7.6
Very good62 reviews

Best Hostel San Jose - San Jose (San Jose)

San Jose (San Jose), Costa Rica
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23Oct2021Saturday
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Address
Avenida 9 - Calle Central, San Jose, Cr, San Jose (San Jose), Costa Rica
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Overview

This Best Hostel San Jose provides to its guests amenities like a restaurant, free self parking and a meeting room. The hotel is also a 5-minute walk from Children's Museum Costa RIca.

Location

Conveniently located close to Kid's museum, the San Jose hostel is a 10-minute walk from Park of Social Guarantees. Isolina restaurant with contemporary meals can be reached in a 5-minute walk from this 3-star accommodation. Popular points of interest near the hostel include Santa Teresa.

Tobias Bolanos International airport is a 15-minute drive from the accommodation.

Rooms

The rooms have ironing facilities, climate control and a lounge. They are also furnished with wooden floor. Best Hostel San Jose features bathrooms with a shower and a bathtub. The bathroom comes with guest toiletries, a drier and towels.

Eat & Drink

Your day will start with a free breakfast. The on-site bar entices guests with lounge and WiFi.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   40.

Former name: Cocoon Hotel

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Facilities
Most popular facilities
Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Handicap parking

Kitchen facilities

Dryer

Air conditioning
Laundry

Self-service laundry

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Elevator

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Food/ Drinks
  • TV
  • Elevator

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Business

  • Business center

Children

  • Cribs

Spa & Leisure

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Closet
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Dryer

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll childrenExtra bedExisting bedsFREEAll children1 - 4 yearsExisting bedsFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

Standard Room Fan
  • Bed options:
    1 Double bed
  • Room size:

    185 sq. feet

  • Max:
    2 persons
  • Shower
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Bed 4-Bed Male Dormitory Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Bunk bed
  • Room size:

    185 sq. feet

  • Max:
    1 person
  • Shower
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Bunk Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Bunk bed
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max:
    1 person
  • Shower
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Location
Avenida 9 - Calle Central, San Jose, Cr, San Jose (San Jose), Costa Rica
  • City landmarks
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
Santa Teresa
800 ft
Calle 4
Museo de los Ninos
800 ft
Event hall
Templo de la Musica
800 ft
Gallery
Galeria Namu
800 ft
Museum
Kid's museum
800 ft
Avenida 11 Calle 25
Museo Dr. Rafael Calderon Guardia
800 ft
Avenue 9 & Calle 4
Centro Costarricense de Ciencias y Cultura
800 ft
Calle 4
Costa Rican Center of Science and Culture
800 ft
Park
Parque de la Merced Park
800 ft
Park
Gral Francisco Morazan
800 ft
Av. Central
Changuiche
300 ft
Calle 2 Between Ave. Central and Ave. 1
Pan y Cafe Granier
400 ft
San jose
Pops
1800 ft
Avenida 7
Poas Bar and restaurant
1100 ft
Barrio Amon frente al Invu
Restaurante Criollita Amon
1100 ft
Avenue 20
La Tortilleria
1300 ft
Calle 2 Detr\u00E1s del Banco
Downtown Coffee Roasters
1400 ft
Getting around
Airports
Tobias Bolanos International (SYQ) 5.8 mi
Juan Santamaria International (SJO) 11.4 mi
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Reviews
7.6
Very good62 reviews
Location8.2
Rooms8.0
Service8.6
Dining7.6
  • 9.0
    Perfect

    a lovely place for exploring san jose. blanco y negro, where you can eat, is easy walk to the hotel.

    JimUnited Kingdom, 
  • 7.0
    Very good

    The location was good, with a bus stop nearby. Characterful base for trip in San Jose. In love with cocoon. Wi-Fi was available throughout the property...

    Wi-fi signal was very weak.

    SamUnited Kingdom, 
  • 7.8
    Very good

    Staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was quite good Room was spacious & the shower was good It is about 10 mins walk from San Jose city centre (Avenida/Calle Central)

    United States of America, 
  • 7.4
    Very good

    Very competitive price. Rooms are basic, but clean and comfortable. Tv had loads of international channels. Airport pickup was not cheap at 35 usd, but they organsied it for me and I was glad that someone met me upon arrival. Staff is friendly. Breakfast is included, if not much. Wifi worked, but only in the lobby.

    Seems to be a bit out of town, not sue, if you can walk to the tourist attractions. I just used hotel as stopover.

    United States of America, 
  • 10.0
    Perfect

    I loved the decor and the staff was super friendly and helpful!

    United States of America, 
  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Close to downtown, but there are many better options for less

    Rooms are humid most of the rooms have muddy corner view Breakfast is a fake - 2 slices of bread with rice and artificial juice, bar is managed by reception so it is really bad Glass of wine $5 Laundry prices $5 a shirt You can watch a beer in a refrigerator but they won't sell it to you in the evening due to a strange hotel policy There is no internet in most of the rooms, so you will probably see people in the lobby I wanted to stay for 1 more night just not to move my luggage but they told me that the hotel was fully booked. However, there were lots of vacant rooms in Booked.net website so there was an obvious discrepancy

    United States of America, 
  • 7.0
    Very good

    I was please to stay at cocoon hotel one good thing was the elevator which vary convenient if your on 3-4 floor the breadfast was nothing to brag about,but it came with the price of the room.

    The only bad thing if your thirsty for bottle water be prepared to pay $4.00 or 2 thousand colones for 1 litre of water, what a shame to sell at that price.

    United States of America, 
  • 7.0
    Very good

    decor location

    the beds were very hard and uncomfortable bedding and pillows could do with an upgrade

    United States of America, 
  • 7.0
    Very good

    Ok hotel for the price. Normal standard. Good breakfast. Two options to choose from. Central lokation. Near Caribe bus station.

    The hotel is qute close to the centre and the pedestrian streets, but in a very rough neighbourhood! Bums and garbage everywhere in the area.

    United States of America, 
  • 7.4
    Very good

    Very friendly atmosphere and clean rooms, Air conditioned, good food included breakfast Management tried their best!

    Mildew or mold in our room. Leaky faucet in bathroom that no one cared to log.same for the leaky toilet, water running all night, but not bad enough to complain, but again, no one seemed to care when I brought it up at check out.

    United States of America, 
  • 9.6
    Perfect

    I liked the overal atmosphere of the hotel, the convenient location to the Gran Caribe bus terminal, the nice, spacious room.

    The wifi connection often dropped although I had one of the two rooms closest to the router. A restart of the router usually helped and there is one wired laptop available for guests in the lobby. The location in the red light district may be offputting to some, but I didn't feel less safe than in most parts of San José.

    United States of America, 
  • 8.8
    Great

    The staff were all excellent, very friendly and very helpful.

    United States of America, 
  • 7.8
    Very good

    Good breakfast, clean, comfotable good wifi

    A bit noisy

    United States of America, 
  • 7.4
    Very good

    Good breakfast, good wifi, clean room.

    Noise

    United States of America, 
  • 6.2
    Nice

    $

    No visitors allowed in the room.

    United States of America, 
Address
Avenida 9 - Calle Central, San Jose, Cr, San Jose (San Jose), Costa Rica
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Highlights
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll childrenExtra bedExisting bedsFREEAll children1 - 4 yearsExisting bedsFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Airports
Tobias Bolanos International (SYQ) 5.8 mi
Juan Santamaria International (SJO) 11.4 mi
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