Hostel Pangea

P.O. Box 6824, 1000 San Jose,, San Jose, Costa Rica, P.O. Box 6824

Overall Rating: 81

The Lonely Planet author's choice as the best budget option in San Jose , we are the only hostel located only 3 blocks away from Plaza de la Cultura do not let others trick you to be close to us or the center because they are not , check our reviews on guidebooks and you will see WE ARE THE # 1 OPTION IN SAN JOSE GUARANTEED ! Swimming pool , movie theater ,hot water 247/7 , rooftop bar and the best burgers from the city make this place your best bet in town !

We have different types of accommodation consisting of mixed dorms, female dorms, privates with shared bathroom and private bathroom and suites!!


Facilities at this hostel include:

  • Bar
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines


Rating Type
81 Overall
78 Atmosphere
82 Staff
74 Location
86 Cleanliness
82 Facilities
86 Safety
0 Fun
81 Value

Important Information

Hostel Pangea is the meeting spot and travel hub for all backpackers in Costa Rica ! **Consecutively named the Lonely planet AUTHOR'S CHOICE in San Jose since we opened. **Fully Renovated March '10 **Consistently voted Top 3 Hostel in Costa Rica for 5 years in a row ! **Only Hostel on the city with a roof top bar **The only hostel with our own airport shuttle super cheap, cheaper than a taxi! *Free and the cleanest white Linen you will find in any hostel *Free High Speed internet 20 flat screen stations *Free Wi-Fi access in all around the hostel *Swimming pool, New 5 star hotel sun chairs ,really comfortable, Free Coffee, Free Book Exchange, All taxes included, 24 Hour Manned /Billingual Front Desk, 24 hour security at the door, Wristband control!! The safest hostel in town, Only Hostel with a Full Liquor international Bar - Open til late, Happy Hour Daily Featuring super cheap drinks all night *Pool Table, Outdoor Terraced Patio, Internet Cafe, Great Mattresses, Movie Theater, Laundry Service 24 hours, The only hostel with suite rooms, Hot water showers&brand new bathrooms , Pay Phone, Great location, Parking inside the hostel (subject to availability), Recording Security Cameras, Security Key Cards on door Room, Security Lockers, Great Hostel Events, Only 3 Blocks From The Best supermarket and central ave, no hidden fees, The party hostel in San Jose, Imitaded by the rest but not even close to offer what we do Hostel Pangea offers the Best Value on Costa Rica`s capital city . We are located in the heart of the famous Art Deco district, Barrio Amon just steps from the supermarket, shopping, restaurants, and clubs. We offer hostel dorm beds as well as private rooms, with shared bathroom, also with private bathroom and now with brand new suites at the lowest price. We have a large hostel lounge with a full bar where you can meet other travelers.A friendly and knowledgeable multi-lingual staff will ensure that you have a great time while making you feel right at home. We can provide you with the best information on tours, public and private transportaion and trips to all over the country , including how to travel around central america. Please note: *Make sure you set your arriving time correct because we will hold your bed or room for 1 more hour after your arriving time . *All the taxes are included in prices *$1refundable key deposit will be requested upon check-in *Maximum night stay 31 days * Must have a valid passport to become a guest *48 hours cancellation notice via email only to avoid charges *In case of 'No Show' the total of one night will be charged *Payment only in cash