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Hotel Villa Dolce

2.5 of 5
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El Coyol de Alajuela, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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Ranked #15 of 57 Alajuela B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015
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Burlington, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I am staying here overnight to catch a flight in the morning. The grounds are very attractive, and the front desk/dining area is extremely clean and welcoming. The guys working are very helpful. And the resident dog is so sweet. I was having a terrible day, and he immediately hopped on my lap and curled up to cuddle. He knew... More 

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London, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I booked at Hotel Villa Dolce last minute because my flight out of San Jose was delayed due to a volcano eruption. I ended up needing a room for 3 nights due to airport closure and re-routing of flights. First of all, let me say that I was NOT impressed that I had to stay in San Jose area for... More 

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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

The owners and staff were wonderful and went out of their way to assist me. The 1 bedroom suite was spacious and having the kitchen allowed me to relax and have a meal when I wanted one. Truly a great value. Bob from Canada

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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 February 24, 2015

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 January 30, 2015

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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