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Hostel Casa Colon

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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.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Dry Cleaning
Non-smoking hotel
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Very interesting and unique historical building with beautiful architectural designs throughout but our room was anything but comfortable. The sheets did not appear to have been washed. Filled with grit and hair. Ended up sleeping on top of covers. Bed was so uneven that I
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This grand house has been restored into the hotel and hostel it now is, with restaurants and nice bar, lovely grand room to sit and meet, to use your computer, prices are decent for Costa Rica and the location is the best there is.
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Response from HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa Colon
Responded Dec 20, 2018
Thank you very much for telling us about your experience, very happy that you had a good time
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We came here on our way out on a tour. We had a family room which was very basic but had bathroom and a/c. The food was OK and the main sitting areas comfortable and elegant. Ok for a short night but I wouldn’t want to be there for long.
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Response from HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa Colon
Responded Sep 5, 2018
We really apreciatte your opinion, Greetings!
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A really nice place to stay in the heart of San Jose. It's within a 10 minute walking distance of the main shopping district and a short taxi journey to tracopa bus station. I only stayed one night in a private room, which was very clean and well ventilated. Breakfast was
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Response from HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa Colon
Responded Apr 11, 2018
We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay, thanks for Choosing Casa Colón! Have a Nice trip!
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PROS The price can’t be beat! Friendly and helpful staff Convenient location easy walking distance to town center (20 minutes) Lovely second floor outdoor space with tables & chairs Convenient adjacent restaurant and bar for lunch & dinner Variety of restaurants within
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Response from HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa Colon
Responded Mar 8, 2018
We appreciate your positive and CONS comments, it allows us to improve every day, to avoid future inconveniences Thanks for choosing Hostel Casa Colon! Hope to see you again
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As far as pricing you better calling them direct.. When I was there with my family the room was clean and the staff was really nice and helpful.. The Hostel is close to the downtown of San José..You have there the Jade Museum..The Old post office..The National Theatre..La Plaza de la Cultura..The Old Market place..They accept dollars at the official exchange rate..and the shuttle from the airport is $ 20.00..Hope this help..
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Is there a secure place to keep my bag while I'm out?
Hi! Yes we have a storage room and also in the dorms are lockers. Thanks for contacting us!
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Hi, Yes there is a bridge under construction. We do offer shuttle service, its a flat rate,much lower than $60. If you wish to book, just let us know how many people and the flight arrival. Our email info@hostelcasacoloncom
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Stay in Alajuela, near the airport. The hotels are much nicer. Hostel Casa Colon is a great place right in the middle of the city, but probably not what you are looking for.
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Cost and ease of finding transportation to airport very early in the am.
"Sit in the open bar and with the world go by."
"Avoid rooms facing the street if you are bothered by road noise"
"it is in walking distance of centre of town."
"Definitely choose a room in the back away from the busy road"
"Don't get a taxi from ticabus, walk! it is about 300 metres away at most."
$12 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Costa RicaProvince of San JoseSan Jose MetroSan Jose
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