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.

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

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

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  • Nice Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Shakti Hostel located in the center of the capital city of Costa Rica and embodies what the name signifys, which is energy, strength and power, to create a healthy, comfortable and different accomodation type, near the center of interest of this important city.

It's that creative energy that gives the guest an environment that encourages their senses, and serves as a place of rest and relaxation.

Our visitors can also enjoy a delicious healthy meal in our restaurant.

Please note:
Check in: 1 pm
Check out: 11 am

Credit Cards not accepted as payment upon arrival, cash only please
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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 6.7

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 8.0

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 8.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    07 Jun 2019
    Well priced hostel less than a 10 minute walk to the Trapoca bus station. Staff are friendly and helpful - our flight was delayed so we didn't arrive until after midnight. The lady who let us in was fantastic, showed us around and gave us each a bowl of soup. There was also a complimentary breakfast but we sadly had to leave early so missed it. I would happily stay there again if I find myself in San Jose.
    England, Mixed Group, 31-40
  • 9.7


    06 Nov 2019
    This hostel was very close to downtown core and all services (restaurants, banks, grocery stores, museums, parks. The only possible downside is that the train ran right down the street throughout the day and early evening and they weren't afraid to use their loud horn at crossings. My room was farthest away from the street and I did get used to it. Lovely large room, hot shower, towel service. Included breakfast which was in a downstairs restaurant; the food was ordered off the menu and great.
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    02 Mar 2019
    Very kind and welcoming atmosphere, staff very helpful with any question, felt very comfortable
    Greece, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    01 Dec 2017
    Great staff, complimentary substantial breakfast and soup for dinner, and walking distance to all the sights. It was a little noisy because a one-car train goes down the street, just bring ear plugs. Also the "suicide shower" wasn't working so the water was ice cold and the weather was still cool. All in all great value for the money and i will be staying there the night before I fly out.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.4


    29 Mar 2019
    Very friendly and helpfull staff. Large and clean room.
    Belgium, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    04 Nov 2017
    I had a good stay at the Shakti the lady running it could not have been more help. She did nkt have a reord of my booking but this was soon sorted once I had spoken to someone on the phone who spoke E glish as my Spa ish is very poor.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 8.9


    26 Feb 2019
    nice stuff and location but the train is really loud
    Switzerland, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    05 Jun 2017
    Wonderful, friendly women run this place. They do everything they can to make you feel welcome, including serving freshly made fruit-juice upon arrival. They have stored equipment and luggage for us while traveling to other places. The only problem with Shakti is the noise. There is a train line that runs right in front, and the train bell is DEAFENING! For sure bring earplugs. Recently a disco seems to have opened up nearby too, adding to the nocturnal noise situation.
    Canada, Female, 41+
  • 8.6


    11 Jan 2020
    Not as noisy as some reviews have said, I felt. Breakfast very nice. Not much English spoken but friendly staff can get the message across.
    England, Couple, 41+
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    26 Jul 2017
    The hostel itself is great. Nice sized, clean rooms and bathroom. Friendly staff. Delicious breakfast included in price and basically also free dinner as the hostel makes a hearty soup every evening and puts it in the hostel kitchen for the guests. The huge issue is outside the hostel - a ridiculously loud train whistles and blows all day long (starting at 4am!) and shakes the house. It's really a shame because the hostel itself is great, but if you want a good nights sleep it can't be recommend
    Switzerland, Male, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room