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Hostel Casa Colon

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Neepawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a dorm while we were there and it was very clean and the staff were very informative. Plus the restaurant has good food. Would stay definitely stay here again if we were back in the city!

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Wasilla
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The hostel has a restaurant attached to it. I ate quiet a few meals there and enjoyed the meals and the company! You must try the nutella desert with strawberries! It is delicious with champagne and I must admit I had it more than on time! The hostel is an easy block from the main blvd with outdoor and indoor...

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HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thank you! are good news for us that you really enjoy our restaurant service.

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This is a pretty little hostel in central San José. The beds are comfortable and the air conditioning is of a good quality- mo mosquitos to be seen! The only potential downside is that the wifi does not reach to all rooms. Attached to the hostel is a nice Soda which serves tasty and cheap food.

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HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thanks you for your comment! we really appreciatte that you choose Hostel Casa Colon, during your stay in San José!

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Backpackers: usually stay in cheap double rooms or dorm rooms. This place was awesome! Only stayed for one night when passing through. Great location walk straight down the main road outside to get to the centre with bars, restaurants and shops. Supermarket few doors down and a subway. Safe to walk to the main area due to been main road,...

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HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

We really appreciate for recommending us with other guest, we try to provide the best service. The breakfast service is from 6:00am to 9:30 am. However the coffee stays until 11am for anyone wanting to take it for free We close from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to do the cleaning and then it opens from 11:30 am to 10:00...

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Spent just one night here while bussing through CR. It was a great option location-wise. We got off the bus and walked to the hostel, dropped off our bags, and walked into downtown. We stayed until after dark so we took a cab back, but then we were well-situated to walk back to the bus stop in the morning. Very...

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HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment, we are located in the capital of San Jose,so the traffic noise is sometimes a little annoying for our guest. Also we try to reward it with a good service and comfort in our rooms. Greetings!

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Although a hostel, more representative of a economy hotel. We arrived 1 day early and they were able to accommodate us with a private room. It was a lovely, well equipped room but located in the front adjacent to a busy street. Had to sleep with ear plugs. Our booked room with A/C was equally well equipped, clean but much...

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HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thanks to your comment, other guests give us the confidence to choose us ,during their stay at Casa Colon. Thank you very much for your good comment. Have a nice trip!

Reviewed 9 January 2017

I really enjoyed my stay here. I stayed here with a friend in a deluxe 2 bed room. This hostel is about a 10 minute walk to the Mercado and all of the awesome places nearby. We met the owner and you could tell he really cares about his hostel. It is very clean here and they also have a...

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HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments, we are improving each of our services. We are pleased that the service in general that we provided you was well Greetings from Hostel Casa Colon!

Sandnes, Norway
Reviewed 26 December 2016

San José was not a city of my taste. Therefor I finished my trip here just before my morning flight the next day. Case Colon is a very good hostel. It's big, clean and has a nice friendly staff. They also offer an airport shuttle. It´s located centrally in the city, and was only a 10 minute walk from the...

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HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Hello! We are pleased that you qualified very well the services offered. We try to improve every day each one of our services. Thank you for your comment!

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Casa Colon is a hostel with it's own restarurant. I was in the restaurant and was GREATLY disapointed. I was here for a cooffe during the day to check the place out. and it seemed nice. However I asked for a menue to order lunch - I got the menue but then no one wanted to take my order for...

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HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

We regret the bad service received, was a shame that you dont communicated directly with the manager, we would have tried to immediately resolve it. We regretted that you had to spend a bad time in our restaurant. Never something similar will happen again. We really apologize!

Freehold, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I read the reviews of this hostel that left me with the impression that it would be mediocre. That was all I really needed for one night in San Jose anyway. However, I had a private room. When I unfolded the sheets, there was dirt and pubes everywhere. It was disgusting. I've stayed in some gross hostels, but that was...

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HostelCasaColon, Front Office Manager at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Breakfast is served from Monday to Sunday from 6:00am to 9:30 am. If there is a guest that leaves before we leave a sandwich at the reception. It has never happened that the restaurant is closed and we do not offer breakfast. We did not have any complaints about the bathroom in that room of other customers and when any...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel Casa Colon is a beautiful colonial house in the 50s, with an architectural design typical of the period, with artisan hand carved cedar. We are a boutique Hostel with excellent quality, higher standards of each of the services Located in an excellent tourist and commercial area with easy access to services (banks, ATM machines, supermarkets, bars, restaurants, gas stations, shops, transport, etc) We offer private and shared rooms, bar and restaurant, security, excellent customer service and tourist information, free parking, TV room with flat screen cable TV. The comfortable private rooms have flat screen, cable TV, wireless internet access and housekeeping. (In addition sofa in Junior Suite) The dorms have bunk beds, free lockers, shared bathrooms spotless. The bar and restaurant offers delicious dishes for breakfast, lunch or dinner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Casa Colon

Address: Paseo Colon, Calle 24 Norte | Contiguo a Torre Mercedes, San Jose 1255-1200, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: €17 - €80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Casa Colon 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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Hostel Casa Colon Hotel San Jose
Hostel Casa Colon Costa Rica/San Jose
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“Definitely choose a room in the back away from the busy road”
 of 5 bubbles oxford2017, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't get a taxi from ticabus, walk! it is about 300 metres away at most.”
 of 5 bubbles tetlstone, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs may get you a quieter sleep :)”
 of 5 bubbles 45nikkiw, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you are a light sleeper and are in a private room, perhaps ask for a room a bit further from the dorm rooms.”
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“if you're booking a dorm ask for one upstairs, you wont get any sleep downstairs!”
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