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Costa Rica Backpackers Hostel

Avenida 6, calle 21/25, San Jose, Costa Rica

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 where you can meet people from all around the world. Brand new dormitories and double rooms. Read more

86% Overall Rating 48 out of 55 customers would recommend this property based on 55 reviews

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 82%

Facilities 85%

Location 79%

Safety 90%

Staff 88%

Value 90%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Foosball
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • PlayStation
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam room
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 22.00USD
  • Breakfast 4.00USD

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 12:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Pet Friendly"
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to San Jose?

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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 where you can meet people from all around the world. Brand new dormitories and double rooms. Read more

Shared Rooms

4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Standard 10 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Costa Rica Backpackers

* Swimming pool
* Biggest tropical garden in town
* 2 Licensed bar & restaurant
* Live music & Dj's
* Free internet & Wi-Fi access
* Free coffee & tea
* Sunbathing decks
* Music by the pool
* Movies on big screen
* Hot showers
* Fresh linen
* No curfew
* 24hrs security
* Bilingual staff
* Tour desk

Job opportunities send us you CV at costaricabackpackers@gmail.com

We are the original backpackers hostel in the country, opened in October 2001...The 2 owners have had years of backpacking experience in latin America and have a particular way of taking care of people, and making them feel welcome...We are Located in downtown San Jose nearby the national museum, banks, bars, and all the facilities you need

* Dorm $13 ( a private locker for everybody)
* Private Twin $32
* Private Double $32

LONELY PLANET 2008'S REVIEW
This long-standing favorite is a place to stay with two faces. Party-people live it up in the main section of the hostel, while the vibe is more low-key in the guesthouse wing across the road. By day, all lounge in hammocks and chat around the pool in the manicured garden. The main draw here is the idyllic garden-set swimming pool, around which guests splash away the day, sunbathing and swapping travelling tales, while mellow tunes resonate. By night, guests flip-flop over from the pool to the bar/restaurant area for international cuisine, live music and salsa classes - or, on rainy days, movies on the big screen. Over the road, in the recently converted hundred-year-old guesthouse, the pace is a little slower, where folk make the most of the large double rooms and peaceful reading areas.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.