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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%
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    • Terrible9%
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    Reviewed March 7, 2015

    This wasn't bad at all, except for the 6 am train. The place looks great with the hammocks. The rooms are OK. People are fun out there, it's liberty. The highest price we paid in costa rica.. This is a place to stay for one...More

    Thank Samuel B
    Response from CRBackpackers, Front Office Manager at Costa Rica BackpackersResponded March 17, 2015

    Thank you so much for your comments! We are really glad you liked the hostel and we are always looking to improve! Places outside San José are cheaper than the city, keep that in mind. Best regards!

    Reviewed February 19, 2015

    Now this place is not a bad looking hostel the kitchen, swimming pool & common areas are quite nice. The problem with this hostel is that the train that is in town passes right past this hostel all hours of the day first train starts...More

    Thank Andrew J
    Response from CRBackpackers, Manager at Costa Rica BackpackersResponded March 17, 2015

    Hi! Thank you for the feedback! We are glad to hear that you liked our areas! The train passes 5 times a day: 5:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. - 12 m.d. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. We are really sorry about the horn but...More

    Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

    The staff are friendly. Nice pool area and nice and affordable restaurant out back. Everything was clean in our room and restrooms but the place is worn out (lobby sofas have holes on the fabric etc small details). We had a private room, which in...More

    1  Thank JenniKHel
    Response from CRBackpackers, Manager at Costa Rica BackpackersResponded March 17, 2015

    Hello! Thank you for the feedback! It´s really helpful for us! We have new sofas in the TV room and Internet area now. We also have private rooms with a double bed, you just have to check the difference when you are booking. There is...More

    Reviewed February 17, 2015

    I'm an older traveler who takes private rooms and had a great stay across the way at their companion location, Costa Rica Guesthouse but they were booked on the night I needed to so I took a private basement room in the Backpackers lodging. The...More

    Thank movingaround441
    Response from CRBackpackers, Manager at Costa Rica BackpackersResponded March 17, 2015

    Hello! Thank you so much for taking time to review the hostel. Yes, we are full of... backpackers! We love them! We know how noisy they can get sometimes, we are always checking that they don´t get loud so people can sleep. We are glad...More

    Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

    This place is ok. The outdoor area is nice, has a pool and bar. The dorm rooms are basic, bathrooms could do with an upgrade. The wifi cut out a lot when I was there. The hostel is right next to the train tracks so...More

    Thank Vanessa F
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • $13 - $34 (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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