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Hotel Villa Dolce

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   995 meters west of the church | across from Rancho Maba El Coyol, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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Ranked #15 of 54 Alajuela B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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A perfect place to stay after a long trip from Canada to Costa Rica. Incredibly close to the San Jose Airport making for a smooth transition from travelling to relaxation (Hotel will arrange a safe and affordable shuttle to and from the airport). The owners and staff of Hotel Villa Dolce went above and beyond to create a perfect start... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hello: You have so many choices when it comes to hotels near SJO. Whether you are landing late and need to stay over night before heading off on your adventures, or have an early flight and don't feel like rushing first thing in the morning to get to the airport on time. This hotel was a total fluke for me.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful 2 night stay here. The rooms may seem a little "dated" in terms of decor. But don't let that hold you back from booking. The hotel staff were very friendly and accommodating. The rooms were very clean. We had a delicious breakfast included with our stay. And the pool area was well maintained. At first approach,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Very welcoming, rooms were big and very clean, pool area is great to. Hotel is really close to airport, only a 10 minute drive costing you around $7 per person. Lovely couple running the hotel, they even brought us to a great restaurant nearby!

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We stayed at the Villa Dolce after trying to check in to another hotel near the San Jose Airport when we arrived in Costa Rica. The original hotel "lost" our reservation so we booked in at Villa Dolce. The owners were very helpful and chatty. The rooms were fairly typical of a latin american room, hard beds etc. The included... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We chose this hotel based on the reviews on Tripadvisor. It is a 10 minute drive from the airport (we were picked up by a taxi organised by the hotel). The grounds are nice and there is a pool. There are local shops 10 minutes walk away and the locals seemed friendly. The room was clean and had air conditioning.... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This hotel is not perfect, but for $60/night for a double room, including taxes and breakfast, it was very good. Our group booked two rooms. Both were very clean. The beds were very firm, but we all slept well. Shower had very hot water. For the rate, it was great that the hotel included breakfast and a pool. We asked... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed there for three nights at the end of our two-weeks Costa Rica trip. Nicely located close to the airport. The sound of the planes was minimal, however, there was some road noise due to busy roads in front and at the back of the hotel. Nice pool. Easy to get there from Alajuela center by a local bus.... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Villa Dolce was our last stop in Costa Rica before flying home, and we wanted to go a little bit more luxurious for our last two nights. This hotel was the perfect option; the rates are fairly low for the quality you get. The pool was nice, our room was big, very clean and with nice and hot showers. The... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This hotel was recommended when another hotel I tried to stay at was full. It is a small resort type hotel with several cabina style rooms and several larger villas. I was traveling solo so I had the smaller cabina. They are now air conditioned. Several have ceiling fans but not all. I try to live like a local and... More 

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Address: 995 meters west of the church | across from Rancho Maba El Coyol, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Villa Dolce 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Dolce Hotel Alajuela
Hotel Villa Dolce Costa Rica/Alajuela

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