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    Gaudy's Backpacker Hostel

    Ave. 5, Calle 36 y 38, Casa 3636 | near Banco de Costa Rica de Paseo Colon, San Jose, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent38%
    • Very good32%
    • Average17%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible5%
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    Breakfast included
    Multilingual Staff
    Free Parking
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 150 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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
    Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here with a group of 13 for a World Challenge trip. Andres, the hostel owner, was very accommodating and helped us to book transport, gave us recommendations for hostels, health and safety info, maps etc. We ordered food and he cooked our evening meals....More

    Thank At933
    Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

    I travelled with a group of 19 on a school expedition. The hostel was very comfortable and clean and the breakfast amazing! (Pancakes with fruit) Andreas went over and above for us by booking our accommodation in other parts of Costa Rica, as we were...More

    Thank Kirsten W
    Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

    Cannot recommend Gaudy's more. We were a group of 19 who were treated so well during our stay. Andreas went over and above to accommodate us throughout our month long trip which required returning to San Jose multiple times. He even phoned around and booked...More

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    Reviewed March 10, 2017

    I stayed only one night in Gaudy's on my way to Puerto Viejo. Overall, it was an excellent experience! I knew I would be late because of a mechanical problem with the bus so I sent an email explaining the situation and asking them to...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Price range
    • $11 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Province of San Jose >
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    • Also Known As
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    May 31, 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.
    Room Tips
    "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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