Aldea Hostel San Jose

Calle 28 y Av.Segunda, frente a Sala Garbo, Casa E, San Jose, Costa Rica, Distance from city centre: 1.4km

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Rating: 64%from 3 reviews

  • 66%Atmosphere
  • 66%Staff
  • 60%Security
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 73%Location
  • 66%Value for money
  • 60%Facilities
Aldea Hostel is a premier meeting point for travellers from all over the world who are looking to get the best out of this great Latin city. Housed in a historic, Caribbean-style wooden Victorian mansion in San José, this is the perfect mid-point and rest stop on your journey through the land of the "Pura Vida."

Our prime location, in the most secure and exclusive zone of San Jose, is just across from the famous Sala Carbo and 100 meters from Paseo Colon. We are situated close to the capital’s main attractions including Parque Sabana, and just meters from the bus terminals, from where you can take buses to the Caribbean and Pacific beaches as well as the Ticabus terminals, the gateway to the rest of Central America.

When you’re ravenous and in the mood for the best in local cuisine, just metres away from our doorstep are some of the best restaurants the city has to offer, where you can try Tico dishes such as gallo pinto, arroz con pollo, casados and tamales. If you’re in the mood for foreign food, there’s a host of international restaurants and cafes, including Brazilian barbecue, Lebanese, Argentinean and Chinese in immediate the vicinity. Aldea Hostel is also close to the exclusive neighborhoods of Escazu and Barrio Amon. Our proximity to La Sabana offers quick and easy access to the brand new national soccer stadium. Some of the major embassies, such as those of the UK and the United States, are also nearby.

If you want to feel like you’re at home and between friends, come to Aldea Hostel. We’re waiting for you.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport transfers
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast not included
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Card phones
  • Ceiling fan
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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- From Coca Cola Bus terminal - Exit Coca Cola from the side that has the Hotel Musc on the left. (Yellow building) There turn right walk straight till you see Clinica Orlich (big blue building on the left)(167 meters )(.10 miles) (161 yards) Turn right onto Paseo Colon and head in that direction till you reach Pizza Hut on your right(655 meters) (.41 miles) (717yards) head left up the hill till you get to the next corner, Aldea is on the right (big GREY building with yellow trim)(83 meters)(.05 miles)(90 yards)

- From Tica Bus - Total Car will be across the street from Tica Bus. Head right till you get to Horizantes. Then turn left there and follow that street up past La Fonda and Lunch Bar. Past Pizz Hut and cross the main road. Aldea will be on the right on the next corner.

- From Puntarenas bus terminal - It is a walking distance but we are sure relaxing is on your mind so taxi would be the quickest and best way. Taxi fair should be no more than 2,000. For tips on taxis check out our tips page.

- There is a bus stop outside the airport. The Alajuela - San José route buses stop there in both directions. It will only cost less than a dollar. We are located on 100 meters south from Pizza Hut located on the main street called Paseo Colon.

- Talking a taxi would be your best bet. The taxi fair should be no more than 12,500. If you would like us to arrange airport pick service, please contact us via our website.

Located Near

Ticabus Terminal
Coca Cola Bus Terminal
Torre Mercedes
Hospital de San Juan
Parque La Sabana
San Carlos Bus Terminal
Pizza Hut de Paseo Colon
La Sala Garbo
Trans Nica
San Carlos Bus Terminal
Alfaro Bus Terminal
Puntarenas Bus Terminal

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