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“loud, small room”
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Hostel Trotamundos
Graz, Austria
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77 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“loud, small room”
Reviewed March 1, 2014

+ good location, the taxi is Col 3000,- from the airport, 15-minute walk to the bus station
+ friendly and helpful owners
+ relatively clean
+ wifi
= so so breakfast
- loud!
- smoke area near the rooms
- rooms are fusty and small
- tiny bathroom in bad condition
- smelly bed
- very small bathroom

All in all overpriced for this kind of accomodation;

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here last night before an early flight out of San Jose. Check-in was smooth and the airport transfer at 4am was perfectly arranged.

The 2 reasons I'm giving only 2stars:
-the private room didn't have windows and wasn't very clean. I thought it was a bad deal for USD 33 that we paid.
-but the biggest problem was a large family of cockroaches that was hanging around my luggage when I woke up at 3.45. Not a relaxed way to start your day.. :(

Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Bovenkarspel, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

I Spent 2 nights here: basic and clean dorm for a good price. Breakfast was nice ( fruit, bread, coffee, and cereal) and personnel is friendly. Good pick for a airport shuttle early morning since its free. The toilet and bathroom are shared though.

Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed November 11, 2013

I stayed here for one night in a dorm room for six, before flying home from SJO. The bed was comfortable and the room was big, they had a sofa area with a large selection of books to read and an outside seating area. The guy managing the hostel was a very genuinely nice man. In the morning we were given some Costa Rican type cinnamon pancakes alongside banana and coffee.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
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Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2013

I only stayed here one night when I arrived in San Jose. It was a quick 5 min drive from airport. The hostel was safe and in a good location. The manager was very helpful and friendly. Rooms were clean an basic.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 31, 2013

Nice little hostel for a couple of days in Alajuela. Breakfast was ok. The staff was realy friendly and helpful. The location was perfect, near grocery store, the parke central and bus station. I recomand this hostel for couple or families

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2013

Initially was only planning on staying two nights in Hostel Trotamundos after arriving in SJO, but because of health reasons had to stay for two nights extra. The owners were incredibly nice, they drove me to see a dokter and stayed waiting me for 2! hours waiting for the results.
The room was basic, but very clean and even had a tv (with english channel!). Add a good breakfast (included) in the morning and this is probably the best value in town you can get.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
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Property: Hostel Trotamundos
Address: Av 5, between street 2-4, One Block north and half block west from Juan Sant, Alajuela 1614050, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 40 Specialty Lodging in Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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