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    Pura Vida Hotel

    Tuetal Sur | 4km North of SJO International Airport, Alajuela 20102, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed May 27, 2017

    Berni has created a slice of paradise in the middle of CR. The rooms are huge, immaculate and individually designed/crafted. The grounds are thickly planted with a huge variety of fruit trees from which you might find several freshly picked selections on your morning platter....More

    Thank Terry L
    Response from alajuelanorth, Manager at Pura Vida HotelResponded May 28, 2017

    Thank you Terry for taking the time to review us. Regarding the fruits we just got back yesterday from an expedition to the Caribbean coast and have come back with more goodies for the garden including a Finger Lime tree - come back in 2...More

    Reviewed May 22, 2017

    My wife and I have stayed with Berni and Nhi about a dozen times over the past 4 years and have a lovely time each stay. While the small hotel features (mosty) stand-alone casitas, the feel is more more of an Inn than a hotel....More

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    Response from alajuelanorth, Manager at Pura Vida HotelResponded May 28, 2017

    Thanks for the splendid review, we look forward to doing what we do on your next trip here, Berni

    Reviewed May 22, 2017

    We stayed here for a couple of nights at the beginning of our trip to Costa Rica & loved everything! The lush, exotic garden filled with the most amazing plants, flowers and birds singing in the morning, waking you up gently into the new day....More

    Thank slavka478
    Response from alajuelanorth, Manager at Pura Vida HotelResponded May 28, 2017

    Thanks Slavka & Steve for coming and giving us a nice review. You guys were a real pleasure to have at the Pura Vida and spread some light and joy in this strange world we live in today :-)) Berni

    Reviewed May 21, 2017

    Used PVH as a base for 3 + 1 + 1 nights for extended trips outside of the Central Valley. As always, Berni, Nhi, and now Cathy helped to make my stay enjoyable. Berni arranged a driver with 4wd so we could explore the roads...More

    Thank Palmisto
    Response from alajuelanorth, Manager at Pura Vida HotelResponded May 28, 2017

    Thanks Palmisto for taking the time out to review us . . . yes though we are doing 4WD's with a guide to Turialba, we do want to mention that this trip has a 70% chance of not working due to clouds (of course we...More

    Reviewed May 19, 2017

    I first stayed at Pura Vida (aka Bernies Place) several years ago and each time I return, I find myself staying there again and again for it's convenient location,(near the airport) wonderful & clean casitas, great price, lovely gardens & grounds and friendly & accommodating...More

    Thank Michael W
    Response from alajuelanorth, Manager at Pura Vida HotelResponded May 28, 2017

    Thanks Mike for coming back one more time and it will be a pleasure to see you next trip, Berni

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    • $88 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 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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