Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.
We recommend booking your hostel as early as possible!
All of San José best hostels are popular; especially in high-season. To make sure you end up in those stylish hostels, secure your room or bed as soon as you have your travel dates fix.
And last but not least, another great hostel to stay in San José is Turtle Saving Hostel. Staying at this hostel, 20% of the cost of your stay also goes to support the protection of endangered sea turtles. You can also join their volunteer turtle program. Read more about Hostel volunteering here.
Not all hostels in San Jose are necessarily safe, especially the one that offers the cheapest price in sketchy areas. It might be an illegal hostel, without proper license to run or if they don't have city tax San Jose requires.
So in all fairness, it is best to check out Hostelgeeks.com because we feature safe hostels in San Jose. You can find backpacker hostel with top ratings! Keep a close eye on the overall ratings on booking platforms!
If you are not secure, you can also send us an email and ask us!
What are the best hostels in San Jose?
All of the absolute best hostels in San Jose are listed in this guide! Here they are again: