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Gringo Pete's Too

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We moved here after going to another place in town which was far more expensive for a dorm than this was for a private and were very happy. The private rooms were clean, comfortable, en suite shower and very reasonably priced. There's some very conflicting reviews on here but we couldn't fault the place especially for the price. The kitchen...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

All in all, our experience at Gringo Pete's Too was okay. There was a cockroach in our room, which we didn't appreciate. The kitchen was not well equipped: We couldn't find any mugs (only plastic cups), the plates-situation was similar (all plastic). The major reason for feeling unwell in the kitchen were ants. I'm not talking about some ants passing...

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Maleny, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2016

we stayed here two nights. cheap basic private or dorm rooms. clean and quiet with huge share kitchen and friendly service. we had two young children with us who were made to feel welcome by the staff. close to everything.

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Thank Shelley L
Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

The title says it all Go find better place to stay pay a little more and be happy Don't give your money to such a bad hostel The women on the desk need to fix up her life She need to get a new job where she doesn't need to interact with people To many rules in this place the...

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1Thank 902James
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Where to start? OK. This places main plus point is it is cheap. At $6 for a dorm and $7 or $8 for a room it is a very cheap place. But you get what you pay for... I am a backpacker on a small budget and I would NEVER go back here. Pay more, go elsewhere and enjoy your...

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3Thank SoloBurr
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Gringo Pete's was what it promised to be. Affordable, accommodating of large groups and close to town-but that's about it. We were a large group of 19 teenagers all travelling together and the owners really tried to take advantage of this. We had to push to get what we were 'entitled' to according to their advertising and were refused top...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Ahhh, Gringo Pete's. Unlike many other reviewers I did not personally have an altercation with the owner, but I must say this: he is a strange and angry man. Maybe he is the angriest man in Costa Rica. I pick this hostel for how close it is for the bus station. When I arrive, everything is normal, nice even -...

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2Thank Corriannder
Sant Pere de Ribes, Spain
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Gringo Pete's is a cheap hostel in La Fortuna. It was our cheapest private room during our trip. The room did not have shelves or a wardrobe for our clothes, so we had to put our stuff on the bed above us. Shower with hot water. In general, the room was clean, the kitchen however was so dirty I only...

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Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

The hostel itself is fine, simple but not different from other hostels in this price categorie. But the hostel does not feel comfortable because there are rules taped on the furniture litterary everywhere you go, threatening with fines if you don't follow them (we're talking about seperating the garbage in 5 different garbagediaposals, writing your name on your food in...

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Of you are looking for a cheap, convenient stay, this is the place for you! We stayed in one of the private room! The staff is very friendly, if you have the chance, do the free hotsprings! The open kitchen lacks a little bit of cookware but get the job done!

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Additional Information about Gringo Pete's Too

Address: off the main road, 350m from bus stop away from volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 11000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
Gringo Pete`s Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Gringo Pete's Too Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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“If you want to be by your own ask for a private room, for two dollars its worth it !”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraLizeth, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we chose a private room for an extra $2.00 each a night”
 of 5 bubbles 923shelleyl, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Second floor is a little quieter, though the stairs are treacherous”
 of 5 bubbles Corriannder, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
“There in 2008 when price was $2/nightly for a dorm bed. No worries. All went well, 3 nights. Treat Pete well, thanks.”
 of 5 bubbles akg96, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
“kamers op de bovenverdieping hebben een goed uitzicht, verder achterin is het rustiger”
 of 5 bubbles FrykeK, 8 Mar 2015 | Read review
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