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Hostel Casa Del Parque

Calle 19, Ave 3era, Casa 172, 1000, Costa Rica
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Lexington, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hostel for the first and last nights of our trips, so spent more time sleeping than fully utilizing the hostel's resources. The building was gorgeous... plants everywhere, fascinating architecture, lovely quiet patio to sit on. The hosts were kind and helpful, and fluent in Spanish and English. We stayed in a private room with a private... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casa del Parque is an amazing place. I stay there everytime I come through San Jose. After only one time, the staff knew me by name. The staff are very friendly and very helpful with just about anything you could need, whether it be scheduling a tour, or figuring out a bus schedule or what the best attractions are in... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Casa Del Parque is a backpacker hotel in a luxurious old mansion. In great condition , it has spacious rooms for both dorms and private rooms. The dorm beds have orthopaedic mattresses, and there is a T.V./movie room, share kitchen and outside garden area to sit. There is also a bar where you can buy drinks. The hotel has... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend booked this hostel for our arrival in San Jose based on it's excellent reviews. I have to say I was disappointed with the rooms. We were put in a double room next to Reception. It had double doors which led out to Reception but these had to be locked all the time and the curtains drawn for privacy.... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location of this hostel is good. It is near the hotspots of san jose and in the front of the national parc. There is a patio to have a drink or to eat something. You can take coffee or tea for free. De staff is very friendly. We had a deluxe room, but the room was old and and... More

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Managua, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel was recommended by a friend of mine and now i see why! The house is beautiful, spotless and quite confortable. The staff was really kind and friendly to me and explained the house rules as soon as I arrived and were always available in case i needed anything. The kitchen is fully equipped and super clean. As a... More

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Bordeaux
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 1 night in the 10 beds dorm for 10$ (Low season). The living and réception are really nice, in a old tipical house, the kitchen is very functionnal. That's it for the good things. There is only 1 bathroom for all the dorm and the double rooms with no private bathroom, with the toilets within. It's located in... More

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CasaDelParque, Manager at Hostel Casa Del Parque, responded to this review

Greetings from hostel casa del parque, im sorry our little hostel did not your expectations, we apologize that you had problems with the bathrooms, our maid tries to clean it as many times as possible but please have in mind that it is a shared bathroom in the shared dorm. The view from the window on the bathroom leads to... More

New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent hostel--el mejor de San Jose. Beautiful and clean, this hostel is affordable and the staff are very friendly. Private suites and dormitory-style accommodations were perfect for a large group traveling together. Would recommend staying here to anyone in the area.

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful house with nice sitting area outside! Huge, comfortable rooms. Super close to city centre but quiet! Bathroom wasn't really clean but I'm sure they would have cleaned it up if we had told them. We enjoyed our stay a lot!

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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The hostel is located downtown, but right off the side where it is not too crazy. So, you get easy access to the major attractions (walking distance) The house is beautiful and well kept, the place was very clean and the staff super friendly, i would totally recommend this place!!!!

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Address: Calle 19, Ave 3era, Casa 172, 1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Hostel Casa Del Parque Province Of San Jose, Costa Rica

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Uniquely located, the hostel offers a refreshing escape from the city, while being centrally located. Some of the oldest trees in the city make up the neighbourhood within San Jose's Parque Nacional which is located directly in front of the hostel. With a long history of happy travellers, our guests often extend their stay at La Casa del Parque to enjoy the home-stay like feel and relaxed social environment it provides. Get advice on which places to visit in our country from our friendly staff for NO ADDITIONAL COST. Curl up with a book from our library beneath the grand chandelier, enjoy the sunshine in our tropical garden patio, join us for a chat around the dining table, or relax in the separate cosy TV room and chill out with a movie. We offer free: WI-FI all over the house, luggage storage, fresh Costa Rican coffee and teas. Internet desk, cable TV, DVD player, stereo and CD player, a kitchenette station available to guests and some of the best advice in town. You can also enjoy Delicious local coffees and fantastic vegetarian food made with all local, organic produce at our restaurant Jardin del Parque, located at the front entrance of the hostel (open 11am-7pm). ... more   less 
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