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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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    • Excellent49%
    • Very good27%
    • Average14%
    • Poor8%
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    6 Aug.7 Aug.
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    Reviewed 15 April 2015

    Before heading down to Bocas .we stayed for 3 nights in this well run hostel just off Paseo Colon . We were in one of the doubles near the pool table & it was a safe &relaxed stay with good service a few blocks from...More

    Thank sammy s
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aldea San JoseResponded 25 July 2015

    Hi Sammy, we hope you had a great time in Bocas and the rest of your travels :) We are thrilled to hear that you were happy with our location, service, and of course the pizza! Isn't it great to be so close to the...More

    Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

    There has been some improvements since my last visit. Not only have they renovated some of the rooms now they even have a bar and a delicious pizza. Great value for the price. Great location also. The only negative is that it can get laud...More

    Thank Istanbulapt
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aldea San JoseResponded 25 July 2015

    Thanks for your second great review! I am glad to hear you liked our improvements (the tasty bar and pizza!). Our staff work hard every day to respond to suggestions and improve the experiences of our guests, as well as the warm feeling of our...More

    Reviewed 24 March 2015

    I returned to San Jose during my trip simply bc I knew that I could stay here. This establishment attracts guests who are eco conscious, warm, and open, yet the hostel still allows for privacy and comfort. All of the employees are sincere and helpful....More

    Thank Leia F
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aldea San JoseResponded 25 July 2015

    Thank you for staying with us again! It is great to hear that you could count on our hostel and staff for an amazing time! We are glad that you liked our balance of privacy, comfort, and a welcoming vibe. The courtyard is truly an...More

    Reviewed 21 March 2015

    This Hostel is one of the best I've ever been in my trip. The people who work there are Always nice and open to help you anytime ! One big thank you to Kevin, the guy at the desk, who make your day better playing...More

    Thank FrancescaRiccione01
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Aldea San JoseResponded 25 July 2015

    Hola Francesca! It's great to hear you were so pleased with our staff and our service!! It is so rewarding to the staff to get such great reviews, as we are always working hard to make our hostel more inviting and to give our guests...More

    Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

    This is a sweet little midway spot for your travels. My mate fell through the bed so be careful getting into the bunks. Cool looking place with sweet kitchen area. Wifi slow as less than 1mb download get a sim card for $3 from down...More

    Thank World_Nate
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Aldea San JoseResponded 25 July 2015

    We are glad you enjoyed the location and feel of our hostel. A sweet, midway stop with a close-knit community is exactly what we are aiming for, as community is one of our top values! Great to hear that you spent some time in our...More

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    • Breakfast Available
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    • USD 14 - USD 56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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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
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    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
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    "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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