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Oxford, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for one night after flying in to Costa Rica. Everything with the place was good. Room was large, clean and comfortable, breakfast was good and the staff were very friendly. Only note that soured the visit was the person on reception tried to overcharge us by $10 or so and refused to acknowledge the price in the booking... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 17, 2016

When I started up my business in Costa Rica, I looked for lodging for both extended and return visits. Not satisfied with five prior situations, to my good luck I discovered Hotel Pacande. It offered Latin American hospitality and European character that I encountered in the past in other small, successful family-run guesthouses, including clean, safe, quiet rooms at a... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Staying at the Hotel Pacandé was definitely the best decision I made. It is situated right next to the airport (2-3 km away) and it is very nice. The breakfast is included in the price and even though it is not the best I have tried, it is ok. The taste of the fruits is amazing! The best thing about... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2016

We arrived at SJO late in the evening and had to leave early the next morning. This hotel was just right for that situation. The room was able to accommodate us - 3 people needing 3 separate beds. It was clean and relatively quiet. There was a fan, which was good because the weather was hot and humid. The front... More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Comfy bed, nice breakfast of fruit and Costa Rican breakfast. Friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful wooden architecture with birds flying around. Only stayed for a night but very pleasant stay (21 in our group). Nice and close to the airport.

Thank Mike D
San Diego
2 reviews
Reviewed July 4, 2016

We were flying into San Jose at 1am, so I contacted the hotel to see if we could check in at that hour, and they were happy to accommodate us. They were very prompt with their communication. We got a little lost on our way there because there are no street signs until you get more into the middle of... More 

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Landvetter, Sweden
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

A neat place with clean rooms. Big + for the shower that had hot water and good water flow. The bathroom was very clean as well. Staff was nice and helpful. The breakfast was simple but ok :) Would give the place 3+ if possible. Well worth the money for 4 people (2 adults, 2 kids)

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Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

The employees were very nice and always asked if you were good. Although there was no A/C and it was situated in a sort of sketchy location, the interior was clean and welcoming which was surprising in a way.

Thank VAPeng
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8 reviews
Reviewed May 19, 2016

I've stayed here twice and each time it was very enjoyable. The rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. Its also quiet and it is easy to sleep. The people who work here are lovely and very accommodating.

Thank Eilish Z
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14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2016

While a lot of other reviewers really thought this place was great/clean/etc., I wasn't exactly blown away by Hotel Pacande for the price. At $50-60/night, there are better places to stay in San Jose and maybe Alajuela (but we only stayed in Alajuela for the one night after arriving on a late flight.) Pros: close to the airport, breakfast is... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Pacande

Address: Avenida 5, calles 2 y 4, Alajuela 4050-1928, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $38 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Pacande 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“I stayed in different rooms near the back”
 of 5 bubbles experiencedtravel250, Sep 17, 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps the upstairs rooms would be less claustrophobic”
 of 5 bubbles brinlois, May 9, 2016 | Read review
“Maybe avoid the rooms directly off the central hallway.”
 of 5 bubbles peggydaly, Mar 31, 2016 | Read review
“Nice rooms for couples: 2,3. 5 and 6 great for 1 person or couple on budget. 8,9, 10 ideal for family. 8 has a spiral staircase + loft”
 of 5 bubbles 536larryp, Feb 29, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front are noisy from 0500”
 of 5 bubbles oftenscore6, Mar 3, 2015 | Read review
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