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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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90 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 95%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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Thank you for the great and friendly service!

  • 14th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Our stay at Aldea was very pleasant indeed. We had a wheelchair accessible room aswell as bathroom . Exceptional. We were able to sleep like sloths(very quiet) and cook like Gordon Ramsay(well equipped kitchen) There is also secure parking and a billiard table. Nice one. We have stayed at other hostels in San José and this is definetly the best option in the center of town. Only complaint is that they could have taken care of the rubbish on top of the staircases. Overall:Definite return!

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We are so glad you took out the time to leave your comment with us, and even more so that you would come back to Aldea! Happy to know that you found our hostel wheelchair accessible room for your needs plu you could rest enough and made your Gordon Ramsays style meals! We try to provide all the equipment needed so that our guests can cook nicely! We will pay even more attention to the cleanness of our place to make sure that this doesn’t happen again. Safe Travels!


the staff were very friendly and helpful. one thing that was inconvenient was that while staying in a dorm room i did not get my own key, so had to retrieve it from the front desk and walk back upstairs every time i wanted to get back into my room.

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Hello my friend! It makes us happy to know that you had a pleasant stay in Aldea! The guys from the Staff are one of our strongest points! They are really helpful, friendly and willing to help our guests in anyway possible! We usually only provide one key for every dorm to have a better control on the persons accesing into the rooms. Sorry if this bothered you when you stayed, we will try to make it better. Thank you for the comment and have a great time!

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