Capital Hostel de Ciudad

2.0 star property
Hostel with restaurant, near National Stadium of Costa Rica

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Capital Hostel de Ciudad

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Quadruple Room, 2 Queen Beds
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Quadruple Room, 2 Queen Beds | Bathroom

Overview of Capital Hostel de Ciudad



Property highlights

  • Airport transfer
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking
Avenida 16 A y Calle 60 A, Sabana Sur, San José, 10108
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area
  • Water dispenser
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Concierge services
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
Feel at home
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • BBQ(s)
  • Free self-parking

Room options

Basic Single Room, 1 Large Single Bed

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Large Single Bed

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

  • 30 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 12 Single Beds

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

  • 15 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 8 Single Beds

Quadruple Room, 2 Queen Beds

  • 20 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Double Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Triple Room

  • 15 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Single Bed and 1 Queen Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Mata Redonda
  • Sabana Park - 21 min walk
  • National Stadium of Costa Rica - 3 min drive
  • Multiplaza Mall Escazu - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • San José (SYQ-Tobías Bolaños Intl.) - 15 min drive
  • San José (SJO-Juan Santamaría Intl.) - 26 min drive
  • San Jose Contraloria Station - 10 min walk
  • San Jose Sabana Station - 11 min walk
  • San Jose Cemetery Station - 23 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • ChuBBs Bar - 7 min walk
  • Starbucks - 8 min walk
  • Musmanni - 3 min walk
  • Spoon To Go - 8 min walk
  • Subway - 8 min walk

About this property

Capital Hostel de Ciudad

Capital Hostel de Ciudad is only 4 mi (6.4 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 25.00 per vehicle one-way. Guests will have free perks such as WiFi and self-parking. Other features include a terrace and a garden.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 5 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 11 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free secured on-site self-parking
  • On-site parking is limited


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Barbecue grills
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Water dispenser

What to do

  • Pool table
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Zip-lining nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Portable fan

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Guidebooks/recommendations

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 25.00 per vehicle (one-way)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Capital Hostel Ciudad San Jose
Capital Hostel de Ciudad San José
Capital Hostel de Ciudad Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does Capital Hostel de Ciudad offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Capital Hostel de Ciudad does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Capital Hostel de Ciudad?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Capital Hostel de Ciudad?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Capital Hostel de Ciudad?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Capital Hostel de Ciudad?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 25.00 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Capital Hostel de Ciudad?
You can check in from 2 PM - 11 PM. Check-out time is noon.
Is there an on-site casino at Capital Hostel de Ciudad?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Fiesta (7-min drive) and Casino Fiesta Heredia (13-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Capital Hostel de Ciudad and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling and zip-lining. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy amenities such as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Capital Hostel de Ciudad?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
What's the area around Capital Hostel de Ciudad like?
Capital Hostel de Ciudad is a short 18-minute walk from National Stadium of Costa Rica and 20 minutes' walk from Museum of Costa Rican Art.







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8/10 Very good

Located in nice and quiet neighbour. Great place to chill after a long haul flights. Very friendly staff! Would stay again.
Luis, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Very nice one night stay. In a chilled out residential area that is close to Sabana Park and not far from the centre of San Jose. All the amenities needed for a comfortable stay.
Wayne, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Camille, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

michelle, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lewis, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amber, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Capital is wonderful small hostel. Nearby to several small shops and eatery. Mini market nearby. Bus stop nearby. Buses every 20 min. The staff is excellent.
3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Staff from AM and PM both were very nice and helpful. Place is safe and rather quiet for San Jose, except louder than La Fortuna where we had arrived from. Overall, super cute and affordable hostel, would def. recommend!
Monika, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

lovely hospitality, beautiful setting, nice and clean, 20 minute walk to main area! felt safe and secure. Ill be back
Anna, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It’s a very lovely place to stay while visiting San Jose. Thanks so much for such a great hospitality.
1-night family trip
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