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Hotel Description

Best Hostel San José puts you in the heart of San Jose, within just a 10-minute stroll of National Theater and Gold Museum (Museo de Oro). Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, free self parking, and a bar/lounge.

Free WiFi, free local calls, and fans are featured in all 42 soundproofed rooms. Room service, desks, and free toiletries are also available.

This business-friendly hotel offers concierge services, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station. Additionally, you'll find WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM. There's also the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 3.5-star Carmen hotel include National Center of Art and Culture and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden.

Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room ( 1Double + 1Twin Bed)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Basic Shared Dormitory, Women only

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Economy Shared Dormitory, Men only

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Best Hostel San José ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.0 out of 5 2.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 1.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 1.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 1.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Best Hostel San José

Everyone (1)
2 out of 5

The rooms where full of mould

The rooms and toilet where full of mould, very hard to breathe

Posted by , from Australia on 31 Jul. 2016

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly Best Hostel San José. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star San Jose hotel is smoke free.

  • 42 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: San Jose Atlantic Station (1.8 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Best Hostel San José offers 42 accommodations with complimentary toiletries and fans. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Best Hostel San José has a restaurant serving breakfast and lunch.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Best Hostel San José offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
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