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    In & Basic Hostel Lounge

    200 m South and 75 m west of Spoon, Los Yoses | Fatima's church North side, San Jose 10511, Costa Rica
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    31/12/2017 01/01/2018
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    Room & Suite (4)
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    • Excellent60%
    • Very good27%
    • Average8%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible4%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    21 - 25 of 76 reviews

    Reviewed 21 March 2015

    Me and my wife stayed for one night at in&basic. The hotel was nice and clean But this is a review about Paula and the stuff. As soon as we arrived at evening before we even got into our room, Paula was calling to agencies...More

    Thank Ohad Z
    Response from inandbasic, Owner at In & Basic Hostel LoungeResponded 22 March 2015

    My darling couple: Hope that you guys enjoy at the maximum your time in Costa Rica! Was a great hug and a real pleasure to have you in my Hostel and also to arrange all the car issues for you! All the best and happinness...More

    Reviewed 16 March 2015

    I recently stayed at In & Basic with my college rugby team and it proved to be an excellent venue for a solid price. The hostel staff is very friendly and accommodating, speak English quite well, and do all they can to make your stay...More

    Thank Matthew K
    Response from inandbasic, Owner at In & Basic Hostel LoungeResponded 17 March 2015

    Thank you so much for your kind words and review! We will keep on going improving ourselves! Hope to see you guys again in CR!! All the best! XOXO Paula

    Reviewed 10 March 2015

    I traveled with a team of about 27 guys for a week, and In&Basic was perfect for us. We all had plenty of space with clean and cozy facilities, and we were treated very well. Paula and the volunteers were amazing and they even travelled...More

    Thank Zack B
    Response from inandbasic, Owner at In & Basic Hostel LoungeResponded 11 March 2015

    One of the best groups that we ever had!! This is an exmple of discipline and good chillin: we did had a blast with them!! Hope to see you guys again; and in behalf of In&Basic Team; our Hostel will be ever you second house!!!...More

    Reviewed 10 March 2015

    Traveled here with a team of 28 people and the hostel was extremely friendly and accommodating towards all of us. They helped organize fun trips for all of us and sent someone along with us to translate on the trip. Breakfast was included and was...More

    Thank Jeremy R
    Response from inandbasic, Owner at In & Basic Hostel LoungeResponded 10 March 2015

    As we did said it before: The Michigan´s University Rugby Team ROCKS!!!! Thank you so much for such kind words to me and towards my team!! In behalf of Oriana and Elio: THANK YOU!!! and will be always a pleasure to have you guys in...More

    Reviewed 10 March 2015

    Paula and the volunteers working at In & Basic were wonderful, nice, and very accommodating. The breakfasts in the morning were always nice and they even provided dinner for our group of 27 when we arrived late at 3am. The common areas were nice and...More

    Thank Cooper S
    Response from inandbasic, Owner at In & Basic Hostel LoungeResponded 10 March 2015

    In behalf of the IN&Basic Hostel team and Owner:THANK YOU Cooper for such amazing words and recommendation!! This will be your house if you ever think to come back to Costa Rica! All the best and a great hug!! XOXO Paula

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Price range
    • US$14 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of San Jose >
    • San Jose Metro >
    • San Jose
    • Also Known As
    • In & Basic Hostel Lounge Costa Rica/San Jose
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    6 April 2015|
    Response from Alejandro C |
    Hi! you can send them an email to reservations @ inandbasic . com the owner's name is Paula and she will be very pleased to help you out. The shuttle to the hostal is really safe, the driver speak fair english (and spanish... More
    Room Tips
    "talk with paula or erika"
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    "i satyed in Pop and Classic, very good dorms!"
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    "All rooms were good. The one I stayed in up the first flight of stairs on the right had its own bathroom..."
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    "Try and get one of the rooms upstairs. The one with the shelves"
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