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Reviewed 9 February 2014

This has been one wonderful experience, staying at Hostel Bekuo. There was an immediate homely and comforting impression when I arrived, rooms filled with colourful, art and inspirational messsages all over the place!! I could live here. it felt like the next place to home....More

Thank Carise F
Response from becauseiamhappy, Owner at Hostel BekuoResponded 13 February 2014

Awwwww!!! We all miss you so much already! I'm glad you arrived safely back to England. It was a pleasure to have you stay at the hostel. I hope that your studies continue as you plan, and if you ever decide to take a break,...More

Reviewed 2 February 2014

So glad we found this place to stay in San Jose. The dorm rooms were clean and comfortable with a large bathroom, and the communal spaces were really pleasant to hang around in. Brian and all the staff were really friendly and welcoming. On our...More

Thank robotwigs
Response from becauseiamhappy, Owner at Hostel BekuoResponded 4 February 2014

Wow!!! That is an awesome Tripadvisor name... I had a blast hanging out with you guys, and yes, it was a shame that you had to leave. La Feria Verde (the organic market, in Barrio Aranjuez) is a perfect way to start a Saturday morning....More

Reviewed 2 February 2014

We booked the Hostel because it had so many good recommandations, but for me it was not really the right choice. The rooms were okay, though not very clean - and the "double bed" had more of a self-build construction. But our room was located...More

1  Thank CRN2011
Response from becauseiamhappy, Owner at Hostel BekuoResponded 4 February 2014

Hello and good day, I am so sorry that you did not sleep well the night that you were at Hostel Bekuo. I know which room you are talking about, and yes, that room can get some crossing sounds sometimes, but our hostel is generally...More

Reviewed 25 January 2014

I always stay at Hostel Bekuo when I'm in San Jose and love my time there. Carey (sp?) makes perfect pancakes with fresh pineapple every morning which is a great way to start off the day. On my last trip, I even got to try...More

Thank mrdavidfelix
Response from becauseiamhappy, Owner at Hostel BekuoResponded 4 February 2014

Hey there, Thank you so much for the review. Caryn definitely has some pancake skills in the kitchen, and she's actually been baking a lot since we got our new oven. About 3 times a week she'll prepare some solid treats, and pass them out...More

Reviewed 28 December 2013

Warm, welcoming environment. Great atmosphere. Around 20-30 minutes walk to museums and main bus stops. Staff were helpful and considerate. Clean rooms, kitchen, and washrooms. Breakfast consisted of pancakes and fruit. Great value!More

Thank Hylonomus
Response from becauseiamhappy, Owner at Hostel BekuoResponded 17 January 2014

Woot Woot!!! We love every review that positively reflects our staff (#1), the cleanliness, and the atmosphere of the hostel. We are constantly striving to please everyone. We've got a pretty chill environment, but offer many exciting things to do around town during the day...More

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Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Multilingual Staff
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US$13 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Yes. They can exchange small amounts. I exchanged larger amounts - $ 100 + - at one of the banks in the city center. I think it was BC, Banco Central.
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"Stayed in the Cataracta room. Nice and close to the garden"
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