Top Rated Hostels in San Jose, Costa Rica
32 out of 35 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend In&basic Hostel Lounge
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Comfortable couches in the lounge room. Great if you just want to lay around reading. Staff helpful with bus times ect.
The owner is very friendly and helpful. The environment is warm and comfortable and feels more like home than a hostel. Everything is spotless.
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142 out of 147 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Hostel Nomadas Backpackers
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|Location -||77%||Cleanliness -||92%||Value -||93%|
The People there were very friendly, it was clean and i Felt comfortable like it was my home.
The staff here are so warm and helpful! I was immediately greeted with warmth, given an informative tour, and was impressed by the coziness and amenities of the common areas. I highly recommend this hostel!
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19 out of 20 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Hostel Casa Colon
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|Location -||93%||Cleanliness -||93%||Value -||89%|
Comfortable dorm beds.....lovely lounge area, staff fine.....decent downtown location.....however....
This is just a functional place to stop as it's close to the bus station and if you have to spend the night it will do the trick. It's a big place and clean.
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130 out of 143 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Hostel Bekuo
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|Location -||84%||Cleanliness -||87%||Value -||91%|
The atmosphere in this hostel is very good, very clean kitchen, the staff can help you with everything - perfekt! Even if it is not the best location: you can reach the City Center within minutes by bus (very cheap) and there s a big mall just around the corner.
I didn't want to leave…the staff was so incredible, the free breakfast was so edible, and the quality mattresses were soooooo bedable. I stayed here on my first stop through San Jose, and made sure to come back my next time through. The staff help organize evening events, but respect the quiet hours, and Brian made free sangria before he and Gaby taught a salsa lesson. The common areas are huge with a nice layout, and the place just has a great overall vibe.
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22 out of 23 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Hostel Shakti
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|Location -||81%||Cleanliness -||93%||Value -||93%|
1) Good location: rather near the center. Within pleasurable walking distances of most main "attractions". 2) Friendly and clean environnement, which includes free Wi-Fi, free breakfast (i.e. casado = rice and beans and etc.), kitchen space (with fridge) and a small living room. Also, there's the Restaurante Shakti attached to it (which was closed when I stayed over). 3) Charming and colorful rooms (albeit a tad outdated) which gives of a homely atmosphere to the whole place.
A very nice and clean hostel with absolut nice and helpfull staff. Big room with all we need plus a kitchen with free coffee and tee. Great place to stay in San Jose!
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115 out of 117 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Costa Rica Guesthouse
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|Location -||83%||Cleanliness -||91%||Value -||90%|
Really good little place to stay. Hot showers, good breakfast, 24 hour reception and a comfortable bed. I was in the dorm but slept beautifully! A little bit of home comforts and peace and quiet for a smelly backpacker!
We chose Costa Rica Guesthouse because the tour guide we were meeting next day recommended it, AND because they offered secure auto storage while we went away for a night. I was sure I had asked for 2 beds but we were given a room with one double, apparently the only one available, and told there were none with 2, although the website says there were. Our checked bage didn't arrive in Liberia with us, so we left this address to have them brought to. They weren't there when we returned, and Carlos went far above and beyond to help us track them down. He made many phone calls and helped keep us in the right direction to recover them, staying calming and positive the whole time. He was terrific!!
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4 out of 4 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Mi Casa Hostel
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|Location -||70%||Cleanliness -||90%||Value -||85%|
A nice easy transition into costa rica, we stayed here our first night, and plan to stay our last night there before heading home.
very nice 50's modernist property.staff very friendly, free breakfast included.nice and quiet neighborhood, close to the airport and abour 10 minutes taxi-ride to downtown
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14 out of 14 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Hostel Van Gogh
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|Location -||85%||Cleanliness -||94%||Value -||88%|
This hostel is in a good location, about a 15 minute walk from where the bus drops you off, 10 minutes walk to downtown area. The rooms and bathrooms are clean. Hot showers, computers and TV to use, pool table as well. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful!
Beds and pillows were comfy and the location was really good. The guy was pretty helpful although in the morning when I was leaving he was busy making breakfast so was not as available.
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48 out of 51 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Aldea Hostel
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|Location -||86%||Cleanliness -||84%||Value -||85%|
Well run hostel near the bus stations. The rooms might be a bit noisy while the rush hour. But OK.
Third time here. Colonial house. Interesting. Fun. Friendly. Relaxed. Slightly eccentric, inc the plumbing, but all works. I've always taken a private room with bathroom - all absolutely adequate. Nice mix of guests, mixed nationalities, some Costa Rican, travellers & others. 10 minute walk to centre of San Jose. Owner extremely friendly, helpful, English speaking if that matters. Pleasant staff. Bonus this time is a small attached restaurant, 'The Corner'. It's a separate business from the Hostal, but in the same building, & works with the hostal. Very simple menu but I swear the empanadas (baked in pizza dough) with salsas, & the pizzas, are amongst the best & freshest I've ever eaten. Long may that continue. Good traveller's choice.
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177 out of 191 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Costa Rica Backpackers
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|Location -||76%||Cleanliness -||80%||Value -||88%|
some staff is rude, location is ok, rooms are very basics but the rest is ok... there are other hostels near by, better go there...
The tourman Justin is really nice. The tours we did were sooo cool. Thanks a lot for all your help, Justin!!!!
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