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Gaudy's Backpacker

Hostel | Ave. 5 / Calle 36 y 38, Casa 36-36, Del Banco de Costa Rica de Paseo Colon, 200 al norte y, 150 al este San Jose, Costa Rica .

80.6% Overall Rating

43 out of 51 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (19/02/2015)

"Quiet neighbourhood, walking distance to the main attractions, clean rooms and super helpful staff."

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 24.00

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to San Jose?

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We are located at few steps from Paseo Colon, the commercial and banking center, near the most important park in San Jose, a few steps from the free way and a few minutes from the International Airport. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

9 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Budget Double (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

4 person (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

2 person (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

5 person (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Budget Twin (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

Twin (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Budget Triple (Private bathroom)

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About Gaudy's Backpacker

We provide:
Free internet, WI-FI zone, free coffee and tea, hot showers, kitchen facilities, laundry service, store room, great atmosphere, well located, no curfew.

We are located close to downtown banks, the biggest park in San Jose, most of the embassies, museums and airlines!

Tico times, 2004 (Costa Rica journal for English speakers)

We offer affordable comfort, a delightful residential house with a courtyard full of potted plants, a couple of hammocks and attractive patio furniture. The other large patio is being converted into a barbecue area for the use of guests. The spacious high-ceiling lounge overlooking the courtyard is a popular gathering place, furnished with comfortable sofas and dining room table. We have a great time!!

A large collage of photos on the wall is the owner's memento of many guests from all over the world who have visited Gaudy's. People of all ages stay here! One of our favorite guests was a wonderful adventurous 75 year old traveler!

See you soon!!