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 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.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Para Grupos la política de cancelación sera penalizado con un 50% si cancela 15 días antes del momento del check in y si cancela después de ese lapso de tiempo se penalizara con el 100%

en caso de no-show se cobrara la primera noche

For Groups the cancellation policy will be penalized with 50% if you cancel 15 days before the time of check in and if you cancel after that period of time it will be penalized with 100%

in case of no-show the first night will be charged

Additional Terms and Conditions

en casos de grupos se solicitara una tarjeta de crédito para realizar una verificación correspondiente a un 50% sobre el hospedaje total.

In cases of groups, a credit card is requested to perform a 50% verification of the total accommodation.

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."

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
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Nativus Art-Hostel is a petite, but delicate hostel. Situated close to the heart of San José city, the hostel is a perfect checkpoint for travellers arriving or awaiting to flight from Costa Rica. Everything has an impressive focus on details, design and art. This hostel will feel just like home for every guest. The hostel have three floors, two for rooms and a terrace with a fully equipped shared kitchen, as well as a little coffee store in the ground floor. Shuttles, tours and other activities can be arranged at front desk.

Nativus Art-Hostel Policies
& Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the totally of your stay.

Check in from 14:00 to 22:00 .
Check out before 12:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. This property may pre authorise your card before arrival.

Taxes included.
No curfew.
We do not accept customers younger than 15 years of age.
Non smoking.
Reception from 6:00 to 22:00.
Visits are allowed in the living room not in the rooms and the visiting hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Children over 15 must be accompanied by an adult or legal guardian.
no pets allowed. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.7

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 9.2

  • Cleanliness 9.9

  • Facilities 9.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    16 Jun 2022
    I really enjoyed my stay here, as the space is beautiful and clean and very quiet. Ana was a lovely host, she showed me around the facility and I felt at home right away. There are lots of little spaces in this hostel where you can have some peace and quiet, or private time -- something I find is really important for travelers these days. I will definitely be back, and I will definitely recommend this place to all of my friends traveling through San Jose. Thank you!
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    15 Apr 2022
    We're a British couple who have been travelling through Costa Rica for 6 weeks and this is the best hostel we've stayed in so far! It was perfectly clean with a large private room and clean bathroom. We really appreciated the attention the detail including the fluffy towels and delicious breakfast. As with most hostels in San Jose, it's not safe to walk around at night but Uber is very cheap (1500-2500 colones). The hosts were really friendly and happy to help. Definitely stay here!!
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0


    08 Feb 2022
    We had an amazing time at the art hostel! It was beautiful, clean and went over the top. The breakfast was such a nice bonus. Fresh fruit eggs and toast to order coffee and fresh juice! Overall awesome time here!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    14 Jan 2022
    The staff was very friendly and I felt safe with all the protocols in place for COVID. It was very convenient to most places in San Jose!
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    05 Jan 2022
    Mi estancia en Nativus fue excepcional. El hostel está muy bien administrado, siempre muy lindo y Ana es una excelente anfitriona. Sin lugar a dudas volveré.
    Argentina, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7


    13 Jun 2022
    This place is precious and very comfortable. I love the decor, it feels like way more than a hostel. The owner was very kind and helped me figure out routes and plans for my trip. Next time I’m in San Jose, I’ll be coming back here.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    29 Jan 2022
    Anna is an excellent host who runs her hostel in a very helpful, calm and competent manner. The hostel itself is really worth the price! very clean, nice and a really good shower for Costa Rica! All in all: great!
    Switzerland, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    04 Apr 2022
    This place was awesome I loved it.. it lives up to the name it’s so artsy and intricate in the details. I loved this place..
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 8.6


    03 Feb 2022
    Perfect for a couple of nights in transit, very clean, comfortable bed and good hot water
    England, Female, 41+
  • 4.3


    28 Jan 2022
    The common area of the hostel is quite nice, and having breakfast in the morning with open windows very relaxing. The hostel is located in one of the dangerous areas of San José, hence in the evening (unless you can take Uber or taxi) it doesn't feel safe to leave the hostel. The rooms were not very clean (a lot of dust under the bed).
    Belgium, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Cots Available
  • Dryer
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Linen Not Included
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Airport Transfers
  • Express check-in / out
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi