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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“outdoor kitchen”(14 reviews)
“free pool table”(4 reviews)
“good vibes”(7 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Breakfast included
Pool
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for one week and loved it. The dorms were clean, the atmosphere was incredibly welcoming and friendly, and I was able to walk to everything I needed. Highly recommended and definitely plan on staying here again!

Thank Emily_Meridian
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great time at la ruka, I loved the service and all the amenities were super, the place was very clean. The location is great because you can walk to the beach or downtown. The gardens are beautiful.

Thank andreaCRmayo
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience at La Ruka! We initially booked 2 nights and ended up staying a week and a half because we enjoyed it so much. The dorms, staff, location, and vibe is awesome! Anybody working or volunteering at the hostel is happy...More

Thank estellesamuel
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

La Ruka is a very nice and friendly Home away from Home. I really love the vibe of this Hostel. The Location is just perfect, very quiet, near Playa Cocles and also near to the Town of Puert Viejo. You can rent a Bike and...More

Thank rmc72018
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Puerto Viejo is a great town and La Ruka hostel is a great place to stay while you enjoy it. Good rooms, good kitchen, great location and wonderful people. Its a great place to relax and meet people. I keep coming back

Thank bob112112
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Laundry Service
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Price range
US$10 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$10 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Wifi is weak in the rooms and very good in the common area"
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"bring a mini fan-the rooms are stuffy/hot, no wifi in the room-only in the lobby"
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"My favorite bed is 7B (bottom bunk in wifi range)"
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"Room 2 is huge and airy but has a bit of road noise"
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