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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Columbus, San Jose

2-star2 stars
Sabana Norte, 100m east of ICE, 2nd floor of Restaurante Hibachi, San Jose, Costa Rica

Hostel with restaurant, near Sabana Park
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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  • Loved the restaurant, and the staff were all very kind and helpful. Mar. 15, 2020
  • Very nice small hotel right across the street from a large park. Excellent value and…Nov. 12, 2019

Hotel Columbus, San Jose

from $56 CAD
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, Multiple Beds
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Bedroom, with A/C, Park View
  • Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

What’s around Hotel Columbus, San Jose


  • Sabana Park - 5 min walk
  • Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica) - 9 min walk
  • Morazan Park - 41 min walk
  • Estadio Nacional - 4 min walk
  • Museum of Costa Rican Art - 12 min walk
  • La Salle Natural Science Museum - 14 min walk
  • Mercado Central - 36 min walk
  • Central Park - 39 min walk

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 18 min drive
  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 7 min drive
  • San Jose Sabana Station - 14 min walk
  • San Jose Contraloria Station - 20 min walk
  • San Jose Cemetery Station - 28 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 14 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2:30 PM-9:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:30 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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


  • Up to 2 children stay 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



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

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

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2016
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping

Hotel Columbus, San Jose’s small print

Also known as

  • Hostel Columbus San Jose
  • Columbus San Jose
  • Hotel Columbus San Jose
  • Hotel Columbus Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Hotel Columbus Hostel/Backpacker accommodation San Jose


This property does not have elevators.

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 Hotel Columbus, San Jose

  • Does Hotel Columbus offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hotel Columbus does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Hotel Columbus?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Columbus?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Columbus?
    You can check in from 2:30 PM to 9:30 PM. Check-out time is 11:30 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Columbus?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 53 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Old San Jose charm.
Great location, great value with good breakfast.
Ptrick, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Location close to downtown and next to great park!
Had a very nice stay here, enjoyed the room and views to the huge park in front were excellent. The owner and staff were all very friendly and made me feel so welcome during my visit. Huge La Sabana park across the street is great for wandering around and people watching!
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location, friendly staff!
Great location next to La Sabana park, close to downtown and easy access to the highway out to the Pacific Coast. Friendly staff. View to the park was great! Would definitely go back!
us2 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Great value hotel across the street from La Sabana
Nice, simple hotels with nice views and very good breakfast. Would definitely stay here again. Great value!
Joseph, us6 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Really great place to stay
Probably the best hostel I have stayed in anywhere. The rooms are of a good size and very comfortable. The staff & owners are very helpful & friendly. The quality of the food in the restaurant is excellent, although the portions are huge and a bit difficult for one person to manage. Apart from that no complaints. Would stay here again.
Matthew, gb4 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Great little room but avoid the restaurant
Nice room, everything was clean and beautiful view of the city park. The only thing we were not pleased with was the quality of the Korean food at the hotel's restaurant. Way overpriced and definitely not what we expected for Korean food. We paid $16 for a watered down black bean noodles with Latin American noodles instead of Asian ones. Tasted like Mexican noodle soup, not Korean. But the the actual accommodations were fine!
Miriam, usRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great price
Great price. Comfortable room. Wonderful staff. On third floor.
Susan, usRomance trip
Very Good 8.0
OK for 1 night
The hotel is in good condition and the staff is friendly. The restaurant is OK but it is definitely not the best one we tried in Costa Rica. The area around the hotel seems a bit sketchy but I think it reflects the general impression we had in San Jose. We just stayed there 1 night in order to catch our flight the next morning at San Jose Int. airport (20-30min away from the hotel).
usRomance trip
Very Good 8.0
Very good for the price
Beautiful city view, very clean. Good breakfast, the host very kind and friendly. Tv cable didn't work
us2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
very good food
teh rooms are ok but the food is very good
Cecelie, us1 night romance trip

Hotel Columbus, San Jose

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