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    Hostel Urbano

    In front of the Kennedy Park, San Jose 645-7050, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent80%
    • Very good18%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “pool table” (25 reviews)
    “pancakes” (28 reviews)
    “private room” (12 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
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    Reviewed September 4, 2016

    Stayed two separate nights during my trip to Costa Rica. Both nights were great. The staff are so chill, helpful, and friendly. It's a clean place, decent beds, it's safe, it has a nice little outdoor courtyard with a sweet little kitty living out there,...More

    Thank Kmacaluso84
    Response from Hostel U, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostel UrbanoResponded October 31, 2016

    Hi! Thanks for your comment, we always try to help all our guests with everything they need, so we aprecciate your kind words. Indeed everything is super close from the Hostel, we are near the University of Costa Rica which is a plus if you...More

    Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here when I had a couple of days between trips on Costa Rica. It's ok is the best way to put it the staff are super friendly and will help with most things, although did have to pay to leave my bag in luggage...More

    Thank R2S_1990
    Response from Hostel U, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostel UrbanoResponded March 26, 2017

    Hi! Thanks for your review! Our staff members love to help all our guests and let them know where they can go to enjoy their stay here in San Pedro and San Jose center (the bars, restaurants, popular events, the Costarrican life, and the pura...More

    Reviewed September 2, 2016

    This hostel was amazing, clean, super cozy, awesome facilities and very new. In the best area of San Jose close to the coolest Escalante neighborhood. Will be back, it is literally the best hostel I have ever stayed at.

    Thank iratibhb
    Response from Hostel U, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostel UrbanoResponded October 23, 2016

    Hi!! thanks for your lovely review! It makes us super happy to hear you had a great time here at Urbano! Hope you can stay with us next time :) Pura Vida!!! Hostel Urbano Staff

    Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

    This is a great spot located in the university center surrounded by students and a considerable amount of people. It is a great location for people traveling alone as the street is safe to walk on and filled with cool restaurants, bars, and lounges. This...More

    Thank jm1442
    Response from Hostel U, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostel UrbanoResponded October 16, 2016

    Hola!! Thanks for your review! We love to help all our guest and let them know where they can go to enjoyed their stay here in San Jose center and San Pedro (the bars, restaurants, popular events, the costarrican life...) which is great, because since...More

    Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

    I spent a night as TripOn and one night in Hostel Urbano. I much preferred this hostel to TripOn! The staff were extremely helpful here and helped me plan my trip upon arrival in San Jose. The Costa Rican lady on the front desk gave...More

    Thank RachelUrquhart
    Response from Hostel U, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostel UrbanoResponded October 16, 2016

    Hola!! Thanks for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your time here at Urbano, our staff members always try to help and make our guests feel like at home :). We try our best to keep everything clean and confortable, there are several common...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
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    • Price range
    • $15 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of San Jose >
    • San Jose Metro >
    • San Jose
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    • Hostel Urbano Costa Rica/San Jose
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    Traveler (25)
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    crn97
    July 3, 2017|
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    Response from Hostel U | Property representative |
    Hi! We are one of the most safest countries in Central America, but as any city you must be careful. The hostel is located in a safe area, there's a lot of movement do to the university, mall, stores, banks near by and... More
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    BrittSk
    February 7, 2017|
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    No, it's not included. We can send you more information if you write us :)
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    January 9, 2017|
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    Response from 1Jofmany | Reviewed this property |
    Hey, the staff were very friendly when I was there and offered me lots of material on tours - if you email them they can probably send some details through. When we did go on a zipling/canyoning trip they booked it for us... More
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    "Garden windows, not to the street"
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    "Booked a private room; had balcony access and a private bathroom which was great."
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    "LJ is so far the best one in the whole place!"
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    "I would stay there again"
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