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Costa Rica Backpackers

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 April 5, 2012
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

This place has a great little pool and lounge area, nice little kitchen or a restaurant if you don´t feel like cooking. It´s got a bit of a party vibe so if that´s what you´re looking for this is perfect. Located in a relatively quiet area of town, within walking distance to the center.

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toronto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

I stayed here on the 8th of march and would not stay here again unless I was going to / coming from the bus station or airport. On the upside the hostel did pick me up at the airport and made arriving in the country very easy.. pool was dirty! and pretty sure we had a police escort on our... More

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Eagle, Co
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

I really enjoyed staying here. ´Since arriving in Costa Rica my hotel range has been $32-$125 a night dbl occupancy. This was the cheapest and we had the most fun here. The rooms are basic, but clean. They are constantly cleaning and picking up the garden. The pool was cold my daughter really enjoyed it and it created a nice... More

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

Got a room in the basement, wich smelled funny. Went out to a bar. When we came back the nightguard hushed-yelled that we must be quiet. Even if the trafficnoise was terrible (trailer honking), also down in the basement. Helpfull daytimestaff. Would not stay there again.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

We only stayed here a night before leaving San Jose, but wouldn't have wanted to stay longer. Our private, en-suite room was large but the floor was dirty, the shower unsafe and the huge window looked out onto a garbage strewn back-garden. We barely slept as trains and loud trucks went past right by our room. The staff were pleasant... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

stayed here in March 09. Its an average hostel, rooms were clean, thats about it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012 via mobile

Showers are dangerous,bathroom dirty,rooms are too small and too close to the bar,so its just impossible to sleep before 3am,the staff is not friendly at all and not helpful especialy the receptionist cindy who prefers look at herself in the mirror and check her mobile phone rather than take care of ur request.the restaurant is expensive et its far from... More

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

I don't know where to start... We were a little hesitant at the idea of staying in a 'backpackers' in Central America, but after reading reviews of Costa Rica Backpackers we decided it sounded reasonable. Having stayed in multiple backpackers across Europe and Australia, we thought we knew what to expect. Having booked their airport shuttle in advance, we arrived... More

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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

I have stayed here 3 times now and it is always so great! The beds are comfortable, the showers are hot, the coffee is delicious,the wifi is fast & the owners are so friendly and helpful. I would recommend Nomades over and over again.

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amsterdam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

To make it short, a average backpacker hostel with everything you need: - public kitchen - free wifi and internet - big comunal area - TV lounge - little restaurant and bar - free lockers inside the dorm What makes it very nice to me is the very big garden with swimming pool, hammocks, bonfire and sitting area. Just perfect... 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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