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Resort Martino Hotel & Spa

3.5 of 5 In front of Zoo Ave | La Garita de Alajuela, Alajuela 2203, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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north carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2009

We only stayed here when our original plans fell through. With no access to internet, we based our decision on last minute availability and the guidebook recommendation. Thank goodness we only needed to stay one night. The place must have been grand in the past. It has large rooms for parties, a big swimming pool, and nice grounds. But it... More 

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Hamburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2009

Pleasant hotel in a peaceful environment. Easy to find and reach from the international airport. Good starting point for trips to the Northwest and West. Service uneven. Super swimming pool. Large rooms.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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48 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2009

My boyfriend and I recently recently spent 5 days at Hotel Martino. The staff was unbelievable friendly and went above and beyond to try to accomodate our needs. They set up day tours and even a private day tour. Everyone was so nice to be around. The rooms were comfortable and the grounds were very nice. Pool was excellent. Great... More 

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New Jersey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2009

Having read a few of the more recent reviews we were apprehensive about our stay at the Martino. The hotel is approximately 10-15 minutes from the airport which is wonderful for weary travelers! We found the hotel to be charming and clean; the staff was knowledgeable, attentive and helpful; the restaurant food was delicious! Mornings started with coffee on our... More 

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oregon
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2008

hotel looked ok at check in -front desk was nice and room looked fine. beds were tiny. the hotel felt old and creepy - no one else there. there were rodents in the roof that you could hear running all night - so gross. not close to the airport and no free shuttle. far from anything interesting to do. didn't... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2008

Where do I begin? First of all, I am shocked to see how many positive reviews this place had! We stayed at a $60 a night Best Western prior to our stay at the Martino that was much cleaner! The service was slow, the "resort" looks extremely outdated and run down, and worst of all, the room we stayed in... More 

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New Bern, N. C.
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2008

We stayed in the Martino only one night so that we could catch the plane out the next day. It looked like a place that might have been four star in the past. The front desk was very effecient. the room was average but they did not have door knobs on the door only a dead bolt which ment that... More 

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Boise, ID
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2008

We spent 2 nights here at the beginning of our trip and found the Martino to be clean and comfortable, the food was excellent and the staff helpful. We will definitely stay there again when we return to Costa Rica next year.

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Birmingham
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2008

Having spent the previous night in an awful hotel in Alajuela we decided to splash out a little for our last night in Costa Rica. Even so, £30pppn still isn't expensive! We simply showed up (11am) and our room was ready with 30 minutes from our unannounced arrival. The room was vast and clean, supplied with all the goods your... More 

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Detroit
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2008

Hotel Martino is a wonderful choice when starting or ending your trip to Costa Rica if you fly to and from San Jose. The hotel is only 10 minutes away from the airport in the right direction, away from the city of San Jose, in the "garden district", many of the other hotels are the other direction and it's not... More 

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Address: In front of Zoo Ave | La Garita de Alajuela, Alajuela 2203, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Resort Martino Hotel & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Resort Martino Hotel Alajuela
Resort Martino Hotel And Spa
Martino Luxury Hotel
Martino Luxury Resort
Resort Martino Hotel & Spa Costa Rica/Alajuela
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Alajuela

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