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

Cancellation policy of 2 days

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School 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 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Our funky Hostel TripOn Open House has a relaxed vibe. It is located in the best and safest area of San Jose, Costa Rica, in San Pedro, just 50 meters away from where the current Costa Rican president lives. Over 60 restaurants, 3 supermarkets, a mall, yoga schools and many banks are only a few minutes away. Downtown San Jose is within walking distance and the ride to Juan Santamaria International Airport only takes 30 minutes. We offer a cheap shuttle service from and to the airport. Of course we can be reached by bus as well.

We offer an AMAZING BREAKFAST EVERY MORNING, Included in the price of your bed, and our very spacious kitchen is fully equipped with a stove, oven, microwave, fridge, tableware etc.. all to make you feel like a chef inside the hostel!!

Our cosy garden with hammocks is a wonderful place to meet the other guests with interesting (travel) stories. Inside we have a pool table, an Play Station 4 and an AWESOME Retro Nintendo 64, a of course a big TV with Netflix and a balcony area.

To make you stay very comfortable our beds are equipped with curtains around the bed, electricity plugs, reading lamp, and a large locker with capacity for backpacks of more than 90lts.

They are aprox 7 bathrooms with hot shower all around the hostel, and of course we have RELIABLE WiFi throughout the entire building.

Since we understand Costa Rica is too beautiful to stay in our hostel all day we also offer tours. Questions about anything? Our friendly staff at the 24 hours-reception speaks (at least) English and Spanish.

Many guests don't want to leave anymore once they have arrived and have experienced the TripOn-effect. Come and experience it yourself!

TripOn Open House's wonderful (free!) breakfast includes:
- Several kinds of fresh fruits, like melon, banana, papaya, mango
- Cereals and Oatmeal
- Milk and Yogurt
- Pancake mix to prepare a pancake according to your own taste
- Two kinds of bread, Wheat and white
- Cheese, Ham, Jelly
- Peanut Butter
- Coffee and Tea
- Fresh Water

Further TripOn Open House offers you:

- Hot showers on 7 bathrooms available in all the hostel
- WIFI throughout the hostel
- Solid beds with very comfortable and clean mattresses, curtains and electricity plugs to charge your devices and a night lamp
- BIG FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN ! To show your cooking skills!!
- Cosy garden with hammocks
- Pool table area, Video Games, YTV with Netflix and a balcony area
- BIG lockers to store at least 90L backpacks, in all dorms
- Tours Desk
- Bilingual staff (English and Spanish) and 24-open reception

TripOn Open House Policies and Conditions.
- Check in from 14:00
- Check out before 11:00
- Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival
- Payment upon arrival by cash in Colones or US Dollars, CREDIT CARD ACCEPTED WITH 5% FEE
- Taxes included
- Towel included ONLY in Private Rooms
- Breakfast included
- No curfew
- We do not accept customers younger than 18 years
- No Refundable rates are NOT applicable at the property, only base rates

Address:De la Embajada de Colombia, 200mts al Oeste, 200mts al Norte, Av 15 Calle 39, San José, San Pedro, 11501, Costa Rica View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 8.2

  • Location 8.2

  • Staff 8.6

  • Atmosphere 8.4

  • Cleanliness 7.4

  • Facilities 7.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    17 May 2022
    Great place to stay. Perfect to do a little social media work, meet new people, cook and eat good food and most of all, sleep. I stay in cities for a very long time and try out many hostels. This is one of the best I have ever been to.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    24 Apr 2022
    Excellent will be back!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    31 Mar 2022
    Great hostel. Amazing staff
    Netherlands, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    30 Mar 2022
    Staff very helpful, comfortable one night stay, with good breakfast included.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    16 Apr 2022
    Comfortable beds, great terrace and good common areas. Great for day to chill and hang out. Breakfast is not so good (bread, cereal, jam, butter, peanut butter), but it's free and they provide los of fresh fruit. The service and personnel are great. It's in Barrio Escalante, which holds many restaurants. However, you need to walk a little (20 minutes to get to the city center).
    Mexico, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    12 Apr 2022
    Very friendly and social atmosphere. Great hostel if your just stopped through San Jose onto other parts of Costa Rica. This hostel is in a nice quiet neighborhood, but isn’t super close to downtown, so it’s not ideal if you plan on busing everywhere. Ubers and taxis aren’t expensive though. Huge lockers and big curtains around each bed to ensure today privacy.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    27 Apr 2022
    Nice hostel, has big lockers but no locks on the doors. Very clean and great breakfast. Staff was very kind and helpful
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3


    25 Apr 2022
    Had the makings of a good setup with pool table and hang out areas, but it was quite dead and no activities or anything to spark it up. Dorm was quite noisy hearing trucks and trains honking, but they have privacy curtains. Found a dead mouse in the kitchen, otherwise clean. Breakfast was nice.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 5.4


    24 Apr 2022
    The front desk person and staff were very SO nice. It seemed like a “relaxed” place. However, the rooms and bathrooms were an immediate no. I couldn’t stay the night. Everything was broken. Bed sheets had holes, locker doors were broken, only one bathroom because the other toilet was wrecked. No excuse… even for the price. The dorm room had a window to the hallway with a curtain so you could hear every noise and voice in the place. No fan or air circulation. Painful climb to the top bunk. Oof.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 5.1


    26 Apr 2022
    Unclean bathrooms - only one bathroom working for main use. Beds are unstable and lockers are broken.
    Denmark, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Internet café
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wii