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    Aldea San Jose

    Avenida 2 | Calle 28 100m south Pizza Hut Paseo Colon, in front of the Garbo Room, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent48%
    • Very good28%
    • Average14%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible2%
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    “outdoor kitchen” (10 reviews)
    “great hostel” (12 reviews)
    “hot water” (14 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Available
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
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    Multilingual Staff
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    5 Nov.6 Nov.
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

    My wife and I stayed 2 nights at this hostel and it's my visit time in one. It was kind of what I expected but what I wasn't prepared for was the bed and the linens. The sheets were noticeably stained and the mattress looked...More

    Thank Guy C
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Director General at Aldea San JoseResponded 13 February 2016

    Thank you for your feedback about your visit with us. We appreciate all comments we receive, as we do our best to make upgrades and changes based on these comments. We apologize that you did not find all parts of your stay pleasing, and we...More

    Reviewed 12 January 2016

    The staff and volunteers made this place great to stay. Very helpful, relaxed and generally very good company. The location is good too; close to the centre of town and not so noisy, esp for a big city. From the hostel you can organise many...More

    Thank Chris W
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aldea San JoseResponded 28 January 2016

    We´re so happy you enjoyed your stay with us, Chris. Here at Aldea we take pride in offering a friendly and welcoming place to our guests, so we love to hear that you found the staff made this possible. We agree that our location on...More

    Reviewed 29 November 2015

    Dorm rooms were clean, and en-suite but no hot water. We were in a dorm overlooking the road and because the window didn't fit in the frame there was noise all night long. The beds themselves were comfortable enough, nothing special but definitely not the...More

    Thank Molly G
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Aldea San JoseResponded 9 December 2015

    Hi Molly thank you so much for the feedback. Here at Aldea we aim to be enviromentally friendly and due to that we have a running schedule in the morning and evening for hot water. It is our hope that it is both efficient but...More

    Reviewed 15 November 2015

    The receptionists were very friendly and the room was comfortable. You can choose several tours at the reception and the hostel is well located but without noise. Hot water only a few hours in the morning and at night (5-9). Good food at The Corner,...More

    Thank Peggy L
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aldea San JoseResponded 24 November 2015

    Thank you for the feedback Peggy. We enjoyed having you here at Aldea and hope to see you again in the future! Customer service is a priority here and our staff takes pride in giving our guests, warm and helpful service. Our location here in...More

    Reviewed 15 October 2015

    Really nice place, very helpful staff, especially good value for money. Soap in the bathrooms is the only improvement I think is needed. Hot water isn't 24/7, but that didn't bother me as the times it is on are practicalMore

    Thank Holly J
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Guest Relations Manager at Aldea San JoseResponded 18 October 2015

    Thanks for your feedback. Your comments are very helpful to us, as we move forward and continue to make improvements. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us: and felt that you received good service from our staff, as well as value during your time...More

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    Dining (6)
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    Nadir N
    19 April 2017|
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    Response from har s | Property representative |
    hi, we have the airport shuttle service from San Jose to the airport only. It costs 25$ up to 4 pax. Normally, you can take the official airport which are orange color. They charge between 25$ and 30$ no more. Thank you... More
    4 April 2015|
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    Response from Steven B | Reviewed this property |
    The best way to get to the hostel from the airport is Taxi, its about a 20 minute ride & you should not pay more than 30 dollars for the cab.- If they ask for more, start negotiations. The busses don't pick up from the... More
    Room Tips
    "If you need a dorm, ask for 201, if a private room ask for 108 or 107, those are really quiet."
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    "I think we were in room 107.. In the back ..,away from the street ..good room!"
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    "Great for transfers to Nicargua, due to closely situated near TICA busses"
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    "Dorms had 6 beds in them and in June, my room wasn't full."
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