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Hostel Van Gogh

7th street | 150 mts North from Parque Morazan, San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed 3 nights in the female dorm. I found the hostel and the room super comfortable, spacey and clean! In addition, David the owner is super helpful and friendly and makes you feel save and comfortable. Also, the hostel is greatly located in the center, just a short taxi ride to Ticabus terminal or terminal San Carlos (bus to... More 

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SeaTac, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hostel our first night in Costa Rica. It was pretty easy to find, located in the middle, but also in a very safe area. Dave or David the main guy was amazing! He immediately helped us out by showing us how to get a bus to La Fortuna the next day. He even emailed me a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I stayed here with my partner and two friends for one night! The hostel was clean, tidy and in a great location. The owner was lovely and so helpful to us which made the stay even more pleasant! He gave us advice where to go around in San Jose and how to which is a huge help when you're in... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

I really like this hostel! If you need a place to stay that is not crowded and you want to feel welcomed - this is the one!! David is really really helpful and takes care of the hostel very well. For this price you can't say anything bad. On my trip I always told ppl to go there and everyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Very nice, clean and organized hostel. The owner David is very knowledgable and can help you with anything you need for your trip. A breakfast of eggs, toast, jelly, and coffee or tea is included in your stay. David will also help arrange a taxi from the airport for you at a much cheaper price than you would pay otherwise.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The reviews probably talk this place up a little too much. It's nice, David is indeed very helpful (albeit very biased towards Costa Rica, during our stay he talked many people out of travelling north as too dangerous and to just stay in CR or speed through the countries which is a load of crap) brekkie is definitely the best... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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27 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Pleasant stay in San Jose Stayed 1 night at this lovely hostel. The owner is so helpful and friendly, he runs it greatly. It's clean, organized and peaceful. Not a party hostel at all - exactly what I needed! You can easily get to the airport by bus, and a taxi from the bus station where the buses from Monteverde... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

Excellent service from David, the owner. A really comfortable, quiet atmosphere in a hectic city. With a little research into the layout of the city, you can easily get to this place from the airport via bus and walking. It would be helpful if more specific directions were listed on the website.

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Bocas Town, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Definitely on if the better hostels I've ever stayed in. The entire hostel, all facilities and rooms very super clean. Te hostel is nice an cozy and has a great atmosphere. The owner is highly service orientated and wants all his guests to feel at ease. I felt directly welcome. If you have a question just ask him and he... More 

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Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Very calm and beautiful ... David is amazing, my girlfriend and I were sick because of the food from the argentinian restaurant nearby, and david tooke care of us very well. Clean, Calm, comfortable, this hostel is just one of the best hostel where I've ever stayed in my 2 years travel. Don't hesitate!

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Address: 7th street | 150 mts North from Parque Morazan, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
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