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    Hostel Urbano

    3.0 km from San Jose centre
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    USD 22*
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    In front of the Kennedy Park, San Jose 645-7050, Costa Rica
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    All reviews pool table pancakes terrible beds great hangout private room family vibe bus taxi incredible staff comfy couches home from home ensuite bathroom play pool highly recommend staying here big kitchen common room helpful information other travelers shared kitchen minute walk to downtown noisy at night
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My friend and I stayed in a private room here for a night while in San Jose before departing for further travels. While it is located a bit far from the airport, the area is nice and has many restaurants, bars, etc around. Check in...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Great staff! Very willing to help you out, with anything from recommendations to making sure your stay is comfortable. Accessible kitchen, and large dorm room (private girls dorm, with its own bathroom) was definitely nice. It's a far walk from the center of town, but...More

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    Reviewed 9 February 2017

    Stayed at Hostel Urbano in Jan 2017, we only stayed a night as we were flying out the next morning but wish we would have stayed longer when we first flew in and stayed in San Jose. Cool lounge area downstairs and upstairs. Fenced off...More

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    Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

    I stayed here just one night on my way through Costa Rica but my bus didn't leave until 11pm the following night and they very kindly let me leave my luggage so I could see some of the city and then hangout at the hostel...More

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    Reviewed 16 January 2017

    Hostel Urbano is a recommendable hostel with nice and comfortable common areas. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast (pancakes and fruits) was included and good. We had a double room, most of the dorms looked nice from the outside with a lot of...More

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    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
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    BrittSk
    Hello, is airport shuttle included in the price ?
    8 February 2017|
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    Response from ShawnaM135 | Reviewed this property |
    It is not. We took the bus that they recommended and it was a very smooth ride. Once you're in the city of San Jose they and we recommend Uber over the taxi drivers. We almost got ripped off by a taxi driver pretty hard.
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    Joe R
    Does this Hostel organize any tours themselves or any kind of events such as sight seeing events?
    10 January 2017|
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    Response from 1Jofmany | Reviewed this property |
    Hey, the staff were very friendly when I was there and offered me lots of material on tours - if you email them they can probably send some details through. When we did go on a zipling/canyoning trip they booked it for us... More
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    Joe R
    Does Hostel Urbano provide a shuttle to get from the airport?
    12 December 2016|
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    Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
    Definitely download the uber app and use that with the airport wifi. 1/2 nights in San Jose then head to the cool spots around Costa Rica. Juan and Claudia from Hostel Urbano were really helpful and gave great advice about... More
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    Room Tips
    "Garden windows, not to the street"
    Teresa B, 2 months agoRead review
    "Booked a private room; had balcony access and a private bathroom which was great."
    Kmacaluso84, 6 months agoRead review
    "LJ is so far the best one in the whole place!"
    DaveOseda, over a year agoRead review
    "I would stay there again"
    hels85, over a year agoRead review
    "dorm with fireplace was very nice"
    bedsonbohio, over a year agoRead review
    "Dorm by the garden is pretty quiet as you get less street noise"
    Patrice H, over a year agoRead review
    "Try to avoid the room on the second floor right above the front door the street traffic is a bit noisy there."
    Katie Z, over a year agoRead review
    "Any room/dorm bed here is clean and has a storage unit under the bed to lock your stuff :)"
    Sandesh K, over a year agoRead review
    "Rooms at the front are louder."
    Jelisafields, over a year agoRead review
    "We liked the dorm"
    kaitlyn_montgomery, over a year agoRead review
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