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75m Norte del Perimercados de Vargas Araya White house #777, hedge fence, San Pedro 545-2070 Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
Free Parking
2.5 Star accommodation
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Paris, France
Reviewed 20 Aug 2018via mobile
Shirani is very welcoming and always there when you have a question. My friends and I were exchange students in San José and he always gave us advices or recomodations about Costa Rican places.
I’ve spent 7 months there and I never had any problem.
Also, the Kibi Kibi house is very clean and calm, you can enjoy the very cute garden for taning or reading.
I recomend the Kibi Kibi house !!
Thank julianemoreau
Laura H
Reviewed 26 Jul 2018
I lived in Casa Kibi Kibi for one wonderful year. I had two different rooms while I lived there and both were fantastic. I shared the living room, kitchens, and bathroom with the other guests. I especially loved that every thursday Erica would clean my room and change my sheets, it would always smell amazing afterwards. There are laundry facilities there but it's expensive so many people went to the lavanderia. Shirani is a great guy and so helpful. Its literally across the street from a supermarket, around the corner from the bus stop, and very close to some bars and an even bigger super market. If my family ever visits I will demand they stay here.
Thank Laura H
Gavin S
Juan-Les-Pins, France
Reviewed 6 Jul 2018via mobile
Friendly and helpful owner. Fun and happy guests. Community spirit in small guesthouse. Awesome courtyard. Private bathrooms. Amazing location.There was even yoga every Tuesday and thursday! What more could you want in the budget range ? Nothing! Absolutely loved it and will be staying there again
Thank Gavin S
Petra G
Reviewed 16 Jun 2018
I stayed for 3 months in Casa Kibi Kibi (research internship at the Facultad de Ciencias Sociales) and really enjoyed it! Had room no. 7 which had a private bathroom and faced the beautiful garden in the center of Casa Kibi Kibi. A colibri came almost every morning which was very nice. So sitting at my table in my room, working for the internship, I had a great view :-D

I found Casa Kibi Kibi to be ideal for my purposes as it is close to the Facultad de Ciencias Sociales (UCR), close to the supermarket and ATM (both across the street) and 5 min. by foot (or even less) to the laundry service. Moreover, I really felt safe in Casa Kibi Kibi which was very important to me as a woman traveling on my own.

Arriving late on Saturday night; I was glad that the supermarkets are also opened on Sundays. So I could just cross the street on the following day to buy everthing I need.

The kitchen and living room is shared by all the residents. When I was there, a lot of people stayed there for several months. Only few stayed for one or a couple of nights. If all the rooms are occupied and depending on the "favorite mealtimes" it can get crowded in the kitchen and you might have to wait for pots and pans and the like. But if you get along well with the other residents - which I did - it's not a big problem. I liked getting to know a lot of interesting people.

There also is a bus station closeby if you want to go downtown, to UCR or some place else. All the buses headed for the rest of the country depart from downtown San José so you don't necessarily need to rent a car. You can also order a taxi right to Casa Kibi Kibi. In any case, ask Shirani, the owner. He likes to help.

I will definitely choose Casa Kibi Kibi again next time I travel to Costa Rica!
Thank Petra G
Willem v
Reviewed 1 Jun 2018via mobile
Casa Kibi Kibi is the nice place to stay when you are in San Jose. There is a supermarket in the same street, some pizza places and also a bar where you can get a beer and decent food. Also, there is a very cheap bus connection to the city centre!
Thank Willem v
Casa Kibi Kibi is a tranquil, family-run guesthouse nestled in the San Pedro area of San Jose. We specialize in long-term stays and offer very special discounts should you decide to stay with us. We offer More you a cheerful, smoke-free atmosphere with an opportunity to meet interesting people working, studying, and traveling throughout this beautiful country. Our 100% traditional, Costa Rican-owned home is located far from noisy streets and bars but within easy reach of all major amenities. You are sure to enjoy the warm, pleasant atmosphere of our little oasis! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 23 - US$ 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Pedro
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 23 - US$ 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Pedro
Traveller (16)
Room & Suite (7)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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23 September 2016|
Response from shirani m | Property representative |
Hola David, The best option is for you to check the website for Air Panama it will give you the information regarding the flights from San Jose to David. Cheers, Shirani
Room Tips
"Best rooms are the one on the garden side, far from living room (more quiet sleep) with private bathroom..."
9 Feb 2017
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"Perfectly clean and well put together, the rooms are comfortable and the house is very cozy. Very well..."
6 Oct 2016
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"Court yard rooms are the best rooms in the house."
2 Oct 2016
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"I had the room with a window towards the road, it wasn't very nice to be woken up by the..."
25 May 2016
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