Costa Rica Backpackers

Address: Avenida 6, Calle 21/25, San Jose, Province of San Jose, Costa Rica | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Avenida 6, Calle 21/25, San Jose, is near Jade Museum (Museo Nacional del Jade), Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, Templo de la Musica, and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCosta Rica Backpackers San Jose

    Reviewed by josiejojo

    Best Place in San Jose

    Reviewed Mar 29, 2012
    by (18 reviews) Sydney , Australia Flag of Australia

    freindly, great pool and garden area. Even after check out time you can still hang out and use all the facilites. Only down side is the train that runs past, not the hostel's fault but super annoying all the same, If possible try and get a room at the back under the hostel as opposed to one outside, much quieter, not so much nosie from the train. Recommend this above the Lonely Planet recommended hostels.

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    Reviewed by hmheffernan

    Needs love

    Reviewed Sep 23, 2011
    by (1 review) Hastings , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Needs a lot of love, looking a little shabby round the edges but has the basics, internet, TV, just about enough cuttlery and friendly staff.

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    Reviewed by michellendave

    Good spot for short stay

    Reviewed Apr 5, 2011
    by (16 reviews) Wherever I hang my hat is my home , United States Flag of United States

    We stayed in double room with fan and shared bath. Our room was spartan and clean but lacking charm. The shared areas are attractive with reggae constantly playing on the various sound systems.. Many places to hang out. The garden with pool is well maintained and inviting. Quick (4 hour) laundry service. Showers are warm (not hot). Friendly travel advice and service on site. Nice bank of computers and wifi to keep in touch. Helpful staff...We didn't use the shared kitchen but it appeared to be quite crowded at times.

    The adjoining restaurant served decent food in the loud bar area. We found great budget food at the soda (open till 5:00pm) nearby around the corner and local bus stops block and a half away. Pizza Hut and a decent Sushi place is 3 or 4 blocks away.

    Good for a brief stay. A bit hectic for longer stays.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Costa Rica Backpackers San Jose

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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    A peine arrivée déjà repartie

    A travel blog entry by laura21 on Oct 15, 2014

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    C'est tout moi... Je prévois pendant des mois de rester au Costa Rica au moins deux mois pour y travailler, et à peine arrivée a San José, au Costa Rica, que je prévois déja de repartir !!! Eh oui, on le sait tous, j'ai ce gros probleme, je ne respecte jamais les plans, mais la c'est vrai j'ai fait fort... :')
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