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In & Basic Hostel Lounge

200 m South and 75 m west of Spoon, Los Yoses | Fatima's church North side, San Jose 2045, Costa Rica
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jaco, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for an amazingly comfy time at your hostel! I booked five nights but suddenly wanted to join a roadtrip and therefore only stayed one night, which was no big deal for the owner and everything went smoothly. The hostel is in a safe area 5 min walking distance away from the nearest mall and an approximately 7 minute... More

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Pietarsaari, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We started our trip here when arriving to Costa Rica, we had a double room, very clean and a bathroom close by not used by many guests. We liked the place so much we came back here 3 times after that during our travel around in Costa Rica. The thing we liked the most was the good atmosphere, the breakfast... More

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inandbasic, Owner at In & Basic Hostel Lounge, responded to this review

Was a total pleasure to have you and help you guys!!! Hope that you enjoyed the PURA VIDA...and my wish is to see you again..take care both of you!! Lots of XOXO More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

In & Basic...is just that! Very basic but very clean & the owner is really helpful. It's outside of the city with only a supermarket & a few fast food joints in walking distance. There is a kitchen, however it's locked between 9-9 so bare this in mind if you're leaving early. Perfect for a night or two to start/end... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I stayed 2 nights here alone and felt very welcomed. The staff were very friendly and the whole place was really clean and comfortable. Great filling breakfast, wifi and plenty of info and resources for the rest of your trip in Costa Rica. They are very happy to help! I didn't meet a lot of people there to hang out... More

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Beersheba, Israel
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We were lucky enough to stay there for one night. We received a warm welcome and the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms are unique, super-clean and spacious, the hostel itself has many facilities for travelers and is designed perfectly. With the help of the manager we went exactly to the right places in town (The 2 markets... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at the hostel for 2 nights. The location is nice, though not really center of town, and the staff were very nice and helpfull - everything we wanted to know and asked was answered and also because we left early in the morning, the receptionist woke up early (though no breakfast that day). But, the room was next... More

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Duncan, Ok
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

I arranged to stay at the In&Basic Hostel this past month for myself and a group of university students travelling and studying abroad in Costa Rica. I was excited and interested in the hostel as a whole because it had such great reviews and seemed like a wonderful place to stay. The price was also great. When we arrived, I... More

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inandbasic, Owner at In & Basic Hostel Lounge, responded to this review

This person or group had non writte a propper response or review for Inandbasic Hostel Lounge; due I am the owner, my name is Paula Guidi; and I never received them, they were never my guests; and it never happened in our instalations... Please manage this situation in order to erase this review. Regards, Paula Güidi Inandbasic Hostel Lounge San... More

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I was looking forward to staying in this beautiful hostel with my fellow research students, but we had a bad experience. The owner's wife was very kind and gracious, but her husband was quite rude to us. He would not allow us--responsible college adults of 19 and up--to stay out in the main areas, even quietly, after 10:30 p.m.. Now,... More

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inandbasic, Owner at In & Basic Hostel Lounge, responded to this review

This person and review doesnt match or its in regards of Inandbasic Hostel Lounge due I am the owner and I haven´t received or have records of this group to be and arrived to my Hostel. This is just false. Regards, Paula Güidi Sassano Inandbasic Hostel Lounge Owner More

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

I stayed here for the first few days of my trip to Costa Rica and again when I was passing through San Jose again. Ron & Karlis were really helpful ahead of my arrival as well as once I had got there. The hostel is clean and comfortable, about a 20 minute walk to downtown but located in a nice... More

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Panama City, Panama
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

We stayed here the last few days of our trip throughout Central America. We absolutely loved our stay here. The people who run it are really nice and helpful. They make homemade pizza which are great as well. Good beds, nice people, clean bathrooms, exactly what you want in a hostel!

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Additional Information about In & Basic Hostel Lounge

Also Known As:
In & Basic Hostel Lounge Costa Rica/San Jose
Address: 200 m South and 75 m west of Spoon, Los Yoses | Fatima's church North side, San Jose 2045, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 49 Specialty lodging in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One hostel - One home - A different way of living in San Jose...with Israeli Owners!.. In&Basic is a beautiful custom made hostel, the Israeli owners have created an amazing experience in a suburb called "Los Yoses" they want to invite all the travelers to experience a one of a kind Family & Friends Hostel, we want you to see for yourselves a little bit of two small worlds that combine nature and a glamorous House. In&Basic has the doors open to create a new family everyday!..We want you to be part of our family!!!! We have a new restaurant - PIZZA, CALZONE, SHNIZEL and more. ... more   less 
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