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Hotel La Guaria Inn & Suites

225 Este Parque, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

II booked my room at La Guaria to stay for a night before going to the airport early in the morning. The hotel is perfect for that. It’s aa 5 minute drive there. After being referred to La Guaria by my favourite BnB Melrost who didn’t have rooms available I booked La Guaria before reading all the reviews here at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Stayed for one night to be able to quickly get to the airport the following morning. My first impression was great, as the woman working the desk was very kind and helpful. It was very convenient to the airport. However, there is really not much to do in walking distance from the hotel, so it is not very good to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Very nice room and the staff are incredibly friendly and helpfull! They helped us a lot with planning our trip in Costa Rica. I don't understand where all the low grades here come from (Maybe the reason has been fixed by now) but I had a very nice stay!

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Falls Church, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Like other reviewers, we were steered here by our taxi driver. Unlike some, we were quite pleased with the accommodations, location, consideration by staff and price. This was at the end of our trip, spent on the Caribbean coast, so it was quite posh by immediately previous standards. We had a day to walk around the neighborhood, by the Cathedral... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I regularly travel from Costa Rica to the States. The hotel I usually stay at was closed down so the taxi driver took me to La Guaria Inn. I was pleasantly pleased. The Managers are very nice and professional. The hotel room was large, clean, and same with the bathrooms. The breakfast served is more than adequate. Beautiful pool area.... More 

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New Castle, Indiana, Usa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

If there were a rating below 1, I would give it. I would rather sleep on the street than in this hotel another night. It is loud, dirty and unacceptable. The front desk people were very nice, raising the score from a negative number to the lowest possible rating. We are well traveled and easy to please, but this hotel... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We arrived in San Jose excited about the grand hotel we had reserved. Our taxi driver told us he would not take his kids there because of what goes on at night so he recommended another hotel closer to the airport. So we trusted the driver who seemed honest and genuinely concerned. Well, another one bites the dust. The 'hotel'... More 

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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Expat here. Thanks to Nature Air Airline changing hub airports I having stayed here once before, and had a very good experience ,decided to return. I had called ahead about 2 weeks before. When I arrived the had me down a day before. They did have a room that I stayed in. Now I kind of wished they didn't! Seems... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Unfortunately, on my last night in Costa Rica, I was taken advantage of by an unscrupulous taxi driver (yes, an official taxi). I arrived at the San Jose bus station, and after we were driving for a few miles, he claimed that there was some major problem with the route to the airport and that I would be unable to... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

My friend and I had been backpacking Costa Rica and for our last night we decided to get a hotel so we would be in a nicer place and have our own private room. Almost ALL of the hostels I stayed in were nicer than this hotel. Everything was covered in dirt and was broken. It was very expensive for... More 

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