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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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

naturally we arrived Costa Rica a bit apprehensive, getting ready to start on our 11 day adventure but the hosts certainly helped us feel welcome, giving us directions to navigate the city, which was easy walking distance, and we felt comfortable walking back at night as we were a group of four friends. hosts also helped us figure how to... More 

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

Glad that you guys got us in a very good place (4 stars)! Thank you very much for your kind comments! We are every day inproving our services!! All the best! XOXO Paula //Owner More 

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location just outside the city center is perfect if you're searching for a quiet place where you can get a good nights sleep. Super friendly staff who will go out of their way to help you out. We had to leave early in the morning, and were provided with some snacks/breakfast to go! The common room isn't as lively... More 

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

Thanks a lot for such a great review! We really work hard, in order to give to our customers the best. Yes we are a quiet Hostel; but very lively in terms of care and love! All the best for you guys! XOXO Paula More 

Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It was hard to find a good place suited to our budget, what can I say, I found this hotel through google, and later on I send a request through mail for our future stay; Paula, the owner, answered kindly with all the information requested. By the time we arrived, everything was prepared, nice and neat, just like home. It... More 

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

Was a great pleasure as always to have such an amazing group of people in our House. Hope to see you again very soon; and yes; our Hostel In & Basic will be always your home in Costa Rica! Al chile Maes!! XOXO Paula Manager/Owner More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I stayed in this hostel for two nights and I absolutely loved it. It was my first ever experience in dorm rooms, so I was rather looking for a family hostel - clean and rather quite, but in a great location for a great price - and that's exactly what it is. The owner, Paula, is absolutely adorable friendly warmhearted... More 

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

Thank you very much for your kind words and recommendation! We are always please to serve our guests! You will be always welcome to our Hostel; here you have a second home! XPaula More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

this place was a very good place to stay in san jose before our flight back home! the location is good, quiet, it felt very safe. there's a shopping mall, supermarket and some coffee shops in a walking distance and a close bus station where u can go to the city center. the staff are very nice and they will... More 

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

Thanks a lot for your review and comments; was a pleasure to serve you...X Regards Paula More 

Darwin, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I chose this hostel to get a good nights sleep on a stopover in San Jose. For that it is perfect! The bathroom/shower is the best I've seen in all of Central America. Free (and great) wifi & breakfast. Very quiet and peaceful. If you're looking for a really social or busier environment then I recommend elsewhere, but if you... More 

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

Always is a pleasure to please our clients!!! Youre most welcome!! Our Hostel is your House in Costa Rica! X Paula More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here multiple times over the course of a month as I passed in and out of San Jose. It is a great spot to base yourself. There is plenty of room, it is clean, you get breakfast. All the staff are very friendly,knowledgeable and helpful, providing advice on places to go, how to get there etc. It has... More 

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

Is always a pleasure to serve our clients.. From the bottom of our hearts..THANK YOU! More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I stayed in Costa Rica for about 6 days, 3 nights of which I stayed at the In & Basic Hostel. The place is clean and in a great location with plenty of buses, stores, restaurants within a short walk. Paula and the other hostel employees were fabulous and absolutely helpful. I left to see some other cities in CA... More 

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Was a real pleasure to have you at Our Hostel!! More 

nuremberg
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

staying here was a very good decision. the two girls are so nice and helpful and gave really good advice for our plan to sell our car in san jose and for other activities. moreover the hostel offers a family atmosphere and makes you feel comfortable. a beautiful breakfast is included and everyday you get something different. we stayed with... More 

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

Wishing you the best...and hopping to have you guys in our house in a next time!!! Lots of love!!!! Paula & Oriana More 

Paris, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

I sat there while owner and two patrons fought about things that had gone missing from thier room. A sd card and a tshirt and thought maybe they just misplaced it so i left a few things out. I returned home with one less device. My sony snap shot camera is gone. Had it when i arrived and gone when... More 

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

Our Management is deeply concern about this review/comment that attacks directly to the wellbeing of the Hostel and its owners with false accusations, situations that do not concern the rest of the guests; and above all a lost object in a private room to which only he had access. To other Hosts: Be aware of this person. Isabel Owner More 

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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