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Alma de Ojochal

3.0 of 5 Calle Perezoso | 800 mtrs este de Costanera, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Now I know why some reviewers have stayed here multiple times. I had originally booked the hotel because we had planned to attend the Envision Festival. As it turned out, our tickets fell through, but after three nights at Alma, we were not disappointed to miss the Festival, as it was bloody hot I was told at the Festival during... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We LOVE Alma! We are on day 13 of a 21 day CR vacation. 4th trip and 3rd stay with the guys who own Alma. Our trip began with 8 days at Alma followed by 4 days at Playa Matapalo (gorgeous beach stay at Rafiki Camping when you go there) and now at the suggestion of Scott of Alma we... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Wonderful and comfortable room in a small, well-maintained and beautifully landscaped hotel. Everything very clean. Delicious breakfast included. Cheerful, accommodating English-speaking staff. From the pool, you can look out to the ocean to one side, mountains to the other. We were in transit from San Jose to the Osa Peninsula, and the location was perfect. Only downside: poor signage from... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

very nice hotel in the hills with beautiful view. Perfect quiet rooms, clean very friendly. King size beds in best quality. No restaurant for diner in the hotel. When it rains 4 wheel drive is beneficial.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We stayed four nights at Alma and wished we could have stayed forever. We traveled with two other couples and our rooms had the ability to join balconies so that was perfect for us. Everything from the delicious breakfasts daily (something different every morning), the polite and professional service, our daily excursions booked for us, stunning views, bird/wildlife watching, clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I stayed for three nights in July 2014 and wished I could have stayed for 30 nights instead. View of ocean and Forest/Jungle area in the mountains is exceptional. I stayed in one of the top units and found it spotless, well decorated with a fabulous balcony looking out to the Pacific Ocean. Breakfast was great and lunch and or... More 

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Lawrenceburg, Indiana
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Our third trip to Alma de Ojochal after changing owners from when it was El Buena Vista. We find the accommodations extremely comfortable and love the huge back patio that the upper floor rooms have with the ocean view. A nice little wet bar/kitchenette lets you keep a few snacks and drinks around in case you want to just hang... More 

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

After a month long stay in various areas of Costa Rica, we wound down the tail end of our trip with a water taxi ride (Zuma Tours) from Montezuma to Jaco and connecting shuttle/taxi to Dominical/Ojochal. The ride to the hotel was a bit of 4-wheel drive adventure up the mountain to a truly amazing place overlooking the ocean and... More 

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Apple Valley, California
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Truly a tranquil setting amongst the tree tops overlooking the ocean. Mornings spent gazing out at the beautiful variety of birds plentiful in this little peace of heaven. The rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable. The hosts are gracious and caring. They offered help when needed and direction in choices. The food always special under Russells direction.Loved it and hope... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Russell and Scott are gracious hosts. The hotel is what everyone says! The rooms are small, but who spends time in doors anyway? Do not hesitate to visit the guys and become one of the family! Also, Russell is an amazing chef! We ate both nights we were there at El Castillo, their other place, and were so very impressed... More 

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Address: Calle Perezoso | 800 mtrs este de Costanera, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Ojochal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Alma de Ojochal 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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