Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • 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 on 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.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

deposit non -refundable.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

Artists love our hostel and return again and again.

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

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Here at Hostel Casa del Parque we offer an oasis in the city. Although we're nestled right in heart of the historic district, the mansion is situated like a pilar
amongst some of the oldest trees in the city.

The vision of this Costa Rican family-owned hostel is to share the true tradition of their country's hospitality. This property has been in the family for five generations and allows the traveler an almost home-stay experience with the freedom of a guesthouse environment.

There is no other private residence this close to the spectacular and statuesque
park. In fact, the neighborhood is the park. Upon entering, you quickly realize you've traveled back to the old days of grandeur and style.

A cascading staircase greets you in the foyer and a featured chandelier lights the elegant sitting area with a view of our indoor garden. Take time to look around the house and get a feel for the period in which it was built.
As far as night life is concerned, Barrio California in San Jose has got more restaurants and bars per square meter than anywhere else in the city. We are a stone's throw from The National Theatre and all of the major National Museums.

The guesthouse finds itself as a favorite amongst artists and musicians. The Central American Symphony members consider Casa del Parque their home when they play the National Theatre. Folk artists, dance troupes and popular bands from neighbouring countries return again and again while touring in San Jose.

For those travelers that might want to veer from typical budget hostel or party hostel environment and feel the real magic of a Costa Rican experience, our multilingual staff can guide you in any direction you may want to travel.
We offer free: WI-FI, luggage storage, fresh Costa Rican coffee and tea, cable TV, kitchenette, stereo and CD player and some of the best advice in town. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.6

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 7.5

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 7.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    28 Mar 2022
    Clean, polite, helpful, friendly. Just stayed for a quick overnight but was very happy!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    30 Jan 2022
    This was my second time staying and this time I had my dog with me, I love that they are pet friendly and the staff is very helpful. I will stay there again and highly recommend Casa Del Parque. Great place, Ali L.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.4


    10 Feb 2022
    The staff were super super kind people and I enjoyed their company. The hostel was comfortable with a great location, wonderful cat, and a convenient and yummy restaurant attached. My concerns were about security as I was traveling with a laptop. Many of the lockers were broken which didn’t spark joy and they didn’t provide the locks for them like other hostels in the area. They also didn’t provide towels or toilet paper. I don’t think I would stay here again due to these issues despite the good
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9


    02 Feb 2022
    The location is fantastic! I was able to walk everywhere I wanted to go within the city. The staff was very friendly, however they did not know the city very well and were unable to answer my questions regarding public transport and certain destinations. The storage lockers downstairs are relatively narrow so my carry on suitcase didn’t fit; they did have a place to store suitcases but it seemed fairly unmonitored even with security cameras. All the other travelers were great!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    30 Mar 2022
    Accepted only cash, which is inconvenient, especially at night.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    05 Feb 2022
    It's open space (no wall to seperate bedroom, so it's like a loft) and open windows so there are some mosquitos. Only 2 outlets for the entire the dorm room. Plugs here are two prongs. So you cant charge laptop with three prongs. Wifi is weak in bedroom but fine in lobby or living room near reception. Download 43mbps/Upload 14. You can email etc fine. Videoteleconference can lag at times. Staff is nice! Not much atmosphere. Simple place to sleep for the night.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    09 Mar 2022
    The hostel needs some upgrades.. Something like a power points for your mobile phone and electronics is a must when travelling.Not all the beds in the dorm had them which was frustrating.The pillow cases and sheets off some of the beds need to be changed too as they are ripped and look very old.
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    18 Feb 2022
    Weird vibe here. Only old travelers. The dorm is also really weird. No bunk beds, just normal beds in one big loft. Felt like I had way less privacy.
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
  • 6.0


    11 Apr 2022
    Location and security is pretty good but the staff is quite rude. One individual from the staff walked into a room where me and another guest were talking; turned on the television and then DEMANDED US TO STOP TALKING. He was completely rude and another guest who sat nearby just looked over and smiled. No respect for guests.Quiet hours start at 11pm however it was 9pm. The one staff member turned up the television volume to make a point I guess but it didn’t work. Anyway, the bathrooms not clean
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 5.7


    05 Mar 2022
    Receptionist was amazing and super friendly. Dorm room is not blocked off from the stairs in front of the main entrance so anyone coming in and out wakes you up. Bathrooms very grimey. Alcoholic staying in dorm room speaking until 1 am then started again at 5am. Also took money from my purse when left unattended for 5 minutes while receptionist gave a tour. If you're not up for partying, windows are very thin or do not close so you can hear the parties all night.
    England, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Airport Transfers
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's


  • 2013

    1st, Country Winners Costa Rica

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