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    Costa Rica Backpackers

    Avenida 6, Calle 21/25 | De la iglesia Sagrado Corazon, 100 metros norte, 50 oeste., San Jose, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent17%
    • Very good37%
    • Average26%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible9%
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    “costa rica” (33 reviews)
    “swimming pool” (14 reviews)
    “place to stay” (18 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 248 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Compared to other hostels I have visited, this one is not that good. The furnitures are old and smelly. The rooms are very basic and noisy, however, I guess it depends on in which dorm you stay. I stayed in dorm 11 which was right...More

    Thank Anne-Katrine92
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I had a good time at this hostel! It's located close to the downtown area and major attractions in SJ. Staff was super friendly and suggested me very good tour options. They even found a rafting tour that would take me to my next destination...More

    Thank Ivan R
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Great hostel, very good location in the downtown of San Jose ! The dorms are clean and the atmosphere is cool. Wifi, cofee and tea for free. The restaurant and the bar are very friendly ! I recommend this Backpack.

    Thank Pauline R
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Extremely disappointed. We had a private room which was dated but ok although very, very expensive for what it was. Trains went past at all hours, loudly - the hostel backs onto the tracks. It was difficult to sleep on this basis. The hostel itself...More

    Thank GMBSKUSE
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I was two nights in The Costa Rica Backpackers and I really enjoyed it ! You have in the same place bar, swimming pool free kitchen and restaurant. The staff is very kind (they give to me a little map the first morning with all...More

    Thank Globe-trotter5976
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • $14 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 4
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    Hollie K
    March 7, 2015|
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    Response from Costa Rica B | Property representative |
    Hi! We have airport shuttle from the airport for $24, the cheapest in town! There is also a public bus you can take right on the sidewalk (outside the airport) The bus has this sign: T.U.A.S.A / Alajuela - San José. They... More
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    "Try to get one that is not in the basement."
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