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Eichstatt, Germany
Reviewed 30 June 2015

La Fortuna is a touristic town near the volcano Arenal. The hostel is cheap and good, you can start day trips and go swimming in some rivers with a rope swing or visit the hot springs. Everything is offered and organized by the hostel. In the evening you can chat in the big living room and kitchen with new people....

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Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 20 June 2015

It's all I needed. Pleasant to go with the small group for dinner. I enjoyed hiking up to Fortuna Fall & the night hitch hike back. Volcano "flow" is speck size boulder at night you pay to see on a mini bus ride - no big deal.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Very very cheap, (I paid $6) very clean, great kitchen which is fully equipped and very organised, also has tours which are significantly discounted compared to buying them from guides. Very friendly and welcoming, they'll show you around and tell you everything you need to know.Don't know why you'd stay anywhere else

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Vienna
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

La Fortuna is not cheap but Gringo Pete offers a nice room for only 8$. If you plan to book a tour book it also in this hostel. We asked for a combination tour (canopy, animal park and hot springs) in some agencies - the all wanted 50$ per person. If you book it via Gringo Pete you get it...

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Reviewed 20 March 2015

We stayed at Gringo Pete's Too, for two nights & couldn't have been happier with our choice! The owner was super nice & friendly! He told us about the best free & cheap spots to visit, & was very helpful when we wanted to do some of the local activities! The place is kept clean & there's a few areas...

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Dordrecht, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 8 March 2015

I stayed here for 5 days in a single room with shared bathroom. The prices are ridiculously low for what you get! The single room is really small (probably 2,5 by 3), but it's good enough. I shared the batroom with 1 other person. The view when I you step out of your room on the first floor is the...

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Thank Fryke K
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Considering it is only $6 a night for dorms it's a pretty good place. Nice big kitchen, 7 bed dorms with bathroom and good wifi. The lady working there was pretty rude, but if you can put up with that it's a decent place.

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Reviewed 3 March 2015

We stayed 2 nights at gringo petes too. There are 2 locations. Best ask before arriving. The rooms were super cheap and clean with a private bathroom for only $8 p.p. however once we wanted to check out to get our deposit we could find a single person. We rang the buzzer for 30 min. Really poor as it was...

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Porto Alegre, RS
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Me and my boyfriend spent two nights at Gringo Pete's Hostel and we loved it. It's by far the cheapest hostel we stayied in our whole trip through Costa Rica, and it's very clean. We payied UU$8 each for a private room with private bathroom, plus UU$10 - refundable when you give back the keys, towels and sheets. The hostel...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Gringo Pete's has got a nice atmosphere, knowledgable staff and a cute dog, Pelusa. Good communal kitchen, good location, just 4 blocks from the center and clean rooms. The only setback is that they don't give you sheets, only a blanket and it is quite short for tall people.

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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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“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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