Hostels in San José, Costa Rica

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Costa Rica Backpackers
7.4 Good
Avenida 6, Between Calle 21 & 25, San José, Costa Rica
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3.0 km from city centre, San José, Costa Rica 
GoodBased on 1,921 reviews

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.

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Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:December
Average price in San José:₱73,416/night
Cheapest price found:₱444/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Thursday
₱483 - ₱2,813
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₱581 - ₱3,595
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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San José travel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in San José?

    ₱1,323 per night is how much hostels in San José cost, on average. ₱483 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for ₱1,081 per night or less is a good deal. San José hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with May being the most expensive month to book, and in November being the cheapest.

  • 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 7.4/10 from 1,921 reviews.

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

    Fauna Luxury Hostel is 10.9 km away from San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport, making it the closest San José hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • Should I stay in a San José hostel?

    Hostels in San José tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travelers looking to meet other people. San José hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.