Hostels in San José, Costa Rica

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San José, Costa Rica
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Popular hostels in San José, San José Province

Discover well-known properties in San José, San José Province that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 652 hotels in San José, San José Province and price data was last updated on 2 March 2024. The average price for a hotel in San José, San José Province is €24/night.
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Avenida 6, Between Calle 21 & 25, San José, Costa Rica
Costa Rica Backpackers is situated in San Jose and is within a short walk of local sightseeing spots, such as Museum of Contemporary Art and Design and Museo Nacional de Costa Rica. It offers free Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and a concierge.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.7
Good
3135 reviews
Location
3.0 km from city centre
100 Meters West of Escuela De La Roosevelt, San José, Costa Rica
This themed hostel in San Pedro provides free wireless internet, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature and a swimming pool. It is situated just a short stroll from a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.5
Excellent
591 reviews
Location
4.6 km from city centre
Calles 36 Y 38, San José, Costa Rica
Gaudys Backpackers is located in San Jose and is close to the area's tourist attractions. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, an express check-in and check-out feature and massage services.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.3
Excellent
1352 reviews
Location
0.7 km from city centre
Calle 27A Edificio Dos Plantas, San José, Costa Rica
Eco Stay Cr provides a comfortable setting while in San Jose. It has a gym, as well as a concierge, free Wi-Fi and a bowling alley.
Free Wi-Fi
9.4
Excellent
640 reviews
Location
3.3 km from city centre
Avenida 16 A Y Calle 60 A, Sabana Sur, San José, Costa Rica
Capital Hostel de Ciudad is located in San Jose and offers complimentary wireless internet. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Location
1.2 km from city centre
Calle 39,Barrio Escalante 400N 100E, San José, Costa Rica
TripOn Open House provides a comfortable setting when in San Pedro and is close to everything the area has to offer. Those staying at the property can also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
4.8
Okay
1 reviews
Location
4.0 km from city centre
Avenida 8, Calle 3 y 5, San José, Costa Rica
Hostal del Este Santa Fe is set in San Jose and is within a short walk of nearby landmarks, including Melico Salazar Theatre and Pre-Columbian Gold Museum. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a tour desk and a 24-hour reception.
Free Wi-Fi
5.6
Okay
38 reviews
Location
2.0 km from city centre
Paseo Colon, Calle 24 Norte, San José, Costa Rica
Hostel Casa Colon is situated in San Jose and is close to the area's tourist attractions. The various facilities this cosy hostel features include meeting rooms, a currency exchange and a 24-hour reception.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.3
Good
461 reviews
Location
0.7 km from city centre

Tips for booking hostels in San José, San José Province

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in San José, San José Province. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 2 March 2024.
Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:December
Average price in San José:€24/night
Cheapest price found:€8/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
€9 - €57
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
€15 - €32
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Cheapest hostels in San José, San José Province

Discover affordable stays in San José, San José Province that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in San José, San José Province can be found for as low as €18 per night. There is currently one property in San José, San José Province that can be booked for this price. Playa 506 Beachfront Hostel is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in San José, San José Province. Price data was last updated on 2 March 2024
For those on a budget, these are the cheapest hostels available in San José for the selected dates. Prices will typically fluctuate depending on the dates selected, star rating of hostel, and hostel location.
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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
2.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€18
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Other accommodations in San José, San José Province

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Calle Bri Bri, Jacó, Costa Rica
0.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
€626
Avg. per night
San José, Costa Rica
37.4 km from city centre
€79
Avg. per night
San Antonio de Belen Ciudad Cariari, San José, Costa Rica
8.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
€141
Avg. per night
Route 27, San José, Costa Rica
6.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
€131
Avg. per night
Forum 2 Business Park, San José, Costa Rica
11.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
€112
Avg. per night
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
2.3 km from city centre
Air conditioning
€157
Avg. per night

Where to stay in San José, San José Province

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within San José to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 2 March 2024.
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Facts about staying in San José, San José Province

Find useful tips and insights about staying in San José to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 2 March 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in San José?

    €24/night is an average price for a hostel in San José throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in March is the most expensive month to book, and in May is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found San José hostels for as low as €9/night. In general, San José hostels for €21 or less are a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in San José?

    Based on our data, Costa Rica Backpackers is the best San José hostel, with a rating of 7.7/10 from 3,135 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport?

    Costa Rica Backpackers is the nearest hostel in San José to San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport, at a distance of 16.9 km.

  • Should I stay in a San José hostel?

    Staying in a San José hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in San José tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.

  • Does San José have hostels with “pool” listed as an amenity?

    Yes, 1 San José hostel lists “pool” as an amenity. If you’re looking for a particular hostel in San José with this feature, then consider staying at the popular Costa Rica Backpackers.

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