    #1 of 74 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
    Coral Reef Surf Hostel
    222 reviews
    #3 of 74 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
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    1 - 5 of 339 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Chilled and relaxed hostel with great hosts, not directly at the beach (5-10 mins walk) but cheap and clean, 2 kitchens for self use, hammocks rocking chairs pooltable book exchange and game collection Surfboards and bike rental for free 10/10 would book again!

    Thank Peterunlustig
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Pura Vida hostel is the best place I have stayed so far. Everything worked and the atmosphere and staff are awesome!!! They really made an effort for the place to be clean and was very helpful. I really enjoyed my time at this hostel. Nothing...More

    Thank Sigurd J
    Response from Tomas L, Gerente at Pura Vida HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you Sigurd for takeing time to write a opinion, And mainly thank you for being with us. And showing us how the Danish do the things :) Hope to see you again some day soon. Tomas

    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    I am having a great time in this hostel. Everybody is welcoming and friendly, nice and calm atmosphere, live music twice a week, coffee in the mornings, good vibes. Great hammocks. Definetely recommendable place to stay when you're in Tamarindo.

    Thank _merlemawe
    Pura Vida MINI Hostel
    175 reviews
    #9 of 74 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
    Tamarindo Hostel Resort
    226 reviews
    #6 of 74 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
    La Botella de Leche Hostel
    275 reviews
    #1 of 74 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
    Coral Reef Surf Hostel
    222 reviews
    #3 of 74 Speciality lodging in Tamarindo
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$10 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
    • Reservation Options
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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 (56)
    Dining (18)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (105)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
    Bathroom (1)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    Elle971
    12 August 2015|
    Answer
    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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    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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