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San Jose Hostels, Costa Rica

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Hostel 1110
Hostel | 0.9 km
84%
Rating

If you are a looking for a beautiful hostel, at a great price, in a safe area and in a wonderful environment during your San Jose visit, lookRead more no further and do not hesitate to contact us.

from 13.00 USD
Costa Rica Backpackers
Hostel | 1.5 km
86%
Rating

A long-standing favorite, this hostel is the hub for travelers in Costa Rica. We offer a relaxing oasis amidst the busy streets of San Jose whereRead more you can meet people from all around the world. Brand new dormitories and double rooms.

from 10.00 USD
Hostel Pangea
Hostel | 1.2 km
78%
Rating

The Lonely Planet author's choice as the best budget option in San Jose , we are the only hostel located only 3 blocks away from Plaza de laRead more Cultura do not let others trick you to be close to us or the center because they are not , check our reviews on guidebooks and you will see WE ARE THE # 1 OPTION IN SAN JOSE GUARANTEED ! Swimming pool , movie theater ,hot water 247/7 , rooftop bar and the best burgers from the city make this place your best bet in town !

from 10.00 USD
Hostel Nomadas Backpackers
Hostel | 3.4 km
86%
Rating

If you are planning to come to Costa Rica or if you are looking for a place to spend a couple of days before you go home, Hostel Nomadas is yourRead more best choice.

from 12.00 USD
In The Wind Hostel & Guesthouse
Hostel | 3.1 km
88%
Rating

In The Wind Hostel & Guesthouse reflects our passion for travel and diversity. We are inviting you to come and share the joys of discoveringRead more another country while making friendships with people from all over the world. We believe that life is movement, that there is too much space but not enough time. Routine is our enemy, adventure is our best friend and freedom is our lifestyle. We offer you free coffee and free breakfast from 8am to 10am, yoga classes on Monday morning, mud masks on Wednesday nights and much more! :) We're in the heart of lively, upscale San Pedro, only 400 meters from the University of Costa Rica and the student nightlife of Calle de la Amargura. May you be interested in taking dance, guitar, crossfit or yoga classes...you are certainly at the right place. Here you will find everyting yoy need. Our newly renovated hostel is 10 minutes by bus from downtown San Jose and walking distance from San Pedro Mall, three supermarkets as well as many restaurants and bars. Book online and ask how you can get free laundry when you arrive.

from 10.00 USD
Pension de La Cuesta B&B
Hostel | 1.3 km
78%
Rating

Great location ! Just one block from all the actions in downtown San Jose, newly remodeled 2013, everything in walking distance, we offer youRead more a relaxed and homely place with Free WI FI, Breakfast, and guest kitchen to prepare your own meal! We also offer 24H airport pick up service upon request.

from 10.00 USD
Hostel Bekuo San Jose
Hostel | 2.4 km
90%
Rating

Voted " Best Hostel in the Milky Way Galaxy" by my mother, "Eco- Friendly" by the hippies, "Cleanest Hostel in Costa Rica" the maid, "Too muchRead more free stuff" the owner. Come meet our friendly turtle, and our even friendlier bunny :) Book now, so that you can come relax in a hammock in our beautiful garden for a lesson in Pura Vida.

from 8.75 USD
Casa Yoses Hostel
Hostel | 2.5 km
80%
Rating

Hostel Casa Yoses is the perfect destination for all of your traveling needs. We are located close to tons of shops, restaurants, and bars ensuringRead more you a great time.

from 10.00 USD
Gaudys Backpackers Hostel
Hostel | 2.0 km
83%
Rating

We are located at few steps from Paseo Colon, the commercial and banking center, near the most important park in San Jose, a few steps fromRead more the free way and a few minutes from the International Airport.

from 13.00 USD
Aldea Hostel San Jose
Hostel | 1.4 km
86%
Rating

We would like to offer you the best service and got what you need for sure. We have an excellent staff, made up of cool young people, who willRead more make sure that your stay in San Jose is just unforgettable, by giving you the best personalised attention.

from 10.00 USD
Hostel Casa Colon
Hostel | 1.3 km
88%
Rating

First new “Premium Hostel” in Costa Rica, with high quality accommodations, located in the best tourist and safest area in San Jose.

from 13.00 USD
Costa Rica Guesthouse
Hostel | 1.6 km
87%
Rating

In a 1905 colonial house in downtown San Jose near the national museum. The spacious rooms feature private or shared bathrooms with shower.Read more Rooms from $32 a night with breakfast ! ALL FREE - breakfast, taxes, parking, Internet, wi-fi, coffee & tea all day. 3 tropical patios, Bar lounge !

from 17.50 USD
TripOn Open House
Hostel | 2.7 km
No Rating

TripOn Open House in San Jose offers a great location and free WiFi and free breakfast

from 8.74 USD
Hostel Shakti
Hostel | 0.8 km
89%
Rating

Shakti Hostel located in the center of the capital city of Costa Rica, embodies what the name signfica (energy, strength, power) to create aRead more healthy, comfortable and different, near the centers of interest of this important city. It's that creative energy that gives the guest an environment that encourages their senses, and serves as a place of rest and relaxation. Our visitors can also enjoy a delicious meal in our restaurant offering healthy Shakti

from 15.00 USD
In&basic Hostel Lounge
Hostel | 2.7 km
91%
Rating

In&Basic is our custom made hostel, wich the ladies owners Paula & Isabel just created for an familiar and amazing experience in San Jose´s suburbRead more called “San Pedro Los Yoses” They want to invite all the travelers to experience their´s one of a kind Family&Friendship Hostel, wich combines a bit of two of the important things in Costa Rica: Great Nature (our back yard!) and a glamorous 50´s styled House. In&Basic has the doors open to create a new family everyday!

from 9.00 USD
Mi Casa Hostel
Hostel | 2.8 km
92%
Rating

Mi Casa Hostel is a homely and friendly hostel, perfect for travellers wanting to experience Costa Rican life and culture.

from 13.00 USD
Hostel Van Gogh
Hostel | 1.4 km
84%
Rating

The best hostel in San Jose Downtown!! Hostel Van Gogh a place to be!! - Hostel Van Gogh Close to everything!

from 12.00 USD
Hotel Posada del Sol
Hostel | 1.6 km
No Rating

Hotel Posada del Sol: is a nice hotel with 9 rooms private and family, located in San Jose, is a house of the time of La Colonia, very safe,Read more beautiful and peaceful with greenery in your backyard and BBQ area is very clean, and we have kitchen area for use by our guests if they want, hear the birds, squirrels are running and butterflies.

from 14.00 USD
Hostel Casa del Parque
Hostel | 1.6 km
88%
Rating

Hostel Casa Del Parque in San Jose, Costa Rica is a calm and relaxed guesthouse for the budget traveler. It is perfect for backpackers as baseRead more point to explore Costa Rica and other parts of Central America.

from 10.00 USD
Hostel Urbano Yoses
Hostel | 2.3 km
No Rating

Hostel Urbano Yoses is located just around the block from the bus stop, so a 5 minute ride from downtown or a 15 minute walk to the museo nacional.Read more

from 11.00 USD
Hostel Urbano
Hostel | 3.3 km
No Rating

Hostel Urbano is the best place to stay in Costa Rica, whether you are a student, a backpacker, or a more mature couple looking for a relaxingRead more stay.

from 10.00 USD
TripOn 2
Hostel | 5.9 km
No Rating

TripOn 2 Hostel will provide you with great atmosphere!

from 11.75 USD
Relax Hostel
Hostel | 1.9 km
No Rating

Relax Hostel is a nice hostel situated in a vintage building that offers Luggage Storage and outdoore terrace.

from 12.00 USD
Costa Rica Love Apartments & rooms 2
Apartment | 6.6 km
78%
Rating

WELCOME TO COSTA RICA LOVE HOSTEL Free breakfast, coffee and tea all day Free Wi-Fi Free gallery tour Hot shower and free lockers Shared kitchenRead more and free movies CALL FROM AIRPORT FOR SHUTTLE SERVICE, WE WILL PICK YOU UP! 17$ SHUTTLE PICK UP TO THE AIRPORT 15 MIN 10$ BUS STATIONS SHUTTLE PICK UPS AT SAN JOSE River just 10 min with swimming area SUPERMARKET, BUS STOP, PHARMACY, BEAUTY SALON, DENTAL CLINIC, SPORTS AREA, GREEN OPEN AREA JUST 25 MTS ALL!! PRE-COLOMBIAN ART GALLERY

from 6.00 USD
Apartments Condo Casa
Apartment | 4.8 km
No Rating

from 13.20 USD
Hotel B&B Puerta del Sol
Hotel | 9.4 km
No Rating

from 27.00 USD
Hotel Casa Cambranes
Hotel | 2.7 km
No Rating

from 42.50 USD
Isha Hostel
Hostel | 2.6 km
No Rating

Isha Hostel offers Wi-Fi, Towel service, parking spaces and TC cable.

from 12.00 USD
Hostal Casa Areka Costa Rica
Hotel | 3.3 km
No Rating

Este hotel esta situado en un area segura y tranquila en el distrito de San Pedro Montes de Oca de San Jose, a solo 500 metros de la UniversidadRead more UCR. This hotel is located in a safe and quiet area in the district of San Pedro Montes de Oca, San Jose, just 500 meters from the UCR University.

from 15.55 USD
Transilvania Hostel
Hostel | 1.5 km
No Rating

Transilvania Hostel is inspired by Medieval times and Dracula!

from 16.00 USD
Casa 69
Hotel | 1.7 km
No Rating

from 15.00 USD
Hotel Plaza Real Suites & Apartments
Hotel | 3.4 km
No Rating

from 74.99 USD
Hotel Le Voltaire
Hotel | 1.9 km
No Rating

from 34.50 USD
Tierra Magica
Guesthouse | 0.0 km
No Rating

from 20.00 USD
Kaps Place Hotel B&B
Guesthouse | 2.0 km
No Rating

from 46.19 USD

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Activities / excursions 67%

Restaurants / eating out 71%

Shopping 66%

Chilling out / relaxing 61%

Getting around / public transport 75%

Sightseeing 63%

Culture 67%

Nightlife / partying 66%

Value for money 63%

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Top rated San Jose Hostels

Read what people have to say about our top rated Hostels in San Jose

  • 1. Mi Casa Hostel 92%
  • 2. In&basic Hostel Lounge 91%
  • 3. Hostel Bekuo San Jose 90%
  • 4. Hostel Shakti 89%
  • 5. In The Wind Hostel & Guesthouse 88%

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