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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

We stayed a week in this clean apartment with kitchen, large rooms, friendly and helpful owner. There isn't much nearby, other than automotive companies featuring oil changes. Quiet at night but trucks and motorcycles gearing up early in morning. The nearest restaurant is about a 15 minute walk, mostly on shoulder of roads. Seems geared to persons with a car.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

The house was nice, clean and is at walking distance of the centre of Alajuela. It consists of two seperate rooms, a living room/kitchen and a washing area. No place to sit outside unfortunately. The owner of the house is very friendly and helpful and showed us around the first night. Bus station, super market etc are closeby.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Clean, safe, quiet , spacious, Wi-Fi, private parking, all you need to enjoy a wonderful stay in Alajuela , just right next to the airport, a good place to be used as a base to explore the central valley and beyond. The management of the Condo is very helpful and friendly.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Marjorie's hospitality was welcomed by us, a group of 10. She gave lots of tips and accompanied us to the poas volcano and doka coffee tour and also to a tour of the Basilica. We felt safe in the property despite the bolted gates on windows and doors in the neighborhood. Property was very clean and the rooms downstairs felt... More 

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mrjr22aravia, Owner at Condo Portofino, responded to this review

Thank you for you the positive review. We try very hard to make everyones stay positive and memorable. I had a wonderful time with your family on the many tours... I don't generally have the time for this but it was well worth it as that was one of the clearest views at Poas I have seen. The apartments we... More 

Gainesville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

The place is very clean, comfortable, nice, and very close to the airport. The condo have two separate rooms, a living room and your own kitchen! Marjorie helped us with taxi arrangements, bus schedules, and recommended some great tours. The bus stop and the shopping market is just 10 min away (walking). I would most certainly recommend this place!

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Thank Suzana H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This place is very clean, and cozy. The units have two rooms and they are nice and comfortable. The place is run by two sisters which will make your stay a problem free one. They will make taxi arrangements, food delivery arrangements and even tours of far away places if you need those. I use the condo as a one... More 

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Thank Pinaman
Alajuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

I recently relocated from Calgary Alberta Canada to Alajuela Costa Rica. I was fortunate enough to aquire a long term lease at Condo Portofino. It is situated in a quiet part of Alajuela, minutes away from most local shopping experiences and only 20 minutes from San Jose international airport. The accomodations are very clean and secure. Management is very accomodating... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2011

The other reviews were quite accurate but omitted were, noise from truck - engine brakes, hot water in shower only, used a bucket to bring hot water to the bathroom sink, the kitchen sink, the washing machine. Sonia seemed to be in charge and spoke very litte English hence a dispute over how much money we owed for the THIRD... More 

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tjlgbarber
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2010

This was our first trip to Costa Rica and we were not sure what to expect. The people at Portofino meet us right at the airport and brought us the short distance to the hotel. They were very helpful in assisting us in any way that we needed. We do not speak Spanish so it was nice to be able... More 

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brännö
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2010

The owners of this hotel, Marjorie and Dave, were absolutely wonderful. First they took us in at reasonable prices and had a very good standard. Then they were so very helpful with everything - finding places, getting a good price on a rental car, etc. It was a fantastic stay and I would recomend their hotel to anyone. Cheers! 'The... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located 10 minutes from San Jose airport. Each accommodation is in a 2 to 3 bedroom 1-bath suite with a full kitchen. We offer free; parking, wireless internet, cable TV, A/C. We are with-in 10 min. walking distance of banking, shopping, and dining. Day-trips with-in an hour drive include: volcanoes, waterfalls, canopy tours, and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Condo Portofino

Address: 200 mts. NW Rectificacion Guido, Alajuela none, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $65 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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