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Costa Rica Backpackers

Free Cancellation Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.

7.7
Very Good
2404 Total Reviews
Wonderful Location
Marvellous Staff
Excellent Cleanliness

Property Description

Costa Rica Backpackers is a tropical paradise in the heart of San Jose. Our huge garden with pool and hammocks has a friendly, relaxing atmosphere. Its the perfect spot in the city for nature lovers.

We offer free parking, storage and all day coffee and tea. The Bar-Packers opens each day at 5pm. Enjoy happy hour before grabbing a bite to eat at our restaurant.

Choose from private or dorm rooms. All our dorm beds have individual USB port, light, curtains and locker. We can accommodate large groups.

Only a 10 minute walk to the city center, we are located close to the national museum and the lively Barrio Escalante.

Welcoming travelers since 2001, its the perfect location to start your Costa Rican vacation! Come and meet like-minded travelers from all over the world.
- Free parking
- Free coffee and teal all day
- Free storage
- Swimming pool
- Huge tropical green garden with chairs and hammock
- Kitchen facilities, save money cook for yourself
- Bar-Packers with happy hour 5-7pm
- Restaurant
- Tour desk
- Dorm beds with USB port, reading light, curtains and a locker

Costa Rica Backpackers Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival.
In case of late cancellation or no show, the first night of your booking will be charged. This action is not fraudulent.

Check in from 14:00.
Check out before 11:00 .
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards.

Taxes not included - 13.00%

General:

The reception service is open 24 hours per day.
No curfew.
The maximum period of stay is 14 days.
For reservations of more than 10 pax, special, group-exclusive policies may apply, different from single-reservation policies. According to seasonality and/or demand, a pre-payment of 50% to 100% of the total booking amount might be required. The hotel will try to contact the guest and if a reply with payment possibility is not received, the booking could be canceled.

Reviews & Ratings

7.7
Very Good
2404 Total Reviews
  • Security
    8.5
  • Location
    7.9
  • Staff
    7.6
  • Atmosphere
    7.4
  • Cleanliness
    7.2
  • Value for Money
    7.9
  • Facilities
    7.7

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Latest Reviews

8.3
Fabulous
Nov 19, 2022
Overall and alright hostel. Nothing special. It was clean. Some showers didn't work and only found one with hot water.
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Male, 31-40
8.0
Fabulous
Nov 18, 2022
Good value and vibe, rooms are a bit weird
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Male, 25-30
6.6
Good
Nov 18, 2022
Spacious room but weird list of rules like you can’t bring alcohol or Uber eats any food. Only veggie option at the restaurant was chips and wasn’t shown to my room but expected to strip the bed and bring the sheets to the front desk at the end.
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Female, 18-24

Facilities

  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free Parking
    • Free City Maps
    • Towels Included
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Swimming Pool
    • Common Room
    • Bicycle Parking
    • BBQ
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Adaptors
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Utensils
    • Dryer
    • Cable TV
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Reading Light
    • Jobs Board
    • Parking
    • Outdoor Swimming Pool
    • Ceiling fan
    • Microwave
    • Card Phones
    • Washing Machine
    • Covid-19 safe
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Airport Transfers
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • Fax Service
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Currency Exchange
    • Shuttle Bus
    • Postal Service
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Late check-out
    • Reception (limited hours)
    • Wake-up calls
  • Food & Drink

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Meals Available
    • Vending Machines
    • Mini-Supermarket
    • Cafe
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • Nightclub
    • PlayStation
    • DVD's
    • Games Room
    • Foosball
    • Wi-Fi