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Hostel Casa Colon

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Paseo Colon, Calle 24 Norte | Contiguo a Torre Mercedes, San Jose 1255-1200, Costa Rica
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Ranked #26 of 84 Hotels in San Jose
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Newcastle, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Dalarna County, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is hostel is very friendly, clean, secure and really unique! The architecture is awesome. Hard to believe its a hostel, really. Location is also pretty great. They have a restaurant on site, and several nearby. I stayed here a couple of nights and my friends who live in CR only stay here when they come to San Jose. Try... More 

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

The architecture that still retains the colonial style hostel is from 1945, we try to keep the legacy left grandparents. Greetings! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The hostel is, in most respects, a hotel.. It has the largest width beds, and the most comfortable mattresses, of any hostel to date in my experience in Central America. Centrally situated on a main city thoroughfare, and near international and intercity bus terminals. Pedestrian shopping street is only four blocks away, and many food options are within a ten... More 

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

Thank you for the suggestion of the door, hope to see you the next time! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Stayed here a few times. It's clean, safe and the location is great if your using ticabus (only 5 minutes walk from the terminal). There are cash machines right across the street too. I found the staff to be friendly and helpful and they all spoke good English if need be.

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Portland, Maine
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I had not planned to stay here however my airline misplaced my bag so I was forced to find accommodation in San Jose for the first night of my trip. The location is perfect, close to the major bus stations, and the interior is stunning. The common room is huge however it feels more like a restaurant/ social space than... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Although the hotel is beautiful, the management has a terrible reputation for their treatment of foreign guests and workers. There are many other options in San Jose without bad reputations.I would highly recommend supporting other locations with your money.It is not worth the suffering they cause their workers.

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

Hello not know that justify to speak ill of management, because none of our employees is dissatisfied contrary we thank the owner and manager for the support and assistance provided to each worker. He always be on the Hostel talking with the Guests Your comment surprise us! More 

Puerto Rico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I spent here the my last 3 days in Costa Rica. The price was good for a private room, the atmosphere was great, the room was clean, and the staff really helpful and kind! Really recommend this hostel!

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Muchas Gracias por su comentario, tratamos que todos nuestros clientes salgan satisfechos y regresen nuevamente, Saludos de parte de todo... More 

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Address: Paseo Colon, Calle 24 Norte | Contiguo a Torre Mercedes, San Jose 1255-1200, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Casa Colon 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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Hostel Casa Colon Costa Rica/San Jose
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