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Cala Inn Bed & Breakfast Hotel

west side of the Juan Santamaria Park, Alajuela 506, Costa Rica
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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a 4 bed dorm but had the space to ourselves. There was a fan in the room and a bathroom next door, but think it was the only shower and bathroom for all the non ensuite rooms which was annoying. Only one plug in room but beds were comfortable enough. Breakfast was scrambled egg and toast and... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Two of us stayed in a private room with our own bathroom for 30$ u.s, probably the best deal on price alone throughout our 10 day trip staying at mostly hostels. The room was clean, lighting was good, tv had cable, there was a fan. It wasn't noisy at night. Overall a good experience. The man at the front desk... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

hotel is kind of in a sketchy part of Alajuela. Bonus was it was close to airport, breakfast was included and we did have a private room. Shower didn't work that well, they didn't give us towels or toilet paper. luckily we had both. For the price it wasn't bad just to lay your head.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I arrived at Cala Inn Bed&Breakfast straight from the airport. Unlike many other hotels in San José, this beautiful place is very cheap and also very clean, in the center of Alajuela, at a couple of kilometers from the airport. (I suggest to look for a taxi driver who isn't charging 10 dollars or more. AT MOST 5 dollars). Breakfast... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Do your self a favor and stay away from this place. Main reason is the stuf, which extremely rude and aggressive. Never saw something like this before in my 3 month trip. Second, the rooms are so noisey, my and roommate couldn't sleep after 6am.

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Montreal, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This place is atrocious. It's conveniently located however, there are insects all over the place that will get into your bags, clothes, bed. You have to go through a locked gate at the front in an area that doesn't feel safe at night (even the receptionist advised us against going out). The rooms look nothing like advertised, there is no... More 

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Paris, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Clean room with fan, tv and clean shared bath for $32 (double). Ask for inside room (Poas) for less street noise. Friendly helpful owner. Breakfast included. Right downtown Alajuela. Close to airport ($5-6 for a taxi).

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Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We stayd only 3/4 of night before flying early in the morning. Quit hotel (room not to street), value for money, only several minutes from the airport. I do not avaluate breakfast as we left earlier. also suitable to stay just after arriving - 24h desk.

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We weren't really expecting much from this hotel. To start, it looks nothing like the photos (we got a queen room). The room was ok and noise is to be expected, our only problem was with the hotel entry. To get into the hotel, you have to buzz the gate. This apparently rings throughout the whole hotel. My friend and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Dear fellow travelers, I arrived at the Cala Inn in Alajuela on November 30th, 2014, in the afternoon. I paid $13 for the dorm room immediately on arrival. A few hours later, I heard guests discussing a noise the previous night with the employee. Apparently a loud alarm in the store beneath the guest house had started at midnight and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cala Inn Bed & Breakfast is ideally located in Alajuela, Costa Rica. It is 2 miles from the country's main airport Juan Santamaría (SJO) and 15 minutes from the capital, San José. It is the logical starting point to visit the country's many beautiful beaches and national parks. It is simply the perfect base of operations for enjoying all that Costa Rica has to offer.If you are interested in Costa Rica's natural wonders: it's volcanoes, amazing waterfalls, beautiful pristine beaches, green luscious mountains, fantastic national parks with their unique and incredibly diversified flora and fauna, etc. If you are coming to party. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cala Inn Bed & Breakfast Hotel

Address: west side of the Juan Santamaria Park, Alajuela 506, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $14 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cala Inn Bed & Breakfast Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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