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    Tranquilo Backpackers

    San Jose Downtown. 7th Street,, between 9th and 11th Avenue | yellow house to the right, San Jose, Costa Rica
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    May 14
    May 15
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Costa Rica Backpackers
    337 reviews
    #23 of 80 Speciality lodging in San Jose
     
    Tranquilo Backpackers
    63 reviews
    #49 of 62 Speciality lodging in Santa Teresa
     
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    #32 of 85 hotels in San Jose
     
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    Reviewed 24 April 2015

    loved my stay here, really cool people passing through, very good value and dig the free pancakes! the downstairs special room was also a nice feature. a good base for exploring san jose and the region in general

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    Reviewed 3 January 2014

    I stayed at Tranquilo's back in 2009 on my first trip to Costa Rica. The service was pleasant and helpful, rooms were simple but clean, bathrooms had nice tile decor and showers were functional. Overall, it was great for the low price. Good location too....More

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    Reviewed 5 February 2013

    It's cheap, the location is ok, you can meet all kinds of people there and the kitchen is useable. I lived in Costa Rica for one year and everytime I was in San José I stayed in the Tranquilo Backpackers. ok, there are some holes...More

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    Reviewed 8 August 2012

    i have been going there for a long time, in 10 years i have stayed 14 times, i went to other hostels, but i keep coming back to tranquilo, its friendly, clean and safe, free internet and breakfast, and very close to everything, and very...More

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    Reviewed 22 May 2012

    I was in Costa Rica for four months on two seperate trips during 2010 and 2011 and went to Tranquilo Backpackers every time I was in San Jose and had nothing but good experiences on my eight or so stays there. It was cheap, had...More

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    • 20
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of San Jose >
    • San Jose Metro >
    • San Jose
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    "I've only stayed in dorm rooms, but there are many so it's possible to get one with just 1 or 2 other..."
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    "Don't book the dorms! Take a private room!"
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    "Anything not facing the back yard."
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    "our private room for 2 people was a basic room with bunk bed. no other furniture besides a small bedside..."
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