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Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel, San Jose

2-star2 stars
Avenida 6, between Calle 21 & 25San JoseSan JoseCosta Rica

Hostel with outdoor pool, near National Museum
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Great location
Fantastic service
Could use a good cleaning
Complaints about WiFi
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Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel, San Jose

from $11
  • Standard Double Room
  • Superior Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Shared Dormitory, 1 Bedroom
  • Comfort Shared Dormitory, 1 Bedroom
  • Comfort Shared Dormitory, 1 Bedroom
  • Standard Double or Twin Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Comfort Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Comfort Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Economy Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Mountain View
  • Shared Dormitory, Mountain View

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 31 rooms


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking (limited)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
Things to enjoy
  • Separate dining area
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Housekeeping - once per stay

Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel, San Jose’s small print

Also known as

  • Costa Rica Backpackers Hostel San Jose
  • Costa Rica Backpackers Hostel
  • Costa Rica Backpackers San Jose
  • Costa Rica Backpackers

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 24 per vehicle (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel, San Jose


  • Heart of San Jose
  • National Museum - 5 min walk
  • Parque Nacional - 9 min walk
  • National Center of Art and Culture - 12 min walk
  • National Theater - 13 min walk
  • Jade Museum - 15 min walk
  • Gold Museum - 15 min walk
  • Plaza de la Democracia - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 29 min drive
  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 33 min drive
  • San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station - 4 min walk
  • San Jose Fercori Station - 7 min walk
  • San Jose Atlantic Station - 7 min walk
  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel, San Jose

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