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Overview
Avenida 2 Calle 28 100m south Pizza Hut Paseo Colon, in front of the Garbo Room, San Jose 10101 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice place in good locatiom if you're coming from the airport, the bus stop is about 50 meters. Very tasty breakfast and nice interior of the hostel. Reasonable price and locatiom close to city center.

Thank Alca M
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Very nice hostel! Just what you need: good bed, clean rooms, cool interior and very good food. We tried the vegetables spaghetti & pizza fungi. Both very tasteful! Good music in the bar. Staff is very friendly and helpful too!

Thank Bart C
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Arrived earlier than check in and luckily my room was ready and they allowed me to get in early. Forever thankful for this as I was extremely under the weather and had just flown red eye from LAX. Room was basic, but bed comfortable and...More

Thank Shezalenko
Response from Aldea Hostel C, Director de Recepción at Aldea San JoseResponded May 16, 2018

Thank you for your review! Our beds are super comfortable and we are glad you got a good night´s sleep :)

Reviewed May 14, 2018

I have been staying with Emir and the Aldea family for more than 3 years now. It's my home away from my beach home. Everyone that works there has become a friend to me and they really make me feel at home. They are special...More

Thank Rich D
Response from Aldea Hostel C, Director de Recepción at Aldea San JoseResponded May 16, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We care immensely about our guests here and hope to provide that family feel for every stay :) We ar glad you loved the good sleep and excellent food. Take care!

Reviewed April 17, 2018 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
Response from Aldea Hostel C, Gerente at Aldea San JoseResponded April 26, 2018

Thanks for the kind review! We pride ourselves on our excellent service and great location. We are in a perfect area for exploring San Jose. Our hostel is very convenient for the traveler passing through since we are near all the bus stations, a short...More

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Flying in or out of San Jose? Don't miss the opportunity to see the city!! At Aldea, we are perfectly situated to allow our guests to experience all the best the city has to offer while staying in a ...More hostel of hotel quality. Located just off Paseo Colon, we are within walking distance of the Costa Rican Art Museum, National Museum of Costa Rica, National Theater, and central market, where you can experience the authentic hustle and bustle of locals shopping for food and goods. If you'd rather spend your time outdoors, we are a short 5 blocks from the large La Sabana Metropolitan Park. Here you'll find beautiful mountain views, a small lake, playground, and plenty of open space and walking paths, as well as the National Stadium. You may even get lucky and have the opportunity to watch a futbol game! The accommodations at Aldea match the luxuries of the city, too. Located inside a stunning Victorian mansion, we offer private rooms and dorms where you can relax in style. Each private room features a vaulted ceiling and ceiling fan, full bathroom with hot water, small closet, TV, and free wifi. Dorms include lockers and a shared bath inside the room, and free coffee is available for all guests each morning. For those who want to socialize with travelers from around the world, there is an outdoor kitchen and garden, spacious lobby with plenty of seating, and an attached restaurant and bar. With so much to see and do, you don't want to miss San Jose. So book your stay with us today! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
$21 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Hotel Petit Victoria
Also Known As
Aldea San Jose Costa Rica
Location
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
$21 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Hotel Petit Victoria
Also Known As
Aldea San Jose Costa Rica
Location
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
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Traveler (40)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (9)
Family and Play Areas (5)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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Nadir N
April 19, 2017|
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Response from har s | Property representative |
hi, we have the airport shuttle service from San Jose to the airport only. It costs 25$ 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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Room Tips
"I like private rooms. #107 and #108."
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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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