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Hillsboro, Oregon
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff here have been super nice and helpful. At first I was disappointed to get a dorm room (to myself, they assure me) but it's given me much spread out room. Yes, they bathroom is shared, but it's just out my door, and is rarely in use. I walked this evening toward downtown San Jose, and while the boss... More 

Thank Mike B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
103 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here one night before our flight, in a private double room with bathroom. We were perfectly happy with our stay, the owner was very friendly, there is a supermarket a short walk away and it was easy and cheap to get an Uber to the airport.

Thank Carriemybags
Seattle, Washington
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64 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I stayed two nights in a private single room at Mi Casa. The staff were all friendly and helpful. The common areas, especially the open courtyard, were beautiful and comfortable. The free pancake breakfast was appreciated! Other than that... it's a hostel. My room was small and felt like a cell with no window to the outside - only an... More 

Thank RetreatForward
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153 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Clean rooms with basic facilities but communal areas have seen better days. Lounge area and kitchen need some work. Garden is nice with a pet Tortoise roaming about. Location is quiet and about a 20 minute walk to the main shops/restaurants. Decent option for a stay in San Jose.

Thank Lukehi
Colville, Washington
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 8 November 2015

I guess the good reviews seem to be from folks that had the private better rooms. I stayed in the dorm.. Nasty crummy bathroom low water pressure barely hot and took forever to flow warm and cheap lumpy kids foam mattresses. Apparently some travelers are use to only sleazy flea bag places. I saw cockroaches, broken bathroom fixtures. No soap... More 

Thank gary l
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35 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We adored this little gem. The staff are lovely, the rooms are clean and we had our own bathroom and TV. There is a hammock, a visiting squirrel, cats, and some turtugas wondering around the yard. It was very quiet and tranquil. Breakfast is pancakes! There are plenty of places to eat close by but if you're not a fan... More 

Thank Ben M
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Friendly staff, pancake free for breakfast; nice small garden, natural environment with birds, cats, tartarugas. Billard table, living room with TV. My room had fridge. WiFi free, reaching also first floor next to football neighbour, but in some rooms week WiFi signal

Thank Guenther C
Nice, France
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015

The hostel title is misleading, many hotels are not this good. The rooms are small and clean, there's a lovely courtyard outside, and staff are friendly. The location is good, right by the Central Park and a 20 minute walk to downtown. And the showers have hot water, real hot water, something many other hostels in Costa Rica don't manage.

Thank Tadzik
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22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

Located just off the sabana park which has the rainbow eucalyptus trees. Felt safe. Has a nice common area and patio. The staff are really helpful, but their phones and wifi are awful. Stayed in the dorm which rattles a lot, not too much of a problem. Beds are mediocre. Clean. No lockers or safe, why???

2 Thank bo j
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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2015

I loved Mi Casa Hostel. They have dorm rooms, but their private rooms are decently priced with good hot water. The common areas are perfect for hanging out and relaxing with other travelers. Good staff.

1 Thank lizm82

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Mi Casa Hostel

Address: Sabana Norte | esquina oeste del ICE Sabana 175 metros norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: ₹ 960 - ₹ 1,988 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Mi Casa Hostal Hotel San Jose
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“They appear to only be dorms, and I like mine: main floor, close to everything”
 of 5 bubbles MikeB210, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“good positioned”
 of 5 bubbles guentherc2014, 7 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Next time, I would pick the upstairs balcony room.”
 of 5 bubbles Johnny_Bird, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The rooms on the second floor balcony are nice. I'd try avoiding the rooms closest to the kitchen for travelers talking late at night or getting up for breakfast early in the morning if you want more sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles slanning76, 2 Oct 2013 | Read review
“If you're coming in a group ask for room 6, it has one double bed and two bunk beds and a private bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles minkys189, 20 Aug 2013 | Read review
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