I have stayed at Casa Ridgway many times over the past 7 years. I always find the hostel to be warm and welcoming. this is a great place to recuperate from flights and or long bus rides.
They always provide a good breakfast which includes fruit. a great way to start your day.
Be prepared for an older building. Good beds. And typical Tico hot water showers. New visitors to hostels or Central America may find some customs different. Great and helpful people with.years of experience.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Casa Ridgway is a small guest house located in San Jose, Costa Rica. It is operated by the non-profit organization, Centro de los Amigos para la Paz (CAP, Center of Friends for Peace). We are situated on a quiet street near the center of town, conveniently located near many popular attractions and activities. The guest house offers private rooms and dormitory bedrooms with shared bathrooms, at modest prices. A communal kitchen and patio-dining area are available to all guests. A unique feature of our rooms is that they are each in the process of being dedicated to a peace activist. Some of these activists include: Archbishop Oscar Romero, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa, Linus Pauling, Anne Frank, Chief Seattle, Aung San Sun Kyi, Leo Tolstoy, and George Bernard Shaw. In addition to supporting the operation of CAP, Casa Ridgway welcomes people from all over the world, and promotes peace through hospitality. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Casa Ridgway Hotel San Jose