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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a party feel so if that's what you're looking for it's great - I would also say it helps of you're in a group or with friends. I was on my own and found it difficult to interact with other people as they were all in groups and it was quite cliquey! When I did find a...

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Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was skeptical about this place as it has a reputation of a "party" place. When traveling to hostels, one has to decide what mood they are looking for to satisfy. A quiet night's sleep or to meet people from all over the world, play music, drink beer, beach bonfires.This place was large and sprawling but open. Fits all budgets...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the hostels we really where looking forward to stay in, and boy was I disappointed! We booked three nights, stayed there for one. During daytime its too hot to handle, night is freezing cold!! Toilets are dirrty, and everyone will notice you go there. staff where not helpfull at all and really unfriendly. Water leak, dirty...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the place was very noisy and not really clean. The kitchen was always overcrowded and we couldnt cook our stuff. The room didnt have a window and was extremely hot and not comfortable. the water is also not drinkable. the wifi was not working the entire 3 days we were there and even if we would get on it, it...

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The staff was not very friendly nor helpful. They did not even show me the way to my dorm. I was there for three nights and the toilets and showers outside my room were cleaned for the first time at the third day i was there. The kitchen was pretty well eqipped, though they didnt have any cups. It was...

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This place is massive and has a wide selection. Any type of traveler is welcome from the hammock loving, tent snuggling to your traditional shared and private dorms. They also have a J's Palace which seems to be amazing. It's right on the beach just a few blocks from downtown Puerto Viejo. My boyfriend and I slept in a tent...

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights and while I liked the beach at the back, the customer service and friendliness was appalling. I left my passport behind with reception as they required to hold on to it and when it was returned to me, it was completely damaged. Pages crumpled, the front of the passport bent out of shape and...

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1Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 26 August 2016

If you're between the ages of 18-25, you love to get wasted, and enjoy the thought of sleeping in a hammock in a room full of strangers, this is the place for you. Very eclectic, with lots of cool art in the form of mosaics covering just about every surface in the place. Decent food and cheap drinks ($1 tequila...

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2Thank Cassandra C
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This is the strangest hostel I've been in, paid the $7 hammock for 3 nights but only ended up staying for 2. surprisingly I had 2 fantastic nights sleeps in the hammocks as they are large enough to roll onto your side without falling out of them. A bit out of town which is annoying and you shouldn't walk back...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Rude and unfriendly staff, extremely unhelpful regarding anything we asked. Dirty sheets, toilets and showers. Rusting copper floors in the dorms. Essentially a large warehouse with no proper indoor area. Very disappointing experience, will not be returning or recommending to others.

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Rocking J's

Address: Puerto Viejo | Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: £11 - £61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 200
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Rocking J's Costa Rica/Limon
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“Hammocks only if bathed in bug spray. Our 2 bunk room adequate. Stable rooms are quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles dixiered33, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“accessible but noisy”
 of 5 bubbles isabella1501, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Double bed suites are comfy but a bit hot at night”
 of 5 bubbles 12heleneh, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Wifi wasn't great - was not accessible in the hammock room.”
 of 5 bubbles 896kaylak, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“hammocks are comfier than they sound!”
 of 5 bubbles F4229JDmattl, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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