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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Avenida 6, Calle 21/25 | De la iglesia Sagrado Corazon, 100 metros norte, 50 oeste., San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have stayed here several times while on route through San Jose to somewhere in Costa Rica. It suits the perpose perfectly. The rooms are basic but clean and the atmosphere around the pool and bar is great. There is an info desk with everything you need to know about what to do and how to get around Costa Rica.... More

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read mixed reviews about this place, however took the chance on the basis that I was travelling alone and would probably meet soem people. Two major disapointing factors about this place: Firstly, it's located on the train track that runs through the centre of San Jose - as the train also runs on the road every commuter and transportation... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been there in two times and it´s a good place to enjoy with friends and the staff are excellent persons and friendly. It´s placed near the dowtown and you can go by walking, the weather is tropical except in early in the morning that it´s cold but nice weather.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The staff were very friendly, and the hostel was clean. There was nothing wrong with the food in the attached restaurant, although the atmosphere was pretty bleak. When we first walked in, we mistakenly thought it was closed. Our private room was in the basement so there where no outside windows, however there was a window into the hallway. That,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Stayed there at the beginning of my tour. The staff is very friendly and helpful they helped me a lot to find all the right directions to my destinations. There is a good restaurant inside with reasonable prices, a bar and swimming pool. I have stayed in a dorm which was nice but the toilet was a little dirty and... More

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Stayed here at the beginning of our trip, came back again in the middle, and will likely be back before our trip is over! We stayed in a dorm the first time, which was okay, the downstairs bathrooms aren't very nice. The second time around we stayed in a private room -- if you're travelling with someone else or can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Stayed there two nights in low season had an awesome time , all the staff were extreamly friendly we were played cards in the little bar at the back and one of the guys who was on his day off came in to chat with his friends he ended up bring us all on a great night out all the... More

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The people that work here know about a ton of exciting things for you to do and see on your trip. Not only are they very helpful and patient when giving direction or helping plan activities, and they even provide day or over-night trips planned and handled by them! Would defiantly stay here again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The staff is really great - nice and helpful, but the hostel himself is totally regular - I stayed in 4 beds dorms, and there was only one electrical outlet for the whole room. Bathroom is fine, nothing specail, wifi is working fine but not everywhere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This place is a great find in the Jan Jose, its brilliant the minute you walk in. The place is massive; a huge kitchen, a great chill area with Tv and Dvd's, a friendly bar to hangout at, a pool to chill by with these great beds, and hammocks in a spacious garden. We stayed in a private room and... More

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Address: Avenida 6, Calle 21/25 | De la iglesia Sagrado Corazon, 100 metros norte, 50 oeste., San Jose, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
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Hotel Class:2 star — Costa Rica Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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