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The Casa Ridgway is a humble but VERY hospitable and affordable residence for visitors to San Jose, Costa Rica. I recommend it highly for its knowledgeable and accommodating staff, casual atmosphere, and outstanding location in the heart of San Jose. Guests are within walking distance...More
This is not the party place or a hostel to meet a lot of new friends but it is a very nice quiet hostel to relax. The rooms are clean and big, breakfast is great (fresh fruit salad, eggs, toast, coffee or tea!) good and...More
Ok, the place is weird....This place made me feel like I was in an AA meeting. Guys in and out all the time. It is a hostel but just had a weird feel.
They are nice the place is clean. They have a cat that...More
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Response from casa-ridgway, Manager at Casa Ridgway HostelResponded 3 August 2011
It is important to know that we are an NGO promoting cultures of peace and that the adjacent building is the hostel.
We host and let our partners host meetings. We regularly have central american indiginous movements, costa rica human rights groups, meetings about...More
I stayed here on two separate occasions while I was traveling throughout Costa Rica. If you are looking for peace and tranquility, this is the place. I arrived late at night during my first stay, but they had a friendly and accommodating receptionist who told...More
Our hosts in Puerto Viejo suggested we stay here. The receptionist was just wonderful - took us around to a cheap, good Tico restaurant, answered all our questions. We selected the Mahatma Gandhi room. It was neat, with an eastern-facing window, quiet and roomy.