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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%
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    Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

    This is probably the best hostel in a Central American capital I ever stayed at (price-quality-ratio and I traveled a lot). With an ambiance as if you would live in someone's house, it is lovingly furnished, well-maintained and aligned to travelers and living needs. You...More

    Thank Susanne W
    Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

    I found the hostel online and it looked friendly, clean and good price. All I need just for a recover sleep. I went there already with the price I was online without making a reservation ($10), got there and Claudia told the price was another...More

    1  Thank Ariadne N
    Response from Andres G, Manager at Gaudy's Backpacker HostelResponded 1 February 2017

    HI Ariadne, You are right, you paid $10 for a bed without breakfast (which you got for free) you wanted a bed in a shared dorm, the only bed we had available that night, when you came down to the reception, caludia told you we...More

    Reviewed 31 January 2017

    Although super fast its amongst the worst experiences I've ever had. If you are a traveller who also work during your trip DO NOT STAY IN THIS PLACE. The guy who were in duty couldn't be more rude and tried charging us money for using...More

    1  Thank Gabriel S
    Response from Andres G, Manager at Gaudy's Backpacker HostelResponded 1 February 2017

    Just 1 thing to say, you didnt stay here, you came as a visitor and stayed for a few hours using the wifi, having coffee, using the bathrooms and all the facilities, when you were told that if you want to stay longer using all...More

    Reviewed 31 January 2017

    great hostel with a lot of cozy common areas and clean rooms (or at least the one we stayed in!). Service was excellent. Also offers a shuttle service to the airport, which is cheaper than most taxis would charge. If you're looking for a quick...More

    Thank Maxime G
    Reviewed 9 January 2017

    We stayed here for a quick overnight. It was noisy and we felt overpriced. We were frustrated that they did not have any bottled water we could purchase and they said there was no where close that it was safe for us to walk to...More

    Thank Katya S
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Number of rooms
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    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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