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    La Ruka Hostel

    Box 297-7304 | correo pto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 231-7304, Costa Rica
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent70%
          • Very good24%
          • Average2%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
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          Hostel Kinkaju
          114 reviews
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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          This house is the most confortable place i've ever been. Good relationships, cleaned kitchen and equiped, bathrooms smell good, pool table, lots of games, and books, surfboards rental and bikes at the lowest price in town. The bests days in here"

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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          This was my first time staying at a hostel on a solo trip! The staff were SOOOO nice and helpful! I had a blast meeting/hanging out with the other guests. I will definitely be taking another trip to Puerto Viejo and staying at La Ruka...More

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          Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

          La Ruka was a friendly, quiet hostel. We went there after a night at Rocking J's. The staff is very friendly as well as the people staying there. It was almost like a big family when we stayed there. The price was great and the...More

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          Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

          The good: the staff are some of the nicest I've ever met. They have a delicious cheap breakfast, rates are reasonable, and $5 bike rentals. Facilities were nice. The bad: it would be great if they could bug proof the rooms. Our window mesh was...More

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          Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

          I've been on the road for nearly 5 months, come through 3 countries and hands down La Ruka is my favourite place to stay so far. The atmosphere is so incredibly friendly, everyone is happy to chat and you'll make new friends easily. Super chilled,...More

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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
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          • Price range
          • US$10 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 5
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Limon >
          • Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
          • Also Known As
          • La Ruka Hostel Costa Rica/Limon
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          Room Tips
          "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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          "Arrive early as they don't accept previous booking... first come first served! Dorm 7is nice!"
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