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Hostel Casa Del Parque
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
1 review
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“A warm welcome”
Reviewed October 6, 2013

I had the pleasure of staying here twice in april and june of this year. The home/mansion is beautiful and well kept, the staff are very friendly, the rooms and dorms some of the cheapest in costa rica, and next door (by way of a bonus) is one of the best cafe/restaurants in costa rica (completely organic too).

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed September 16, 2013

we stayed there in april and may 2013 and we really loved it. It' s a clean and comfy place if you travel with small budget. the place is also very safe. the staff is really helpful and there is a fully equiped kitchen. they also offer laundry service which is good and cheap.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 7, 2013

Stayed in a four bedroom private. It was spacious and clean. Great location and friendly people. There is a great park outside and there are banks and stores close by. I would go back. Great hospitality.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 29, 2013

I had a great time at Casa del Parque! Located conveniently in downtown San Jose, this charming hostel is like a hidden enclave of peace in a bustling urban city. The rooms are clean and pleasant, the beds are comfortable, and the owner and employees are all extremely friendly. There is always free coffee available in the mornings, and the garden outside is beautiful. Especially after having seen other San Jose hostels, I cannot recommend Casa del Parque enough! Happy travels

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

I have stayed in all the current hostels in San Jose, since Ive been visiting this city several times a year since 2004 because of my job.

have to say from all of them, Hostel Casa del Parque is the best by far!

I have stayed here several times during all this years and it only keeps improving.

The decoration is beutiful, classy and elegant, its only a hostel caus eit has a dorm room and a kitchen you can use, otherwise it looks like an expensive hotel.

The owner Fede comes from a very interesting and artistic family that has been in Costa Rica since Colonial times and he is very pleasant, funny, artistic and has put so much work in this place over the years

The hostel is super clean and very elegant. It is a old colonial mansion, with great arty decoration, great atmosphere and so well located right in front of the parque nacional, walking distance of so many restaurants, shops, bars and more.

I have always recommended it to everyone I know since all the other hostels I have stayed in San Jose are so crowded, noisy and they get so dirty along the day

Hostel Casa del Parque is more beautiful than a expensive hotel, I keep telling the owner I cant believe how cheap the dorm and the private rooms are!

Definitively your best choice. I right in the center of the city, in front of the parque nacional, a beautiful park and all the amenities you need are close by!

If you come to the hostel, you will definitively come back!

I have done it more than 20 times...and from the first time it felt like a home ;-)

Room Tip: Private rooms are amazing for the price! The hostel dorm is pretty clean and big too!
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

I stayed here on two separate nights while traveling through San Jose to Panama and on my way back. The staff was friendly, other guests were nice, and the hostel is pretty and spacious. The wifi was good, it had lockers, and the courtyard is relaxing and pretty. It's also in a central location in San Jose. I'd definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed August 18, 2013

We're currently staying here for the second time and considering coming back before we hit the last stop of our trip. Atmosphere-wise, this was one of the best places we've ever stayed at, travelers here hit it off quickly and end up talking in the backyard till late at night. It is clean, with a kitchen, comfortable beds and really nice and helpful staff. The staff and the owner are always around for a chat or to give you recommendations and advice on your further travelling. We actually didn't know that breakfast was included in the already awesome rate so we're really looking forward to tomorrow as we had to leave too early the first time...If you're staying in San Jose for a while or even if your just looking to spent the night before taking the bus to your next destination, I completely recommend this place to anyone. Enjoy your sty!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hostel Casa Del Parque
Address: Calle 19, Ave 3era, Casa 172, 1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 109 Specialty Lodging in San Jose Metro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hostel Casa Del Parque 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Uniquely located, the hostel offers a refreshing escape from the city, while being centrally located. Some of the oldest trees in the city make up the neighbourhood within San Jose's Parque Nacional which is located directly in front of the hostel. With a long history of happy travellers, our guests often extend their stay at La Casa del Parque to enjoy the home-stay like feel and relaxed social environment it provides. Get advice on which places to visit in our country from our friendly staff for NO ADDITIONAL COST. Curl up with a book from our library beneath the grand chandelier, enjoy the sunshine in our tropical garden patio, join us for a chat around the dining table, or relax in the separate cosy TV room and chill out with a movie. We offer free: WI-FI all over the house, luggage storage, fresh Costa Rican coffee and teas. Internet desk, cable TV, DVD player, stereo and CD player, a kitchenette station available to guests and some of the best advice in town. You can also enjoy Delicious local coffees and fantastic vegetarian food made with all local, organic produce at our restaurant Jardin del Parque, located at the front entrance of the hostel (open 11am-7pm). ... more   less 
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Hostel Casa Del Parque Hotel San Jose Metro
Hostel Casa Del Parque Province Of San Jose, Costa Rica

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