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Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel

Avenida 6 Calle 21/23, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2221 6191

€9+

Overall guest ratings

7.4/10 Good
based on 1,090 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.8
  • 7.8
  • 4.3
  • 4.0

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    About

    Putting you in a great location within just a 10-minute walk of National Museum and Parque Nacional, Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for USD 24 per vehicle one way. The outdoor pool is a great spot to take a dip, and guests can grab a bite to eat at Mochila, which serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other highlights include a bar/lounge and a garden.

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    AMENITIES

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Laundry service
    • Game room
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Free parking
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.4 Good
    based on 1,090 reviews
    • 9.8 "Incredible bar."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      8.6 "86% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.4 "74% said the reception staff was great."
      7.9 "79% thought the service was very professional."
      7.8 "Housekeeping was great, according to 78%."
      10.0 "100% said the tour guides were very nice."
    • 7.8 "Good location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      7.9 "Easily accessible by car, said 79%."
      8.6 "Near to public transport, according to 86%."
    • 6.1 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."
      3.6 "64% complained about the bathroom."
      3.8 "62% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were dirty."
      4.0 "60% had problems with the shower."
      3.6 "64% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were small."
      2.1 "For 79%, the rooms looked old."
      1.3 "87% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.8 "52% found problems with the furniture."
      3.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 69%."
      2.5 "75% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.0 "Not very clean."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were dirty."
      3.6 "64% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.5 "Dirty pool, said 65%."
      1.0 "Unclean dining area, according to 90%."
    • 3.6 "Internet is poor."
      3.4 "66% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.3 "Not very comfortable."
      3.8 "62% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.0 "80% thought it was too noisy."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were small."
      3.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 69%."
      2.5 "75% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall rating

    6.8 Good
    based on 446 reviews
    • 8.2 "Pool is good."
    • 7.9 "Good location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 7.4 "Good service."
      8.4 "84% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.0 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.7 "Not very clean."
      3.8 "62% said rooms were dirty."
      3.1 "69% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.3 "Dirty pool, said 67%."
    • 3.6 "Internet is poor."
      3.4 "66% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.4 "Rooms are not good."
      3.4 "66% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.4 "66% complained about the bathroom."
      3.8 "62% said rooms were dirty."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were small."
      3.9 "61% had problems with the shower."
      1.1 "89% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.1 "69% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 2.8 "Quite uncomfortable."
      3.4 "66% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.0 "80% thought it was too noisy."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were small."
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    Overall rating

    7.0 Good
    based on 43 reviews
    • 8.5 "Good value."
    • 8.1 "Amenities are good."
    • 7.6 "Good service."
    • 4.1 "Rooms are not good."
    • 3.2 "Quite uncomfortable."

    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    based on 599 reviews
    • 9.7 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.3 "Pool is good."
    • 7.9 "Good location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
      8.7 "87% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.7 "77% said the reception staff was great."
    • 5.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.5 "Not very clean."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were dirty."
      4.1 "59% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.7 "Dirty pool, said 63%."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      3.7 "63% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.7 "63% complained about the bathroom."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were dirty."
      3.9 "61% had problems with the shower."
      1.2 "88% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.1 "59% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.3 "57% found problems with the furniture."
      2.7 "For 73%, the rooms looked old."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were small."
    • 3.7 "Internet is poor."
      3.4 "66% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.3 "Not very comfortable."
      3.7 "63% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.8 "82% thought it was too noisy."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were small."
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    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
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