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Hotel Pura Vida

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 7 November 2013 via mobile

After traveling 6 months alone around brazil and central america i could not have found a better place to spend my last week before going back to Europe! This hotel is so peaceful. I loved the natural and simple decoration. Everyone seemed to be in the same vibe at the hotel. Calm,zen,relaxed. I enjoyed a big tea pot every night...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 18 October 2013

We were traveling as three and stayed two nights. We were drawn to stay here because of the clean and well kept presentation. We soon felt as though anything we did was disturbing that well kept environment and that we were staying at an uptight relative's place and were not paying guests. We did not feel welcome at all. The...

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Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 10 October 2013

We were 5 friends that visited Puerto Viejo and Pura Vida in october 2013. All five of us totally agree that we could not have had a better and more wonderful stay than we had. The staff was very friendly and helped us with information (good restaurants!), laundry, water, clean towels etc. This hotel is also very well kept and...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 6 October 2013

We've found in our travels that the hotels run by Germans are always fabulous. Germans execute taste, class and comfort with organization and efficiency that never compromises comfort and amenities. All of your needs are met in this beautiful location and the rooms were gorgeous! I remarked to my friend I didn't want to go to sleep because the room...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 4 October 2013

I am so happy to have stayed here. Almut and Luis are the best hosts making your stay as smooth and relaxing as possible giving you lots of advice. The hotel is above standard of what you might get in Puerto Viejo. The room I had was very clean, had a wooden floor, mosaic bath, fan. Breakfast is additional but...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 21 September 2013

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 September 2013

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Brackly, Northants
Reviewed 17 August 2013

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Providenciales, null, Turks and Caicos Islands
Reviewed 12 August 2013

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Additional Information about Hotel Pura Vida

Address: 270 m south of bus stop, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: £35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Hotel Pura Vida Costa Rica/Limon
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“The corner suites are lovely, especially on the first floor.”
SientjeG, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Just avoid it, Puerto Viejo is full of nicer, cheaper, better places.”
jungl2016, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the north side are more quiet.”
U4041ROmatthews, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms with balconies were great”
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katiebK1451MB, 1 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Try to avoid the room closest to reception, especially if you are a couple or are someone who wants auditory privacy.”
Leanoramg, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
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