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Best Hostel San Jose

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
Avenida 9 - Calle central, San Jose, 1014, Costa Rica
3.3 out of 5 rating 434 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.3
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Best Hostel San Jose, you'll be centrally located in San Jose, within a 10-minute walk of National Theater and Gold Museum (Museo de Oro). This hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Spirogyra Butterfly Garden and 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Parque Nacional.


Make yourself at home in one of the 42 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include desks and fans, as well as phones with free local calls.


Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a television in a common area. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Children's Museum (Museo de los Ninos) - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
San Jose Cathedral - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Mercado Central - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Plaza de la Cultura - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Central Park - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
National Theater - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Morazan Park - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Parque Espana - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
National Center of Art and Culture - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Simon Bolivar Zoo - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Museum of Contemporary Art and Design - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Spirogyra Butterfly Garden - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Parque Nacional - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia Hospital - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 18 km / 11.2 mi
San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 9.3 km / 5.8 mi

The preferred airport for Best Hostel San Jose is San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: CRC 3500.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 35 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: CRC 35 (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Concierge services
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Computer station
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -One meeting room
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage