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Hotel Cortez Azul

Avenue 5, between Calle 2 and 4, Alajuela ., Costa Rica
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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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New York City
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Although I only stayed one night, I have no complaints about this place. It was close to the airport and it was relatively cheap (for Costa Rica). The staff was friendly and helped me organize a bus to Fortuna. I'm glad I stayed here rather than in San Jose (which would have been a significantly more expensive taxi ride).

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

we arrived at 9o clock, get out at 8 in the morning. The guys, which were there were really unfriendly and not even try to give us informations. The breakfast was some bread, one kind of fruit and butter, which was opend on the tabel and the birds flew on it. not so yummie. The kitchen was dirty, as well... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

This "hotel" is very dark, and staff were not welcoming at all after a day of travelling to get there. They tried to overcharge us when we got there and the bathroom was upstairs from the room. The bed was too hard, the pillows were lumpy and non-existent. The room was clean and had a good fan. We won't be... More 

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Luis G, Propietario at Hotel Cortez Azul, responded to this review
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Portland, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

I stayed at the same time Eva did. I had bedbug bites. I was in a different room. This was the first stay on this trip for me, and my backpack was new, so I did not bring them from elsewhere. I saw another guest with huge bedbug bites. I believe he was in yet a third room. When he... More 

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Amenities

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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 ., Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $22 - $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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