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Gringo Pete's Too

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 9 February 2014

The manager at Gringo Pete's Too was very unprofessional. When checking in, the lady told us we could smoke in the courtyard and told us that the kitchen didn't close. They also didn't tell us what time they expected us to return to our rooms. When returning from a night out, the manager came down and started yelling at us...

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Broome, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed 2 nights in early Jan and wish we stayed longer. The rooms are dirt cheap, the ensuites are clean and the kitchen is sufficient for all meal prep. The free coffee at breakfast is good. And somehow, they offer the best prices for any tour, even better than going direct to the company. The place...

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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Reviewed 29 January 2014

The hostel was very nice located and the rooms were quite nice. But the people who worked there, eapecially the man, was so terribly rude that I have to write this review. He complained to us the first thing he did, about us not throwing the garbage in the right bin. Which was not right and even though, they should...

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1Thank Saramutter
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Great price and a great help with booking and adventure advice. We arrived at mid night and still got a room and a tour of the place, Pete is a great guy. His tour information was spot on open and honest and he had the best value ones in town.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Simple place, with basic rooms, and good value for money. Nice garden at the back, and the facilities are reasonably good. Quite close to the centre, so most things can be easily accessed. Excellent choice for those on a budget.

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Thank Marc C
Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2014

My husband and I recently stayed at Gringo Pete's for 3 nights in La Fortuna. You won't find a better place for this kind of money anywhere in Costa Rica! The rooms are simple, but since you're spending most of your time out doing activities in the area it doesn't matter. The kitchen is well stocked and very clean. Pete...

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 26 December 2013 via mobile

Great price and a great help with booking and adventure advice We stayed here after leaving another hostel near by. Great to have Pete openly admiring he takes commission on things you book through him, but not as much as others. His tour information was spot on open and honest and he had the best value ones in town. Night...

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Thank Fatwreckfat
London
Reviewed 22 December 2013

I nearly cancelled my booking after reading mixed reviews of this place, but I'm so glad I didn't. It offers brilliant value for money in the incredibly touristy Arenal/La Fortuna area. Sure , the rooms are basic, (a small bed, side table and no air con), but as La Fortuna is the kind of place where you'll be out on...

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Thank Catherine1981London
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2013

We kept on asking what the catch was since its only $5 a night to stay in this lovely hostel. Its spacious and it has everything a hostel needs to function properly. Tours can also be organised from here too at a discounted rate. The kitchen is well equipped and the owner gringo pete is quite an interesting fella as...

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2013

I'd read the somewhat mixed reviews about both Gringo Pete's and Gringo Pete's Too, but decided that for the price, it was worth giving it a try (I stayed in the latter). And I have no real complaints - yes, there are rules displayed, but they weren't unreasonable and following them was hardly an imposition. I had a small private...

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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 !”
BarbaraLizeth, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we chose a private room for an extra $2.00 each a night”
923shelleyl, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Second floor is a little quieter, though the stairs are treacherous”
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.”
akg96, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
“kamers op de bovenverdieping hebben een goed uitzicht, verder achterin is het rustiger”
FrykeK, 8 Mar 2015 | Read review
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