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    Pura Vida Hotel

    Tuetal Sur | 4km North of SJO International Airport, Alajuela 20102, Costa Rica
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    Overview
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    • Average2%
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 747 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Staying at the Pura Vida hotel was a great way to start our trip this year in Costa Rica. I travelled with my daughter to Costa Rica in July of 2017 and Berni was a great help, not only because of our stay at his...More

    Thank rajbhandal1
    Response from alajuelanorth, Manager at Pura Vida HotelResponded yesterday

    Thank you Raj for the review. It was a pleasure having you guys at the Pura Vida and we hope to see you back here one day, Berni

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We highly recommend Pura Vida for it's charm, solitude in an urban setting, lovely casita's decorated with local artwork and wonderful personal touches throughout. Bernie and Nhi were exceptionally helpful and informative in guiding us on our first trip to Costa Rica. Nhi is an...More

    Thank ipswichpam
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed at the beautiful Pura Vida on 5/30/17 and again 6/8/17 initially in order to be near the airport and avoid San Jose. We were delighted by the property, the rooms, the service, and the breakfast. The property is filled with tropical plants and...More

    Thank makcostarica
    Response from alajuelanorth, Manager at Pura Vida HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thanks so much for the review. Particularly the thought that we can help new visitors to Costa Rica assimilate a little at the beginning of their trips. This is something we look for whenever we travel to a new country and something we try very...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Our group only stayed at Pura Vida for one night, but I wish we could've stayed longer! We were headed to the Arenal area for the main part of our vacation, but with our flight arriving so late in the evening, we needed a hotel...More

    Thank Gittins27
    Response from alajuelanorth, Manager at Pura Vida HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Glad we could help make things work on your way into the country. Thanks for coming and reviewing us, Berni

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My wife and I have been staying at the Pura Vida Hotel for the past 10 years. Over the years we have become close friends with Bernie and Nhi and really appreciate the way they run their hotel. There is so much to love about...More

    Thank shaderaye
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travelers' Choice2017 Winner
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • $88 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Alajuela
    • Also Known As
    • Pura Vida Alajuela ,
    • Hotel Pura Vida ,
    • Pura Vida Hotel Costa Rica/Alajuela
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    Traveler (442)
    Room & Suite (136)
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    Hotel & Grounds (257)
    Bathroom (6)
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    Maddmatt2
    November 3, 2016|
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    Response from alajuelanorth | Property representative |
    Hello, Perhaps . . . what will the teacher be saying? Berni
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    algol123
    October 20, 2015|
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    Response from alajuelanorth | Property representative |
    Hi we are the Pura Vida Hotel - the website is puravidahotel . com - there is no problem viewing the web site anywhere that we know? You can email us directly at info @ puravidahotel . com if you are still having problems... More
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    Nancy R
    May 11, 2015|
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    Response from BKandCB | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, it's the Pura Vida hotel that I reviewed. Bernie and Nhi are the owners and the nicest people. If you want dinner, you have make those arrangements in advance; Nhi is a fabulous chef!
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    "For families choose the Katydid Casita."
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    "We stayed in two rooms. Both fab."
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    "The separate casitas are very nice--especially Mariposa and Rainforest."
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    "We stayed in both the Rainforest and Toucan Casitas. The Rainforest Casita is a split level, with the bedroom..."
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