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In & Basic Hostel Lounge

Traveler (5)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (2)
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
  • Jan 2, 2017
    “Great hostel in a great location”
  • Nov 30, 2016
    “A nice spot to stay”
200 m South and 75 m west of Spoon, Los Yoses Fatima's church North side, San Jose 10511 Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
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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 ...More 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!!!! Less
Hotel 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
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$14 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
In & Basic Hostel Lounge Costa Rica/San Jose
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
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Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

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...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

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...More

Thank SophGregBennie
Reviewed August 25, 2016

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 LoungeResponded April 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

Reviewed June 18, 2016

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

Thank Kaiser I
Response from inandbasic, Owner at In & Basic Hostel LoungeResponded June 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!

Reviewed June 9, 2016

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...More

Thank elviraniderer
Response from inandbasic, Owner at In & Basic Hostel LoungeResponded June 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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April 6, 2015|
Response from Alejandro C |
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... More
Room Tips
"talk with paula or erika"
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"i satyed in Pop and Classic, very good dorms!"
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"All rooms were good. The one I stayed in up the first flight of stairs on the right had its own bathroom..."
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"Try and get one of the rooms upstairs. The one with the shelves"
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