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Cala Inn Bed & Breakfast Hotel

west side of the Juan Santamaria Park, Alajuela 506, Costa Rica
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Ranked #23 of 53 Alajuela B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Detroit, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed a place to sleep/stay for literally 7 hours. Arrived at the airport after midnight, and sure enough, they were ready to receive us upon arrival (sigh of relief). It was clean enough. Breakfast was good. A piece of the roof, however, right above our heads was blowing and banging in the wind of the storm early in the... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was $40 a night for a double with a private bath, so we didn't expect much. It was clean & comfortable, & most of the time the fan was adequate, in spite of the heat & humidity. Most of the people (notably the owners) were very friendly & helpful. We also felt safe here.

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Guelph, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I stayed here for one night with my boyfriend in order to be close to the airport. Taxi only cost us 6 bucks, and was a short drive away! Very convenient location if your looking for a short stay. Breakfast was delcious and made on the spot. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Rooms however were very hot, the fan... More

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Oak Park, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

we stayed here for three nights and it was definetly worth the price! the people were really friendly even though they barely spoke english. It was very loud in the mornings because during that time costa rica was playing in the world cup so you could imagine what was going on right outside :)! Beds were kind of hard and... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
39 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We booked this hotel for one night as we had an early flight the next morning. Staff was unbelievable friendly and very helpful!! The rooms are nice and clean, 24 hour reception. Absolutely worth the money for what you get, I think. Distance to Airport; 5 minutes by Taxi.

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A well situated hotel close to the airport simple with everything we needed and calm. Very helpful receptionist.We recommend this hotel for a short pre-flight stop-over. Many restaurants and bars around.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The staff is very friendly and professional. The room with bathroom was easy, small, but tidy and clean, breakfast included. The price is absolutely fair. I would definitely stay again in this hotel for a future 1night stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Cala Inn is a small hostel in Alajuela, only few min by car from the San Jose Airport. The staff were friendly and helpful. Our room was basic but clean and with own bathroom. Fast, free Wifi access was ofered. The breakfast was also included in our rate but we didn't have time to eat because of the early morning... More

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Croissy sur Seine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

We were very surprised by a small size of the "queen room", which looked much bigger on the pictures. The shower looked a bit dangerous with the electricity heeting installed directly where the water comes out. The mirrow in the bathroom was attached on the level of our belly/chest, so we had to bend to be able to see our... More

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

I ended up staying this hotel after looking for hostel that would offer inclusive early morning transportation. I chose a dorm room, at $17 and with an inclusive taxi ride to the airport the next day. At first, I was surprised by the outside appearance of the hotel as it looks nothing like the photos! However, it was easy to... More

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Address: west side of the Juan Santamaria Park, Alajuela 506, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
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Cala Inn Bed & Breakfast is ideally located in Alajuela, Costa Rica. It is 2 miles from the country's main airport Juan Santamaría (SJO) and 15 minutes from the capital, San José. It is the logical starting point to visit the country's many beautiful beaches and national parks. It is simply the perfect base of operations for enjoying all that Costa Rica has to offer.If you are interested in Costa Rica's natural wonders: it's volcanoes, amazing waterfalls, beautiful pristine beaches, green luscious mountains, fantastic national parks with their unique and incredibly diversified flora and fauna, etc. If you are coming to party. ... more   less 
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