We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Costa Rica Backpackers

Save
Traveller (112)
Pool & Beach (47)
Dining (32)
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good39%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“costa rica”(30 reviews)
“swimming pool”(14 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Poolside Bar
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
2 Star Hotel
All hotel details
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (393)
There are newer reviews for Costa Rica Backpackers
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
268 results
Traveller rating
53
91
69
28
27
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
53
91
69
28
27
Show reviews that mention
All reviewscosta ricaswimming poolwell equipped kitchenplace to staybeautiful hostelgood vibesrestaurant barla fortunabus stationpura vidadowntown areahammockscomputersplugscountrynightlifeoasis
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
161 - 165 of 268 reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Great chill place with cool staff to stay in San Jose. We stayed here for 2 nights the beginning of our trip and then another night before we headed to La Fortuna. Not much to do around the area though so I would stay at...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 23 February 2014

From the outside, you would never guess what´s inside.....a hidden Oasis. Beautiful garden with hammocks, a small pool, chill out areas, book exchange, bar, cafe, free internet on computers, free wifi, TV with films in the evening and a kitchen area. The kitchen is spoilt...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 14 February 2014 via mobile

I would like mention the positives at this place. The bed was surprisingly comfortable and the area by the pool and kitchen were kept fairly clean. Also, Justin in the tour area was very helpful. Unfortunately the negatives out way the positives on this one....More

Thank Yogagirlforlife
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Stayed here 4 times over 15 months in CA great place to stop & chill for a day or 2 on your way to somewhere else. Dorms are ok but the bunks are a little rickety. Great vibe from employees though owner employs the typical...More

Thank Billy_Majik
Reviewed 2 February 2014 via mobile

Spent a night here as a transit stop to panama and wasn't too bad. Decent kitchen and free coffee plus nice social spaces to relax. Noisy bar area late at night, which echoes down the corridor to dorms below, but didn't mind this for one...More

Thank suzalt
View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in San Jose, Costa Rica
See allSee all
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$13 - US$33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Details
Price range
US$13 - US$33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (112)
Pool & Beach (47)
Dining (32)
Room & Suite (30)
Family and Play Areas (28)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Hollie K
7 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Costa Rica B | Property representative |
Hi! We have airport shuttle from the airport for $24, the cheapest in town! There is also a public bus you can take right on the sidewalk (outside the airport) The bus has this sign: T.U.A.S.A / Alajuela - San José. They... More
0
Votes
Room Tips
"quieter rooms are at the back of the property"
Read review
"Private rooms are really good"
Read review
"Avoid at all costs"
Read review
"Try to get one that is not in the basement."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing