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¡Upe! Hostel

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Meeting facility
Basic Shared Dormitory, Women Only  | In-room safe, soundproofing, free WiFi
Basic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm | In-room safe, soundproofing, free WiFi

Overview of ¡Upe! Hostel

¡Upe! Hostel

1.5 star property
City centre San José hostel with restaurant

8.4/10 Very good

5 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge area
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
Calle 25A, Barrio La California, San José, San Jose, 10104

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Catedral
  • Sabana Park - 18 min drive
  • National Stadium of Costa Rica - 27 min drive
  • Multiplaza Mall Escazu - 28 min drive

Getting around

  • San José (SYQ-Tobías Bolaños Intl.) - 32 min drive
  • San José (SJO-Juan Santamaría Intl.) - 40 min drive
  • San Jose Fercori Station - 5 min walk
  • San Jose Atlantic Station - 5 min walk
  • San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station - 8 min walk


  • Viva Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Restaurant Limoncello - 3 min walk
  • La Concha de La Lora - 4 min walk
  • El Gaff - 5 min walk
  • YummyLab - 5 min walk

About this property

¡Upe! Hostel

Located near a train station, ¡Upe! Hostel is a great choice for a stay in San José. A terrace and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences at this Mediterranean hostel include fridges and microwaves.


English, French, German, Spanish

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 8 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Express check-in available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Free off-site parking nearby

Other information

  • Caters to adults only

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge

Working away

  • Computer station


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • ATM/banking
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms

What to enjoy

  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Full-sized fridge/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 3 per person (approximately)


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
<p>This property accepts cash.</p>

Also known as

¡Upe! Hostel San José
¡Upe! Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
¡Upe! Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation San José

Frequently asked questions

Does ¡Upe! Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, ¡Upe! Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at ¡Upe! Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at ¡Upe! Hostel?
No, unfortunately, but there's free parking nearby.
What are the check-in and check-out times at ¡Upe! Hostel?
You can check in starting at 3 PM. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in is available.
What is there to do at ¡Upe! Hostel and nearby?
¡Upe! Hostel has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near ¡Upe! Hostel?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include La Concha de La Lora (4-min walk), El Gaff (5-min walk) and YummyLab (5-min walk).
Does ¡Upe! Hostel have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a coffee maker, cookware and a fridge.
What's the area around ¡Upe! Hostel like?
¡Upe! Hostel is in Catedral, a short 5-minute walk from San Jose Fercori Station and 8 minutes' walk from National Museum of Costa Rica.



Very good




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Property conditions & facilities


8/10 Very good

Nice stay and close to San José
Nice stay at the Urban Jungle of San Jose, staff is great always trying to help you! Good night life over the place, and you will finds tons of places for eating nearby.
euromixed, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Satoshi, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

中心部にも徒歩圏内で、ドミトリーも広く快適に過ごせますが、時々Wi-Fiの調子が悪いのが難点です。 シャワーもあたたかいお湯、水圧、部屋も問題ないです!
moi, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Hostel centralt beliggende
Helt fint sted og i et ok område af San José.
Rikke, 1-night romance trip
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