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Top Cities with Hostels in Costa Rica

Featured Hostels in Costa Rica

Selina Jaco
Selina Jaco
3.0 out of 5.0 Calle Alice, 100 South and 50, West of Cruz Roja, Jaco, Puntarenas
4.5/5 (2 reviews)

This hostel is a must stay. The staff was very friendly, rooms were super clean, AC. The common area was so relaxing with plenty of chairs and hammocks to go around. The pool was huge and very clean. The vibe at the Selina hostels is probably the best feature, the music playlist was also ...

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2017
Selina Jaco features an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. There's limited parking, and an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) ...
Fauna Luxury Hostel
Fauna Luxury Hostel
2.5 out of 5.0 del Edificio Municipal de Escazú 150mts, Antiguo Hotel Beacon, Escazu
4.5/5 (24 reviews)

Lovely staff as always. They always make you feel at home

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020
Fauna Luxury Hostel features an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a fitness center. You can take advantage of limited parking, along with an airport shuttle ...
The Nomadic Hotel
The Nomadic Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 75 Meters West of Giardino Tropicale, Nosara
4.0/5 (1 reviews)

Such a cool building. Beautiful setting. Great relaxed vibe. Part of the hotel is a hostel. The hotel room I stayed in was clean and comfortable, but spartan. A bed, a toilet, a shower. No desk, no chair, not even any blinds. There were translucent curtains, but anyone could see in. Had to drape ...

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2018
Guests of The Nomadic Hotel enjoy features like an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a terrace. You can take advantage of free parking, along with ...
Selina Nosara
Selina Nosara
2.5 out of 5.0 Selina Nosara, Nosara Beach, 160, Nosara, Guanacaste
4.0/5 (2 reviews)

Nature around, pools and amenities as value added on stay

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020
Guests of Selina Nosara enjoy an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. There's free parking and an airport shuttle for a fee. Front-desk ...
Selina Manuel Antonio
Selina Manuel Antonio
3.0 out of 5.0 Kilometro 5, Puntarenas, Manuel Antonio
4.0/5 (3 reviews)

Had to cancel and possibly lost the reservation money. Bathroom had to be shared if we stayed and that was not an option for us

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020
Guests of Selina Manuel Antonio enjoy an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a ...
Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel
Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Avenida 6, between Calle 21 & 25, San Jose, San Jose
3.0/5 (1 reviews)

This place is loud. Signs all over dayjng quiet hours 10pm but it was loud till midnight, stafd did nothing to enforce the rules

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2020
Costa Rica Backpackers - Hostel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and coffee in a common area. If you drive, self parking is USD 5 per day, ...
Passifloras Hostel
Passifloras Hostel
At Passifloras Hostel , guests have access to free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and laundry facilities. Airport transportation is made easy with an airport ...
Rocking Js
Rocking Js
1.5 out of 5.0 Playa Salsa Brava, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limon
Guests staying at Rocking Js enjoy access to a private beach, a nightclub, and free WiFi in public areas. Free valet and self parking are available, or if you're ...
Selina Monteverde
Selina Monteverde
3.0 out of 5.0 Carretera a Reserva de Monteverde, Monteverde, Puntarenas
Guests of Selina Monteverde enjoy an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a 24-hour business center. Free parking is available if you drive. Front-desk ...


Book a hostel in Costa Rica
Life is an adventure, and you can experience it all—without breaking the bank. Don’t ignore your free spirit when you travel: stay spontaneous with hostels in Costa Rica. They’re flexible, fun and never have a dull moment, just like you. Plus, the budget friendly nature of a hostel means you can stay longer and check out everything Costa Rica has to offer.

Find your tribe and maximize your good times at Costa Rica hostels. Backpackers, students, and young travelers flock to hostels for their community feel. They’re a great place to meet fellow travel junkies from all over the world and make new friends that will help you get the most out of Costa Rica.

Hostels let you really see Costa Rica
A hostel is your ticket to a great trip in Costa Rica. Some include private rooms, while others offer double beds or bunk beds, so your whole crew can split the cost. If you’re traveling alone, hostels are the perfect way to find your Costa Rica family and maybe even pick up a trail buddy.  

Youth hostels in Costa Rica are the best way to see the sights without losing your savings. Perks can include free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, and options for private rooms and bathrooms. Some hostels also include common areas where you can cook and share meals together, reheat leftovers, or just gather around to swap stories. The manager is likely a local who will be able to suggest new spots in Costa Rica for you to visit. Take your new best friends and get going. Costa Rica isn’t going to explore itself.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.