Costa Rica Backpackers

Costa Rica Backpackers


Avenida 6, Between Calle 21 & 25, San José, Costa Rica

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About Costa Rica Backpackers

Costa Rica Backpackers is situated in San Jose and is within a short walk of local sightseeing spots, such as Museum of Contemporary Art and Design and Museo Nacional de Costa Rica. It offers free Wi-...

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To Downtown1.9 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time10:30 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+506 2221 6191

Amenities at Costa Rica Backpackers

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Earplugs
  • Computer use available
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Reading light
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Packed lunches
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shower
  • Dining room
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Adapter
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Socket near the bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • No smoking
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Laptop safe
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Outdoor dining area
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Smartphone dock
  • Free parking
  • Picnic area
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Coffee shop
  • Privacy curtain
  • Garden
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available


  • Library
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Darts
  • Evening entertainment
  • Indoor play area
  • Public bath


  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Laundry service
  • Mini-market on site
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

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Reviews for Costa Rica Backpackers

GoodBased on 1,897 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • the staff was friendly and helpful! (in 97 reviews)
  • Nice comunal space and pool. (in 76 reviews)
  • I liked the location and that they had a pool (in 70 reviews)
Cons -
  • Very loud till late at night (in 24 reviews)
  • Train noice in early morning (in 21 reviews)
  • No hot water in the shower. (in 16 reviews)

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Where is Costa Rica Backpackers

Most Popular Landmarks

Museo Nacional de Costa Rica0.2 mi
National Center of Art and Culture0.4 mi
Simon Bolivar Zoo0.6 mi
Morazan Park0.6 mi
Museo de Oro0.6 mi
San Jose Cathedral0.7 mi

Getting Around

San José Tralapa1.4 mi
San José Terminal Buses1.5 mi

FAQs when booking at Costa Rica Backpackers

Is pricing at Costa Rica Backpackers comparable to 2 star hotels in San José?

Costa Rica Backpackers is generally less than the average price of 2 stars hotels in San José. On average, you can expect to pay $42 per night in San José. Costa Rica Backpackers will run you $19 per night, which is 55% cheaper than the San José average.

How close is Costa Rica Backpackers to the nearest airport, San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport?

With no traffic, the 10.5 mi drive between Costa Rica Backpackers and San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 0h 20m. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

What is the best way for guests to get from San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport to Costa Rica Backpackers?

Getting from San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport to Costa Rica Backpackers can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, $6/day in San José. Luckily, Costa Rica Backpackers has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Is there a pool at Costa Rica Backpackers?

Yes, Costa Rica Backpackers has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

What is the Costa Rica Backpackers phone number?

For assistance regarding your reservation at Costa Rica Backpackers please call +506 2221 6191.

Does Costa Rica Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Costa Rica Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at Costa Rica Backpackers?

Costa Rica Backpackers check-out time is 10:30 AM, though late check-out may be accommodated if agreed in advance with the hotel reception.

How much does it cost to stay at Costa Rica Backpackers, San José?

Costa Rica Backpackers room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $19/night, with the best deals starting from $8/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

Is there a restaurant at Costa Rica Backpackers?

Yes - Costa Rica Backpackers does have a restaurant. They also have a bar service for drinks.

Does Costa Rica Backpackers have a laundry service?

If you need to have clothes washed during your stay, you can take advantage of the laundry facilities and service at Costa Rica Backpackers. No need to pack a travel iron either, as the accommodation can provide one.