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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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70 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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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)


It was the perfect place to star the vacation. Perfect location. The staff was most helpfull. I would definitely come back again. There was a mix of ages and cultures. If you want to mix, you can but if you want solitude there are plenty of spaces to do so. Loved it

  • 26th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)

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