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Hotel Eskalima

50 mts de Pizza Hut Calle Ancha | 50 mts Este de Pizza Hut Calle Ancha, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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Ranked #16 of 29 hotels in Alajuela
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yun E Tel Aviv, Israel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this place due to its close proximity to the airport. It was good value for a room with all the amenities, even soap and hairdryer. Super comfy beds and pillows. Wifi worked well, there was cable TV, staff were friendly and breakfast was pretty good. We came with a rented car and they had a safe parking area... More

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Rimbey, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We searched on line for a decent hotel close to SJO airport, for an overnight stay, before heading to Cahuita. Online the photo's looked very nice and the reviews were good. But the photo's are somewhat misleading. I guess our western style standards are a bit higher. On arriving late at night and very weary from a day of airports... More

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Valencia, Spain
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed in Alajuela many times, and usually stay at the Los Volcanoes. However, that property was booked. After an extensive search, I found this property on Tripadvisor, and attempted to book the property. However, the website directed me to 'hostelbookings.com', an unknown website to me, so I opted to just call the property. No credit card information was... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alajuela's charm is in being bluntly honest. It is a rough-hewn, working class neighborhood. The 10 block square center of town is made up of variety stores, dive bars and everyday living businesses for the locals. I did not see more than a half dozen other travelers while I was there. Hotel Eskalima is your basic $50 hotel like you... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We needed a place to put our heads down between an evening arrival and an early morning flight and Hotel Eskalima was that place. It was clean and attractively decorated. The woman at the desk was accommodating. There were places to eat near by (Chicken and chips next door to Cafe Delicias a few blocks away) and a convenience store... More

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Beersheba, HaDarom, Israel
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

A great hotel! The rooms are very clean, the breakfast is very good, the price is rational, but above all: The staff is great. They helped us with everything we needed, gave us breakfast at 4 AM (!!) because of our early flight and did everything with a genuine smile. We'll defenitly come back on the next time in Costa... More

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Kelowna, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We stayed 2 nights due to the location from the airport. The price was great and the service could not have been better Andrew and Lenny we always willing to help. The rooms are clean and comfortable. We would stay again on 1 st or last night. Thank you Andrew, Jack and Kelly from Canada!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Nice and clean big rooms with all services, good breakfast, good prices, and very close to airport and the people are really ready and worry for you !it s a perfect place to start and finish your visit to the country

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

The Hotel Eskalima keeps us coming back year after year as our starting and ending points for our journey to the Osa Peninsula. We always marvel at the quiet, peaceful atmosphere inside, while the bustle of Alajuela throbs just outside. The rooms are super quiet and plenty comfy. The best part, though, of Eskalima are the young staff who have... More

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Wylie, Texas, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The hotel Eskalima was a great place for us to stay. If you want the Hilton quality then probably stay at the Hilton instead. If you want a nice, clean place to stay that has very friendly people serving you then this hotel is a great value! The staff was extremely nice and bent over backwards to help us with... More

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Also Known As:
Hotel Eskalima Costa Rica/Alajuela
Address: 50 mts de Pizza Hut Calle Ancha | 50 mts Este de Pizza Hut Calle Ancha, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Eskalima is a family hotel finely decorated and created for each of our guests feel the warmth as in their own home.We have 10 rooms, with private bathroom, hot water, cable TV, air conditioning and telephone.We are strategically located in the city of Alajuela, just 5 minutes from Juan Santamaria International Airport and close to shopping and bus stops.From our hotel you can easily move to all tourist attractions in the area as the Poas Volcano, a bird zoo, Crafts etc. ... more   less 
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