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Housing UPEACE

Costa Rica Housing

Type of facilities and rates:

  • Bedroom in a homestay: Students will have the opportunity to live with a Costa Rican host family learning more about the culture, food and language. The student will have his/her own room and privacy in order to study and get some rest time. Costs may vary depending on the type of room (size, shared or own bath, additional services, etc.) and amenities offered by the hosts. In most cases, rent includes 2 meals (Monday through Friday) and 2 or 3 meals (weekends), as well as laundry and room cleaning once a week. Costs are $400 USD and up per month. There might be a few options that do not offer meals with prices from $300 USD 
  • 1,2 and 3-bedroom apartments / studios: All apartments/studios are fully furnished and equipped with the basic appliances so that students can live independently. These vary in cost, depending on the size, location and amenities offered. Usually rent includes utilities and internet service. Students are responsible for communicating with the owner and keeping the facility in proper order. Costs are between $350 – $900 USD per month. 
  • 3-4-bedroom houses: Students may be able to choose a house and share the place and rent with other students. These facilities are fully furnished, and basic appliances, bedding and kitchen utensils are provided for students to live independently. Students are responsible for communicating with the owner and keeping the facility in proper order. Costs are between $900 – $1,200 USD per month.