Hostel Gran Imperial

Address: First Avenue, 8th Street, San Jose, Province of San Jose, 1914-1000, Costa Rica | Hostel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

How has this hostel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.


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.
Map this hostel



    TripAdvisor Reviews Hostel Gran Imperial San Jose

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from San Jose

    Final day in San Jose

    A travel blog entry by wandering-again on Aug 23, 2015

    2 comments, 20 photos

    We returned to San Jose again to visit the National Museum. The building was beautiful and is a former fort, riddled with bullet holes from the 1948 Civil War.

    It is an interesting building. You walk in through the main entrance, which is a butterfly enclosure, and then into various rooms displaying some ...

    Costa Rica 1: San Jose / La Fortuna

    A travel blog entry by ngyixian1 on Feb 10, 2015

    1 comment, 6 photos

    ... words "breathe Yix, breathe!" in my head. Good advice for almost all circumstances, except while freediving? She also called traffic lights "Robies", because South Africans call them robots! She hails from the city of Durban, where I spent several weeks and knew the town of umkomaas well! She also said "you couldn't pay me to get into the water in Muzinberg", which is where i went surfing :-) A Costa Rican buddy picked up the conservationists and I, and I ...

    Letting Go: Flustered Flight

    A travel blog entry by audreyrattay on Nov 08, 2014

    1 comment

    ... the mind of the human race as taken us. That we are able to be in different worlds in the matter of minutes. There is pretty heavy turbulence right now which is why I am typing and not writing in my leather bound travel journal. I have been utilizing priviti mudra most of my trip thus far. I am trying to relax and stay calm. Moments of panic, lonesome and confusion are suddenly turned into happiness and relief when I look out the window and see the beauty. The ...

    Arrival into Costa Rica

    A travel blog entry by cnapier on Sep 03, 2014

    ... cool off after
    a hot day out and about.

    Bar Pura Vida Our cozy bar offers a wide array of drinks and music!
    Happy hour from 2pm to 6pm.

    The Restaurant At the Gondola Gourmet Restaurant you can have some
    of the best dishes in the area.

    Tropical Garden In our tropical garden you can see beautiful flowers

    The end, a new beginning

    A travel blog entry by fancythat on Jul 14, 2014

    3 photos

    ... culture to Costa Rica at the time coffee farmers were the richest people in the country. ..."The building is considered the finest historic building in the capital, and it is known for its exquisite interior which includes its lavish furnishings."... They aren't far wrong it is exquisite!! My legs were ready to have a revolt, so I decided I needed to go back to the hotel and have a rest, besides it was sprinkling rain and I had no umbrella. After my rest I headed over to Chinatown ...