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Hostel Trotamundos

Av 5, between street 2-4, One Block north and half block west from Juan Sant, Alajuela 1614050, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am glad I found this peaceful, charming hostel in Alajuela. The man who ran it was very friendly and helpful. Excellent price for a private room with bathroom. A huge bonus was the free shuttle to the airport in the morning. I'll definitely go back there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had visited Costa Rica for about a week before going to the airport to find out a volcano had erupted effectively canceling all flights. To top it off, there were no more seats available on any flights until Friday. After sitting at the airport for hours getting drunk on Ron & Colas and feigning hope for... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

The staff here are super friendly and helpful. The location is prime since it is so close to the airport and it is near the central parks, bus stations, market, and restaurants. The breakfast was great and for the price you can't beat it. They had fruits, bread, cereal and coffee which is more than some hostels offer. All in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

After nicaragua infected me with mites, I went to Alajeula to heal and see a doctor. I stayed here mainly for the airport shuttle and breakfast. The mattresses are nice in the dorm with a mattress cover. Wifi isn't strong but you can get it strongly in the front. Kitchen is available. Breakfast is bread, fruit, cereal and coffe or... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

So we thought this place was awesome since it had cheap dorms and a free shuttle to airport. All websites and even their signage outside says this! We arrived at 4pm and it wasn't until 9:30pm that they told us dorms were actually $12 and the shuttle is not allowed for those in dorms. We were really annoyed by them... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I spent 3 nights in a private room with bathroom (for lack of other availability). It was a comfortable and quite big room, but it was facing the road and the window couldn't be closed so it was really noisy. Even far into the night trucks and motor bikes drove by. The bathroom was small but clean. The shower only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I stayed here with a friend for one night as my friend was flying out from San Jose. The hostel staff were very friendly and the hostel was basic but had everything you needed. It is a very good choice for for budget travellers on their last night in Costa Rica. They provide free airport shuttles from 5am to 11am... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

close to the airport san jose, nice helpful staff, breakfast included, privates or dorm. i would definitely stay there again. they even got up to weak us up at half past three in the night so that we were able to catch our flight

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

As said in the title it is good value for the price, right in the city center, free shuttle. Well it is not very clean and the doors are not very safe, but as most of the visitors we took this hotel only for one night to depart early in the morning. The free shuttle was included. However, I would... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

+ good location, the taxi is Col 3000,- from the airport, 15-minute walk to the bus station + friendly and helpful owners + relatively clean + wifi = so so breakfast - loud! - smoke area near the rooms - rooms are fusty and small - tiny bathroom in bad condition - smelly bed - very small bathroom All in... More 

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