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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
    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 29 November 2015

    Dorm rooms were clean, and en-suite but no hot water. We were in a dorm overlooking the road and because the window didn't fit in the frame there was noise all night long. The beds themselves were comfortable enough, nothing special but definitely not the...More

    Thank Molly G
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Aldea San Jose

    Hi Molly thank you so much for the feedback. Here at Aldea we aim to be enviromentally friendly and due to that we have a running schedule in the morning and evening for hot water. It is our hope that it is both efficient but...More

    Reviewed 15 November 2015

    The receptionists were very friendly and the room was comfortable. You can choose several tours at the reception and the hostel is well located but without noise. Hot water only a few hours in the morning and at night (5-9). Good food at The Corner,...More

    Thank Peggy L
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aldea San Jose

    Thank you for the feedback Peggy. We enjoyed having you here at Aldea and hope to see you again in the future! Customer service is a priority here and our staff takes pride in giving our guests, warm and helpful service. Our location here in...More

    Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile
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    Me pareció un hostel muy agradable, el personal (Kevin) muy atento y servicial, sólo dormí una noche mientras estaba de...More

    Thank Jose V
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Aldea San Jose
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    Hola Jose V, Muchas gracias por haber elegido Aldea Hostel para pasar esa noche antes de regresar a tu pais,...More

    Reviewed 24 October 2015
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    Cada que viajo a San José de Costa Rica por asunto de mis estudios de doctorado, escojo el Hostal, es...More

    Thank Liliana F
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Aldea San Jose
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    Hola Liliana F, Todos nosotros te recordamos con cariño y nos alegra tambien que tengas el mismo cariño por Aldea,...More

    Reviewed 15 October 2015

    Really nice place, very helpful staff, especially good value for money. Soap in the bathrooms is the only improvement I think is needed. Hot water isn't 24/7, but that didn't bother me as the times it is on are practicalMore

    Thank Holly J
    Response from Aldea_Hostel_Team, Guest Relations Manager at Aldea San Jose

    Thanks for your feedback. Your comments are very helpful to us, as we move forward and continue to make improvements. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us: and felt that you received good service from our staff, as well as value during your time...More

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    Nadir N
    How much does the airport shuttle cost 1 way? WIll I be charged double if there are 2 of us ?
    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
    Dmitriy V
    would i have to make reservations prior to staying here? or can i just show up and get a bed? Im arriving Jan 31 around 12am in SJO
    10 January 2016|
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    What is the easiest/safest way for a solo female traveler to get to this hostel from the airport? How much about would it cost?
    4 April 2015|
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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
    "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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    "103 behind the main desk!"
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