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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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24 reviews 24 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is actually beautiful. Has a large pool, great bathrooms and showers, a nice restaurant and multiple hangout spots and a large bar and kitchen which doesnt force You to eat at the restaurant. However, this hostel is way too massive to control the people that come in and out. There is maps on the walls because it is... More 

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Granada, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little hostel offers a perfect budget option for San José. The beds might not be the most comfortable ever but the location is pretty good and the facilities (pool, kitchen, sofas to chill out,...) were great! the people working there were extremely nice and helped us getting a rental car and were super flexible with our reservations (I was... More 

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is centrally located in San José which is good and bad. The good is that you can walk everywhere you need to go and all modes of transportation excluding the airport are near by. The bad is that since it is so centrally located, traffic is a nightmare when you're trying to get back to the hostel after... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed the first night in Costa Rica in this hostel. It should be cleaner. It has a nice garden and pool but the water was quite dirty. The bathroom were really old and not in a so good condition. The staff was helpful and they organized a good transfer from the airport and the day we depart they gave... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

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 October 19, 2014

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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Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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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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