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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 Hostelworld.com you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by Hostelworld.com and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com 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.
  • Hostelworld.com 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."

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

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Nice Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Pension de la Cuesta B&B
built in 1920, first Bed and Breakfast of the capital of Costa Rica, San Jose, it was once home and art gallery to a bevy of local and expatriate artists, including Otto Apuy, Diedre Hyde, and Guillermo Conte, as well as other poets, writers and filmmakers, a place where artists and authors gathered together in its past time.
With its handcrafted classic wood frame structure of the entrance and the interior design like colonial style mosaic tile floor of early 19th century, you can see the traces of Costa Rican history and art trough the building. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 6.7

  • Security 6.7

  • Location 6.7

  • Staff 8.7

  • Atmosphere 5.3

  • Cleanliness 6.7

  • Facilities 6.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    29 Mar 2018
    We were here only for an overnight layover, but the staff was very kind and attentive to all our needs. Very safe and close location to nearby restaurants, and a 20-25 minute drive to the airport. Would stay here again for a longer stay.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    26 Sep 2018
    We barely stayed here a night (arrived around 12pm, left 3am the next day) but the staff was super helpful explaining where to get dinner and how to explore the city. Great location, near all the markets and a big square. Cute hostel, and there was a nice cafe beneath.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    09 May 2018
    Good, quiet place to stay. The wifi didn't work, and the breakfast was not great.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    05 Feb 2017
    The location of the hostel is good, perhaps a 5-10min walk from the central avenidas/calles. In terms of the rooms, they are clean and of a fair size. I have read previous reviews where they said that the hostel was noisy due to its location? I found nothing of the sort. Beds were comfortable and sleep was easy. Wifi is good but the hostel also has two computers with good internet access for customer use. Showers are ok, hot water is rare to find
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 6.9

    Good

    15 Mar 2018
    Was a very good location, staff was ok, place over roll was just a bed to sleep and go , room are small for 4 bed and blankets are not thes best !!!! But it was clean and conbinient and cheap, just open to new adventure .😳
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 6.0

    Good

    10 Jun 2017
    The staff was very friendly and the price was good, but these were the only good things. This place deteriorated since I stayed there two years ago. It is now dirty and in disrepair. The kitchen was particularly dirty: garbage not emptied until it overflowed, filthy fridge, dishes and utensils were not cleaned well. In the dining room, the tablecloth looked dirty as well, and there were ants crawling everywhere. I will not stay there again; there are other budget options nearby.
    Canada, Female, 41+
  • 5.4

    Rating

    08 Feb 2017
    Even though I booked well in advance, when I got there, they told me they're overbooked and sent me to a different hostel.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 4.9

    Rating

    07 Oct 2018
    Ants on the table, limited bathrooms, WiFi not the best and no atmosphere at all. Bedroom right next to the main road so couldn’t sleep past 5am. Location was central and provided rice beans and egg for breakfast.
    Scotland, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels Included
General
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • Airport Transfers
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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