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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

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

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

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Selina San Jose

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1.5km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 1006
  • Perfect 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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Costa Rica Backpackers

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1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 1919
  • 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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In The Wind Hostel & Guesthouse

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3.1km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect 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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Hostel Pangea

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1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 2363
  • Wonderful Location
Free WiFi

Hostel Pangea the first & long standing hostel in Costa Rica! Opened it's doors in 2000 and since then until today it has been the Lonely Planet author's choice as the #1 budget option ,we are the... More...

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TripOn Open House

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2.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.3
Fabulous 1454
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
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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Gaudy's Hostel

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

Over 900 reviews and still one of the top 5, on our way to be the voted hostel #1 in Costa Rica again!!!!!

Best Location in Town!

**Busstop from the airport......................................... More...

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Hostel Casa del Parque

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1.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.7
Fabulous 1776
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
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
8.8
Fabulous 224
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

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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Hostel Casa Colon

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1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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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Lost In Costa Rica

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2.5km from city centre - Show on Map
8.4
Fabulous 11
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent 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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Nativus Art-Hostel

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2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.0
Fabulous 31
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Nativus Art-Hostel is a petite, but delicate hostel. Situated close to the heart of San José city, the hostel is a perfect checkpoint for travellers arriving or awaiting to flight from Costa Ri... More...

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Finca Escalante

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2.3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.4
Fabulous 368
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

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

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Hostel Shakti

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1km from city centre - Show on Map
9.0
Superb 80
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Welcome to Hostel Shakti... More...

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Hostel Del Paseo

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1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.5
Fabulous 291
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous 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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Villa Rio Segundo

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13.7km from city centre - Show on Map
9.6
Superb 12
  • 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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Aldea San Jose

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1.4km from city centre - Show on Map
8.7
Fabulous 357
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Flying in or out of San Jose? Don´t miss your chance to see the city!!

At Aldea Hostel, we are perfectly situated in a safe and convenient neighborhood. Our guests can experience all the best... More...

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Relax Hostel

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

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

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Eco Stay

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1.8km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 7
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

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

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Sura

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1.5km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
New
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Free WiFi

Sura the perfect hotel for you to stay in San Jose... More...

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InnJoy Hostel

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1.4km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 534
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

At InnJoy you will be stayingin in a great location,close to city center,all the buses and in a safe area!... 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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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 23 hostels in San Jose with an average rating of 8.9 based on 7,632 reviews 23 of 23 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.