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Aldea Hostel San Jose

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Avenida 2, Calle 28 100m sur Pizza Hut Paseo Colon | Frente a la Sala Garbo, San Jose 10001, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Petit Victoria)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here as a transit through to Puerto viejo from la Fortuna. In a single room with ensuite it was perfect and private. Staff member was efficient and the hostel has a restaurant attached where you receive a 10% discount which was perfect when I arrived in the evening on a long bus ride.

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Miskolc, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent only two nights here, but I had an amazing time. The hostel is very spacious and quiet. The main walking street is only about 1 minute away. The staff was very nice, and made sure to enjoy my stay.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Very nice and Safe Hostel. I loved my stay in the hostel. The beds are great and the common area is chilling and nice. I came back because i loved it so much. The staff is very helpfull and you get free coffee

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We got a room for a night before out flight took off. The staff was extremely accommodating, gracious, and extremely willing to facilitate every request (we took their last bit of paper to print our boarding passes). It's extremely affordable and feels like you're in a hotel. The only knock is to get anywhere it's a taxi ride for sure.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The place is nice but staff was not willing to help at all. I felt like I was bothering every time I asked a question. Also she could not respond some basic questions (where is the closest store and what time does it close?). Definitely not friendly nor helpful. Rooms were comfortable, be aware that the doors stay unlocked (well... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is surely the place to stay in San Jose with its colonial facade & great service from all there .We were staying in an upstairs double which was clean & well kept & slightly quieter .Outside is a nice kitchen & chill area , to one side is a rather good pizza restaurante with a different slant . Overall... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is in a great location, with lots of transportation options, and the biggest urban park in the city close by. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Despite the house being old, it is in good condition. The owners are doing a good job maintaining it.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We were recommended this great hostel up in Granada & it was a find . We ere in a nice clean room just off the colonial sitting area with the pool table , well priced with good service from all there . There is the kitchen outdoors & a super restaurante adjoining . San Jose looked a bit rough in... More 

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bocas del toro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Aldea is great value for money. Staff are very helpful and gave detailed information on local transport, provided me with a map and alternative options. The owner is passionate about the hostel and restaurant next door and it shows. I stayed 2 nights, 1 on my way to san jose airport and again on my way back to panama. I... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

It was my first hostel after landing and it was really good. the stuff was really nice and helpful in anyway they can. the kitchen and facilities are good and there is a good atmosphere in the place. After going deep into other areas of Costa Rica, I just waited to come back to there before I leave. I recommend... More 

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