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StrayCat

905 Calle 20 Barrio Mexico Merced San Jose Costa Rica 10102, Merced, San Jose, Costa Rica, 10102 - See map

Conveniently situated in the Merced part of San Jose, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options.

Highlights

Sparkling clean

Top Value

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Facilities

Airport transfer

Shuttle service

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Luggage storage

Check-in/out [private]

Game room

Laundry service

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9.2Exceptional

9 reviews

9 reviews

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9.1Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location
Closest landmarks
Galeria Ocelote
50 m
Children's Museum
750 m
Costa Rican Center of Science and Culture
760 m
Museo de los Niños & Galería Nacional
770 m
Lavandería Lavamex
770 m
Value for money9.3
Location rating9.1
Nearest airportTobías Bolaños International Airport (SYQ)
Distance to airport6.0 km

Rooms available at StrayCat

Bed in 8-Bed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed
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Bed in 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 bunk bed
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Triple Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 45 m²/484 ft²
  • Shower
  • 3 bunk beds
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Single Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed
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Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed
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Top things to do in San Jose

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Frequently asked questions

What kinds of entertainment are available at StrayCat?

StrayCat offers games room while you lounge at this property, offering guests with entertainment value throughout your holiday here.

Does StrayCat provide an option for contactless check-in and check-out?

At StrayCat, guests can take part in contactless check-in and check-out option offered by this property for your ease of use and safety.

What points of interest are nearby StrayCat that are in walking range?

While staying at StrayCat, kick start your vacation by checking out the closest attraction in walking distance to the property such as Galeria Ocelote.

What bars are nearby StrayCat?

While remaining at StrayCat, indulge in your evening or night out at Bar Chavelona or El Túnel de Tiempo Disco to make the most out of your nightlife.

What do guests love most about StrayCat?

Verified guests that stayed at StrayCat have given this property a rating of 9.556 for its remarkable service as the primary highlight for their stay.

What is the verified guest review consensus about StrayCat's coffee?

75.0% of our past guest reviews have given a positive review and comments about this property's coffee. You can look up on more detailed customer reviews, and comments for StrayCat down in the review section.

What is the verified guest review consensus about StrayCat's pet services?

100.0% of our past guest assessments have given a positive appraisal and remarks about this property's pet services. You can look up on more detailed customer reviews, and comments for StrayCat down in the review section.

What is the average rating that verified Solo travelers' have given to StrayCat?

Verified solo travelers that have stayed at this property have given StrayCat an average rating of 8.6. You can look up more detailed customer reviews and evaluations by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the average rating that past Business travelers' have given to StrayCat?

Past business travelers that have stayed at this property have given StrayCat an average rating of 8.9. You can look up more detailed customer evaluations and feedback by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that past Couples' have given to StrayCat?

Verified couple travelers that have stayed at this property have given StrayCat an average rating of 8.3. You can look up on more descriptive customer testimonials, and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified guest travelers down in the review section.

What time is check-in and check-out at StrayCat?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the specified periods may be charged an additional fee.

More about StrayCat

More about StrayCat

Set in San José, within an 8-minute walk of San Juan de Dios Hospital and 1 km of Metropolitan Hospital Costa Rica, StrayCat offers accommodation with a shared lounge and free WiFi. The property is situated 1.4 km from National Theatre of Costa Rica, 5 km from Parque Diversiones and a 15-minute walk from Metropolitan Cathedral. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, and buying tickets for guests. All rooms come with a shared bathroom. The hostel offers a continental or buffet breakfast. National Theatre of Costa Rica is 1.4 km from StrayCat, while Pre-Colombian Gold Museum is a 16-minute walk away. Juan Santamaria International Airport is 20 minutes from the property.

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Amenities and facilities

Excellent
Facilities

8.7

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Game room
  • On-site entertainment
  • Pub crawl
  • Tours
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Body thermometer
  • Breakfast takeaway service
  • Cashless payment service
  • Doctor/nurse on call
  • First aid kit
  • Free face masks
  • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hotel room service app
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Individually-wrapped food options
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Professional-grade sanitizing services
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Shared kitchen
  • Vending machine
Services and conveniences
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Food delivery
  • Invoice provided
  • Laundry service
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
Access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Check-in/out [private]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety/security feature
  • Security [24-hour]
Getting around
  • Airport transfer
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service
Available in all rooms
  • Alarm clock
  • Free bottled water
  • Reading light
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Socket near the bed
  • Soundproofing
  • Tile/marble flooring
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Trash cans
  • Wake-up service
  • Wooden/parqueted flooring

Location

905 Calle 20 Barrio Mexico Merced San Jose Costa Rica 10102, Merced, San Jose, Costa Rica, 10102
Exceptional
Location

9.1

Airports
  • Tobías Bolaños International Airport (SYQ)
    6.0 km
  • Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)
    14.3 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia Hospital
    2.0 km
Convenience store
  • Musmanni Mini Super
    170 m
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM
    140 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.

Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Extra beds, if available, are dependent on the room you choose. Please ask the property for more details.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-in until23:30
  • Check-out from00:00
  • Check-out until00:00

Reviews of StrayCat from real guests

9.2
Exceptional
Cleanliness9.3
Facilities8.7
Location9.1
Service9.6
Value for money9.3
High score for San Jose
Rating
9+ Exceptional (2)
8-9 Excellent (1)
7-8 Very Good (2)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (0)
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Room Type
Language
Showing 5 verified guest comments
9.6
Exceptional
donWolf from Colombia
Solo traveler
Bed in 8-Bed Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in January 2023

Good value”

Friendly helpful staff. Felt very safe inside. Social commons area was nice for meeting others. Near Blanco bus station.

Reviewed January 28, 2023
8.0
Excellent
Gelman from Nicaragua
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in June 2019

Good Hostel and staff”

The hostel is cheap and has everything you need

Reviewed July 02, 2019
10.0
Exceptional
YI from Taiwan
Solo traveler
Bed in 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Stayed 2 nights in December 2019

滿意”

第二次回來住 一切非常滿意

Reviewed December 06, 2019
8.8
Excellent
YI from Taiwan
Solo traveler
Bed in 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in November 2019

滿意”

女生房間有公共廁所的噪音 要記得帶耳塞 員工非常幫忙而且熱情! 若你到首都時間已晚 推薦這間住宿!

Reviewed November 28, 2019
7.6
Very good
YUE from China
Solo traveler
Bed in 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Stayed 2 nights in May 2019

位置闹中取静,走路去中央市场也不远 10—15分钟,不过晚上还是不要太晚回来,没什么人,夜晚的圣何塞挺危险。”

位置闹中取静,走路去中央市场也不远 10—15分钟,不过晚上还是不要太晚回来,没什么人,夜晚的圣何塞挺危险。

Reviewed July 03, 2019
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