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Costa Rica Backpackers

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Reviewed October 6, 2015

This was the first hostel in my Costa Ric trip. I get the shuttle who is a little pricey but not too much more than a regular cab from the airport (wich is not so close to San Jose town, actually). The driver was super...More

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Response from CRBackpackers, Manager at Costa Rica BackpackersResponded November 4, 2015

Thank's Hector for your Feed Back ! :) A pleasure for our team to met you here ! Costa Rica Backpackers hostel team

Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Spent many nights here through different parts of my journey through Costa Rica! Friendly staff great location and awesome hub for meeting people of the world! Would stay here again any time. Going to the organic markets on Saturday morning is fun and a good...More

Thank Jonathon S
Response from CRBackpackers, Manager at Costa Rica BackpackersResponded November 4, 2015

Its always a pleasure to know that clients spent a great time at our place ! Our staff is always available to give you the best advices about the city :) Costa Rica Backpackers hostel team

Reviewed October 3, 2015

the place is very noisy , because a train pass all day in front . The dorm and matelat are expensive and dirty. everytime the pool is cold.personal are very nice but they are the personels constantly spy because the leader does not trust them.it...More

Thank Incubus w
Response from CRBackpackers, Assistant Manager at Costa Rica BackpackersResponded November 4, 2015

Good morning, all the rooms are cleaning twice a day. The placement of the hostel near from the city center and Barrio California, ideal to go to party and come back in few minutes. Unfortunately this privileged location have traffic around. We trust all our...More

Reviewed October 2, 2015

Very nice and affordable hostel in San Jose, perfect for a pit stop before exploring the country. Rooms and shared bathrooms are clean, prepare for cold water. Rooms nearby the poolside can be loud at evening/night. Poolside itself is a beatiful place to relax. Shared...More

Thank Franz F
Response from CRBackpackers, Manager at Costa Rica BackpackersResponded November 4, 2015

Good morning, it was a pleasure to received you in our place. It's always nice to have Feed Back from our clients ! :) Costa Rica Backpackers hostel

Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

The hostel is at a good location near the city centre, it looks great, has a very nice common area with swimming pool, kitchen, bar and restaurant. We had a private room, it was simple and clean. Bed is not very good but hey it's...More

Thank Miranda Z
Response from CRBackpackers, Manager at Costa Rica BackpackersResponded November 4, 2015

Good morning, Good to know that you enjoyed all our facilities ! Our hostel is situated in downtown San José near from strategic place like Barrio California with great night life and few minutes walking from the city center. However, San José is a capital...More

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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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