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3.3 of 5 guest rating
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Standard Room ( 1Double + 1Twin Bed)
Room with view
344 square feet
1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed
Room with view
344 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Basic Shared Dormitory, Women only
Room with view
4 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Economy Shared Dormitory, Men only
Room with view
4 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
3.5-star San Jose hotel in Carmen, walk to Morazan Park

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

With a stay at Best Hostel San José, 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 wireless Internet access (surcharge), 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.

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), and free self parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

This property is closed from September 27 2020 to August 30 2022 (dates subject to change).

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. For a surcharge, the property provides an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle. This business-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Best Hostel San José is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Computer station
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Luggage storage
  • Distance from property (meters) 50
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 42
  • Television in common areas
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

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)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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.

  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Desk
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Shower only
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Fan
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bed sheets not available

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

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

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 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

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

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.

One child stays free

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

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Gloves are available to guests

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

Debit cards

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

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.

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We should mention

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.

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