6 Hostels in Puerto Jiménez, Costa Rica

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Puerto Jiménez, Costa Rica. You can choose from 6 Puerto Jiménez hostels. In total, there are 8 cheap places to stay in Puerto Jiménez such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $12 for a dorm.


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Puerto Jiménez Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Puerto Jiménez, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

Total number of hostels

6

Average dorm price

$12

Average private room price

$0

Party hostels in Puerto Jiménez

2

(Bolita Hostel is the best rated)

Average rating of all hostels

6.9

Hostels in Puerto Jiménez for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Puerto Jiménez for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Puerto Jiménez? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Puerto Jiménez alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Puerto Jiménez. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Puerto Jiménez (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Puerto Jiménez. To help you make friends with Puerto Jiménez before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Puerto Jiménez is also named and spelled Puerto Jimenez - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Puerto Jimenez is the major town from which most people explore the amazing Osa Peninsula and the Corcovado National Park. It is a quaint little town situated on the beach and you can get here on a bus from San Jose or take a boat over the peninsula. The beach itself is quite shallow and you can go and hang out and have a swim with the locals or you can start getting among the other more adventurous activities that they have to offer here.

The national park is the major draw card and you can organize with the companies here to go with a guide or tour group, or you can self guide and camp specific walks throughout the park. The most popular one is from La Leona Station through to the Sirena station, where you can camp the night or they have dorm rooms. To visit the park you first have to obtain a reservation, which you get from the Park Information Center just near the airport. You then have to go and pay for the reservation at the local bank in town and then go back to the Park Information Center to obtain your permits. Keep in mind that the bank is not open on Sundays so if you get here on a weekend you will be waiting until Tuesday to walk.

In the town there are many restaurants, a convenience store, and supermarkets where you can stock up on food supplies and a bank. You will find most of what you need during your stay here and it is all within close proximity and walking distance to the hostels in Puerto Jimenez. It is one of the best kept secrets of Costa Rica and the wildlife here is amazing. Definitely drop in to Puerto Jimenez and explore the amazing Corcovado National Park! You won't regret it!

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Other Nearby Cities
Golfito Golfito (22 Km / 14 mi.)
Peninsula de Osa Peninsula de Osa (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Punta Banco Punta Banco (30 Km / 18 mi.)
Bahía Drake Bahía Drake (43 Km / 27 mi.)
Drake Drake (43 Km / 27 mi.)
Isla Violin Isla Violin (46 Km / 29 mi.)
Agua Buena Agua Buena (59 Km / 37 mi.)

FAQ about Puerto Jiménez Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Puerto Jiménez. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Puerto Jiménez. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Puerto Jiménez Hostels

Hostelz.com shows all 6 Hostels in Puerto Jiménez. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Bolita Hostel is the best hostel in Puerto Jiménez for families.

Osa Jungle Hostel is the best rated hostel in Puerto Jiménez for female solo travellers.

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This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Puerto Jiménez.

Bolita Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Puerto Jiménez.
It offers: Pub Crawls.

Travel Tips for Puerto Jiménez - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Puerto Jiménez

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Puerto Jiménez and Costa Rica.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Puerto Jiménez