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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main thing here is the service. The owner is willing to help you with everything and he seems to know everything. The hostel did not have enough beds for my group of 8, but we were allowed to place our own matrasses in the rooms and use one of the sofas. We could pay at any given moment and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place looks like a prison from the outside but conditions are worst inside. The photos of this place on various website must be very very old as it was unrecognisable. Rooms are dirty (splattered bugs on wall etc) with thin walls some with holes in, the kitchen was filthy and unkept. We asked for a refund but the owner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

This is a little late but I totally forgot to do this for Luis and Hamlet a few years back! My buddy and I were backpacking through central america for a few weeks, and Hotel Cortez Azul was by far the best we stayed at. It was affordable, well kept, and had the best staff. Luis and Hamlet were the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

I have stayed in hostels all over costa rica, and travelled a lot on a budget and this is by far the worst place I have ever stayed. Costa Ricans are lovely people, but not here. Rude, aggressive and intimidating staff member, dirty kitchen, massive holes in walls so very noisey and broken windows allowing mosquitos in, and doors with... More 

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Bern, Bern, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

This is probably one of the worst hostels I have visited. There was noise all through the night, very stale air in our room, a big hole in the floor and cockroaches running around. Do not go here to enjoy your holiday - go here if you need to leave on a plane from the nearby airport. For some bookings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

This is our second time here, it's cheap and convenient for the airport. Rooms are basic but clean and the staff are really helpful. I'd recommend it if you're not fussy and just need a reasonably comfortable bed for one night. Check out Monteleone restaurant on the corner for a cook meal.

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Dearborn, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

This hostel is cheap, clean, and has comfortable beds. I only stayed one night with a friend, but met some awesome people while there (our new buddy, George!) We tried to stay here on our way back, but they were booked, and we were very disappointed in the hostel we were forced to stay at (that was also twice as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Spent 2 nights here on 2 different occasions. The rooms were both reasonably clean, beds comfy, linens clean. Some things didn't work properly. Management fixed the toilet but not the light/fan combination. Could only turn on and both at the same time. If you wanted the fan on to sleep you couldn't turn off the light. Was told to ask... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

This place is totally underrated! Cool little spot with super cool staff. Room was a little warm but nothing opening the door and a fan didn't help. Had a rental car and they were very accommodating with parking. I've paid more to stay in higher rated places and was way more satisfied with Hotel Cortez Azul. Exactly what we needed-... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Everybody knows Costa Rica hotels are pricey.For a guy like myself who enjoys a minimun stay of six weeks plus Cortez Azul offers you the best deal for your money.I had a private room with a double bed with a fan.The room was very clean and the bed was comfortable.Luis the manager went out of his way to make my... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
To fly in and out of Costa Rica for convenience may need to stay near an airport and the Juan Santamaria in Alajuela. The hotel is conveniently located Cortez Azul near the most important airport in Costa Rica. Alajuela is located only 2 km away and about 5 minutes from airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Cortez Azul

Address: Avenue 5, between Calle 2 and 4, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $20 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Cortez Azul 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Cortez Azul Hotel Alajuela
Hotel Cortez Azul Costa Rica/Alajuela
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