San José hostels

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Best San José hostels

Most recommended San José hostels

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Costa Rica Backpackers - San José - Restaurant
Costa Rica Backpackers
7.7 Good
Free Wi-Fi
¡Upe! Hostel - San José - Bedroom
¡Upe! Hostel
Free Wi-Fi
Eco Stay Hostel
9.4 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Hostel Casa del Parque
9.6 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Mi Casa Hostel
Mata Redonda₪1,221+
Free Wi-Fi
Stray Cat Hostel
8 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Finca Escalante
8 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

San José hostels near the city center

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Hostel Casa Colon - San José - Lobby
Hostel Casa Colon
7.3 Good
Capital Hostel de Ciudad - San José - Bedroom
Capital Hostel de Ciudad
Mata Redonda₪217+

How much is a San José hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

2 stars and below

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When to book a hostel in San José

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Top tips for finding San José hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in San José, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in San José in August and September.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in San José if you stay on a Thursday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Tuesday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a San José hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in San José

  • How much does a hostel cost in San José?

    Hostel prices in San José can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in San José is ₪47 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as ₪26 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in San José?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in San José is ₪47 compared to ₪137 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in San José?

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