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    Aldea San Jose

    Avenida 2 | Calle 28 100m south Pizza Hut Paseo Colon, in front of the Garbo Room, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent48%
    • Very good28%
    • Average14%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Available
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 154 reviews

    Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

    I stayed at Aldea for 3 days in a private single room. Was ideal for what i needed. I came down from Nicaragua on the Tica Bus and knew nothing of the San Jose area. Aldea is only a 5 minute walk from the main...More

    Thank PjCrandell
    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    Right from the beginning, the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. I cannot thank them enough for going out of their way to make my travel and lack of knowledge of the spanish language a smooth transition. The location is excellent, the dorm rooms safe...More

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    Response from Aldea Hostel C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Aldea San JoseResponded 11 August 2017

    Thank you for your kind words, we are glad that your experience was so outstanding. We strive to provide exceptional customer service and are happy that our staff was friendly and helpful. We know that the language barrier can cause some anxiousness so we are...More

    Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

    I can't thank enough to the owner Mr. Amir and the amazing staff and volunteers who work at Aldea, I went there after a not so pleasant experience in another famous hostel with cool amenities, but not so cool environment. The house is super chic...More

    Thank Cusurra16
    Response from Aldea Hostel C, Owner at Aldea San JoseResponded 30 July 2017

    We are pleased that you had an enjoyable stay here at Aldea. Our goal is to provide optimum service to our guests with hospitality being high on the list. You may come as a guest but we hope you leave feeling like family.

    Reviewed 6 July 2017

    This hostel is very centrally located and allowed me to walk to downtown San Jose in <30 minutes. The restaurant next door is convenient and had great pizza. The staff is very accommodating and let me turn an empty dorm into an all female room...More

    Thank trendyyetfrugal
    Response from Aldea Hostel C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Aldea San JoseResponded 11 August 2017

    Thank you for highlighting the convenience of Aldea, we like that people are able to get around on foot to some of the local attractions. We are happy that you enjoyed the pizza at The Corner and that the staff could meet your needs in...More

    Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

    The place has a great old world colonial charm, plenty of common areas and a reasonable outdoor kitchen. The location is walking distance to most things so I'd otherwise recommend as being a good choice BUT as at time of this review only one of...More

    Thank K-Channel111
    Response from Aldea Hostel C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Aldea San JoseResponded 30 July 2017

    We are glad that you found our decorum charming and pleasant. First of all, we apologize for the inconvenience that the bathroom issue caused during your stay. Although this was an isolated incident, you should never have been placed in this dorm to begin with....More

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    Nadir N
    19 April 2017|
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    Response from har s | Property representative |
    hi, we have the airport shuttle service from San Jose to the airport only. It costs 25$ up to 4 pax. Normally, you can take the official airport which are orange color. They charge between 25$ and 30$ no more. Thank you... More
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    Response from Steven B | Reviewed this property |
    The best way to get to the hostel from the airport is Taxi, its about a 20 minute ride & you should not pay more than 30 dollars for the cab.- If they ask for more, start negotiations. The busses don't pick up from the... More
    Room Tips
    "If you need a dorm, ask for 201, if a private room ask for 108 or 107, those are really quiet."
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    "I think we were in room 107.. In the back ..,away from the street ..good room!"
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    "Great for transfers to Nicargua, due to closely situated near TICA busses"
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    "Dorms had 6 beds in them and in June, my room wasn't full."
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