Hostel Gran Imperial

Address: First Avenue, 8th Street, San Jose, Province of San Jose, 1914-1000, Costa Rica | Hostel
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This hostel, located on First Avenue, 8th Street, San Jose, is near Jade Museum (Museo Nacional del Jade), CostaRican Trails, Templo de la Musica, and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden.
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      Travel Blogs from San Jose

      Secret river tour

      A travel blog entry by ljmason_91 on Sep 09, 2014

      5 photos

      We had a lie in this morning which was a nice change from the past couple of days. And we organised with Manfred to take us to a secret river about 10 minutes from the hotel. And it really was, the path to the river was over grown and Manfred had a mishety with him to clear the path. Once we got through the clearing there was a river with a small man-made waterfall and it was sooo ...

      England vs Costa Rica

      A travel blog entry by lpringle on Jun 24, 2014

      ... taxi to a hostel called Costa Rica Backpackers, which we'd been recommended as cheap and was annoyingly expensive but it was late so we checked in. Our taxi driver was hilarious but a terible driver and too busy trying to sell his CR football shirt (that he was wearing!!) to Ofir in the front of the cab. When we got to the hostel he succeded for $20! I cooked dinner for us all in the hostel and then we got off to bed before our 5.30am start to travel to the ...

      Love la Pura Vida

      A travel blog entry by purcy on Feb 25, 2014

      8 photos

      ... roads where the curb is about a foot high, avoiding drains which the crutches could slip through and struggling to breathe at high altitude. I sat down when I got there. Half hour later, I had made it to the pharmacy up the street and stocked up on ibuprofen and ice packs.

      I was exhausted by the time I got back to my bed. Luckily, one of my room mates, an Argentinean guy, took pity on me and brought me beer and chocolate in bed. The next day, I also happened to ...

      San Jose, A City Which Leaves A Lot To Be Desired

      A travel blog entry by marty387 on Jan 18, 2014

      3 comments, 3 photos

      ... people in the group, not 14. We're to meet in the morning at 7:45 am.
      We asked him for his recommendation for a restaurant for dinner. He told us we were best to eat in the hotel at the El Cafe. In lieu of the police state outside our door, we took his advice. Please note that our hotel was located in the best part of town.

      We're both looking forward in beginning our tour tomorrow. Early to bed ...

      4.45 am departure from Ometepe to San Jose

      A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Dec 28, 2013

      1 comment, 118 photos

      ... many photos of this trip into Costa Rica.

      Then into San Jose and the auto parts dealers plus new car sales yards. Next the fast food signage and high rises just like any western city. It was the barb wire fences surrounding many of the ...