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Costa Rica Backpackers

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1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.0
Fabulous 1858
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

The original backpackers hostel in Costa Rica, we opened our doors in 2001, and have been the number one meeting spot in the capital ever since.... More...

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Stray Cat Hostel

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1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

At Stray Cat Hostel we endeavour to provide you with authentic, creative and engaging travel experiences.... More...

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Hostel Pangea

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1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
7.7
Very good 2324
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

Heated a swimming pool, free industrial Kitchen, free high speed internet .Hostel Pangea is located in the heart of the famous art Deco district, Barrio Amon and is an easy 10 minute walk from the mai... More...

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Capital Hostel de Ciudad

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2.7km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Capital Hostel de Ciudad will bring you the very best of Costa Rica and San Jose... More...

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In The Wind Hostel & Guesthouse

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3.1km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 564
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

A quiet and relaxing hostel in a safe area, personalized attention and peaceful vibrations...this is what we are offering you.... More...

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Fauna Luxury Hostel

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6.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.8
Fabulous 787
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Fauna Luxury Hostel is a pioneer lodging company looking to redefine the typical hostel concept.... More...

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Hostel Del Paseo

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1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 281
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Hostel Del Paseo will help you to meet San Jose, Costa Rica and the world.... More...

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Finca Escalante

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2.3km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Hostel Finca Escalante will bring you the very best of San Jose and Costa Rica.... More...

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TripOn Open House

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2.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 1429
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

TripOn Open House in San Jose offers affordable and comfortable accommodation. The hostel features free WiFi and free breakfast. Great Location!... More...

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Selina San Jose

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1.5km from city centre - Show on Map
8.7
Fabulous 980
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Selina San Jose will offer you comfort and social atmosphere with many other features to make your experience unique.... More...

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Villa Rio Segundo

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13.7km from city centre - Show on Map
9.4
Superb 9
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Villa Rio Segundo has a beautiful garden to enjoy in your stay... More...

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Casa Jardin del Mango

Bed and Breakfast
2.9km from city centre - Show on Map
9.3
Superb 3
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Casa Jardin del Mango is our House and your house!... More...

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Hostel Casa del Parque

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1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.8
Fabulous 1768
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Hostel Casa del Parque in San Jose, Costa Rica is a calm and relaxed place for the budget traveler..... More...

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Costa Rica Guesthouse

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1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 211
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

A 1905 colonial house in downtown San Jose near the national museum. Costa Rica Guesthouse offers budget rooms with king size bed in a friendly and cozy atmosphere.... More...

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The Garden Boutique Hostel

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2.8km from city centre - Show on Map
9.7
Superb 82
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

The Garden Boutique Hostel will help you to meet San Jose, Costa Rica and the World.... More...

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Relax Hostel

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1.9km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Relax Hostel is in a vintage house near San José downtown.... More...

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Aldea San Jose

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1.4km from city centre - Show on Map
8.4
Fabulous 352
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Flying in or out of San Jose? Don´t miss the opportunity to see the city!!... More...

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Gaudy's Hostel

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2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 1173
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

The cleanest hostel you would find in San Jose, Costa Rica. Unbeatable location, near by banks, supermarkets, main street in San Jose, largest park in San Jose, 10 minutes walk to downtown.... More...

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Lost In Costa Rica

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2.5km from city centre - Show on Map
9.0
Superb 3
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Lost In Costa Rica is waiting to share the knowledge about the country and learn from our volunteers and travelling clients, to have a cultural exchange through many activities for a new era of love... More...

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Best Hostel San Jose

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1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.5
Fabulous 17
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Cocoon Hotel will help you to meet San Jose and the World.... More...

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Nativus Art-Hostel

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2km from city centre - Show on Map
9.7
Superb 23
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Nativus Art-Hostel is perfect for your holidays in San Jose... More...

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Hotel del Este Santa Fe

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0.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.2
Fabulous 3
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff

Hotel del Este Santa Fe has a perfect lcoation to visit San Jose... More...

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Prado Hostel

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1.5km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 1
Free WiFi

Our hostel is a neat section of what our greater property has to offer. Prado Hostel is a growing community for world travelers who like the benefits and adventure... More...

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Hostel La Corte

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1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
9.2
Superb 59
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

If you are looking for a pleasant stay in Costa Rica, Hostel La Corte is your best choice, just check in with us and enjoy the lively atmosphere with our friendly staff. We are located in San Jos... More...

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Stolas

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2.4km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

Stolas has everything you need to enjoy your stay... More...

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Hostel Inn

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1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
7.6
Very good 841
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Sunny days are here again in San Jose. Come find a hammock and relax in the garden with our friendly bunny. We'll also show you some great spots to visit in the city :)"... More...

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Hostel Casa Colon

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1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
7.6
Very good 220
  • Wonderful Location
Free WiFi

We are a boutique Hostel with excellent quality, higher standards of each of the services. Located in an excellent tourist and commercial area with easy access to services... More...

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Bed and Breakfast

Tierra Magica

Bed and Breakfast
5.8km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 1
Free WiFi

Tierra Magica is located in San Jose, Costa Rica... More...

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Eco Stay

Hotel
1.8km from city centre - Show on Map
9.2
Superb 6
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

Eco Stay is a new eco-friendly hostel.... More...

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Posada Monserrat

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20.7km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Posada Monserrat a magical place near the nature.... More...

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Surrounded by untouched forests and scenic mountains in the middle of Costa Rica, San José, the country's capital, is a traveller's dream. Chepe, as it's locally known, is a trove of culture and history, and one of Latin America's most cosmopolitan cities. Visit the specialist museums and take in its striking architecture, like the columned neoclassical Teatro Nacional. Spend days wandering around quirky markets or relaxing in the tranquil La Sabana, a verdant park with a peaceful lake surrounded by the city.

Many of the hostels in San José, Costa Rica are in traditional houses with rustic painted fronts, making for an authentic experience. If you're looking to immerse yourself in nature, some hostels will let you pitch a tent in their sweeping grounds – where you'll often find a pool and outdoor terrace. Or for more modern comforts, like free Wi-Fi, you could go for a contemporary wooden pod, a dorm or a private room in the city centre. Lots of San José hostels give you a free breakfast too.

The neighbourhood of Downtown San José is the heart of the city. This maze of streets is dotted with museums and spacious plazas where you can sit back with a coffee or a glass of wine. Make your way to the historic district of Barrio Amón to see colourfully painted colonial mansions with contemporary art inside. The cool Barrio Escalante is a foodie paradise. Pick up treats from one of the tantalising bakeries or unwind while sipping on a cold beer at a microbrewery.

There's lots to see in San José. Visit the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum beneath an old bank, or marvel at intricate artefacts in the Museo del Jade. For refuge from the bustling streets, follow the locals to the spacious parklands of Parque La Sabana in the centre of the city. Close to Barrio Escalante you'll find an off-beat food market built from old shipping containers, where the smell of wood-fired pizzas and traditional gallos (Costa Rican tacos) fills the air.

San José's central location makes it an ideal base for exploring Costa Rica – it's a 1.5-hour drive to the Irazú Volcano and an hour's train journey to Heredia. Juan Santamaria International Airport is 20 minutes away in a taxi, or a two-hour bus trip. To get around in the city, grab a red taxi (the local drivers make great tour guides) or use the network of public buses. 

We have 30 hostels in San Jose with an average rating of 8.8 based on 10,023 reviews 30 of 30 properties available in San Jose

About San Jose

Surrounded by untouched forests and scenic mountains in the middle of Costa Rica, San José, the country's capital, is a traveller's dream. Chepe, as it's locally known, is a trove of culture and history, and one of Latin America's most cosmopolitan cities. Visit the specialist museums and take in its striking architecture, like the columned neoclassical Teatro Nacional. Spend days wandering around quirky markets or relaxing in the tranquil La Sabana, a verdant park with a peaceful lake surrounded by the city.

Many of the hostels in San José, Costa Rica are in traditional houses with rustic painted fronts, making for an authentic experience. If you're looking to immerse yourself in nature, some hostels will let you pitch a tent in their sweeping grounds – where you'll often find a pool and outdoor terrace. Or for more modern comforts, like free Wi-Fi, you could go for a contemporary wooden pod, a dorm or a private room in the city centre. Lots of San José hostels give you a free breakfast too.

The neighbourhood of Downtown San José is the heart of the city. This maze of streets is dotted with museums and spacious plazas where you can sit back with a coffee or a glass of wine. Make your way to the historic district of Barrio Amón to see colourfully painted colonial mansions with contemporary art inside. The cool Barrio Escalante is a foodie paradise. Pick up treats from one of the tantalising bakeries or unwind while sipping on a cold beer at a microbrewery.

There's lots to see in San José. Visit the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum beneath an old bank, or marvel at intricate artefacts in the Museo del Jade. For refuge from the bustling streets, follow the locals to the spacious parklands of Parque La Sabana in the centre of the city. Close to Barrio Escalante you'll find an off-beat food market built from old shipping containers, where the smell of wood-fired pizzas and traditional gallos (Costa Rican tacos) fills the air.

San José's central location makes it an ideal base for exploring Costa Rica – it's a 1.5-hour drive to the Irazú Volcano and an hour's train journey to Heredia. Juan Santamaria International Airport is 20 minutes away in a taxi, or a two-hour bus trip. To get around in the city, grab a red taxi (the local drivers make great tour guides) or use the network of public buses.