Costa Rica Spotlight: Casa Ridgeway Hostel,San Jose, Costa Rica

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Costa Rica Spotlight: Casa Ridgeway Hostel,San Jose, Costa Rica

If you are traveling to San Jose Costa Rica  and are looking for budget accommodations and would like to be located near downtown San Jose.   Casa Ridgeway Hostel is worth looking into.  In the light of the current economic crunch it’s pricing is very reasonable.  It is different from most hostels in that it has strict rules. No drinking and no partying.  Quiet hours are enforced starting at 10 p.m.  Dorm rooms are $14 per person with shared bath.  Private rooms $19 per person with shared bath.
Private rooms with private baths are $34 for double and $22 single .  included is wireless Internet, a very nice library, and  shared sitting room with TV.

Casa Ridgeway is conveniently located west of the Justice Tribunal on a dead end street off 15th Street between Avenue 6 and 8.  You can walk to the National Museum, and other museums such as the gold museum and to the National Theatre-all located downtown  and also convenient to the major shopping area on Central Avenue.  And a short taxi ride will get you to all the public bus stations which go to all outlying towns of Costa Rica.

Casa Ridgeway is operated by Friends Peace Center which was founded by a group of Costa Ricans and Quakers from the United States, in reaction to the violence consuming Central America. The Center hosts regular discussions and many of the speakers choose to stay at Casa Ridgeway.

Please take a look at their web site for complete information  www.amigosparalapaz.org

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