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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a night before departing San Jose. Pros: -This place has a great location - just a short walk to the main shopping area in San Jose. -The staff was nice - and pointed out the safe areas to walk around in the city. -The rooms were very clean - it felt more like a hotel that... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very average hostel. I booked a solo room, however, it was at the end of a hall near the lobby and dining room and could hear the kitchen staff very clearly. This room also did not have any windows, which was disconcerting. One also has to walk through a dining room to get to the bathroom area where shower stalls... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 1 night at casa colon at the end of our trip. Price wise you get a lot for your money, we booked a private room which was more akin to a hotel room than a private hostel room. Breakfast included was of good standard. Staff were OK, we had issues with the card machine on check in which... More 

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Turku, Finland
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43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Public areas of this hostels are more like 4-star Hotel than Hostel. Rooms itself are nothing special but better than in average Hostel. Great safety, great location, good bathrooms/showers, public computer. Staff is really nice and helpful, cuban guy especially.

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Thank J J A
HostelCasaColon, Director de Recepción at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thank you for your good review!! More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Stayed here last year, was a terrible experience! hostel itself was okay, not too dirty, I was in the front room next to the front door, this is on one of the main intersections in San Jose, do not expect to sleep past 4.30am in this room ... eventually got moved upstairs when a bed free-d up. This room was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We had seven of us on our trip and we stayed at Casa Colon last few nights in San Jose. There was no problem getting a last minute dorm room - we had the whole dorm to ourselves, the room only had one cleaning fan but the heat was not bad at all although we had chilly nights in San... More 

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HostelCasaColon, Director de Recepción at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thanks for taking your time and give us your opinion. Best Regards! More 

Graz, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

we spent the first 2 nights of our costa rica trip in hostel casa colon. the rooms are really pretty and clean, but the traffic noise is almost unbearable - maybe they should think about different windows or rather install a window in the bathroom! breakfast is very expensive but not worth the price. the employees at the reception are... More 

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HostelCasaColon, Director de Recepción at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It is very important for us to know about your stay to improve our service. Best Regards! More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Room was clean, staff was friendly, and the food wasn't bad. If your in San Jose its definitely a good choice. We stayed on our first night in CR before taking the bus to Monteverde, which was a 15 minute walk away. Limpio, seguro, y bueno. Me gustaria visitar mas.

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HostelCasaColon, Director de Recepción at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

It is really good to know our Hotel was a good choice for you. Thank you very much for your comments! Best Regards. More 

San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The few times I have been to San Jose the hotels I have stayed at were away from downtown. Casa Colon is located within walking distance of the center of San Jose, the futbol stadium, the huge city park and many other interesting sights. For the price I opted to stay in a dorm room. The room was clean as... More 

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HostelCasaColon, Director de Recepción at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thanks for your good review. We are glad to hear your stay here was a good experience! Best regards! More 

Sumner, Iowa
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

I stayed there with a group of 50 people and they were very very accommodating. They went out of there way to make sure we had a convenient stay. The rooms were clean and the housekeeping staff were very good and on top of things. We got to know the workers and they are great people. I will definitely be... More 

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HostelCasaColon, Director de Recepción at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thanks for your good comment! Regards! More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel Casa Colon is a beautiful colonial house in the 50s, with an architectural design typical of the period, with artisan hand carved cedar. We are a boutique Hostel with excellent quality, higher standards of each of the services Located in an excellent tourist and commercial area with easy access to services (banks, ATM machines, supermarkets, bars, restaurants, gas stations, shops, transport, etc) We offer private and shared rooms, bar and restaurant, security, excellent customer service and tourist information, free parking, TV room with flat screen cable TV. The comfortable private rooms have flat screen, cable TV, wireless internet access and housekeeping. (In addition sofa in Junior Suite) The dorms have bunk beds, free lockers, shared bathrooms spotless. The bar and restaurant offers delicious dishes for breakfast, lunch or dinner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Casa Colon

Address: Paseo Colon, Calle 24 Norte | Contiguo a Torre Mercedes, San Jose 1255-1200, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $18 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Casa Colon 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Hostel Casa Colon Hotel San Jose
Hostel Casa Colon Costa Rica/San Jose
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#2 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
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