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Zurich, Switzerland
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143 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a quiet, nice hostel which comes close to a hotel. Staff is nice, atmosphere sometimes a bit reserved. My room was a bit dark but on the other side super big. Location is nice, there are some nice bars/restaurant in walking distance. All in all a nice place to stay.

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Ventura County Coast, California
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31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for four nights during our trip to Costa Rica. It is safe, clean, and the included breakfast is pretty good. All of this for about $40.00 a night? You can't beat it. My family of four stayed in 3 different rooms, and they were all comfortable and spacious. We stayed in a shared bathroom room, and the... More 

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CRGuesthouse, Responsable relations publiques at Costa Rica Guesthouse, responded to this review

We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay, thank you to share your experience ! We hope to see you soon ! More 

London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice guesthouse with friendly and helpful staff. The room itself was pretty basic and we had a shared bathroom, but there was a nice relaxed atmosphere in the communal spaces and the place felt secure - which is good as San Jose itself is a bit sketchy to say the least. The surrounding areas seemed particularly dangerous at night... More 

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CRGuesthouse, Responsable relations publiques at Costa Rica Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review. The hotel is located in the same block as the Police Station and the same area of the Justice Court of San José, it's a safe area. But if you feel safer to take a cab, there is no problems we can call at anytime (24/7) the Taxi's Central ! We hope to... More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at Costa Rica Guesthouse and arrived late in the evening from the airport. It was easily accessible by taxi. All the major sights are in walking distance. Our room "Volcan Irazu" was clean and the shared bathrooms spacious. For breakfast we could choose from a very basic offer: we had a fruit platter and the traditional... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and we really liked it! The room "El chirripo" was really private and spacious with safe and tv. The room had a nice balcony facing the city. The staff was really nice too. Definitely we will stay there if we visit San Jose!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I enjoyed my stay here. It's a better value than a hostel. As the title says, the included breakfast is very good, with eggs made to order and other choices. Room is "vintage", but clean and functional. (New towels would be nice, guys.) They have a small bar, with reasonable prices, and you can take beer and drinks to your... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Costa Rica guesthouse for two night and enjoyed our stay. We had a private room that was very spacious. The public bathrooms were clean and so was our room. The staff was nice and accommodating and the hostel is located in a safe and generally quiet part of San Jose.

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North Miami Beach, Florida
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85 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This hotel is a great choice if you want to stay downtown. It is seconds away for a police station and from the courthouse. It is minutes away from downtown. It has private parking. The rooms are huge and very clean. We had a king size bed and a bunk bed in our room with a great view of the... More 

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Thank you very much for your review ! We will be happy to welcoming you an other time ! See you soon More 

Plattsburgh, New York
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

The guesthouse is such a great place. Rooms are great, staff is great, location is great! I would recommend this place to anyone and I will absolute return in the future. There is an atm close by, and they offer a shuttle to the airport for a cheap price! Such a great establishment! Also, the coffee is perfect!

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Good hostel, safe, free wifi EVERYWHERE in the room whether you are close or not from the reception. We had a private room with shared bathroom and the room was really clean, no AC but a fan in the room and it was perfect. The common bathroom is really clean and the shower is huge. Really quiet.

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 5-minute walk from Avenida Central with restaurants, bars and shops, colonial-style Costa Rica Guesthouse has free Continental breakfast, coffee and tea. Guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and private parking. The spacious rooms feature private or shared bathrooms with shower. Costa Rica Guesthouse serves breakfast in its Common Lounge. Guests can use the shared kitchen. Restaurants are within a 10-minute walk of the property. In the immediate vicinity of Costa Rica Guesthouse are various museums. A shopping center is within a 15-minute walk of the property. The International Airport of San Jose is 20 minutes away by car. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Costa Rica Guesthouse

Address: Avenida 6 - Calle 21/25, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $27 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Costa Rica Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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