Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 1 week prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Finca Escalante is PURA VIDA! Feel at home and become part of our family the instant you walk in. Located in Barrio Escalante, an outstanding cultural and gastronomical hotspot in the whole country (look it up on Google Maps). At Finca Escalante we are super passionate about our guests, we understand the needs of a traveler, which is why our friendly and knowledgeable staff is committed to going above and beyond to make sure you enjoy your stay and provide advice so you can travel smartly around the country.

Finca Escalante is located between San Jose downtown and the popular university area of San Pedro. We are close enough to the city where all the bus stations to the outskirts of the country are located and far enough so you can have a good night's sleep.
We offer several types of accommodation for different sorts of guests and travelers. In this sense we have private rooms for those people looking for a more relaxing stay, meanwhile for those venturesome travelers we have dorms fully equipped. In addition, we have the following services: computers with internet connection and Wi-Fi, walking tours through the city, parking, linen and towels, printing, coffee and tea, lockers and locks, luggage storage, tour booking and information desk, and local calls.

Finca Escalante Policies and Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival

Check in from 12:00

Check out before 11:00

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards

Taxes included

Breakfast included (Courtesy)


The reception is open from 08:00 to 22:00

No curfew View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 8.5

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    07 Sep 2022
    I really loved this hostel and the all-girls room available. Breakfast was fabulous and alllll day long there was fresh coffee. The garden is lovely, as is the house itself. Only concern: absolutely no "white noise" in our room, so when people came home we could hear them in the parking lot and their lobby conversations were as if in our own room, I could also plainly hear the people in the room next to my bed. A fan in the room (a little sound insulation) would make this 10/10. Will return!!!
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    23 Jun 2022
    I loved my stay. Blessed environment, vibe & staff. I slept great and the breakfast was Substancial. Love it! Only thing is shower floor towel could’ve been more clean. Otherwise everything was top class. 100% worth it
    Sweden, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    11 Jul 2021
    I recommend this hostel:)
    Costa Rica, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    25 Sep 2022
    Loved it!! The area felt so safe compared to the rest of San Jose, I went out alone at night and felt super comfortable. Loads of bars/restaurants in the area - has a chilled young vibe. Overall hostel vibe was really nice, quiet but I still met a few great people. The garden is beautiful and the breakfast was great. Only downside is that the dorm doors are left open and the lockers are skinny so don’t fit most backpacking bags. However, I felt safe leaving my big bag in the room.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    27 Jun 2022
    A basic hostel with friendly staff, has everything essential for a night-time base and an awesome breakfast included in the morning. Very fair price for what you get, would recommend.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9


    28 Aug 2021
    I stayed here before. Somehow the vibe changed. I like the place and the garden and that its quiet. One guy from the staff had too much perfume in it though. Every day. But in general its a nice place.
    Switzerland, Female, 31-40
  • 8.6


    05 Dec 2021
    Had a lovely stay at the hostel for three nights, the location is absolutely fantastic, there are a lot of nice bars and restaurants just around the corner. The breakfast is delicious and the staff is super friendly and helpful. The room we shared with 6 people in total was a bit small and we would have liked another bathroom to share. But overall, we were really happy!
    Germany, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 8.3


    25 Jun 2021
    We didn’t get to stay long, we had an early morning flight, but it was nice. I liked the location best, and it felt very safe and secure. We had the private room, and a couple of beds in their shared female dorm and it was decently clean, comfortable beds, and nice bathrooms. The free breakfast and coffee was a nice appeal so that we could grab something and go in the morning. The only thing I can say though is that we were thinking more hotel and it’s more of a hostel vibe.
    USA, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 8.0


    21 Jun 2021
    Fine place
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 6.6


    09 Oct 2021
    I found this property because I was looking to stay in Escalante to make going to dinners or exploring that neighborhood easier. However, I booked an all female dorm which happened to be located directly next to the check-in desk. Every noise or person checking in or arriving could be heard very loudly through the door as I was trying to fall asleep. Then the window filtered out to the parking lot next to the property so it was a lot of noise. I would not choose to stay here again.
    USA, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi