A group of 15 of us went to San Jose to see the Nutcracker Ballet and spent the night at this little known gem of a place. It was clean, had a great homy atmosphere and the employees were helpful.We all live in Costa Rica but do not spend much time in San Jose. This was a very pleasant surprise. Two blocks from The National Theater, so we could walk and there was no need for a cab. It is also within very short walking distance from the Gold Museum, National Museum, beautiful parks, and Chinatown. There are excellent restaurants nearby and lots of places to shop and find almost anything you want. You can book tours through the hotel if you want a guide. The owner speaks English and is onsite. 'Can't say enough about this place. We plan to go back again in a couple of weeks for the Grand Tope of San Jose and will be staying again at Casa Alfie. It is only 2 blocks from the theater and the parade route. These two blocks are closed to all but foot traffic....very handy. Alfie is an excellent host and cook. If you ask you can very some very interesting stories.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Casa Alfi is a new boutique hotel in the center of San Jose, Costa Rica conveniently located 200 meters south, on the new pedestrian boulevard from the National Theatre/Grand Hotel/Plaza de la Cultura.Our Bed and Breakfast offers you cozy Junior suites, standard rooms, single rooms and a handicapped room. Enjoy your stay at our comfortable rooms, with new orthopedic mattresses, private bathrooms, wireless internet, and many other amenities one expects to find in a first class hotel, but with a more familiar atmosphere and a truly personalized service. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Casa Alfi Costa Rica/San Jose