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See why so many travellers make ¡Upe! Hostel their hostel of choice when visiting San Jose. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a budget friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you. You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that include a refrigerator, bringing comfort and convenience to your visit. Plus, ¡Upe! Hostel offers a restaurant, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. It's easy to stay connected during your stay as ¡Upe! Hostel offers guests free wifi. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available. If you’re looking for a seafood restaurant, consider a visit to Machu Picchu, Segundo Muelle, or Delicias Del Peru, which are all convenient to ¡Upe! Hostel. There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular kayaking and canoeing destinations such as Asuaire Travel, Costa Rica Groups Travel Company, and Touristik. At ¡Upe! Hostel, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to San Jose.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Refrigerator in room
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Barrio La California, calle 25A, casa 57 50 meters south Nicaraguan Ambassy, San Jose 10104 Costa Rica
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Juan Santamaria Intl Airport16 km
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

An amazing place with funky art all around all the hostel. The staff were amazing in helping organise day trips and were super helpful recommending places to visit too. The breakfast was lovely. Despite the infrequent trains being a bit loud I would certainly recommend...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank huntforgoodtimes
Reviewed 28 January 2018

As a hospitality professional and a seasoned traveller I've seen a lot of things. But but hostel really stood out. I've never been to such a bad hostel. The welcome was asking for a higher room rate than reserved for. This was changed only after...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank otwtwonderland
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This place is relatively small but it is one of those hostels that attracts good travellers. Nights are social with drinks in the common space. It's clean with hot showers and only $7. They supply ear plugs which are needed for the morning trains. Would...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Ben W
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The pictures don't lie. It was exactly what the pictures say. 4-beds with lights and electrical outlets on each bunk. There are seats for chilling in the common areas. We got the room by the kitchen /common area. Which gave the whole experience a vibe...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Show_methe_sun1
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We took a chance and stayed in a random new hostel on our first trip through San jose and we werent disappointed. For the Price the place is amazing, including location and staff! We passed through San Jose two more times during our 3 weeks...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank BobDiddlyDilder
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"The 4-person Dorm-Room was my favourite one (budget) otherwise a private ;)"
9 Oct. 2017
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USD 26 - USD 49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of San JoseSan Jose MetroSan Jose
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