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1 room, 2 adults

Best Hostel San Jose, San Jose

3.5-star3.5 stars
Avenida 9 - Calle central, San Jose, San Jose, 1014, Costa Rica

3.5-star hotel with restaurant, near National Theater
  • Free WiFi
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Great location
Fantastic service
Could use a good cleaning
Amenities are not the best

Best Hostel San Jose, San Jose

from $12 CAD
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Standard Room ( 1Double + 1Twin Bed)
  • Basic Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Economy Shared Dormitory, Men only

What’s around Best Hostel San Jose, San Jose


  • In Amón
  • National Park - 12 min walk
  • National Theater - 9 min walk
  • Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) - 10 min walk
  • National Center of Art and Culture - 11 min walk
  • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden - 12 min walk
  • Jade Museum - 14 min walk
  • National Museum of Costa Rica - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 20 min drive
  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 11 min drive
  • San Jose Atlantic Station - 16 min walk
  • San Jose Fercori Station - 18 min walk
  • San Jose Pacific Station - 18 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 42 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • No parking


  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping

Best Hostel San Jose, San Jose’s small print

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This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CRC 3500.00 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 35 per vehicle (one-way)

Airport shuttle service for children costs CRC 35 (one-way)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Best Hostel San Jose, San Jose

  • Are pets allowed at Best Hostel San Jose?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Best Hostel San Jose?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Best Hostel San Jose.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Best Hostel San Jose?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is CRC 35 per vehicle one-way.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Best Hostel San Jose?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 5:30 AM. Check-out time is noon.
  • What is there to do near Best Hostel San Jose?
    Recommended spots to visit include National Theater (9-min walk) and Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) (10-min walk), along with National Center of Art and Culture (11-min walk) and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden (12-min walk).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Best Hostel San Jose?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

Best Hostel San Jose, San Jose

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