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Hotel Brillasol

El Roble de Alajuela, Alajuela 17274050, Costa Rica
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Ranked #22 of 53 Alajuela B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
intlroxy Cleveland, Ohio
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cleveland, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour-guide at Toucan Travel recommended Hotel Brillasol when we requested overnight accommodations near San Jose Airport. We did not want to be in the city and this was absolutely the perfect choice for us. The hotel shuttle driver met us off our flight and took us back when we requested the following day. The hotel is small, with a... More

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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The only downside is that the hotel is a bit far from downtown Alajuela. You'll need to take a cab if you want to go into town. However, it is very close to the airport, and the shuttle is free. There is a great seafood restaurant just a short walk away, as well as some small markets, and hamburger stands.... More

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Morristown, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

My husband and I stayed here one night before leaving Costa Rica. When we asked if we could eat dinner there, they told us the chef was too busy and had a large party to feed. We got our room, only to find the ceilings were covered in killed mosquitos and spiders. Large black ants were crawling all over the... More

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Manteno, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The most beautiful place to start your vacation ..free shuttle from the airport.........they help you with the planning and transportation where ever you want to go next...and free shuttle back to the airport....and the best dining and ambiance and gift shop....MUST STAY THERE !! We do..they are like family...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I enjoyed this quaint little spot. The trees and nature were great. The staff is really nice and humble. They give you free breakfast and there food is yummy. I came here w my family and we enjoyed every bit. They have a shop and nice eating area and a little office/computer place to handle your business.

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california
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I have stayed at this hotel a few times and everytime I leave I say to myself that i will come back. Its location is close to the SJO airport and their free shuttles make things so easy. Guillermo one of the managers and his staff are very friendly and will attend to your every need. Their restaurant is delicious... More

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Stayed here one night before and one night after Costa Rica tour. Rooms are clean and TV has lots of channels. The restaurant is well priced (8$ mains) and the food is fresh and good. The hotel will take care of all transports you need also in minutes notice. The location is near airport and feels safe behind a gate.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Our cab driver recommended this place and we were very pleased. The place is very nice, close to the airport and has nice grounds. What we want to share is the great staff. Just as we arrived at the hotel from another part of the country, my wife fell quite ill with 'traveler's sickness'. The staff was so very helpful... More

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Arvada, Colorado, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

My family and I stayed at Hotel Brilla Sol in June the night before heading back to the U.S., and we found it to be very charming, secure and comfortable. The restaurant served us a delicious, custom-made meal. The shuttle to the airport was reliable and quick. I recommend this place on your way into or out of Costa Rica.

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ontario
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57 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I stayed here several years ago and returned on this last visit. It's about 5 minutes from the airport by free shuttle, so traffic jams aren't a problem. It has a lovely garden and pool area to relax by if you have a later flight. The breakfast (included) offers eggs, plantains, cereals, bread, fruits and beverages. The rooms are large... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Brillasol

Also Known As:
Brilla Sol Hotel
Hotel Brillasol Costa Rica/Alajuela
Address: El Roble de Alajuela, Alajuela 17274050, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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