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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 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

Jaco, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

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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Youre most welcome!! Was a great pleasure Jacob! More

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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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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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
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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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