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Gaudys Backpackers - Hostel, San Jose

2-star2 stars
avenida 5 entre calle 36 y 38, de la toyota 200 norte y 50 este, San Jose, San Jose, 10104, Costa Rica

Walking distance from Museum of Costa Rican Art
  • Free local cuisine breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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From 222 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • I can not say more good things about Gaudys...from the moment I arrived to the minute I…Mar. 16, 2019
  • The staff are marvelous and so incredibly helpful. The hotel is very clean, decent…Nov. 21, 2018

Gaudys Backpackers - Hostel, San Jose

from $17 CAD
  • Basic Double Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Non Smoking
  • Family Room, Non Smoking
  • Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Non Smoking

What’s around Gaudys Backpackers - Hostel, San Jose


  • Museum of Costa Rican Art - 10 min walk
  • Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica) - 20 min walk
  • Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) - 29 min walk
  • National Theater - 30 min walk
  • National Center of Art and Culture - 34 min walk
  • Jade Museum - 34 min walk
  • Parque Nacional - 35 min walk
  • National Museum of Costa Rica - 36 min walk

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 17 min drive
  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 8 min drive
  • San Jose Contraloria Station - 15 min walk
  • San Jose Cemetery Station - 19 min walk
  • San Jose Sabana Station - 26 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 16 rooms


  • Check-in time noon-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free (dogs and cats only)

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • No parking

  • Free self parking

  • Free nearby parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free local cuisine breakfast daily
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

Gaudys Backpackers - Hostel, San Jose’s small print

Also known as

  • Gaudys Backpackers Hostel San Jose
  • Gaudys Backpackers Hostel
  • Gaudys Backpackers San Jose
  • Gaudys Backpackers Hostel Jose
  • Gaudys Backpackers - Hostel San Jose
  • Gaudys Backpackers - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

Pet deposit: USD 100 per stay

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 26 per person (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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