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Backpackers Alajuela is a beautiful hostel located in Alajuela Town Center. It features free Wi-Fi, a on-site restaurant and a free shuttle service to the airport, a 5-minute drive away.

The property offers bright private suites with beautiful views of the city. The spacious air-conditioned rooms feature hypoallergenic linens and a private bathroom with a shower and toilet.

The property also has a restaurant that serves international cuisine like pizza and pasta. There is TV room and a furnished terrace.

The tour desk can help arrange activities to local attractions like Paos Volcano, a 30-minute drive away. Guests can also explore the restaurants and sights located within a 5-minute walk of Alajuela Backpackers.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Alajuela Backpackers Airport Hostel has been welcoming guests since Sept 26, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose Alajuela Backpackers Airport Hostel

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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Los Olivos
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  • Cafe/Bar Los Olivos
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Natural Beauty
  • Lake Fraijanes
    12.4 miles
  • Mountain Volcan Poas
    16.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Juan Santamaría International Airport
    1.3 miles
  • Tobías Bolaños International Airport
    6.4 miles
  • Tambor Airport
    57.7 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Los Olivos

    Food: Italian

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Amenities of Alajuela Backpackers Airport Hostel
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Darts
  • Pool table
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Air conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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Until 11:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note that the shuttle is only available from 04:10 until 22:00.

Please inform Alajuela Backpackers Airport Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.