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Costa Rica Love Hostel 2 Reviews

sobre ruta 5,tibas neon nieto, 1km norte hasta el poli y 100 metros mas al este, San Jose, Costa Rica

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86%

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47 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 95%Security
  • 78%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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97%

Nice upstairs terrace! Friendly helpful staff! Good clean private room with nice decor. Very reasonably priced shuttle but needed to call so glad we had a cell this trip. Walking distance to supermarkets and beautiful historical churches nearby. Only drawback was the persistent sewer gas smell in the Love's Suite's bath and the mildly stuffy but roomy bedroom with fan upstairs from the ensuite bath and private kitchen. Very nice otherwise!!! Very grateful for the 5 am shuttle !

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thanks for the comment

80%

Only 325 colones from San Jose downtown. Manfren, the owner, is an excellent guide so I strongly recomend a tour with him.

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thank you was very nice tours full of animals and nice views for the best rates ;)

80%

Out of the way of the main city, but in a very safe area! 2 blocks from a track, and 2 blocks from a dance studio. Staff was great!

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at the corner: tipical food, super market,bus stop,farmacy,fruts store,bar 4 blocks, river 10 min just 10-15 mi n for the comercial areaa

100%

Reliable,kind and helpful staff,some of the best i've ever met in my life,and the hostel itself is in a very good location,clean and safe.

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thats are athe reviews that give us positive energy to continue ;)

86%

Great value for money. It is located quite far from the city center so you need a bus or a car to get anywhere, but there is a station around the corner. Simple but decent rooms, small kitchen and 2 bathrooms, everything you should need. Bonus are extremely helpful owners, fluent in English and Spanish. The cleaning part could have been a bit better, but it is not alarming. Not a place for posh people, but a perfect spot for those traveling on a smaller budget.

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bus to the city $1(10-15 min) celan area,no hommles people, no droges problems or prostitution just nature and nice people the real style of costa rica. simple+decent+cheap you are right all you need

83%

Can't beat it for the price. Not a party hostel which i like. After 22.00 the owners want it quiet which i liked. Cleanliness is ok, I have seen worse places. A bit out of the city so if you want to be in the city, perhaps choose something else. The owners are really friendly and helpful.

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thanks for the review after 22hr we are a quiet place for the people to relax and we are just 10-15min for the commercial area so better to be in a safe area and clean full of nature

97%

This is a cheerful place, run by a loving couple. It 's like having a home in San Jose. The community is very nice, friendly people, many businesses to serve you. Excellent services at the hostel also, tours, shuttle to transportation, lavaderia, etc. Enjoyed a 10 day visit, look forward to going back.

  • 21st Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

Really happy we stayed here, the owners were so helpful and friendly. It was a great place to meet people and just relax. After going into the city Im glad we were in a nice quiet safe neighbourhood. We got some good travel tips and they offer some budget friendly tours. We are going to stay there on our way back out of costa rica.

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hello tahnks for your review

63%

Love Hostel was very simple and basic. Beautiful upper deck. Location is pretty far out from San Jose. The guy at reception was very accommodating (at a small cost) to take us into San Jose, and helped us find the Tica Bus station. It's a very quiet hostel.


80%

pros: this family owned hostel located in safe neighborhood is excellent for travelers on a budget and the shuttle service from the airport provided by the owner is very convenient. cons: the rooms and common areas are very dimly lit and the hostel is far away from the city center which can be tricky if you are relying on public transportation.


86%

great place for a stop over, very helpful staff!

  • 20th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Limpieza: we clean every day all hostel,people have to have better education and keep clean too



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