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Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel

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

$14+

Overall guest ratings

7.4/10 Good
based on 1,021 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.8
  • 7.9
  • 4.4
  • 4.0

Good to know

  • Good kitchenette

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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
    • Laundry service
    • Game room
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.4 Good
    based on 1,021 reviews
    • 9.8 "Incredible bar."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "71% thought the service was very professional."
      7.1 "Housekeeping was great, according to 71%."
      10.0 "100% said the tour guides were very nice."
    • 7.9 "Good location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      7.9 "Easily accessible by car, said 79%."
    • 7.7 "Good pool."
    • 5.2 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      3.6 "64% complained about the bathroom."
      3.7 "63% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.2 "58% said rooms were dirty."
      3.9 "61% had problems with the shower."
      3.8 "62% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were small."
      1.9 "81% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.7 "For 73%, the rooms looked old."
      2.7 "73% criticized the small bathroom."
      4.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 60%."
    • 4.0 "Not very clean."
      4.2 "58% said rooms were dirty."
      3.8 "62% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.2 "Dirty pool, said 78%."
      1.0 "Unclean dining area, according to 90%."
    • 3.8 "Internet is poor."
      3.6 "64% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.4 "Not very comfortable."
      3.7 "63% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.5 "75% thought it was too noisy."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were small."
      2.7 "73% criticized the small bathroom."
      4.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 60%."
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    Overall rating

    6.8 Good
    based on 418 reviews
    • 8.0 "Location is great."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 7.7 "Good pool."
    • 7.5 "Good service."
      8.6 "86% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 5.2 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.9 "Internet is poor."
      3.6 "64% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.7 "Not very clean."
      4.0 "60% said rooms were dirty."
      3.2 "68% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.1 "Dirty pool, said 79%."
    • 3.5 "Rooms are not good."
      3.4 "66% complained about the bathroom."
      3.3 "67% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.0 "60% said rooms were dirty."
      3.7 "63% had problems with the shower."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were small."
      1.7 "83% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.2 "68% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 2.9 "Quite uncomfortable."
      3.3 "67% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.4 "76% thought it was too noisy."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were small."
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    Overall rating

    7.0 Good
    based on 40 reviews
    • 8.0 "Good value."
    • 8.0 "Amenities are good."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
    • 4.2 "Rooms are not good."
    • 3.3 "Not very comfortable."

    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    based on 561 reviews
    • 9.6 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.0 "Location is great."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 7.9 "Good pool."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.3 "73% said the reception staff was great."
    • 4.7 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.5 "Not very clean."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were dirty."
      4.3 "57% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.6 "Dirty pool, said 74%."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      3.7 "63% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.7 "63% complained about the bathroom."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were dirty."
      3.8 "62% had problems with the shower."
      1.6 "84% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.3 "57% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.7 "63% found problems with the furniture."
      3.2 "For 68%, the rooms looked old."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were small."
    • 3.7 "Internet is poor."
      3.5 "65% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.4 "Not very comfortable."
      3.7 "63% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.3 "77% thought it was too noisy."
      3.5 "65% 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.
    Good to know
    "Good kitchenette"
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