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Hostel Casa Colon Reviews

Paseo Colon, 24th Street N, Next to Mercedes Tower, San Jose, Costa Rica

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79 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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Great place to stay if you need to get to the Norte Atlantico/transporte Cobano bus. Cheap and quick taxi, but also easy to walk. The hostel is really easy to spot from the city bus from the airport. It can be a little loud in the rooms that face the main street. Ear plugs :) Overall its a good hostel, I've stayed twice and would do so again.


Its worth the money


Beautiful place. Felt like a hotel. Shared dorms were good too. Comfiest beds of my whole 2 month trip. Food is yummy and very reasonable. The shared bathrooms and showers are small and takes a while for the water to heat up but all eco-friendly.


We had booked a transport through them from airport to the hostel. However after we landed there was no pick guy, so we called then abs they said that some one messed up the time but the guy is on his way he will be there in 10 mins. After 20 mins we called and he said the guy is coming... We waited for an hour and called few times and thru kept saying he is in the way. Finally they said the driver 'can't' come anymore.. And it was 1am. We got ripped off by a taxi guy who brought us.


Great place to stay with a great location. Close to the airport as well as the bus stops.


If "Breakfast included" it should be without any extra charge. Guest kitchen would be nice


This hotel was far nicer that I would have ever expected. It is an old house that his been converted. It is very beautiful and very clean. The staff is friendly and it's easy to get to by bus from the airport. Walking time to downtown is about 5 minutes. The only thing to warn you about (in case you believe in these sorts of things)... it seems to be haunted.


This has to be the best hotel I have stayed in. Huge place, close to all the bus terminals. Don't miss it.


Room pretty smelly and the lights from outside would reflect inside the room at night and you could hear the people talking and laughing at night from the lavatory of the WC area. No power plugs inside the room, that was very unconfortable when needed to charge batteries!! Staff very nice and helpful.


It's very well run, very clean, and very nice for a hostel, bordering on hotel nice. Dorm is on a busy a street corner where buses and cars run from late night to early morning and walk to bathroom is through common area and dining room.


The hostel overall was pretty good. Very clean and nice. It's also a restaurant. The general atmosphere is a quiet one. It's really a place to eat, sleep and have your own quiet time. 15 minutes walking distance to Alfraro; the bus station to go to Tamarindo - which is why I chose this hostel. It's also close to several other stations. One thing though: breakfast is only included in private rooms, not in dorms. Booking through hostel world it simply said breakfast included.


Our first hostel and we were so pleasantly surprised that we arrived at such a lovely place. Really helpful staff and close to all that's happening

  • 6th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Female Group, 41+
  • (1 review)

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