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Hotel Pacande

200 mts North 50 West from Central Park, Alajuela 4050-1928, Costa Rica
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Ranked #8 of 53 Alajuela B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wilmington, Delaware
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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

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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.

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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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

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Munich, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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.

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Aurora, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 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

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Boston, Massachusetts
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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.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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110 hotel reviews
194 helpful votes 194 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

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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

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Also stumbled on this gem by chance and I highly recommend it. Very helpful and welcoming owners and staff, spotless rooms and lovely decor, lovely courtyard, very safe and secure, with a great location. Within walking distance of a Basilica and large public park, as well as many shops and restaurants. Also close to the airport. Enjoy your stay!

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Address: 200 mts North 50 West from Central Park, Alajuela 4050-1928, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
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