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 444 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 National Park.


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
Morazan Park - 0.5 km / 0.3 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
Parque Espana - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Simon Bolivar Zoo - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
National Center of Art and Culture - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Spirogyra Butterfly Garden - 1 km / 0.6 mi
National Park - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia Hospital - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Museum of Contemporary Art and Design - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 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 Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO).

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 may be 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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 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.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

  • Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

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
  • -Restaurant
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Computer station
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -One meeting room
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Distance from property (meters) - 50
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk