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Casa Alfi

459 Calle 3, Entre Av 4 y 6, 200 sur de Theatro Ntional | Frente de Colegio Senoritas, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was really at the center of everything. Many museums, plazas, and restaurant were within walking distance. There's a taxi stop a block east, busy bars right next to the taxi stop, bus stops/terminals half a block south, an overnight parking lot about a 10 minute walk away, and a 24-hour deli/grocery store around the corner. My friend and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I spent a long time searching online for a place to stay in San Jose – someplace with a comfortable room and a good location that didn't cost me an arm and a leg. I decided on Casa Alfi, and I have exactly zero regrets. I would stay here again in a heartbeat, and I would recommend it for anyone... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

This is quiet B&B on the edge of pedestrian zone, two minutes of walking from the Plaza de la Cultura and national theatre. We had a standard room that was spacious but basic, with comfortable beds. There are two type of rooms here: Rooms turned toward the street that have light and possible noise, and the ones tucked inside the... More 

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St Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

I have been making Casa Alfi my base in San Jose Costa Rica for over 8 years. It hasn't changed much, but a little better , cable TV in some rooms TV in the others, still a nice tipico breakfast included to start the day, The location near Teatro National and plaza cultura is awesome. Across the street from Escuela... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great location, lovely little B & B. Not modern but had everything you'd need for a short stay. Owners obliging, let us check in around 7am after a long flight. Breakfast was tasty, if not flash. Felt safe walking around area.

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Hilton, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Whether for an overnight or several nights Casa Alfie is good value for money. It is centrally located with easy access to all you want to do in SJ. The front rooms can be a bit noisy from the street activity during the day but I would expect this to be the same with the other hotels in the area.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Casa Alfi was full of good energy. Safe, clean, spacious, central and a nice breakfast to bat! The owner, Alfi, and his ladies, Lulu, Mercedes, Olga and Carla, made us feel so welcome and at home. We felt super comfortable leaving our boys, 11+13, while we went for walks in the city.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

What a great location.. easy walking distance to most attractions. Very close to Teatro Nacional & Gold Museum. Felt like a very safe area.. the police seem to have increased presence to ensure entire Centro area is safe. Feels like a comfortable B&B. Good value. Owner & staff are very helpful.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We stayed at Casa Alfi in March 2011. Sorry Alfi it took us so long to write this. But im sure it says something that after almost four years we remember our stay at this wonderful little place with great affection! At the time of our visit the hotel had basic but comfortable rooms. The breakfast was supergood! And the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We only stayed 1 night in San Jose but this was perfect for our needs. It was central and near all downtown attractions and in a safe well lit area. Our room at the back was huge with good hot water and quiet. We left before breakfast but Alfi did us a packed sandwich to take with us.. Very helpful... More 

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