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Gaudy's Backpacker Hostel

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were booked in to stay for two nights but found that the hostel is so clean and well organised with very friendly staff that rather than change location we booked in for the whole week. The breakfasts are wonderful! We took advantage of the airport taxi service which took away the worry of arriving late in the evening. Also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say enough good things about Gaudy's. Even before I arrived, the staff and service was great. They were very responsive with helping book my accommodations and even booking tours to different excursions outside of San Jose. I was so grateful they also offer the option of booking a ride to/from the airport, especially from the airport as it... More 

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Tring, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Gaudy's in July 2016 with a team of World Challenge students. We were made to feel very welcome, despite our late arrival time, and were able to make use of both the wifi and the proprietor's extensive knowledge of the city to plan our activities and transport for our first few days in Costa Rica. The hostel... More 

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Merano, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at the hostel was fine and the lady there was really helpful. What was most touching though was when we went back a week later, to rendez vous with person collecting car hire- we asked if we could come in to use their wifi and they very kindly agreed and helped us arrange some logistics for our onwards... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

I stayed at Gaudy's twice during July/August 2016 as part of a group of 15. The hostel is based is a quiet area of the city, about 20 minutes walk from the centre, although there are a number supermarkets, bakeries, banks, etc located within a few minutes stroll. Luckily I had a room to myself, with bathroom... other shared in... More 

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Austrian Alps, Austria
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

I got the tip from a friend, so I booked in and was surely surprised what I got for the money. The hostel is clean, staff very friendly and helpful, secure and central placed. They have private as well as dorm rooms what includes breakfast in the morning. The kitchen is well sorted, the living room big with TV and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Clean, friendly, cozy place! Fernando, the receptionist is very helpful with all questions and tour/transportation bookings. Was there during low season so hostel was pretty quiet. Breakfast and coffee/tea included. Good for a night's stopover! Would recommend.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

This is a nice quiet hostel in a convenient location with all I needed nearby, food, shops and a great park to walk in. The staff here are great with good recommendations and happy to help out. I certainly tested out their patience by my number of questions, losing things and needing them to help with translations and they have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Gaudy's is an amazing hostel which offered us comfortable accommodation for 11 people as well as help planning accommodation for the rest of our trip round costa rica. The staff are helpful and lovely, even giving us all a key ring for being good customers after we returned a number of times. The facilities are great and the hostel felt... More 

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little hostel! Staff was awesome, the room that accommodated our family w/ private bath was functional and clean. There are lots of common areas and a place to cook of course, along with a simple breakfast. If we return to San Jose for a few days or a week to explore the area in depth it... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in a safe neighborhood of San Jsoe, a few steps of: 3 different banks, supermarkets open untill midnight, main street in san jose, all fast food restaurants (KFC, taco bell, wendys, subway...)2 minutes taxi ride from coca cola bus station (buses to pacif zone), ticabus (buses to all central america), sabana park (largest park in san jose)As you can see, you will all what you need close by.We also offer: free breakfast, internet, wifi, parking,kitchen, dvds to watch, cooffe and tea all day ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gaudy's Backpacker Hostel

Address: Ave. 5, Calle 36 y 38, Casa 3636 | near Banco de Costa Rica de Paseo Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $13 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Gaudy`s Backpacker Hotel San Jose
Gaudy's Backpacker Hostel Costa Rica/San Jose
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