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Gaudy's Backpacker Hostel

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Dining (5)
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“private room”(13 reviews)
“social areas”(2 reviews)
“costa rica”(20 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 Ferenc_Bakai
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

Thank Pam P
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Clean with provided quality breakfast and knowledgeable staff. We arrived late at night - Fernando gave us all the info we needed to catch up on our late start into Costa Rica as we connected our destinations.

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Please do not stay here, they rip people off. My friend, who is a student, had to leave a week early from Costa Rica due to a family emergency and she asked for a refund FIVE days before her booking. They refused to return any...More

Thank Habiba Q
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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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Traveller (42)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (5)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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HappyVacationer710
1 June 2016|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
As far as shuttle to airport, none specifically for Gaudy's. There is taxi service but you can take the bus much cheaper both ways.
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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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