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Aldea Hostel San Jose Reviews

Calle 28 y Av.Segunda, frente a Sala Garbo, Casa E, San Jose, Costa Rica

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83%

Rating
113 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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91%

We had a nice stay. The girl at the front was super helpful and the rooms were excellent. The only downside is the location. We came to experience the local food and the culture, but we're only treated to Pizza Hut and subway. But for a nights stay in San Jose, it doesn't get any better than this.

  • 15th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Really helpful and friendly staff, free breakfast too!

  • 29th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Super nice hostel. Great big old house. Staff were really friendly and a basic but welcome free breakfast. Just a shame it was really quiet

Owner Comment (Hide)
A quaint and relaxed atmosphere is just what we are always working towards! Yes, we are located in an old mansion, but we have been renovating our rooms recently to provide our guests with a more comfortable and welcoming feeling. It is great to hear that you found our staff easy-going, responsive, and knowledgeable. These are goals that we work towards every day and with every new and returning guests.

89%

The staff is very friendly and happy to help! For someone who knows little Spanish this was very helpful and much appreciated!

  • 18th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


77%

I was given good advice for a Lebanese restaurant down the road which was a great meal. The Aldea had great Turkish pizzas, unfortunately I was there on a Sunday the night when they were closed.The staff were friendly and helpful. One thing I asked the cleaner not to continue using the strong chemical smelling cleaners in my bathroom, as I had arrived before the room was readyIt would be so much nicer if they used natural Eucalyptus smelling soap. The staff helpfully found me a different room.

  • 1st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi! Thanks for your comments! Your feedback is really useful to improve our guests experience here at Aldea Hostel. I'm glad you found the staff helpful and friendly, offering good advice; we try very hard to offer the best service possible. I'm sorry you had a problem with the smell of our cleaning products, but I'm happy our staff could provide you with a solution! We hope to see you again soon. Safe travels!



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