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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 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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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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Sydney, Australia
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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 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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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
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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 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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Seattle, Washington
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Clean place with nice staff (one spoke better english than the other). I had a private room with private bath. No windows in room but my door opened into the courtyard like area with fresh air. The wifi worked well. Felt safe especially with locked gate at night. Very easy to walk to restaurants and center of town. Took a... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

This is a basic hostel that provides transportation to the airport starting at 4:45 in the morning. It took us 5 minutes to get to the airport. The hostel is basic but cheap, rooms are not fancy but overall clean. The staff is friendly and ready to help you with any information. We booked a room with a private bathroom... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

I stayed in this hotel one night and needed to go to the airport early morning. I liked there very much. Clean hotel and staff is very friendly and helpful. I am very thankful for free transfer to the airport. Gracias! Malle from Estonia.

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Valence, France
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

If your plane is arriving late or leaving early from San José this place is for you! Operated by a friendly local family the hostel has clean rooms and decent amenities to rest after/prepare before your trip. Common areas clearly lack charm but you won't be spending time there anyway. The free shuttle TO the airport (no shuttle FROM the... More 

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