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Off the Main Road, 350m From Bus Stop Away From Volcano, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 11000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Yes, it's cheap, but by the end of our three nights Pete had stopped being merely crotchedy and sarcastic and was flat-out insulting us. We felt really bad for the dog, who seemed to be in rough shape, and who we never saw receive water...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

The hostel is 'okay'. Gringo Pete is the rudest hostel proprietor I've ever met though. Upon arriving, you're taken on a tour... you get yelled at for not paying enough attention! Everyone staying here was afraid of doing something to upset Gringo Pete. Walking on...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

First place up hill from the super Christian grocery store. It's purple/pink. Cheapest place in town and on our 5 weeks of traveling. Our room was quiet and clean. NO Frills very basic but that's why cheap. Our room and private bath was $16 and...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Came to check the place, at the time it didn't seem too gross. decide because of the price one night couldn't kill us but almost did. So many bugs and animals everywhere, nothing seems clean! Couldn't wait to leave the place. Don't recommended. Rather pay...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2017

My friend and I stayed at Gringos Pete. This is the cheapest place in town so thats the reason why they dont have an internet page or a way to book by internet. Normally people just walk by. The private room from 1, 2, or...More

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Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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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 !"
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"we chose a private room for an extra $2.00 each a night"
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"Second floor is a little quieter, though the stairs are treacherous"
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"There in 2008 when price was $2/nightly for a dorm bed. No worries. All went well, 3 nights. Treat Pete..."
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