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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with a couple of friends. The first room was really loud with lots of traffic. My second room was quiet. Does not look like sheets are clean. Good location for a really early bus from Tracopa as you can walk there in 10 minutes. You can walk always to restaurants and shopping. A local said be careful,... More 

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Hostel E, Director de Recepción at Hostel 1110, responded to this review

Hi Kirsi! We clean the rooms everyday, including of course, bed sheets. As you mentioned we are 10 minutes walking to Tracopa station and close to everything in San José. Breaksfast starts at 7 a.m. but we have noticed that manyof our clients leave early to get buses or tours so we have now the option of breakfast to go.... More 

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Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We had a decent double room in the second building over the road from the main hostel. It is a bit quieter as the main building had people in the common area and kitchen till really late. It is along a main road so we found it difficult to sleep as there were trucks/motorcycles/cars zooming by all night. So bring... More 

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Hostel E, Director de Recepción at Hostel 1110, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments! They help us grow! We are now working on the breakfast to go option so you can take it next time with you! We are a new administration and we are working hard to improve everything here. Next time you visit us will be even better! More 

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15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

The hostel room was a bit smelly frm the bathroom. One of the staff enetered the room without knocking to let onr of the new girls in, last time i checked we ho for female only room for some privacy. But all in all , staff is friendly and helpful even the ones who dont speak english and the breakfast... More 

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Hostel E, Director de Recepción at Hostel 1110, responded to this review

Thank you for your time! We are working in all our areas now, so next time you come to San José take a look at the hostel. Its beautiful! Staff is always trying to make you feel comfortable and safe. So sorry about the incident with the guy who didnt knock we will talk to him. Thank you! More 

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Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Nicely located a 10 min stroll from downtown San Jose. Great, helpful staff and good breakfast. Also really nice that they prepared our breakfast even though we left at 6 am and breakfast starts at 7. Dorm is noisy I would say. Take a room not adjacent to the busy roadside.

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Hostel E, Director General at Hostel 1110, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to review us! We are doing our best everyday to make you feel at home. We are remodeling all our areas so it will look even better that it was last time. Thank you! More 

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Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

'Cheap' is the best word describing this hostel. We had a private room , bed was nearly standing and there was an awful smell of some toilet chemicals. But the staff was very friendly. Location was good for us, as we needed to be close to Tracopa bus station, but it didn't seem to be safe around.

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Hostel E, Director General at Hostel 1110, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! They help us grow! We are remodeling all our areas, beds, rooms, common areas. We are located one block away from the touristic police department so I can tell you that the hostel area is more than safe. Hopefully you can visit us next time so you can see the changes. Pura vida! More 

Grand Junction, Colorado
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Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

I had plans to stay at another hostel but after not being able to get in because the security gate was locked my taxi driver recommend this place. The staff was very nice and took me in late at night. My room was adorable! I loved how the hostel was decorated. The room was really clean, my bed was so... More 

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Hostel E, Director General at Hostel 1110, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We love to hear you had such a wonderful experience. It makes us feel we are on the right path. We are doing more remodeling here so next time you visit us you will see it even more lovely. Thank you so much! More 

Grand Junction, Colorado
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Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came in late last night on the Tica Bus. We booked a room at hostel shakti but because we came in so late they wouldn't let us in. The cab driver recommend Hostel 1110. They took us in at 11:30pm and they were so nice! we stayed in room 4. The room was adorable! Very clean... More 

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Hostel E, Director General at Hostel 1110, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your time! We appreciate every single word of that comment. We are more than glad to know about your experience. We are doing more changes here so next time you visit us you´ll notice we continue working for our guests! Thank you! More 

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57 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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Reviewed November 28, 2015

Really basic hotel. We had trouble finding it. I booked a room alone and they put me in a room for 6 people which i got for myselve. When i was about to sleep around one o clock in the night the people from the hotel nocked on my door to come get some matrasses from the other beds. Breakfast... More 

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4 reviews
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Reviewed July 19, 2015

Overnighted at this hostel and wold definitely recommend it. Clean, good rates and a friendly staff. Not the best location but it served its purpose. Very nice rooms. The staff was very helpful and a great send off. Pura vida

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4 reviews
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Reviewed June 24, 2015

I stayed here for almost 10 days and i could really recommend this place. The rooms and dorms are very big, clean and comfortable to sleep and on the high ceilings wel-functioning fans. The staff were very friendly and helped me to get around in and out San Jose. Breakfast is good and U can use the kitchen, witch is... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are a looking for a beautiful hostel, at a great price, in a safe area and in a wonderful environment during your San Jose visit, look no further and do not hesitate to contact us.This recently renovated colonial style house, once home to a Costa Rican ex-president, is ideally located on the downtown from where you may take a bus, or train, and easily access any part of the country you may wish to visit. Once here you will find yourself at only a ten minute walk or a 5 minutes cab ride from the most historic and culturally rich parts of town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel 1110

Address: Avenida 14 calle 11, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $11 - $29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel 1110 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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“every room is good.”
 of 5 bubbles BrittB153, Jun 24, 2015 | Read review
“Don't take the room facing the street. We didn't sleep a wink.”
 of 5 bubbles LinSmtih, Dec 21, 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the main building, and preferably one that is not facing the street.”
 of 5 bubbles MarteMy, Mar 7, 2012 | Read review
“try not to stay in the buidling accross the street from the hostel. It has a very dirt bathroom and you have to go across the street for anything.”
 of 5 bubbles erikaavellaneda, Nov 21, 2011 | Read review
“Don't bother unless u want to be ripped off and disappointed”
 of 5 bubbles ShirinK, Aug 21, 2011 | Read review
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