We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel Pacande

200 mts North 50 West from Central Park, Alajuela 4050-1928, Costa Rica
Hotel website
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hotel Pacande
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Hotel Pacande
Hotel Pacande
Hotel Pacande
Write a Review

103 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    55
    35
    9
    2
    2
See reviews for
13
48
11
5
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (103)
  • Mar-May only
    (22)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (23)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (24)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (34)
All months
Madrid, Spain
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A kind, simple quiet very convenient and very clean hotel in best place to the airport, San José, University of Costa Rica Poas .....by colective bus. The owner Don José and all the stuff, kindest reception day and night, the cleaning lady Sra. Socorro are present wellcoming and ready to help inform or explain to me how fullfill whatever need... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Wilmington, Delaware
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It needs to be noted that I was only in this hotel for a night, and so i cannot give information about the surroundings. I was also on a school trip, so everything was chosen and paid for by teachers and trip-leaders. The room was a comfortable temperature, it had hot water, TV, and wi-fi. My only real complaint was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Medford, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The staff was very helpful in booking activities for me. Very clean, quiet, and had everything I needed. Great place, would def stay again. Located in an area with plenty to eat around. Showers were good.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I have stayed at Hotel Pacande for the last 10 years; the close proximity to the airport (always a bonus after trekking from the UK), the local amenities and clean, comfortable rooms along with friendly helpful staff make it the ideal place to stay upon your arrival to San Jose. If required the hotel can even arrange for an official... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Munich, Germany
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The hotel has simple rooms but everything is clean. The breakfast was really good with different fruits and bread with jelly. You could take as much as you like. The owner was very nice and offered very helpful advise for our journey.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Aurora, Canada
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This hotel would be great, I wish I could give them 5, but two issues prevent me from doing so. They are conveniently located in downtown Alajuela, bus station and a handful of restaurants nearby, airport is less than 10 minutes by taxi. Price is very attractive. Rooms are clean and well maintained, and personnel is friendly and helpful. However,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This hotel was a perfectly fine place to stay. Clean room, clean bathroom, reasonable price. The included breakfast was a simple continental breakfast with fresh fruit. The location is nice and central in Alajuela. Close to restaurants, bakeries, and ATMs.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
201 reviews 201 reviews
114 hotel reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Hotel Pacande isn't fancy or particularly exciting. It's a clean, comfortable, central place to stay when passing through Alajuela. Exactly where Lonely Planet pinpoints it on the map, we were impressed with the very friendly and obliging customer service. I booked the superior room which was not necessary in retrospect - more big than superior. It was up a precarious... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lausanne, Switzerland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We got there after midnight and somebody was expecting us. Good base for an arrival in Costa Rica. The breakfast was however very poor and toasts would have been better than an airy bread roasted with cheese and served with jam....apart from that much better than the hotel than we stayed at the last night the hotel mango that we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Hotel Pacande was a great hotel with an incredibly friendly staff, comfortable accommodations, and an affordable price. The hotel was clean, safe, within walking distance to many shops and restaurants, and a short drive to San Jose International Airport. I highly recommend this hotel to anyone staying in the San Jose area or before departure from/after an arrival to San... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel Pacande? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Pacande

Address: 200 mts North 50 West from Central Park, Alajuela 4050-1928, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Venere, HostelBookers and HostelWorld so you can book your Hotel Pacande reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hotel Pacande Costa Rica/Alajuela

58 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (44)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
Room/suite (6)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
View from room (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (15)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (15)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Family/play areas (2)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Other (7)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay