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Hostel Van Gogh

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

David is ace, very knowledgeable and friendly. The hostel is clean and there is enough outlets in the room to share. The wifi however is horrible. If you go here then log onto the Argentinian restaurant next door. The password I used was CostaRica . During the weekdays there is a 12AM curfew. I checked out 2 other hostels in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My brother and I turned up with a few friends, however, only a few of us had booked the hostel. Due to Envision there were a lot of hostels that were fully booked - David went out of his way to call around hostels for us and source accomodation for our friends. Lovely clean rooms and a cooked breakfast in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We stayed in his hostel for three nights and David helped us plan our whole trip through Costa Rica and gave us many helpful tips. We could even leave some of our things behind and pick them up two weeks later. You can trust David, the hostal is very safe.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

It's a quite hostel with a nice location. It's next to the centre, just a walking distance,and it's not far from the Tica Bus station and the airport bus station, you need a short taxi ride. in the Barrio Amon, where the Hostel is, there are many nice cafes and restaurant. The Hostel itself is basic but nice and always... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

This is a clean, quiet, and beautiful hostel in a nice neighborhood, just a few minutes walk from the Avenida Central. The owner is a great guy, very nice and helpful. With high ceilings and a nice open air kitchen/hang-out area, van Gogh is so much nicer than the other hostels I've previously stayed at in San Jose. A breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

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 November 18, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

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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