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75m Norte del Perimercados de Vargas Araya White house #777, hedge fence, San Pedro 545-2070 Costa Rica
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#2 of 17 Speciality lodging in San Pedro
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 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!
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Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
Car hire
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Lauri wrote a review Dec 2020
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This is a beautiful hostel where you can feel at home with a family atmosphere in the common areas and a high standard of cleanliness. The kitchen is very well equipped for cooking. Looking forward to comeback!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
julianemoreau wrote a review Aug 2018
Paris, France1 contribution
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 !!
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Date of stay: January 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
Laura H wrote a review Jul 2018
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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.
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Date of stay: August 2017
Trip type: Travelled solo
Gavin S wrote a review Jul 2018
Juan-Les-Pins, France1 contribution
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
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Date of stay: May 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
Petra G wrote a review Jun 2018
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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!
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Trip type: Travelled solo
US$32 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of San JoseSan Jose MetroSan Pedro
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Frequently Asked Questions about Casa Kibi Kibi
What are some of the property amenities at Casa Kibi Kibi?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, airport transportation, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at Casa Kibi Kibi?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Casa Kibi Kibi?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Casa Kibi Kibi?
Conveniently located restaurants include Parrillada Uruguaya Cafetero, El Sabor de la Tortilla, and Mr Frosty.
Does Casa Kibi Kibi have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Casa Kibi Kibi offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Casa Kibi Kibi?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Casa Kibi Kibi?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Teatro Nacional Costa Rica (4.8 km), Ruinas de Ujarras (4.3 km), and Chepeteando/ San José a pie (4.8 km).