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“pub crawl”(7 reviews)
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If you've heard you should skip San Jose, you've been hanging out with the wrong people. For over six years we've been showing visitors the best of San Jose (we locals call it "Chepe"). Weather its clubbing in our weekend's Pub Crawl, sampling the...more
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1st Avenue, Streets 19 & 21 | Distrito Carmen, San Jose 10101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m a guy from Denmark travelling alone in Costa Rica, and this tour made me feel a lot more safe in the city. It was great seeing the city with a local and Amy was the perfect guide, I learned a lot about how San...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Simon K
AlejandraLopezCha, Marketing at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Simon, Thank you so much for your review, we're very happy to know you enjoyed San Jose, learned a lot and had an amazing night. It was a pleasure meeting you! Welcome back to Chepe anytime! Bests,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Carpe Chepe sent Ama to guide our party of 2 along the Central Market tour. It was on a cloudy Tuesday afternoon and it ended up being just the 2 of us. Even though it hadn't started raining Ama showed up with ponchos for us....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank GMendez497
AlejandraLopezCha, Marketing at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Giovanni, thank you so much for this amazing review! It is a pleasure for us to show the city and makes us very happy to know that you experienced, enjoyed and learned about San José. Thanks for taking the time to get to know...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hoy hicimos el tour. Nuestro guía Ama fue siempre muy gentil, siempre tenía una sonrisa y una excelente actitud. Aunque somos costarricenses aprendimos datos muy interesantes de nuestra Costa Rica. Today we get a tour. Ama, our guide was a very nice person. He always...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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AlejandraLopezCha, Marketing at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Hola Irenita, para nosotros es un gusto poder enseñar la ciudad, su historia y secretos, tanto a nacionales como visitantes....More

Reviewed 15 August 2019 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour and experience with Amaral! We had a true Costa Rican Experience with history and different tastes of of the country at the Central Market.its worth the money and its great value.Thank you Amaral!!

Date of experience: August 2019
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AlejandraLopezCha, Marketing at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2019

Thank you so much for coming to our tour and trusting us to show you, how amazing San José is :) We're so glad you enjoyed it and had an excellent experience with locals. Carpe diem, Carpe Chepe Best regards, Carpe Chepe team

Reviewed 7 August 2019

This walking tour of San Jose was enjoyable, but less informative than I had hoped. I expected to learn more about the history of San Jose and Costa Rica generally, as well as modern life and recommendations for tourists. There was some of this but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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CarpeChepe, Owner at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

Hello Riana, thanks for sharing your comments with us. We'd like to take this as an opportunity to grow and improve. Could you please share with us the date you did our tour, and what was the name of your guide? We're very passionate about...More

Reviewed 5 August 2019 via mobile

We started with a very nice pub, played fun drinking games. Cocktails were great, selection was good, but the best part of all that were the tour guides, Ama and Alejandra. We visited 4 other places, received really tasty shots at each one of them...More

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Alejandra L, Marketing at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

Dear Susie, Thank you so much for this amazing review. Also for stopping by at our beloved city and taking the time to get to know a little bit of our history and us! :) Welcome back anytime. Carpe diem, Carpe Chepe!

Reviewed 2 August 2019 via mobile

We had a great tour with Nacho - he engaged our three teenagers and told us stories of buildings that we would never have known. He helped our son buy a Costa Rican football shirt and pointed out the first McDonalds outside of North America...More

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AlejandraLopezCha, Marketing at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

Alison thank you so much for coming to the tour and taking the time to leave us a review. It makes us very happy to know that you and your family had a great experience with Carpe Chepe. Thanks for coming to San Jose and...More

Reviewed 2 August 2019

We had a great morning joining this tour.Amaral was a very knowledgeable,passionate local who took time sharing his city of San Jose with us.We had lots of wonderful food experiences att the central Market. It is a great tour, you must try this when in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Nicki O
AlejandraLopezCha, Marketing at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

Hi Nicki, Thank you so much for your review :) it helps other travelers to know about our company and mission: to make people discover and fall in love with San Jose! I hope we have succeeded. Carpe diem, Carpe Chepe

Reviewed 2 August 2019

We had an amazing tour.Amaral our local guide was very informative and interesting. We started with some history of the city and then we were introduced to the Central Market.This is where we had local food, sweet and savory, most of it delicious and tasty...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Nicki O
AlejandraLopezCha, Marketing at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

Our mission is to help visitors to discover and fall in love with our San Jose, so it's very satisfying to know you really had fun in our city. Thanks for taking the time to recommend our tour and company! :) Carpe diem, Carpe Chepe

Reviewed 30 July 2019

We originally booked the City Walk tour with transport for the following day but were offered a free upgrade to the Market Tour because they could not find a guide on short noticed. Our guide Adriana met us as we arrived with our driver near...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Vacationgirl09
AlejandraLopezCha, Marketing at Carpe Chepe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

Thank you so much for your recommendation! :) It makes us immensely happy to read this comment and know that you enjoyed San Jose, learned from our city and culture, and also shared with the locals. Welcome back anytime! Carpe diem, Carpe Chepe

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Adria H
24 August 2019|
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Response from AlejandraLopezCha | Property representative |
Hi! We offer walking tours :) Some of them include private transportation from and to your hotel depending on what you choose. If you are looking for a party tour we recommend the Pub Crawl tour, every Friday and Saturday... More
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cutietc2004
10 October 2017|
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Response from CarpeChepe | Property representative |
Greetings. We offer different tours, one of them is a Free Walking Tour through the city, but also Pub Crawls, Craft Beer Tours and some other gastronomic tours. These have a cost. For the Free Tour no reservation is... More
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ryanhardy12
28 September 2017|
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Response from CarpeChepe | Property representative |
Hello Ryan, Our bus is pretty unique, there's no way to miss it. And yes, we're in Viator too :D Hope to see you soon. Cheers!
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