Guest Comments

Comments from satisfied visitors from The Netherlands

The Hostel is situated in one of the better parts of San Jose, you can reach the city center by a short walk. We had a 3-bed room with shared bathroom. The hostel is a beautiful old colonial spacious house with a nice patio. The rooms and the bathroom were clean, there is a kitchen with free coffee. The stuff is super friendly and helpful, they can arrange tours for you. Free Internet and W-Lan. Good option in San Jose.

Stuttgart, Germany
Apr 24, 2011


The Hostel Casa Del Parque is really a nice place to stay.
It is a former house, with lovely and bright rooms, a terrace, etc. You will really feel like home.
Quiet at night but lively atmosphere, you have everything you need at your disposal… Kitchen fully equiped, hot shower, good beds, cable tv and dvd player, free internet and wifi, book exchange…

The host could not be friendlier, Amanda will be there for you for anything you need. She has been travelling a lot in the country and around the world and will give you precious advises for your trips along the Costa Rica. The hostel offers also diffferent day tours, to areas around, or for rafting and other activities.

Well, I made the hostel my HQ for the 4 weeks I spent in Costa Rica, going from west to east, south to north. I have been travelling for almost 7 months now, and it was really nice to feel like “going back home” between my several 4-5 days trips.

I had a great time there. Hope you will too !

Brussels, Belgium
Apr 23, 2011


Me and my boyfriend had been travelling for five months through Central America. We had been in many kinds of hostels and campings, but we got tired of all the parties and drinking -the more you travel, the more you enjoy all the small “luxyries”, like good beds, quietness, friendly and relaxing athmosphere and clean kitchen! Casa del parque is all that, and more!

When we came to the hostel, I thought we came to a wrong hotel because it was so clean and looked like a 5-star hotel lobby with its tasteful decoration and big comfy leather sofa at the corner. The hostess Amanda welcomed us, took us for a tour and we felt like home right away.

The dorm is a big room with beds, so if someone is talking early in the morning or late at night in the room, it might disturb your sleep. But there is a quiet time at And everybody normally respect that.

Also the shopping area and all the services are at a walking distance.

Tampere, Finland.
Apr 18, 2011

We stayed here for 2 nights in April, the place has a really nice atmosphere and security is excellent! The hostess; Amanda is the best you can get, she’s really helpful and super friendly. The dorm is ok with good beds, however an extra shower and toilet would be nice as there was a long que in the morning. We also slept in the deluxe private room, with a huge bathroom (bit old though) and a superkingsize bed.

Apr 05, 2011

Very friendly and informative staff – place is more like a large mansion with beautiful interior than a hostel. Highly recommend this place.

Mar 22, 2011

Staff was amazing! Had the best night while staying at this hostel, met some amazing people and felt like I was at home! Highly recommend this place!

Genaye Mowrer.
Mar 19, 2011

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