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Hotel Santa Maria Inn

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   800 M NE From the Pacific Gas Station, Rio Segundo de Alajuela, Costa Rica, Alajuela 20109, Costa Rica
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Ranked #19 of 52 Alajuela B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014
Katy0701 Tehachapi, California
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tehachapi, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I scheduled this hotel the day before my flight out of Costa Rica, which is a great way to begin and end a trip. Car rental place brings you here and the hotel shuttle takes you to the airport. I will use it on my next trip for both arrival and departing. Clean, reasonable, comfortable, and they have hot water... More

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Ricardo V, Gerente at Hotel Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for all your grear comments. We are greatful that you had enjoy your stay with us. Cleaness and service is what we always try to improve daily. Hope to see you soon. Regards More

Grapevine, TX
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We are not usually particular, but had to pay $200 just to cancel our reservations and get the man to open the locked gate. Rooms and beds looked like an old asylum ward. Dirty curtains were blowing out the windows.

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Ricardo V, Gerente at Hotel Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are sorry of your disappointment as a client. But the things you wrote are false information. If you see cleanliness and service are the points in which we make our best. Your situation was that you want a Casino inside the hotel, but we don't have a Casino in the hotel. According to our cancellation policies cancelations... More

Quispamsis, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Ricardo and the staff are very welcoming and hospitable. Airport pickup was very much appreciated after a long day of travel. The hotel is close to the airport but not so close. I passed many that would have been noisy. This was a nice quiet hotel to rest before and after air travel. The family restaurant recommended down the street... More

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Ricardo V, Gerente at Hotel Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for all your great comments and the great score you gave us. Your lovely comments keeps us motivated to keep working the way we are doing it and even improving some of them. We would love to have you here again, always welcome at Santa Maria Inn. Best Regards, Ricardo Varela. More

Jacksonville, Florida
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99 reviews 99 reviews
18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This hotel is located about a 5 minute drive from the airport and is perfect for a stopover for people who are arriving or departing. We stayed here for our departure. The staff were very courteous and helpful. The rooms were clean. The shuttle to the airport was included in the room fee and the driver was right on time.... More

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Ricardo V, Gerente at Hotel Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for your time for writting us the review. Thank you for all your nice comments, that keeps us improving our service! It would be a pleasure to have you here again! Best Regards from Costa Rica, Santa Maria Inn! More

Regina, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Our family has stayed here a couple times now and both times have been terrific. The rooms are very clean and comfortable, the beds are great and the staff are wonderful. You are made to feel more like family than simple patrons of the hotel. In fact they go above and beyond what would be expected! This time we not... More

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SLC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

HORRIBLE! Ridiculously expensive for what you get. We booked this hotel with our disability dog. We confirmed twice we had him. When we arrived, they charged another $50. Then the manager told us we had to keep him in a broom closet in the janitor's room. We refused, of course. The showers were freezing, there was no towel rack in... More

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Ricardo V, Gerente at Hotel Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you for your time spend on writing this review. We are sorry for the disgust you had. The reservation you made was for type of room and not for number of people. Our reservations policies for dogs stipulate that pets pay $15 each and with a maximum weight of 10 kgs. And because your dog was too... More

Big Sky, Montana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We stayed here one night before a flight out of San Jose the following morning. It was cute, small, like a renovated house turned into small hotel. There was an earthquake while we were there, which was crazy. The room was comfortable and just what we were looking for after a long trip backpacking through Nicaragua and Costa Rica staying... More

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Ricardo V, Gerente at Hotel Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you for all your incredible comments, it's pleasure for us to serve you beyond the way you expected, that keeps us motivated to keep working that way! It would be a pleasure to have you here and your family again. Hope to see you soon, best and sincerely regards, Ricardo Varela. More

Kuala Lumpur
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Basically, this is a "stop over" somewhat close to the airport. There is (literally) nothing to do within several miles of the hotel (including restaurants). The place is clean and safe; the owners are nice. However, they only give one (1) ride to/from the airport per room...so, if you are travelling w/ friends who have different flight agendas, they will... More

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Hurst, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We stayed here one night on our way home from Costa Rica as we had morning flights out of San Jose. The rooms are smaller as stated in other reviews but they are very clean. We had a front room and did have road noise. I'm sure another room would have been better in that area. The area felt safe... More

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KlamathFalls, OR
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109 reviews 109 reviews
56 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Passing though San Jose you may want to stay here if you're on a limited budget. May be better considered as a higher end backpacker hotel. Innkeepers are very nice. Room is small but clean. It's possible to get transportation to the airport if you ask.

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santamariainn, Propietario at Hotel Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit a Santa Maria Inn. it was a pleasure to serve. Pura Vida, Sary and family. More

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Address: 800 M NE From the Pacific Gas Station, Rio Segundo de Alajuela, Costa Rica, Alajuela 20109, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Santa Maria Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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