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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2016

My wife and i stayed here on two occasions, at the start (2 nights) and at the end (1 night) of our honeymoon in Costa Rica. Having booked a 'hostel' our expectations were not high, so we were very pleasantly surprised. We booked a double room which was large and spacious (although windowless) and the hotel in general is nicely...

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HostelCasaColon, Director de Recepción at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

We are very happy that you enjoy your stay. Congratulations for your honeymoon, we welcome your good comments. Regards!

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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Had a great stay at Hostel Casa Colon. Very friendly staff , great at communicating with me and husband. They helped us out a lot with calling us a taxi and what bus station to go too. Our room was very clean , comfy. I highly recommend Hostel Casa Colon.

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HostelCasaColon, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thank you very much for recommended Casa Colon, Hope to see you again. Regards!

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

My large group of 50 I was with was very well accommodated by Hostel Casa Colon. Due to our large number they cut us a deal and gave us a great group rate. The staff was very good at communication before and during our arrival. They were very accessible and friendly. The rooms were clean, comfortable and roomy. The lobby...

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HostelCasaColon, Director de Recepción at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive comments, It will be a pleasure to continue receiving groups, we always try to give the best service! Best Regards!

Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Very friendly staff, super clean and affordable. Their restraunt has good prices as well :) the only negative i have is they are very loud about their efforts to be environmentally friendly WHICH IS GREAT... however they were using toxic chemicals for cleaning and spraying glade christmas scent everywhere. Maybe they are unaware thats not friendly towards the environment... anyways...

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HostelCasaColon, Director de Recepción at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation as the products we use, we will implement more environmentally friendly products

Pasadena, California
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

I stayed here off and on for my ten day trip here to Costa Rica. It's by far the cleanest place to stay. I stayed in room 206. Do yourself a favor and buy a cheap lock at the reception otherwise your values might disappear. The lockers are in the room. Another suggestion I have is to take uber to...

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HostelCasaColon, Director de Recepción at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Thanks for recommending with other travelers, and for choose Casa Colon during your staying in San Jose! Regards!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 27 November 2015

I stayed here twice, for one night each time. The rooms and lobby are beautiful. The bedrooms and bathrooms in the private rooms were very clean - immaculate & comfortable. The free wi-fi was appreciated after not having it for 2 weeks on the coast. I did not notice the noise of the city but the noise in the hostel...

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Nampa, Idaho
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Nice and clean hostel that appears to have been recently been updated. Big flat screen TV in the room, comfy mattress, new bathroom fixtures etc. WiFi is very good. Breakfast is very basic: fruit and one slice of toast. Just a word to women travelers; DO NOT wear your jewelry on the streets...I did and was mugged! I've traveled all...

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Saint Hyacinthe, Canada
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

I'm at my fourth stay here in Casa Colón and I'm just never disapointed! It's clean, it's cheap and the place is just magnifica! Situated in an old but totally renewd mansion in the heart of San José, there is many things you can do around and a lots of restaurants also. Everytime I'm flying In or flying out SJ,...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I came here after an unpleasant first night, so glad I did! Stayed 5nights, while getting dental work done. Its very clean. I stayed in private and the dorms - all great rooms. The owner is around and so welcoming, it was his grandfathers house. Beautiful hand carved wood throughout. Some great balconies to hang out on. All the staff...

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HostelCasaColon, Gerente at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Hi. I hope you doing good. We are very glad to know that you enjoyed your staying here. We hope to see you again soon. Best Regards,

Canada
Reviewed 8 September 2015

This is a great place to stay as a stopover in San Jose. Very conveniently located to the airport and shuttle service is available at any time of the day or night. The hostel was very clean and spacious and we enjoyed a nice and relaxing last night here in Costa Rica. All in all, cheap price, clean place and...

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HostelCasaColon, Gerente at Hostel Casa Colon, responded to this review

Hi. I hope you doing good. We are very glad to know that you enjoyed your staying here. We hope to see you soon. Best Regards,

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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: $23 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Casa Colon 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Don't get a taxi from ticabus, walk! it is about 300 metres away at most.”
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“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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