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Hotel Brilla Sol

3.5 of 5 El Roble de Alajuela, Alajuela 17274050, Costa Rica
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2010

It feels so good to find a sign, with your name, welcoming you to SJO. They meet (or deliver) you outside customs, and in ten minutes your bags are in your room. Some of the friendliest people we met staff the "hotel," more like a motel compound. They were very accommodating during booking preparations and on arrival. We can't say... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2010

We arrived a day earlier than expected, and hadn't arranged accommodation, so took what we could find! This is nothing fancy - simple beds and clean bathroom - but the people are very friendly and helpful. The breakfast the next morning was the best buffet we had the whole trip (fresh fruit, cereals, typical Costa Rican dishes too). There are... More 

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Ann Arbor MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2009

This is not a fancy place but it is very clean, comfortable and family-friendly. The managers arranged a day-tour for us (I requested in advance) and we really enjoyed that. Our driver, Erick Campos, was SO great we booked him for other trips later in the week. The hotel is not in a walking-friendly part of town but we felt... More 

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heilbronn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2009

good airport service, clean room, very friendly and helpfull staff, cosy restaurant, safe hotel

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Muskegon, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2009

The rooms were fine, the food and service excellent! I really appreciated the free shuttle service from and to the airport!! Plan to stay again on my nect trip to Costa Rica.

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laeken
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2009

I spent one night at Brilla Sol and was terrific! I was looking for a place very close to the airport and a travel agency recommended me this wonderful hotel. I was coming from Tamarindo via Interbus, they dropped me off by the airport, then I called the hotel and told them that i was there and they said they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2009

I would definately recommend this hotel if you have a late flight into San Jose. We were picked up at the airport (right outside) by a gentleman with a big yellow Brilla Sol sign with my name on it; it was so easy to spot even in a large crowd of people. After a long day of traveling it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2009

I am very pleasantly surprised to share this amazing experience that my boyfriend and I had at the Hotel Brilla Sol in Costa Rica. We spent about 2 weeks in Puerto Viejo – on the way back we decided to spend one more night in San Jose. We arrived in San Jose and one of the locals recommended to go... More 

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zxc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2009

This was my first trip to Costa Rica and that to with my family (wife and 2 daughters, 11 and 8). I wanted to stay in a hotel with Costarican cultural flavor. The room does not have an AC but the room was so big with 2 celling fans and 4 comfortable beds. The room is designed keeping in mind... More 

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wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2009

Hotel Brilla Sol is a wonderful choice when starting or ending your trip to Costa Rica if you fly to and from San Jose, my husband and I really loved this place! It is a family run place, very friendly, veryclean, nice breakfast which is included- with fresh fruits, scrambled eggs, rice and beans (gallo pinto), bread, juices , coffee,... More 

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Address: El Roble de Alajuela, Alajuela 17274050, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Brilla Sol 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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