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Hotel Eskalima

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50 mts de Pizza Hut Calle Ancha | 50 mts Este de Pizza Hut Calle Ancha, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

One of the advantages of this small hotel is that it is in the central part of Alajuela, near plenty of restaurants and parts. It is also a drawback that the traffic can be bad and it takes you longer to get to and from the airport. The rooms are small but comfortable. The staff is very friendly and helpful.... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

I feel badly writing a poor review because the staff was so friendly. However, I would NOT recommend staying at Eskalima. We just needed a place near the airport to crash before our flight, so we picked this one online. It was conveniently close to the airport, but not worth half of what we paid. The hotel had these vases... More 

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Israel
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We came to this hotel after long flight. This is not a luxury place but has all the facilities that we needed. Very good beds, clean bathroom, safe, refrigerator and air-conditioning. I would recommend adding at least one chair to the room. Breakfast is good; you can choose one of three types. The hotel is in the center of Alajuela... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I stayed at Hotel Eskalima when arriving in Costa Rica. It is a few minutes by taxi to the airport and only cost me $10 for the taxi trip. The receptionists were so helpful. They helped me with my Spanish and also advised me on buses to take around the area and in San Jose. They also told me where... More 

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Ashland, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is an inexpensive hotel in Alajuela. It is about 15 minutes from the airport by cab. We found the employees to be very helpful, it was spotless, comfortable, and inexpensive. They also serve a lovely Tico breakfast. I would definitely stay there again.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Great location, quite, clean, and friendly english speaking staff. I took the bus from San Jose to hotel and then at 5am took a bus to airport - bus terminal (TUASA) located 3 blocks from hotel. The staff made me free breakfast :-) Very comfortable and clean. Great value. Exceeded my expectations!

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

This place was perfect for our last night in Costa Rica with a very early flight. The staff were very helpful in telling us where to buy last minute souvenirs and how to order in food from a local restaurant. It is also conveniently located in Alajuela close to shops and grocery stores in case you want to bring home... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Stayed at this downtown city hotel across from the park for one night to catch an early flight home. Parking was secure and the desk clerk unlocked the gate to let us out at the designated 4:30AM time. The hotel was clean and secure and the rooms were nice with good hot showers, wifi and cable tv. Breakfast was included... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is 2 blocks from the bus station, which makes it easy to get to and from the airport. The bus ride is 535 colones. My room was lower level, interior and there was very little road noise. Some fumes from the road did drift in during the morning. The bed was comfortable, but the walls were thin, luckily... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We stayed at the Hotel Eskalima for a night on arrival in Costa Rica and then again as a stopover en route from the Caribbean coast to the Pacific. The short taxi ride from the airport to the hotel was about $10 (probably a little less if the driver knows where he's going :)). WiFi, parking and a choice of... More 

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