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Farmington, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hotel very close to the airport with a free shuttle so in that respect, it's nearly perfect. And, it's cheap ($62.00/night). We did have a hard time as there was a big group of people talking on the veranda until 12 p.m. and they were allowed to....This really disrupted our sleep and the nearby neighborhood was a...

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here the very first night we arrived in Costa Rica. The location is great for your first or last day as it is literally a 5min drive to the airport. The rooms are dated but Clean and quiet. The staff is very accomodating and helpful. They organised a transport for us and stored our bike boxes for 3...

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Fargo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a night to stay over close to the San Jose airport before flying on to Tamarindo. This B&B really filled the bill. They picked us up at the airport and took us back the next day. The room was spartan but decent. There is also a shopping mall close by where we walked over for dinner in the...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been there for only few hours before my flight back from San Jose. The room was tiny, felt dirty, towels had an horrible smell. I would never recommend going there, paid 62$ for getting a filthy feeling... The staff and the shuttle were nice i have to say...

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your priority in choosing a hotel is as follows this is the hotel for you 1) Proximity to the airports - this is VERY CLOSE. 5 Minutes and the transfer provided at the hotel was a breeze and with a friendly driver. 2) Safety - I felt it was secure and in a decent area (I am a 40ish...

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Saskatchewan
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Noticed other reviews stating "clean", but honestly I wouldn't say that is their strong suit - nothing alarming, but many travelers will notice the dusty corners as we did. Airport shuttle pickup worked perfectly, and to be fair you should plan to contribute to the shuttle driver's tip jar on the console. Very helpful desk staff gave us a hand...

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Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Melrost B&B on our last night in Costa Rica. We had a ridiculously early flight time (6:00 am( but the staff very kindly arranged for the shuttle to be available for us at 4:am. This was too early for breakfast but the host packed us each a bag with a water and a banana. The room was...

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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this place some time around September,2015. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Clean and comfortable rooms. In door parking and delicious breakfast. It's a great deal for that price. They even offer pick up and drop off to the Juan Santamaria airport. Can't ask for more.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

I needed a place to stay near the airport before heading south. This place was perfect! They picked me up from the airport, upgraded me to a double room for free, and were very welcoming. Breakfast was delicious! The bed was surprisingly very comfortable. Great place to stay!

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

We narrowly missed our flight and ended up looking for a place to stay and are glad we chose this place. Cheap enough and nice enough to not be any worry. The rooms were clean. Breakfast is served on the balcony that surrounds the building, it was good. Within walking distance to a large mall where we enjoyed watching Batman...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small Bed and Breakfast located 5 minutes away from the International Airport in Alajuela City. We are in the hospitallity business. Our rates includes breakfast served in the rooms, free wi-fi, shuttle service to the Airport and Alajuela downtown, free local calls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melrost Bed and Breakfast

Address: Del Mall Internacional, 200 sur Urb. Santi, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $60 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Rooms on the third floor are probably quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Phanty1, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms are perfect with outside balcony decks.”
 of 5 bubbles Charceeartist, Feb 8, 2016 | Read review
“Another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 510dianac, Jan 21, 2016 | Read review
“Upper level room I felt was a better choice out of the layout”
 of 5 bubbles lukeh827, May 29, 2015 | Read review
“Possibly ask for a room further from the exit? This would possibly help with noise?”
 of 5 bubbles 738kayliel, Mar 4, 2015 | Read review
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