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Mi Casa Hostel

Sabana Norte | esquina oeste del ICE Sabana 175 metros norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Seattle, Washington
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58 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

I stayed two nights in a private single room at Mi Casa. The staff were all friendly and helpful. The common areas, especially the open courtyard, were beautiful and comfortable. The free pancake breakfast was appreciated! Other than that... it's a hostel. My room was small and felt like a cell with no window to the outside - only an... More 

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Cardiff
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Clean rooms with basic facilities but communal areas have seen better days. Lounge area and kitchen need some work. Garden is nice with a pet Tortoise roaming about. Location is quiet and about a 20 minute walk to the main shops/restaurants. Decent option for a stay in San Jose.

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Colville, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

I guess the good reviews seem to be from folks that had the private better rooms. I stayed in the dorm.. Nasty crummy bathroom low water pressure barely hot and took forever to flow warm and cheap lumpy kids foam mattresses. Apparently some travelers are use to only sleazy flea bag places. I saw cockroaches, broken bathroom fixtures. No soap... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

We adored this little gem. The staff are lovely, the rooms are clean and we had our own bathroom and TV. There is a hammock, a visiting squirrel, cats, and some turtugas wondering around the yard. It was very quiet and tranquil. Breakfast is pancakes! There are plenty of places to eat close by but if you're not a fan... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Friendly staff, pancake free for breakfast; nice small garden, natural environment with birds, cats, tartarugas. Billard table, living room with TV. My room had fridge. WiFi free, reaching also first floor next to football neighbour, but in some rooms week WiFi signal

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Nice, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The hostel title is misleading, many hotels are not this good. The rooms are small and clean, there's a lovely courtyard outside, and staff are friendly. The location is good, right by the Central Park and a 20 minute walk to downtown. And the showers have hot water, real hot water, something many other hostels in Costa Rica don't manage.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Located just off the sabana park which has the rainbow eucalyptus trees. Felt safe. Has a nice common area and patio. The staff are really helpful, but their phones and wifi are awful. Stayed in the dorm which rattles a lot, not too much of a problem. Beds are mediocre. Clean. No lockers or safe, why???

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Portland
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I loved Mi Casa Hostel. They have dorm rooms, but their private rooms are decently priced with good hot water. The common areas are perfect for hanging out and relaxing with other travelers. Good staff.

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Brno, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

The overall feeling Mi Casa left us with is good. My wife even saw a turtle walking in the garden! Pros are: No mosquitoes, clean beds, staff, was safe and all. Cons: the atmosphere was average. Great place to stay overnight when going other places in Costa Rica or if you are looking for a quiet haven.

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

A beautiful stay in this hostel! We spent a couple of day. It's a good site if you want to visit the capital or if you go for businness. Just 20min walking from the city centre. It's clean, nice and in a quite and secure area. The breakfast is included.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Mi Casa Hostel

Address: Sabana Norte | esquina oeste del ICE Sabana 175 metros norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $15 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Mi Casa Hostal Hotel San Jose
Mi Casa Hostel Costa Rica/San Jose
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