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Beecher, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

I booked this hotel because it was close to my friends home in Alajuela. Its very clean, very quaint and the owners are really good people. The rooms are nice and they have all types of rooms. I will say that if you want a more quiet time, do not book one of the large apartments near the highway, and... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I liked the owner, the staff and Oscar (the cute little dog). The room was big and very clean. The owner made arrangements for taxi rides and excursions for us. We also took the bus a couple of times from downtown to Alajuela and then from Alajuela to El Coyol! I wish I could have brought Oscar home with me!

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Thank Shekinah G
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70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is close to the airport with easy access to the highway. It is nothing fancy but offers clean rooms, a small pool, and welcoming lobby area where breakfast is served. The breakfasts are fresh fruit and scrambled eggs with coffee. The best part of this hotel are the friendly owners. They are very accommodating and helpful with any... More 

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VillaDolce, Owner at Hotel Villa Dolce, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the comment!! It was a pleasure More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very conveniently located close to SJO airport so we booked it for one night. Our flight arrived after midnight and we contacted the hotel to let them know we'd be arriving late. They told us to ring the bell outside the gate upon arrival. We did this for nearly 20 minutes, no one answered. The neighborhood outside... More 

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VillaDolce, Owner at Hotel Villa Dolce, responded to this review

The situation was the following: The reservation did not come to the system until the next day (of the check in) at 2:20am, it means she came 2 hours before that her reservation arrived. For this reason, the guest came to the hotel and rang the bell without any response. On June 4, the hotel already have all the guests... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

We arrived late into San Jose and needed a convenient overnight spot before heading to La Fortuna. They stayed open for us and got us checked in. The rooms were simple, but clean. The grounds were nice and we even sat around the pool after checking in to have a few beers. For what we were looking for it was... More 

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VillaDolce, Owner at Hotel Villa Dolce, responded to this review

Thank you for the good comment! It was a pleasure!! More 

Coventry, Connecticut, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

We arrived one afternoon. Tired from our travels from Santa Teresa. The girl at the front desk was very disorganized and she made a funny face when she realized two guys were request a king sized bed. Immediately, we pretended that there was a misunderstanding so my partner and I decided to get a room with two twin beds. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Excellent location close to San Jose airport. Safe, clean and good sized rooms. The service we got from David (staff member) was excellent, very friendly and helpful. The owners are Italian and English so a good range of languages spoken and both are very charming and helpful.

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Edinburg, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

We stayed here upon a really late arrival from the airport and had a shuttle waiting for us that I pre-arranged by email. It took only about 10 minutes for us to be dropped off and the cost was $20 for both of us. David greeted us and took us to our room which was spotlessly clean and spacious. There... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for our first night in Costa Rica before heading out on the road to begin our trip. The hotel was really clean, and the front desk staff (forget his name) was really friendly and helpful. The hotels location isn't ideal as it is close to the #1 highway, and feels like it is in a poor area... More 

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Silverthorne, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

We've stayed with Hotel Villa Dolce four or five times as our airport transfer stop in San Jose when we visit beautiful Costa Rica. The location is convenient to the airport and highways to the Pacific beaches. The owners, who live on premises, and their staff are courteous, friendly and helpful, and on our last few visits went out of... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Villa Dolce is a "sweet villa" located at just 5 minutes from the San Jose Airport with direct connection to the new highway 27. The warm and friendly service we offer will make you feel right at home. Come and enjoy lovely rooms and villas with all comforts, a large pool, lush garden, and Italian pizzeria. At Villa Dolce you will find everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable stay in the Central Valley and when flying in and out of Costa Rica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villa Dolce

Address: El Coyol de Alajuela, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $55 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Villa Dolce 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Dolce Hotel Alajuela
Hotel Villa Dolce Costa Rica/Alajuela
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