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Hostel Casa Colon

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Paseo Colon, Calle 24 Norte Contiguo a Torre Mercedes, San Jose 1255-1200 Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews private room bus station costa rica excellent wifi family room only stayed one night central location heart of san jose pollo mercado
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

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...More

Thank charlotte904
Response from HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa ColonResponded September 5, 2018

We really apreciatte your opinion, Greetings!

Reviewed March 30, 2018

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...More

Thank alijoe69
Response from HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa ColonResponded April 11, 2018

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay, thanks for Choosing Casa Colón! Have a Nice trip!

Reviewed March 4, 2018

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 walking distance (Italian,...More

Thank pianodoc
Response from HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa ColonResponded March 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

Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Nice, quiet hostel with excellent wi-fi, included breakfast and friendly, helpful staff and safe Central location. Not the best hostel for socialising with other travellers or partying. I feel the hostel could improve by using the common space to hold more social events for residents...More

Thank Prath K
Response from HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa ColonResponded December 12, 2017

We really appreciate your comment, we will improve in our common areas!

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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
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$12 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
$12 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Traveler (72)
Room & Suite (84)
Dining (45)
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David C
September 5, 2017|
Response from dieseld3 | Reviewed this property |
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... More
February 22, 2017|
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Response from HostelCasaColon | Property representative |
Hi! Yes we have a storage room and also in the dorms are lockers. Thanks for contacting us!
Teri D
January 22, 2017|
Response from HostelCasaColon | Property representative |
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
Room Tips
"Sit in the open bar and with the world go by."
Mar 30, 2018
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"Avoid rooms facing the street if you are bothered by road noise"
Mar 4, 2018
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"it is in walking distance of centre of town."
Sep 23, 2017
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"Definitely choose a room in the back away from the busy road"
Jan 10, 2017
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