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Hostel Casa Colon

Paseo Colon, Calle 24 Norte | Contiguo a Torre Mercedes, San Jose 1255-1200, Costa Rica
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Ranked #28 of 86 Hotels in San Jose
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Me and my friend stay there for a night. The room was very small and trying to find some space to open up two cases was quite hard. If you're looking to stay in San Jose for longer - I'd suggest to find a bigger room elsewhere as this one felt a bit claustrophobic. On the other hand it had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel itself was okay but there were several problems and inconsistencies. I stayed twice, and both times there were problems: One time I was given a towel, and the other time I wasn't. Then on one visit, I was charged the full amount of the room, despite having already paid a portion in advance. On the other visit,I was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not that safe of an area, but close to one or two of the bus stations. The building is beautiful and huge and clean. The downside, they suck when it comes to a problem. All of the rooms work via key cards and we all got locked out of our rooms for a really long time and the person at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this hostel and what a great find! The front office woman was so friendly. After a frustrating morning of travelling and bus mixups she was extremely helpful in advising me on how to get to panama the next day. The hostel is really big, fast and good wifi, and the rooms are really clean. I stayed in a... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My boyfriend and I happened upon Casa Colon while wandering up from the Tica Bus station, which is only a few blocks away. We took a dorm-style room, which sported comfortable and clean bunk beds, for right around $15 USD per night per person. The staff was always available, and always friendly and ready to help. They recommended to us... More 

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Medford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Casa Colon was a great spot! Very nice, clean and modern. Staff was extremely helpful and friendly. Another bonus, the food is delicious and not ridiculously priced. I would recommend to anyone traveling through San Jose.

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Stayed one night in a double room with private bathroom. Building itself is really cool design. Room was seriously tiny with a window into the hall where the shared bathrooms were so rather noisy. Bed was terrible I was convinced it was going to fall apart every time we rolled over. Staff were polite but not overly helpful. Location convenient,... More 

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HostelCasaColon, Director de Recepción at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

hello! Yes we have different private rooms,the basic private is pretty small , usually we rented just for 1 person, we will improve the issue of bed. Thanks for choosing Casa Colon! More 

Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I was heading to another hostel in central San Jose when this place caught my eye; it did look like a rather expensive hotel, but it said 'hostel' so I thought I could as well check it out. I was impressed by the beautiful interior and that they offered hostel rooms for a rate that seems the norm in San... More 

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HostelCasaColon, Director de Recepción at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review
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Muchas Gracias por su comentario tan detallado de los servicios que ofrecemos, Facilita a los demás viajeros conocer mas sobre... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

A very good hostel option if you are many who travel and want to be together. Cozy with slightly old-fashioned style f.ö clean and fresh. Walking distance to everything you need.A short taxi ride then you are at the airport in San Jose.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We stayed one night after flying in from New York and getting the bus out the next day. We had a double room for $55, which actually had 2 double beds in it. It was pretty clean and had a TV and air con, but no windows, which made it a little charmless. The shared bathrooms were not too bad,... More 

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HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment, we will improve the dark in the room, we appreciate your recommendation Best regards! More 

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