About this listing
Private room in 1st floor near UCR, adjacent shared bathroom, hot water, 1 double precious wood bed, quality mattress, TV Wireless internet, 4 parks, Store 1 block away: 2 suprmrkts, 2 banks, 3 pharmacies, sports campus 5 blocks
Cozy room on first floor. One double precious wood cedar bed. 1 big windows, nice lighting and air. Wireless internet. Hot shower no sketchy electric shower head. Clean linens and towels provided. 2 pillows per person.
Living room , dinning room, terrace . Safe Street parking available. Modest laundry fee. Our housekeeper would be happy to wash, dry and iron your clothing.
House garage is used for furniture storage at the moment.
Interaction with guests
As much as you like. Happy to help guide your travels or leave you to your own devices.
Quiet and centric east side suburb. Neighborhood near several colleges, mainly the University of Costa Rica. One entrance to residential area, so it is private and safe. 4 parks in the neighborhood. One small convenience store open even on weekends. Vegetable store and beauty salon 2 blocks away. Walking distance to college sports campus about 5 blocks west for walking or jogging. About 5 blocks towards the east, 2 supermarkets, two banks , 3 pharmacies, movie rentals, dry cleaners. 2 Nearby bakeries offer breakfast, lunch, fresh bread and baked goods. If you wake up early you can catch a glimpse of many birds, like parakeets, montezuma oropendola ,rufous collared sparrow, mangrove swallows, etc.
5 kms from downtown San José. A bus stop at Sabanilla park is 5 blocks away, bus line takes you to downtown SJO in about 20 minutes (realistically) approx. 50 cents a ride. You can take red official taxis, first kilometer 1.75 usd approx. Or we can call one for you.Uber is available. Property allows street parking,in closed off residential area. Airport shuttle is priced separately but available for booking. We can book reliable shared shuttles or private shuttles to beaches and other attractions (safest,convenient, cheapest transportation).
Other things to note
4 malls nearby: Mall San Pedro (bus line) (Food court, Tommy Hilfiger,banks, movie theater) 2 kms west towards downtown.
Plaza Carolina same route (McDonald's, Applebys, Cosi, Scotiabank).
Plaza del Sol 3kms south (Automercado, Food Court, Health store)
Multiplaza del Este 4 kms south(movie theater, banks, Zara, Esprit, Swarovski)
Plaza Lincoln 3 kms north(movie theater, Mango, Forever 21, New Balance).
Private clinics in 4 km radius Hotel Hospital La Católica, Clínica Jerusalem, Hospital La California. In 6 km radius 1 bigger clinic Clinica Biblica and 1 public hospital Calderon Guardia.
Must love dogs. We have a big golden retriever that will greet you with love. Must keep him inside property, he will try to persuade you to take him with you!
Use house like home, tidy up around the house, your room is your haven for temporarily, reparable chaos.
No drugs , no visitors, no escorts. We are law abiding citizens.
Please keep your valuables locked in suitcase. We have a wonderful housekeeper and would hate to lose her over a misunderstanding.
We advice you to keep valuables from sight in your rental car.
Please enjoy the house and the neighborhood! We would truly love it if you would come back again and again!
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
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I live in San Jose, Costa Rica, love to travel, I am a foodie and enjoy meeting new people. I have been called a great host by visiting colleagues and intl. Volunteers.
We will try to make your stay fun.
Welcome to your next adventure!