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Alajuela Backpackers Boutique Hostel

2.0 of 5 4th Avenue and 4th Street, Alajuela 6824 1000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    3.5 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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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The ideal place to start your journey of discovering Costa Rica. Very close to the main San Jose airport with cheap and comfy rooms/dorms. Impressive service from Spanish and English speaking staff. Perhaps the best part about the place is the access to the rest of the country. From alajuela it is easy to access the old coca-cola bus station... More 

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bloomington
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hostel which could use a little work. I stayed here because of a last minute change to my plans and needed to be near the airport. This hostel doesn't stand out. I walked right past it before walking across the street and then recognizing the building from the picture. A hotel or hostel should stand out. The... More 

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Granada, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really surprised how nice this big hostel was!. The rooms were very clean and even though there were very few bathrooms and showers for all of us we didn´t have any problems. The people working there were extremely nice and they really enjoyed spending time chating with us and making us feel welcome. Plus is very well located... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We visited this place back in July. The interior is a little dark and sparse. Our room was very big though, and the place was kept pretty clean. There's a little lack of natural light in parts of the building. Our windows looked into the interior of the hotel of which the skylight was covered by plexiglass. There is an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Alajuela Backpackers is very convenient and if you are looking for something affordable and nice close to the airport, there probably isn't anything better. Most travelers have a solid 1 night stay here given the proximity to the airport, and the town has what you need to get through the night. Nothing fancy or adventurous, but just enough. I missed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is my first time here in Costa Rica, myself and four others attended a wedding the weekend of the 20th. Alejuela backpackers is a friendly place with a welcoming staff. The blonde host with the shoulder length hair, at the front was way more than helpful. She had a "CAN-DO" attitude and patience for Miles (sorry, your name slipped... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

A great location not far from the San Jose airport but out of the hustle and bustle of the big city. Andre' was such a fun and helpful man working the front desk. We enjoyed his personality and he did his best to make sure our stay was perfect. Very clean room with lots of space.

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Rouyn-Noranda, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Nothing fancy, Alajuela is not necessarily a place you want to visit, but it's where you need to stay if you will be going early in the morning to the airport or if you are arriving late. Free shuttle to the airport. Great food at the restaurant. Good exchange rate for colones-USD

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Very nicem, clean spacy rooms. Perfect facilities. Very peacefull place (no rumours at night). Good locetion near wonderful center. Wifi in the lobby. Good staff. I forget my notebook thare and they are still keeping it for me. If somebody from Czech Republic would be there. Could you contact me, to take it back :)

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Nosara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great place to stay if you are just arriving or leaving. There's a nice rooftop bar and the food they serve is decent and not too expensive. They offer free airport shuttle services which I guess makes up for the fact the rooms are pretty expensive at $19. The staff are pretty helpful and the staff who work in the... More 

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Address: 4th Avenue and 4th Street, Alajuela 6824 1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Alajuela Backpackers Boutique Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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