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Gaudy's Backpacker Hostel

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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“private room”(13 reviews)
“costa rica”(19 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was probably my favorite place to stay on my 1 week, 3 city trip. The dorm room for 8 was nice, with sheets and blanket provided. The people were great, helpful, and extremely nice. They cooked my American breakfast before designated breakfast time b/c...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The staff at Gaudys backpackers were amazing! We were only staying for a one night layover. We were a bit stressed about an flight confirmation and the internet was down. The staff member came up with a solution after he couldn’t get it working straight...More

Thank DanRienstra
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I wanted a place to sleep one night, before going north. The Gaudy’s location is just perfect: most of the car rental offices on Paseo Colone (10min walk), foodstore is the next corner. My room was a small, internall room, perfect clean, with a good...More

Thank Earthlingman_Hun
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

The hostel has a very nice courtyard and living area to chill out. The rooms are comfortable and clean. Just a mosquito problem but I think that’s everywhere. The staff are friendly and very helpful to me. Fernando even walked me to the Soda after...More

Thank Isostel
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We stayed at the Gaudy's Hostel in San Jose on Nov.19th, 2017 It was recommended to us by someone in Monteverdi who is a local and enjoyed the clientele of the Gaudy Hostel. We found the facility to have a good location that is close...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Price range
US$11 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$11 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette
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Dining (5)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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HappyVacationer710
1 June 2016|
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Response from TaniaAMS | Reviewed this property |
We took one of the plenty taxis standing outside, it was 15000 colones for 2.
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"The dorm room at the back of the building is further from the door and quieter."
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"Balcon room is very noisy at night with the traffic light!"
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"Private rooms have en suites"
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"Rooms in the back my be quieter, but not sure how the wifi will be."
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