City Mall

City Mall, Alajuela: Address, Phone Number, City Mall Reviews: 4/5

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romanshorner
Munich, Germany739 contributions
Not for tourists, more for local people
Nov 2019
This mall is quite big and has several floors. Inside, there are a lot of international brand stores and an big electronics store, which are more expensive than in our home country (Europe). There is also a Food Court. Shops for tourists are less. Only one little souvenir shop with a limited choice. And the supermarket in the basement for buying local alcohol, cocoa or coffee. It was very difficult to change money inside (Euro to local currency). But it is more a place for local people than for tourists. I think a tourist you can skip.
Written October 4, 2020
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Charlie D
Atenas, Costa Rica462 contributions
Biggest & Best Mall in Costa Rica
Jan 2020
It is the biggest and the best mall in Costa Rica in my opinion and a lot better than the one in Escazu - if you like malls! All malls are too expensive, but this one has a couple of stores I can only get there plus eating there is also a treat.
Written January 21, 2020
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keithrs59
Ciudad Cortes, Costa Rica100 contributions
A very big mall with most everything
Nov 2019
Ma nu high end stores, clothes, jewelry, etc. Huge food mall with fast food. best is the ferris wheel on the roof.
It would be nice if they had some better restaurants.
Written December 16, 2019
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Daniel Fish
1 contribution
City Mall
Nov 2019
This is a large modern mall with a built in parking garage. There is a food court, a cinema, some medical offices, a grocery, a Radio Shack.
Written November 22, 2019
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la r
Columbia, SC95 contributions
Interesting place... HUGE mall!
Jun 2019 • Family
Another HUGE mall in San Jose! Us Americans aren't accustomed to such large places, but it's impressive to be able to get just about anything you need in one stop! My daughter was not feeling well so we stopped at a pharmacia and the lady there helped her and interestingly, you tell her how many individual pills you want and are willing to pay for, and she dispenses that many to you and rings you right up as you pay a per-pill price! There's also almost any doctor you can think of there; from dentists, optometrists, gastroenterologists, and even a cosmetic surgeon! I found good deals on home goods, but electronics (TV's, microwaves, etc,) are all much more expensive than you can purchase in US. Quite a large selection of stores ranging from budget to designer. There was a stage set up and chairs for folks to stop and listen. The musician was SO incredibly loud! We couldn't hear each other shouting, side by side! My suggestion would be to lower the sound so folks could enjoy the entertainment! Otherwise, clean and safe, but don't forget to pay for your parking before you leave the mall and don't pay for it until you're really ready as you only have 15 minutes to leave once you pay, or else expect to be charged again! :)
Written June 13, 2019
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Adrian M
Cleveland, TN167 contributions
Shopping and lunch!
Apr 2019 • Couples
This is a great mall near the airport. Underground parking, super safe, lots of stores, banks, services and eatery inside. Some of the restaurants validate parking, there is even a car dealership. Barber shop, technology, home store, aesthetics and more. I love this mall. You could spend half the day. Pricey for clothing but so much to offer, clean, well lit, elevators, bathrooms, very accessible and staff around to help. Most speak English too.
Written April 10, 2019
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Beast Mode
Panama City, Panama40 contributions
Big but average
Mar 2019 • Solo
It’s a big mall but the stores are nothing great. If you want to go to a great mall, go to Multiplaza in Escazú.
Written March 8, 2019
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jkim3
Hollywood, FL134 contributions
Nail salon and message
Feb 2019 • Couples
We came to the mall to find a nail salon and massage. There were many places you can do nails but only one place for massage (BNH Beauty Hair). We did gel pedicure and manicure and 1 hour massage each. They have only one bed so we had to take a turn, which was fine. For two it came out to be 99k colones. Cant complain. At the hotel an hour massage was going for $140.
Written February 16, 2019
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Slothful1
Ontario, Canada68 contributions
Strange location
Feb 2019 • Couples
It was our last full day in Costa Rica, so we decided to check out the mall, looking for souvenirs or at least something from there. It is a very strange place. On the way there, you trip over the broken sidewalk and the area in general is economically depressed. Yet here is this gigantic construction, rivalling anything in North America. And almost everything was North American. There was almost no 'Costa Rican' stores. We were hoping for something more cultural. We were quite disappointed. We got tired wandering around, it was so big.
Written February 13, 2019
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Jrtm2014
Seattle, WA194 contributions
Nice mall but nothing unique
Aug 2018 • Family
This is a lovely new mall. It has many American stores and knock offs of other American stores ( like Pink). There are a few European stores and some local. There is a very large foodcourt with many American fast food restaurants and a couple local choices.

Unless you’re stuck at the airport without much to do -I wouldn’t recommend it.
Written August 6, 2018
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