Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

We offer you quality and personalized accommodation while experiencing San José. We embrace diversity in a co-living environment that provides you comfort in each of our unique spaces not only for a great rest but for creativity, relaxation, and cultural experiences.

We're a small hostel and like to pay special attention to details to make your stay more pleasant and grant you the comfort you need during your visit to San José, whether it's a short or long one.

We are in La Sabana, which is close enough to the main downtown area but away from the noise and crowds.

At Capital Hostel de Ciudad you'll find different areas to share, create, collaborate, inspire and get inspired.
Common areas include:
- Backyard with BBQ facilities and space for yoga.
- Entertainment area with pool table, video projector, musical instruments, vinyl player, board games.
- Indoor patio.
- Work desk.
- Book exchange and reading area.
- Living room.
- Full kitchen facilities.

Our place has three different accommodation types:
- Pods in shared dorms: All of our pods have 3 mini shelves and a big sized secured drawer for your belongings, as well as two independent lights and electrical outlets. The pods have a curtain for extra privacy since our dorms are on an open-floor format.
All linen and towels are included. 
Independent showers, toilets, and sinks are just a couple of steps away.

- Private rooms with shared bathroom: This room type has a maximum capacity of 3 people. It has one queen-sized bed and a twin-sized bed. The ensuite bathroom is shared with another triple room only. Fan, a big closet for your belongings and a 32' TV with cable are also a part of this room.

- Private room with private bathroom: This room has two queen-sized beds, private ensuite bathroom with bathtub, and a walk-in closet. You will also enjoy a desk, fan and a 32' TV with cable. This room has an indoor patio view where natural light will energize you to start each morning.

Regarding location, we are just a couple of blocks south from La Sabana Metropolitan Park in San José (Mata Redonda district). Very easy access to/from the airport, San José downtown, Escazu area and more. Find us on Google Maps or Waze under Capital Hostel de Ciudad.
La Sabana Park is where the National Stadium and the Costa Rican Art Museum are located. The park is also a great spot for outdoors activities and sports. Fairs, festivals and special events are also often held here.

Nearby you'll find grocery stores, a small supermarket, a pharmacy, small local restaurants and international food restaurants.

Also, we are conveniently located half block from "Sabana-Estadio" bus stop, which takes you directly downtown and connects you to any other bus stop in San José. If you are more of a walking person, you can also get to the main downtown area within a 30-minute walk.

Email us for more information on how to get here from the airport and we'll provide you with all the different options.

Capital Hostel de Ciudad Policies and Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival.

Check in from 14:00.
Check out before 12:00.

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards,
debit cards.
This property might pre-authorize your credit card.

Taxes not included - 13.00%


The reception is open from 07.00 to 22.00
No curfew. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 10.0

  • Security 9.9

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.7

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 9.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    29 Mar 2021
    I have stayed at Capital twice while traveling through San José and absolutely plan on returning again. The staff was so helpful, they even helped me navigate the bus schedule and gave great food recommendations! The hostel is very clean and it’s easy to relax and feel comfortable.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    28 Mar 2021
    Absolutely fantastic. The place is clean and cozy. The staff is AMAZING. Miguel is a very helpful and caring person. We loved our time there and will definitely come back.
    Guinea, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    24 Mar 2021
    We absolutely loved our stay here!! It was our first night and a shuttle picked us up (kindly organised by Melissa who was great with answering our emails!) and Miguel met us and toured us around. The hostel was clean, quiet and Miguel was very helpful with everything we needed. You can walk to the park and supermarkets easily, with a few restaurants dotted around making it a lovely place in a quiet, safe neighbourhood. Thank you so much for our stay we would definitely come back!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    28 Feb 2021
    First hostel I stay at ever and I wouldn’t be surprised if it’ll be my favorite for years to come.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7


    09 Apr 2021
    Awesome place and amaxing staff:). Detailed info on how to get there from airport with all 5 option mentioned in their web. Unique house with outdoor garden, feeling home. Thanks a million for help with everything, I’ll be back. Un abrazo
    Denmark, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    28 Mar 2021
    Really nice hostel! Arrived and was a bit confused by how far out it is but then realised it’s easy to get into the centre of San Jose great facilities and good atmosphere
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    20 Mar 2021
    I loved this hostel so much!!! Everyone felt very welcoming! When we arrived Miguel was so generous to help us feel right at home! He showed us around the hostel and even though there was a language barrier, he made it easy to navigate the conversation! It was so clean, so welcoming, so aesthetically pleasing! Beautiful common room to hangout in and meet other young travelers! It felt very safe! Everyone was so inviting! I was definitely come back to this hostel when I find myself in Costa Rica!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    12 Mar 2021
    Probably one of the cleanest hostels with very well thought out facilities & features (within the bunks themselves, etc.). The staff are very nice & it's in a good location. It's generally pretty quiet, but the dorm room is connected to the main room with no separation so occasionally it can be disruptive. If you're a deep sleeper, I wouldn't worry at all. But if you're a light sleeper like I am, I would bring a pair of earplugs. 10/10 would stay in the hostel again.
    Canada, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4


    16 Mar 2021
    Súper buen lugar, de lo mejor en San José. El único detalle es que no tiene desayuno.
    Argentina, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1


    13 Mar 2021
    Shame it’s soo far from bus stations and central san jose. Everything else is perfect
    England, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


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    1st, Country Winners Costa Rica

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