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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Paderborn
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Graz, Austria
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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We stayed here last night before an early flight out of San Jose. Check-in was smooth and the airport transfer at 4am was perfectly arranged. The 2 reasons I'm giving only 2stars: -the private room didn't have windows and wasn't very clean. I thought it was a bad deal for USD 33 that we paid. -but the biggest problem was... More

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Bovenkarspel, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I Spent 2 nights here: basic and clean dorm for a good price. Breakfast was nice ( fruit, bread, coffee, and cereal) and personnel is friendly. Good pick for a airport shuttle early morning since its free. The toilet and bathroom are shared though.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I stayed here for one night in a dorm room for six, before flying home from SJO. The bed was comfortable and the room was big, they had a sofa area with a large selection of books to read and an outside seating area. The guy managing the hostel was a very genuinely nice man. In the morning we were... More

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Galway, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I only stayed here one night when I arrived in San Jose. It was a quick 5 min drive from airport. The hostel was safe and in a good location. The manager was very helpful and friendly. Rooms were clean an basic.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Nice little hostel for a couple of days in Alajuela. Breakfast was ok. The staff was realy friendly and helpful. The location was perfect, near grocery store, the parke central and bus station. I recomand this hostel for couple or families

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Initially was only planning on staying two nights in Hostel Trotamundos after arriving in SJO, but because of health reasons had to stay for two nights extra. The owners were incredibly nice, they drove me to see a dokter and stayed waiting me for 2! hours waiting for the results. The room was basic, but very clean and even had... More

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Fort Collins
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We arrived to a very friendly staff member, or maybe the owner..not sure. He made sure to set up a free shuttle for us at 4AM!! I highly recommend this place. For the price, you cannot beat it, and free breakfast with a free airport shuttle. The location is good as it is close to downtown Alajuela, with everything in... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

free breakfast and kitchen access, nice staff, comfortable dorm. only minus for me was the location as it wasn't particularly convenient to the bus station, and that there wasn't a sense of community here. also a bit pricey (12/night) compared to other hostels i stayed at while in cr.

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Also Known As:
Hostel Trotamundos Costa Rica/Alajuela
Address: Av 5, between street 2-4, One Block north and half block west from Juan Sant, Alajuela 1614050, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 22 Specialty lodging in Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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