Hostel Toruma

Central Avenue, 29 and 31 St, Barrio La California, San Jose, Province of San Jose, 68241000, Costa Rica | 2 star hostel
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Travel Blogs from San Jose

Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by tippins_rufio


... agreed to the hire. Although I thought the cost was high, hiring the driver afforded us opportunities much more valuable than the alternative, wherein without transportation we would have been stranded by the hotel pool all day. Dismayed, I waited for the shuttle to take us to the driver.

We met Luis with a smile and a handshake, and he assured us we were getting his services for a very good price. Within just a few minutes on the scenic drive with ...

Beautiful day!

A travel blog entry by yfcprojectserve


Another day in San Jose... :). It's been a blast full of laughter, good food, and newness! Lauren says: After 2 days of having cold showers we have finally figured out how to get the hot water pumping and it was a very exciting milestone for us. Besides being excited about the hot water we have also built some great relationships with the Spanish staff here. They are so friendly and we are all getting along great. The kids games ...

Lo siento, no hablo español

A travel blog entry by cookcorn


... struggling to get past the fact that Jack was born in Amsterdam but didn't have a Dutch passport - she'd missed the fact that both Willem and I were born in countries other than the ones for which we had documentation. She gave up her line of questioning when it became obvious that we really didn't have the language skills to explain it - my Spanish is pretty much limited to "sorry I don't speak Spanish, do you speak English?, ...

Getting Started in San Jose

A travel blog entry by bob_and_lana


... across a group of coffee pickers and stopped for a very interesting conversation by way of Rafael’s translation. The top picker that day had made the equivalent of $32 for 8-9 hours of work. Whole families were in the fields and one 7-year old girl was quite proud that this was her first year to pick. "I’ll buy food and some clothes," she replied when we asked how she would ...

Got my walking shoes on!

A travel blog entry by ashleysblog

... wide selection of choices at the grocery store. I think I am going to need to learn how to make some local dishes. Maybe some cooking lessons are in order! After getting out of the grocery store our plan was to catch a taxi back to our apartment so that we didn’t need to carry all of our things. Well after waiting a while we didn’t get a cab so we decided to go into the store and get one of the bags on wheels. We packed it full ...


This 2 star hostel, located on Central Avenue, 29 and 31 St, Barrio La California, San Jose, is near Jade Museum (Museo Nacional del Jade), Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, Templo de la Musica, and Guanacaste Expeditions.
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