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Del Parque Central De Alajuela, 100 metros Norte y 450 metros Oeste, 20101 Alajuela, Costa Rica – Show map
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child or adult is charged USD 20 per person per night when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 299 reviews
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Located only 8 minutes’ drive from the Juan Santamaria International Airport, this hotel offers free Wi-Fi access throughout and sun terraces around the outdoor pool.
Score from 91 reviews Very good
This attractive, family-run hotel is set adjacent from the cathedral in the historic center.
Score from 262 reviews Good
Offering an outdoor swimming pool and free Continental breakfast, Hotel Brillasol Airport is located 2 km from Alajuela city centre. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all areas.
Score from 202 reviews Good
Offering an outdoor pool, Hotel La Guaria Inn & Suites is located in Alajuela, just a 5-minute drive from Juan Santamaría International Airport.
Score from 223 reviews Good
friendly helpful staff, made me breakfast at 3:45 a.m. before leaving for airport. very clean. bus just around the corner, 5 min to airport, close to shopping
5 minute drive from the airport.
The first impression of the hotel was the front entrance I couldn't get the luggage inside the door..................... The faculty took way too long to service the clients in general.
Staff were so friendly and accommodated what I needed, good value for money
The staff were so friendly and went out of their way to help us. Responded promptly to my e-mail enquiring how best to get to them. On arrival, offered us courtesy calls, to call taxis if we required them, restaurant recommendations and marked up a map for us. Provided an early breakfast for us as we had an early flight.
The area is definitely dodgy and we were not comfortable wandering too far afield but we had been warned about that from other reviews. The room was on the small side but then the cost (when we booked) meant it was still comparatively great value for money.
Friendly and helpful staff.
Good for airport proximity, lively town but some dodgy areas. Great for bus access to San Jose and the north of Costa Rica. Fab breakfast. Staff really helpful and friendly.
After a month without reliable hot water, this was wonderful! Breakfast was good. Staff very pleasant and helpful.
windows were on the hallway, not outside- no natural light.
This small hotel is only about a 5-10 minute cab ride ($4-8 USD depending on traffic) from the airport in Alajuela. We stayed there on our first night in Costa Rica and then booked it again for our last night as we found it to be a good deal! The staff member who was there both nights we stayed there spoke perfect English and was very friendly and helpful. On our last night we had to leave at 4 AM to go to the airport, and he called our cab or us and even prepared ham and cheese sandwiches for us to take with us! If you are there in the morning, the included breakfast is good (we had gallo pinto with good juice and coffee). The place is also about a 10 min walk from the bus station to catch direct buses to San Jose, which we did on our first day. It was also a fairly quiet place to stay - at least the back rooms which are not on the street.
The second time we stayed there there was no hot water for showers!
The hotel room was quite nice and very clean. The hotel staff were accommodating for our late arrival and early departure times, which was appreciated.
We stayed in one of the rooms with two twin beds on the first floor. The room had a window looking out onto a sort of indoor lounge area with some games and books. There was a blind but it really didn't keep much of the light out. The first night we stayed there, the light from the lounge area was so bright, I had difficulty sleeping. The second night, however, someone turned off the light, so it was much better.
Staff; good price
No A/C in some rooms
Very friendly staff
Staff were very helpful with our air line tickets problems
Wake up call didn't happen . Wifi did not work in our room
Close to restautrants, Park across the street, easy access to bus lines, functional but not fancy, friendly staff
Some rooms with no outside windows
I was there at the end of peak so I could pick and choose rooms. I liked that i could get anywhere I needed to go by walking. The hotel keeps their doors locked. I felt very safe as a solo female.
The road out front is extremely loud and fast.
Location and helpfulness of staff
Our room was neat but not terribly clean. The dorm fridge had not been cleaned in some time nor had the area under the beds and bedside tables. Small window opened into interior of hotel so no fresh air or breeze except the ceiling fan.
After 22 hours travelling, this hotel, just a $5 cab ride from the airport was just fine. Clean and comfortable.
Nothing bad really, for a one night stopover
Huge bathroom, close to airport, nice staff.
No hooks for towel in bathroom, limited outlets for charging devices, odd layout.
The staff at Hotel Eskalima was very friendly and attentive. I was at the hotel before I left Costa Rica (because it's only 4.000 colones for the taxi fare to the airport) and the night staff offered to make me breakfast at 5am!
Staff are very friendly and helpful.
Proximity to airport. The staff was very helpful and attentive. Everything was neat and clean.
Very thin walls- not sound proof a bit. The doors don't seem very secure- hollow core and not very strong locksets. Lack of AC or any air flow to first floor rooms makes them hot and stuffy.
Great welcoming and very helpful staff, clean, comfortable rooms with everything you might need, close to the airport, great spa and massage, excellent value for your money.
The location is great if you are going to the airport, but not much for anything else, unless you have some business in this area.
The Staff was so friendly... we loved them. They helped us so much. The rooms were small but comfy. They gave us maps and directions that helped greatly. Thanks...
Stayed there one night because it's close to the airport. No other reason to go there really.
Has multiple beds in each room, makes it easier to book a group of travelers. Appreciate the washing and folding of laundry. Breakfast was really good.
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