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    Hostel Shakti

    Calle 13, Av. 8, San Jose 506, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent20%
    • Very good39%
    • Average12%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible27%
    9 Jul 2017
    “sad shakti”
    6 Mar 2017
    “Disappointing Hostel”
    Free Wifi
    Restaurant
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    1 - 5 of 31 reviews

    Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

    noisy with thin walls, traffic and train horn at 5am and again 6am, ask for a room at the back (#12-#14) for quiet and darkness as the hallway lights illume the rooms and staff keeps turning them back on if you turn them off.. best...More

    Thank Sasha D
    Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

    Hostel Shakti... this was so disappointing! This is a lovely building but the 'weekend woman' Carla was more concerned with accommodating her family/friends than looking after paying guests! She cooked and blended soup at midnight to eat, held loud conversations at 6:30am then was so...More

    Thank PollyGeee
    Reviewed 18 January 2017

    I found the staff friendly, however the owner held my situation to ransom, I handed the money to them, about 15 min later I've realized I should have stayed a lot closer to the airport and told them I'd be happy to pay a penalty,...More

    1  Thank vicket83
    Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

    The rooms are nice enough but there is a train that goes right past the hotel each day and it is so loud. It makes the floor shake! It seems to run from about 5am. I also found some of the staff to be a...More

    Thank Joe R
    Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

    Nice quiet hostel with charming and helpful staff. Clean good value and central. Really good restaurant and a nice breakfast. Much better than the backpacker place the taxi drivers insist is the best in town. In fact they get quite annoyed if you don't give...More

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    About
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    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Things to do
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    • Price range
    • US$18 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of San Jose >
    • San Jose Metro >
    • San Jose
    • Also Known As
    • Hostel Shakti Costa Rica/San Jose
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    Traveller (8)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (7)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Room Tips
    "5 bed dorm was comfortable and plenty of space."
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    "Pick another hostel"
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    "The single or double rooms have private bathroom, are simply but clean and quiet. Good value for price."
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