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Hostel Urbano

In front of the Kennedy Park, San Pedro 645-7050, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hostel Urbano is a great place to stay. I haven't felt as comfortable in any other hostels. The atmosphere is warm, welcoming, clean, and tastefully artistic. It is not crowded, junky or unclean. The staff gives you a tour and helps you in any way you need. Breakfast is included and delicious! Everyone sits in the kitchen like family (and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

The outsides first appearance is not all that beautiful, but inside is spacious and clean, and decorated well! The staff are all willing to help and so friendly to talk with and joke with. The breakfast was wonderful and the other travelers that were there echoed to feel of the hostel!

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Denver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great location for exploring San Jose and day trips around. It's located in a pretty safe neighborhood right on the main bus line into downtown San Jose. Bars, restaurants, bank, groceries... everything you need is close by. Not for light sleepers, though, since it is right on the Avenida Central with cars, trucks, lights, horns, etc.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Want to come to Costa Rica and spend some days in San José ? Hostel Urbano is just the place you you look for! The accommodations are really CLEAN, 6 stars out of 5 for the Staff attendance! A warm and nice place to be RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE UNIVERSITY LIFE ! ( party, food, shops, just name... More

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oslo, norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

It dosen't take more then a minute after entering this place and you will feel what everyone is talking about. This place have something special. I stayed there several of times during my latest travels in Costa Rica. This was my first time in a hostel and understanding the travelers i met during my stay at this place this was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My sister and I flew in and out of San Jose, during a month-long backpacking trip of Central America; therefore, our first and last stop was Hostel Urbano. We actually had a stop over in between these two stays in San Jose on our way to Puerto Veijo. We decided we wantd to stay in San Jose proper and ended... More

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Flores, Guatemala
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The best part of this place was the staff, otherwise I had a rather lousy experience at Hostel Urbano. The ladies working the desk were super friendly and great about giving directions and instructions for anywhere I wanted to go, and even helped me get a taxi in the morning to make sure I wasn't overcharged. The main problem was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

I returned a few times to this awesome hostel, the staff were welcoming, friendly and the travellers I had met were amazing people. The beds are comfortable, clean and the facilities are likewise. Definitely worth it, odd as it may seem, I miss it and would love to return one day, mainly to visit these amazing people again. Everywhere is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This hostel is great. The staff are lovely and really helpful. I planned a lot with them. Kitchen is nice and well stocked (including an oven). The whole Hostel is very clean and well kept. The dorm beds are real xomfy and sturdy and the lockers are big. I would suggest more plugs and next to the beds rather than... More

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Hostel U, Guest Relations Manager at Hostel Urbano, responded to this review

Hi Deni, Thanks so much for your review!! It was so nice to have you and your friends here!! hope to meet up some time soon again, and you know you have a home in Costa Rica !!! Indeed, we love to give the customer the greatest possible assistance, information such as tours, where to go, safety, we try to... More

london
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My friend and I spent one night at Hostel Urbano. The staff are so unbelievably helpful. We received a lengthy email will all kinds of helpful information (taxis, ATMs, directions etc.) before our arrival and were collected from the airport by their recommended driver. My friend and I booked a double room which could have actually accommodated 4 other people... More

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Hostel U, Guest Relations Manager at Hostel Urbano, responded to this review

Hi Claire, Thanks so much for your review!! It was so nice to have you here!! hope to meet up some time soon again, and you know you have a home in Costa Rica !!! We love to give the customer the greatest possible assistance, information such as tours or where to go. We try to give you the best... More

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Address: In front of the Kennedy Park, San Pedro 645-7050, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Pedro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for a relaxed, fresh, clean, friendly, nice place to stay in San Jose, then look no further: Hostel Urbano is the ideal place for you!! Excellently located, on the University of Costa Rica Campus area, our hostel provides you with the perfect location surrounded by tons of restaurants, bars, banks, stores, malls, buses, taxis and even the train service!! So go ahead and check out our services and facilities and book now!! ... more   less 

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