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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“outdoor kitchen”(10 reviews)
“hot water”(14 reviews)
“hostel guests”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsoutdoor kitchenhot waterhostel guestsfree coffee every morningprivate room with bathattached restauranttica busmajor busperson dormshared kitchenlocation is excellentcommon areasthe staff was friendly and helpfulstayed for one nightenjoyed my staywi firooms are clean
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the best places to stay. Amir and staff are outstanding. Great price and value. Near to lots of great places to eat as well as the italian food here is amazing. Near to downtown but in a clean safe location. This will be...More

Thank Double V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is ok cheap hostel in San Jose, not far from the center or from the airport. Rooms are tiny, no hot water in the shower, WiFi is so-so. Wouldn’t recommend. Plenty of other hostels in San Jose for same price better quality. Taxi to...More

Thank Lucyan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great hostel close to all the bus terminals as well as the airport, and it is as well convenient to have a 24 hours reception! On top of that, it is very quiet and clean - so perfect if you want to relax. The owner...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for one night as a stopover from west to east. We had a private room which was fine, it was right next to the reception and common area so we thought it might be noisy but it wasn't a problem. They only...More

Thank Not-Lost-Wanderers
Reviewed January 13, 2018

I have been staying at this lovely hostel for a week now and am very much enjoying my time here. The area where the hostel is located is very close to many surgical and dental clinics which make it an ideal spot to stay to...More

Thank christinabacardi
Response from Aldea Hostel C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Aldea San JoseResponded January 20, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Here at Aldea, we pride ourselves on being a great spot for travelers on the move. We are very close to all the...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Multilingual Staff
Shuttle Bus Service
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
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Price range
$15 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
$15 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Nadir N
April 19, 2017|
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Response from har s | Property representative |
hi, we have the airport shuttle service from San Jose to the airport only. It costs 25$ up to 4 pax. Normally, you can take the official airport which are orange color. They charge between 25$ and 30$ no more. Thank you... More
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snowmeiser
April 4, 2015|
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Response from Steven B | Reviewed this property |
The best way to get to the hostel from the airport is Taxi, its about a 20 minute ride & you should not pay more than 30 dollars for the cab.- If they ask for more, start negotiations. The busses don't pick up from the... More
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"The bottom rooms are a little quieter but the whole place is OK"
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"If you need a dorm, ask for 201, if a private room ask for 108 or 107, those are really quiet."
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"I think we were in room 107.. In the back ..,away from the street ..good room!"
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"Great for transfers to Nicargua, due to closely situated near TICA busses"
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