Gaudys Backpackers Hostel

Over than 600 reviews and still one of the top 5, on our way to be the voted hostel #1 in Costa Rica again!


Gaudy's has been operating for over 12 years, we have always been recognized for our cleanliness, hospitality, unbeatable location.
if you read other costumers reviews you'll see why.
Very friendly and helpful staff, they are always ready to give advice and recommendations on where to go and what to do in San Jose and Costa Rica.

Comfy beds guaranteed
Like at home, super clean beds, you won't want to get out of bed they are so comfortable!! No more back pains because of cheap beds. You deserve to be guaranteed your sleep in comfort....

Best of all we provide friendly, expert local advice, advice you can trust and rely on.

Important info
Please note check-in times are from 11 AM, make sure you set up your arrival time correctly.

Cleanest hostel you would find in San Jose, Couldn't be in a better location near by banks, supermarkets, main street in San Jose, largest park in San Jose, 10 minutes walk to downtown and 2 blocks away from the bus stop to/from the international airport, walking distance to the main bus terminals in San Jose (coca cola, ticabus, terminal atlantico norte)

Notice: Some taxi drivers say we are full or that they don't know were we are located, they do this as they would try to take you to another hostel where they get commissions form, so if this happens to you just tell him you have a reservation here, we'll hold the room until you show up.

We offer different type of rooms such as singles, doubles and dorms. You'll get free internet 24/7, Wi-Fi zone, free coffee and tea all day. Kitchen facilities, TV room with cable TV, books to read in your free time, free security boxes, free storage room, hot showers, linen included, hammocks to relax in our garden, all within a very clean and lovely house!

We provide transport to and from the airport at a rate lower than the regular taxis. $24 (1-2 person), 3 or more $9 per person.
We also offer tours to volcanoes, beaches, canopy,rafting,waterfalls and much more with the lowest rates!
Come here and feel like at home in a very familiar environment! Get to meet other travelers as well as our very nice and bilingual staff!
Our staff is available to you 24 hours a day and will provide you with free maps, bus schedule and other info!

No curfew!