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Hostel Casa Colon

#31 of 86 Hotels in San Jose
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Paseo Colon, Calle 24 Norte | Contiguo a Torre Mercedes, San Jose 1255-1200, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Managua, Nicaragua
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I like this hostel. Being a world travel and having stayed in countless hostels, this is a good one. It is well located, has nice architecture, the bunk-beds in the dorm rooms are solid and comfortable. Wifi can be a little weak and depending on how busy the hostel is, it can get noisy, but overall, it's a decent place... More 

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

Hello we attended the inconvenience that you had with your shirt, we did all the investigations of the case but unfortunately when people staying in shared rooms with 6-8 and up to 10 people is difficult for us to control personal belongings. We really appreciate your comment but we also want to tell all our customers that for safety each... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Overall, this place was good. We stayed in the basic private room. It was very small, but it was clean and decently comfortable. Our garbage was emptied only once during our 4 night stay, and our bed was never made. We didn't really need it, but it would've been nice. Staff were friendly and tried to be helpful, although we... More 

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

Thanks for your comment, We will be alert for the housekeeping service! Greetings from Casa Colon! More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We rented the private room for 50USD for 4 nights. It was clean & staff was helpful (not always 100% correct on the information) buy always willing to attempt to help! The water temp & pressure change a little during the shower (depends if anyone else flushes the toilet or turns on a tap) you may get a good blast... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

While the actual hostel is beautiful the biggest downside for me is the internet sucks! It does not reach to any of the private or dorm rooms. Even in the common area it's hard to get a connection. First night I arrived I had the junior suite no complaints at all! Second night went to an 8 person dorm. Place... More 

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

Hello Chad! Thanks for your comment, in fact we have problems with the WIFI service, we really apologize for the inconvenience. I assure you that the next time you visit us, the wifi will be fixed. Best regards! More 

Barcelona, Spain
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

In brief: The basics in a nice environment, but the service and accommodations could be better. The pros: -Breakfast included (rice, beans and eggs or fruit and eggs) - not very tasty, but it's there -Free wifi, though not the strongest -Cost reasonable ($55 per night for private room with queen bed) -Decor in the main areas is really cool... More 

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

Thank you very much for the detailed description of its recommendations, We will improve! Greetings from Hostel Casa Colon! More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My sister and I spent our last night in Central America here before flying home and were looking for a place to chill out. This is exactly what we got! I can't even explain to you how good it felt to lay on a sofa and watch TV after several months of travelling. The staff were amazingly helpful, the rooms... More 

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HostelCasaColon, Gerente at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment, we are very happy that you feel at home, we try to be the best hostel in San Jose and comments like yours motivate us to keep working and improving our services. Best regards! More 

Brisbane
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109 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Arrived here late at night and left early in the morning as I was just passing through San Jose to catch a bus so unfortunately can't comment too much on this place. From what I saw the dorms and bathrooms were very clean with proper hot water (none of that water heater rubbish with no pressure, though you do have... More 

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HostelCasaColon, Gerente at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Kindest regards from all the staff was a pleasure to help providing you with the required information. We hope you can visit us next time with more time! More 

San Ramon, Costa Rica
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

One of the best options in you want to stay in a nice place in San Jose. Now if you want to check out the night life better this is not a goog option because is not that close to all the clubs that you can check.

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HostelCasaColon, Gerente at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment, hope to see you the next time! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

It's so funny that this is called a "hostel" because it really should be a "hotel." I had a one night stop over before heading to Panama and this was the perfect choice. If you have the same situation, it is located a few blocks away-super convenient. Great food, nice staff, gorgeous common areas to relax and unwind, comfy-clean beds... More 

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HostelCasaColon, Gerente at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

We are grateful for your comments, our goal is that the hostel is having high quality services, unfortunately for being situated in one of the main roads noise is one of our disadvantages, so we try to reward with our services. Greetings! More 

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We recently stayed at Casa Colon for one night at the end of a trip and it was perfect for our needs. With a private room, it had more of a hotel feel than a hostel feel. It's in that mid-range of pricing that seems hard to find in San Jose (the $30-50 range). The building is quite nice with... More 

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HostelCasaColon, Gerente at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Gratifying to know that you feel comfortable in the hostel. We have implemented common for the enjoyment of all our guests areas, soon we will have food and beverage service in those areas. Greetings! More 

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