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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's ok, according to quality and price ratio. Although it was noisy and no elevator to the third floor was available. The staff was helpful. We also get transfer to the airport for free, which was nice!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great value, friendly staff and very clean. Perfect place for a night in between flights. 5 Minutes from the hotel to the airport. They collaborate with the orange airport taxis and it works perfectly. The hotel picks up the bill and organizes the transfer. No hazzle, no extra costs, highly recommended. The hotel itself is very clean but basic. The... More 

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Costa Rica
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5 reviews
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

Not fancy at all. But is a clean spot and a good bed. Has a small pool in case you want to temp avoid the heat. I checked other places around and this was one of the few that meet (exceed)the minimal requirements. Price was good. Recommended

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Thank juan A
Milan, Italy
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Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We spent the first night in La Guaria Hotel when we land in Costa Rica Convenient location (5km far from the airport), very basic and simple rooms. If you look for a basic, clean but convenient location this is a right choice! Breakfast is included and service is at the right level. Pura vida :)

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed May 31, 2016

I only stayed here for one night after our flight got cancelled and couldn't fly out until the next day. But the hotel was convenient to the airport and they paid for the taxi service, which was nice. Friendly staff. They were able to accommodate us for that one night and it was already late. The staff was very friendly.... More 

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Reviewed May 30, 2016

A small, quiet hotel just north of downtown, about 6 minutes from the SJO airport. It was super clean, quiet, and had a TV in the room. It was a solid 50% cheaper than the hotels two blocks closer to the airport and MUCH more "vacation" than the hostels around. Has a nice clean pool as well. I booked in... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed May 15, 2016

We stayed at the hotel twice each a one-night layover. The first night the four of us staying in Room 305 which had a really nice balcony so we could sit and watch the thunderstorm going on around us. The room itself was big, bright and spacious. The free breakfast is pretty minimal and doesn't include any hot items (other... More 

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Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

They emailed me a write up to show a taxi driver for how to get to the hotel, which made it really easy. The staff was really lovely and helpful, we even saw the guy who told us how to get to a restaurant on the street later and he stopped his phone call to ask us how our dinner... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 23, 2016

Stayed here one evening when on the way back to the Airport in San Jose.The room was average for what we paid however smelt really strongly of cigarette smoke, which is not permitted in the room however the staff didn't seem to take much notice when we told them. The pool was a nice welcome break from the busy city... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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11 reviews
Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

At the recommendation of friend in Puerto Viejo, spent the night here prior to our flight home. Simple clean rooms, good breakfast and free airport transport. All for $52 per night. Nice helpful staff. What more could you ask.

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Hotel La Guaria Inn & Suites

Address: 225 Este Parque, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $53 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel La Guaria Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Hotel La Guaria Alajuela
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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?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“I had room #305 with bath and balcony. Great one!”
  • From the balcony of room #305
 of 5 bubbles wordodrome, Jan 14, 2015 | Read review
“I would try to get a room away from the busy road.”
 of 5 bubbles OccamsShaver, Dec 25, 2013 | Read review
“Rooms are bad All rooms are filthy Bugs”
 of 5 bubbles Sunshinne25, Sep 2, 2013 | Read review
“To avoid street noise, get a room not on thestreet sides of the hotel (it is on a corner).”
 of 5 bubbles gachap, Feb 19, 2013 | Read review
“Lock your doors.”
 of 5 bubbles micro157, Jul 19, 2011 | Read review
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