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Alajuela Backpackers Boutique Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Darmstadt, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel can be a very good choice if you just arrived or will leave at/from the Alajuela airport. There is a TV and available computers downstairs and a roof top restaurant in the 4th floor. The staff is very helpful to organize anything you need but you will also feel that it is a hostel with a lot of... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent the night here before I left for Costa Rica. I took the bus from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Alajuela. The hostel is only three blocks from the bus station. The front desk staff was extremely helpful. She pointed out the way to restaurants, the grocery store and a tourist souvenir shop for some last minute shopping.... More

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Montreal, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Arrived late at night to catch a flight the following morning very early. Was perfect for that purpose. Met some nice people to have a drink with. Setting up the airport shuttle was a bit complicated, but worked out in the end

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Flagstaff, Arizona
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Alajuela Backpackers was perfect for what I needed because of the airport shuttle. I was in a private room. I did have to be switched because my first room started to leak when a storm rolled in, but the front desk was very helpful about making sure my stay was comfortable. Wifi was spotty. The rooftop bar is cool and... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I stayed at this hostel for 2 nights-one when I first came from the airport, the second on my last day. I booked through hostelworld.com (I paid 2 dollars and then 14 when I arrived). Their directions as to where they're going to pick you up are a little confusing, especially if you've never been to their airport before. I... More

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Sturtevant, Wisconsin, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I stayed at this hostel the night before my flight out. Nice, clean, friendly place but very sparse accomodations for a private room. I had an ok pizza from the bar but the mango smoothie was excellent and as I said, everyone was very friendly. If you are looking for a bed and a shower in noisy downtown Alajuela, this... 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*
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