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In & Basic Hostel Lounge

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One hostel - One home - A different way of living in San Jose...In&Basic is a beautiful custom made hostel, the 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!!!!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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We stayed at this quaint hostel twice during our time in Costa Rica. It's extremely clean, quiet and the owners are super nice. It is their house, so you feel like you are staying with family. I like all of the rules and procedures they have to ensure everyone has a good time
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Lovely owners, big kitchen, lovely breakfast and super clean bathroom! Dorm was a bit small and it would've been great to chill in the lounge with a beer (not just the dinning area) ...would probably boost the atmosphere a bit too. All in all a nice spot to stay.
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Paula is the most helpful woman I have met in Central America for the last 6 weeks. Lovely clean rooms, great location and fab breakfast. Very secure. Supermarket is close and there is also a shopping mall nearby.
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Response from inandbasic, Owner at In & Basic Hostel Lounge
Responded Apr 10, 2017
Thanks a lot for which nice comments and review. We do try every day in order to improve ourselves! Hope to see you again in Costa Rica. All the best! Paula// owner
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the place is Great. the staff is top like attention. first time give me a breakfast of this quality in a Hostel and for that price. when back to costa rica I will be back to the hostel thanks Paul and Erika
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Response from inandbasic, Owner at In & Basic Hostel Lounge
Responded Jun 19, 2016
Thnaks a lot for such a nice words and review! Will be a pleasure to help you and be your home in Costa Rica again and again! XOXO Paura Vida! Paula and Erika!
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First of all this is the cleanest and safest hostel that i have been in San Jose! There is 2 nice bathrooms, lounge area thats is amazing with comfy sofas! loved to be there laying over the sofas and listening the birds that arrives to the garden, seen the cats playing (lm in
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Response from inandbasic, Owner at In & Basic Hostel Lounge
Responded Jun 10, 2016
Thanks a lot for such nice words and encouragement to me and my staff! We are delighted to serve! Always welcome and Pura Vida! XOXO Paula
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Hi! you can send them an email to reservations @ inandbasic . com the owner's name is Paula and she will be very pleased to help you out. The shuttle to the hostal is really safe, the driver speak fair english (and spanish obviusly) and they charge $25 wich is a very rasonable price for the service. Bye and have a good time in Costa Rica!
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Hi Tom. The private rooms in the hostel are equiped with one double bed and one bunk bed so the maximum capacity of the room is for 3 or 4 persons (taking in consideration that if you are traveling with 4 perople, two persons have to share the double bed). In all case you can call to the hostel or send an email to reservations@inandbasic. com to ask Paula (the owner) for the best room for your group... she is always happy to help and find the best way to accomodate you.
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"talk with paula or erika"
"i satyed in Pop and Classic, very good dorms!"
"All rooms were good. The one I stayed in up the first flight of stairs on the right had its own bathroom though, which I liked."
"Try and get one of the rooms upstairs. The one with the shelves"
"If you are with friends, choose dorm. There are private rooms for couples."
Costa RicaProvince of San JoseSan Jose MetroSan Jose
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