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Hostel Casa Colon

#28 of 86 Hotels in San Jose
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Paseo Colon, Calle 24 Norte | Contiguo a Torre Mercedes, San Jose 1255-1200, Costa Rica
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Innsbruck, Austria
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hostel looks like a colonial castle. It's situated only 10 minutes walk from the pedestrian zone in the center. Also Tica Bus station is only two blocks far. I went fro. The hostel to the Atlantic bus station to catch the Mepen bus to go to Puerto Viejo Lim on which was also only a 20 minutes walk. The... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I haven't been to any other hostel in San Jose but this one had everything we needed: a quiet and clean room including breakfast. Nothing fancy but ok considering the price. We were a bit disappointed that the national breakfast wasn't available anymore at 8:30 on a Sunday.

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Charlotte, Michigan
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55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The pros: Convenient location near a bus station and restaurants. Clean. Good firm comfortable bed. Some employees speak a little English. We stayed in a double room with bath for $50. Cons: The whole place is too dark. Supposedly to conserve energy. But it is dark to the point oF NOT SAFE. Next big thing, the shower ,even though the... More 

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

Thank you four your recommendations, we will change this few things. We really apologize for the incoveniences during your stay. Best Regards! More 

Cochrane, Canada
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Casa Colon on a previous visit to Costa Rica and loved the beautiful Colonial interior design of the property, with its spiral staircase and beautiful carved hardwood interior accents, classic arches and over all style, especially for the price. The first time we stayed there we had a nice superior king room, second floor, and loved... More 

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

Thanks for your comments, we really apologize for all the problems with the 104 room we will improve our service and fix them. Because we want that all our rooms be comfortable for our guest. Best Regards! More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and i stayed here on two occasions, at the start (2 nights) and at the end (1 night) of our honeymoon in Costa Rica. Having booked a 'hostel' our expectations were not high, so we were very pleasantly surprised. We booked a double room which was large and spacious (although windowless) and the hotel in general is nicely... More 

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

We are very happy that you enjoy your stay. Congratulations for your honeymoon, we welcome your good comments. Regards! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Had a great stay at Hostel Casa Colon. Very friendly staff , great at communicating with me and husband. They helped us out a lot with calling us a taxi and what bus station to go too. Our room was very clean , comfy. I highly recommend Hostel Casa Colon.

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

Thank you very much for recommended Casa Colon, Hope to see you again. Regards! More 

Orlando, Florida
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40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

My large group of 50 I was with was very well accommodated by Hostel Casa Colon. Due to our large number they cut us a deal and gave us a great group rate. The staff was very good at communication before and during our arrival. They were very accessible and friendly. The rooms were clean, comfortable and roomy. The lobby... More 

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

Thanks for your positive comments, It will be a pleasure to continue receiving groups, we always try to give the best service! Best Regards! More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly staff, super clean and affordable. Their restraunt has good prices as well :) the only negative i have is they are very loud about their efforts to be environmentally friendly WHICH IS GREAT... however they were using toxic chemicals for cleaning and spraying glade christmas scent everywhere. Maybe they are unaware thats not friendly towards the environment... anyways... More 

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

Thank you for your recommendation as the products we use, we will implement more environmentally friendly products More 

Pasadena, California
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here off and on for my ten day trip here to Costa Rica. It's by far the cleanest place to stay. I stayed in room 206. Do yourself a favor and buy a cheap lock at the reception otherwise your values might disappear. The lockers are in the room. Another suggestion I have is to take uber to... More 

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

Thanks for recommending with other travelers, and for choose Casa Colon during your staying in San Jose! Regards! More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I stayed here twice, for one night each time. The rooms and lobby are beautiful. The bedrooms and bathrooms in the private rooms were very clean - immaculate & comfortable. The free wi-fi was appreciated after not having it for 2 weeks on the coast. I did not notice the noise of the city but the noise in the hostel... More 

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