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, located in San Jose, Costa Rica, is a beautiful, comfortable, and affordable hostel perfect for both groups and individuals to visit. We have experience in hosting large groups, organizations, and volunteers. With a variety of room types- private, double, and dorm style rooms, there is something to please everyone!

Additionally, we promote a quiet but fun atmosphere with a gorgeous pool table in the common room, movie nights, and a large outdoor patio for guests to enjoy the pleasant Costa Rica weather.

There is a receptionist on hand 24/7 to answer all questions and any need that arises- from city tips to calling affordable taxis to hostel amenities, the knowledgeable and friendly staff at Aldea are always more than happy to help you out!

We hope to see you in Costa Rica soon!

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) Our hostel used to be a famous hotel called 'Hotel Petit Victoria'.

- 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.

- Coming From San Jose International Airport (Juan Santamaria), Alajuela & Coming From Jaco Beach, Manuel Antonio, or Playa Santa Teresa

* There is a bus stop outside the airport. The Alajuela - San Jos 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.

* Tell the bus driver to drop you off at Pizza Hut on Paseo Colon and then head south up the hill to Aldea Hostel on the right hand corner. THAT IS IT!!!

- Talking a taxi would be your best bet. The taxi fair should be no more than 12,000. For tips on taxis check out our tips page.

Located Near

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

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