Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
10 bedrooms, in-room safe, free WiFi

Overview of Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel

Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel

2.0 star property

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Avenida 6, between Calle 21 & 25, San Jose, San Jose, 10104

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNational Park6 min walk
  • Popular LocationMorazan Park14 min walk
  • Popular LocationSan Pedro Mall19 min walk
  • AirportSan Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.)21 min drive

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About this area

San Jose

Located in San Jose, Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel is in the city center and near a train station. Shoppers can check out Multiplaza Mall Escazu, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Morazan Park and Central Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica) or Estadio Nacional.

What's nearby

  • National Park - 6 min walk
  • National Museum of Costa Rica - 7 min walk
  • Jade Museum - 8 min walk
  • Morazan Park - 14 min walk
  • San Pedro Mall - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station - 5 min walk
  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Craic Irish Pub — 3 min walk
  • Stereo Sushi — 3 min walk
  • Restaurante Casa China — 4 min walk
  • Viva Cafe — 4 min walk
  • Restaurant Limoncello — 5 min walk

About this property

Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel

Hostel with business center, near National Park
An outdoor pool, a restaurant, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, a poolside bar, a snack bar/deli, and a coffee shop/café are onsite. All 31 rooms have 10 bedrooms and feature free WiFi. Guests will also find dining areas, ceiling fans, and safes. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel offers 31 accommodations with safes and ceiling fans. Accommodations offer separate dining areas. This San Jose hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 5 per day)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 6:00 AM–10:00 AM: USD 5 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Free daily reception
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Separate dining area
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No elevators
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Dining room

More

  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: USD 5 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 28 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: USD 5 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Costa Rica Backpackers Hostel San Jose
Costa Rica Backpackers Hostel
Costa Rica Backpackers San Jose
Costa Rica Backpackers
Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel San Jose
Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

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Overall score and ratings

3.7

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 57 out of 166 reviews
5 - Excellent 34%
Rating 4 - Good. 55 out of 166 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 20 out of 166 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 13 out of 166 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 21 out of 166 reviews
1 - Terrible 13%

3.6/5

Cleanliness

3.8/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Perfect for what I needed!
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Best for solo or friend travel
Loved it ! This was my first time in a hostel , as usually I have to many things to stay at one , however it was perfect , there was access to a pool & I met 3 friends !
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Disliked: Staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with group
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The hostel was closed
There was no stay. When we arrived the hostel was closed because of Covid — which is fair enough, if they would just have told us. Instead we were knocking at the door for five minutes before a man appeared and told us we couldn’t have the room we booked two weeks ago. If they would just have sent us an email
Stayed 1 night in May 2021