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30 Best Cheap Hotels in Alajuela

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#20 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
One traveler mentioned "cheapest place" when describing this hotel.
  • "Alajuela seemed nice, and since we'd be leaving first thing we opted for the cheapest place we could find, which was Alajuela Backpackers. But they got our reservation screwed up..."
  • "We stayed here on our first night and last night in Costa Rica. The staff that greeted us each time did not speak much English, but was very friendly and we communicated with little trouble. Each time..."
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#14 of 58 Alajuela B&B and Inns
One traveler mentioned "discount" when describing this hotel.
  • "bottle of wine that I would enjoy. The pool area is lovely. We highly recommend this hotel and if you book on line there is a 15% discount...."
  • "Although we only stayed one night, this was our second time staying at the Villa Dolce. We happened upon it last year (2011) when looking for a hotel to spend the night in before catching our plane h..."
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#11 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
3 travelers mentioned "budget room" and "budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
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#20 of 58 Alajuela B&B and Inns
2 travelers mentioned "affordable rooms" and "affordable place" when describing this hotel.
  • "Family run, basic affordable rooms, clean and safe. Arriving at night can be daunting as it's on a dark side street, but once inside and interacting with Johnny and his family you..."
  • "I can only recommend this hotel if you are looking for a affordable place to stay close to the airport. The taxi takes you there within a few minutes and is only 3 dollars. It's..."
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#21 of 58 Alajuela B&B and Inns
One traveler mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
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#15 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
One traveler mentioned "budget accomodation" when describing this hotel.
  • "because the planes are rather loud as they fly by. Overall, the best place we have stayed near the airport, for a budget accomodation...."
  • "Stayed there the last night on our recent trip. Very close to the airport, but a somewhat awkward neighborhood. Our family room had too many beds and it was quite dark but ultimately the beds were ver..."
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#16 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
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#8 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
3 travelers mentioned "budget hotel" and "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "What a nice surprise for a budget hotel! We got in late , after the office closed, but were greeted warmly by night staff . The grounds are lovely, the pool was fine, the room was..."
  • "Planning a tour for the first time in a new country, this airport hotel is simply ideal as offering budget rates with an easy to access location next to the airport. But above all..."
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#38 of 58 Alajuela B&B and Inns
One traveler mentioned "low budget place" when describing this hotel.
  • "We were looking for a low budget place to sleep and at Charly's we found a average (small) room with no window to the street for a fair price. The owner is very helpful and friendly..."
  • "Stayed at Charly's Place in late July 2012. It was low season so we managed to bargain a huge room (actually 2 rooms that were adjoined) with cable TV and hot water private bath for $30!! The floors..."
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#7 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
One traveler mentioned "budget room" when describing this hotel.
  • "We stayed in the budget room, which is simple but very clean and comfortable. If you'd like to spend more, the suites and villas look incredible. We had a delicious Costa Rican..."
  • "... well, the best i have stayed in ! The hotel is easy to find (which is a real plus in Costa Rica), on the road to the Poas volcano and close to the international airport (~ 20 mins). Great view o..."
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#36 of 58 Alajuela B&B and Inns
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#10 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
  • "This hotel has been recently remodeled, yet looks traditional and amazing. I recommend this hotel to anyone trying to get away from the corporate experiences of the Crowne Plaza or Hilton. It is close..."
  • "This would be an absolutely lovely spot for a wedding or wedding reception. The pool area is lovely, the grounds and little main building are picture perfect, and guests would have adjacent rooms to e..."
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#19 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
2 travelers mentioned "affordable hotel" and "affordable place" when describing this hotel.
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#6 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
One traveler mentioned "affordable place" when describing this hotel.
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#9 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
One traveler mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "The rooms are specious, clean and affordable. Room rate is $89 + tax for a room with a king size bed, work area and couch. The staffs are friendly and accommodating. They also have..."
  • "I arrived at San José airport after nearly 24 hours of traveling, and was happy to find a hotel shuttle with a person holding up my name right at the exit of the terminal. The hotel is just a quick dr..."
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#4 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
One traveler mentioned "affordable hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "The service, cleanliness, location and amenities make this affordable hotel #1. We will be using it again on our next trip to Costa Rica!..."
  • "this is a great strating point for a trip to costa rica, close to airport free shuttle. reasonable rates. full breakfast some car rentals in same parking lot. security is good and rooms are clean. st..."
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#18 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
One traveler mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "Our rooms were clean and affordable. Breakfast was nice too. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! We only stayed the night because we were all travelling down to the Osa Peninsula but would have..."
  • "Hi, we stayed at this Hotel for 2 weeks this July. If you are looking for a nnice place, with great rates, you should consider Villas Colibri. This is a beautiful family operated hotel located 5 min..."
#32 of 58 Alajuela B&B and Inns
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  • "Hotel Villa Bonita is a new hotel (has only been open about 2 months) in Alajuela that is about a 10 minute drive from the airport. It's a very clean and comfortable place with modern furnishings and ..."
  • "We had an excellent stay. Quiet, safe, clean and with maximum service. As we did not have a car, and the hotel is in a distance from the city, we were taken around with Alonso and his Landrower. We ha..."
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#2 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
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  • "Our flight got into Costa Rica pretty late (around 9:00pm), so we wanted to stay close to the airport our first night and then head out for our ultimate destination early the next morning. This hotel ..."
  • "Quiet and well landscaped. Quaint little room, reasonably priced. Breakfast, which was included, coffee, juice, toast, home made jelly, fruits and scrambled eggs, no meat. We stayed only one night and..."
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#13 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
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  • "Did you just arrive at San Jose and are you leaving again in a few days/weeks from the same place? Or do you want to explore this interesting area of Costa Rica for a few days? Whatever your plans are..."
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#3 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
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  • "This is a beautiful hotel and it was a welcome sight after a long day of travel. We didn't arrive at the San Jose airport until about 2:30 am. There are no shuttles at this hour but getting a taxi is ..."
  • "Friendly staff, quiet (heard no planes) and comfy rooms and very handily 5 mins from airport with the shuttle leaving every 30 mins 24/7 I believe. Also near some restaurants and Walmart so very handy..."
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#1 of 58 Alajuela B&B and Inns
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#11 of 58 Alajuela B&B and Inns
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  • "The service was great and professionnal for a Bed&Breakfast The location is great if you want to be close to the airport (10 minutes from there, 7$ for the taxi). But forget it if you think about havi..."
  • "We stayed here in March and then again in April 2011. It is a short taxi ride from the airport and nothing is too much trouble for the owners - so friendly and helpful. My wife had to fly home after t..."
#18 of 58 Alajuela B&B and Inns
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  • "Whether you are a backpacker, biker, or a couple looking for a romantic getaway, this is the place to stay, They have everything at this small wayside hotel with bar and restaurant. We got to the Poa..."
  • "Hotel Tambor is in the countryside outside Alajuela -- it was a bit difficult to find so get directions. It's a modern A-frame building with several units on the top 2 floors. The owners were at..."
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#14 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
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  • "My husband and I arrived at San Jose airport late in the evening after missing a connecting flight due to weather. The tourist booth directed us to Casa Antigua who had only one room left. We really..."
  • "It was the character in the picture that caught my eye, as well as the reasonable rates. After three nights of staying here, I can easily recommend this place as a landing or departing spot for those..."
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#12 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
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  • "We have stayed at 1915 many times! It is only a few blocks from the center of town. There is a great shop for fresh bread a block away and a little fish restaurant on the opposite corner. The polic..."
  • "I've stayed previously at Hotel 1915 for two continuous weeks while working with a church group. On a recent return trip, Hotel 1915 was used one night as a convenient location on arrival (before sigh..."
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#17 of 31 hotels in Alajuela
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  • "Nice and clean big rooms with all services, good breakfast, good prices, and very close to airport and the people are really ready and worry for you !it s a perfect place to start and finish your visi..."
  • "Had to catch a 6 am flight out of SJO. Wanted to be close to the airport & didn't want to spend a fortune. This place was perfect. Rooms are very clean and modern. The staff went out of their way to h..."
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#29 of 58 Alajuela B&B and Inns
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  • "My wife and I spent out last two days in Costa Rica at Vina Romantica and had a wonderful time. We didn't get to meet Sherry, but we had a good time getting to know Tim and their cat. The rooms we..."
  • "The four of us arrived in Costa Rica and had found Vina Romantica and their Hello/Goodbye Package online. Although the majority of our trip was done on the fly, we booked this package ahead of time an..."
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#26 of 58 Alajuela B&B and Inns
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  • "much better, then anything in San Jose, that you can get for this price. Just a few minutes to the airport, so this place is perfect for the first or last night. The rooms are clean, the staff is frie..."
  • "We stayed here a night before a flight the next morning out of San Jose International Airport. It’s more of a guest house than a hotel, with very pleasant and comfortable rooms, a light breakfast incl..."
#39 of 58 Alajuela B&B and Inns
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  • "We arrived to the hotel reveiwed our plane times with them. Off to a clean room with a small refrig for beer...... watched a movie on tv slept great and after a wake up knock. Free Coffee and fruit, ..."
  • "Just I stop here outside of the Hotel el Tucan, Looking for accomodation, Andy the owner was very friendly from the first moment he did the best for me, I'll recommend this place as well for my client..."