Costa Rica Backpackers Hostel, San José

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We are The Lonely planet ¨Reader´s favorite All facilities in one building. Swimming Pool, Tropical Gardens, hammocks, sunbathing. Internet, coffee/ tea, storage, secure parking - all FREE. A slice of paradise in San Jose,Costa Rica
COSTA RICA BACKPACKERS is a fantastic place, cool, clean and friendly, with an awesome atmosphere. An oasis in San Jose with swimming pool and a huge tropical garden.The best hostel in town to save money and meet travelers from all around the world...
First backpackers hostel in the country since 2001...
We are located in downtown nearby the national museum, beside banks, bars, and all the facilities you need.
The owners have had years of backpacking experience in central america and have a particular way of taking care of people, and making them feel welcome...
The hostel is well maintained, with lots of FREE facilities (internet, coffee, storage, parking, kitchen etc..) As well we have a new Bar& Restaurant (thai curry, pasta, gallo pinto, spring rools etc..) with wild parties in the evening...
Yes, This is the meeting place for travelers in San Jose with people chatting, relaxing, sunbathing and making this place like 'a little slice of paradise '...(All the facilities are in the same place, no need to walk from one place to another to enjoy it all)

* $10 a bed in dorm (4 or 6 people) female, male, mixed with fresh linen, bankets & pillow + a personal locker
* $22 a double room with 1 double bed (some have pool & garden view)

* Swimming pool, tropical gardens, hammocks, sunbathing
* Free High speed internet 24/7 (8 computers)
* Free coffee & tea + 2 kitchen facilities (save money cook for yourself)
* Free store rooms (let your luggages in our rooms while traveling the country)
* Free owned and guarded parking
* Free cable tv room with dvd night
* Free brochure on arrival
* Cheap international phone calls
* Bar & Restaurant with salsa night or live music
* Great tour desk to assist you
* Free brochure on arrival
* Hot showers and plenty of bathrooms
* Airport shuttle (send us your flight details)
* 24 hrs security


*** This perennial reader's favourite is located in a sprawling complex .The heart and soul of this backpacker resort is the bird of paradise-trimmed free-form pool, where you can swim and sun in an urban oasis.Chill-out music completes the mellow ambience.The beer flows as the evening wears on...

**** This inexpensive backpackers magnet…will make you stay forever…LET´S GO.

**** Run by Stephane and Vincent. This splendid, spotless, secure backpacker´s pad is in a large house with pool, garden, hammocks and swing chairs...a choice of clean dorms or private rooms, plus heaps of hot water…MOON BOOK

**** Top billing (with a pool at this price) good dorms and rooms, kitchen, laundry service, free internet, coffee and parking FOOTPRINT

**** A swimming pool with tropical gardens, music,hammocks are not your usal amenities… but they have them NEW KEY TO C.R. A

**** Etablissement tenu par des Francais. Eau chaude, piscine, jardin, internet gratis + salle de bains reservee aux femmes LE PETIT FUTE

*** This secure backpackers´hostel is run to high standars by French owners.Its swimming pool is set up in a lush garden. EYEWITNESS TRAVEL GUIDES

Location and Contact


• AIRPORT SHUTTLE :Send us your flight details
• If you come by yourself the direction is: De la iglesia Sagrado Corazon de San Jose, 100 metros norte, 50 oeste. Avenida 6 calle 21 y 25.



Address: Avenida 6, Calle 21 y 23, San José, San José Province, Costa Rica

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Website Costa Rica Backpackers Hostel San José
Phone Number: 00 506 2221 61 91
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Facilities and Amenities

Digital Nomads

Female Solo Traveller

Party Hostel

Solo Traveller

Youth Hostel


Luggage Storage



Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Airport Pickup

City Tours

Lockers in Lobby

24 Hour Security

BBQ Grill


Book Collection/Exchange

Cable TV

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Cultural Tour/Class

Currency Exchange


Entirely Non-Smoking

Evening Entertainment



Hot Showers



Live Music/Performance

Lounge Area

Meeting/Banquet facilities

Movie Library/Rental


Swimming Pool



Walking Tours

Wheelchair Accessible

Yoga Classes

Service Animals

Max. Age: All Ages

Checkout: 11:00 (11 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 24 Hours

Size: Large (60-100 beds)

Female Dorm Only

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