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Hotel Pacande

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Oakland, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Easy to get to/from the airport. Stayed there twice when coming in/out of SJO. Close to El Centro/Square and good local restaurants. The staff is very helpful and someone is around 24hours if you need to call a taxi to the airport, etc. No free shuttle but the ride to the airport is around $6. The breezy little patio in... More 

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Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Great hotel not far from the airport, the owners are very friendly and I love the breakfast spot in the little garden. If you are a group of 4 or 5 book the room wich is above the breakfast area, you'll feel like you are sleeping in a tree house! Very recommended to start and finish off your trip in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

We booked this gem on late notice because we had a flight out early the next morning. The owners were extremely warm and generous, the wifi was excellent, the free breakfast was delicious and the taxi was only 5 dollars. Great value for money and a nice environment. Jake and Moshe

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We stay at Pecande whenever we visit Alajuela. The owner and all of the staff are very kind, friendly, and accommodating. The rooms are not fancy but they are comfortable and clean. there is a beautiful little garden in the back of the dining area. We like to have small meetings there and it's also a nice place to eat.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights. We chose this place because it was just 2 minutes from the airport, and we needed a place to stay before moving on. The place was great! Cozy, family driven hotel- clean and secure. Breakfast was good- and the coffee even better! Its run by Jose, a nice gentleman, and his... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

We had a great stay at Hotel Pacande for our first and last night in Costa Rica. It's just a 10 minute taxi ride from San Jose International airport so much more convenient than staying in San Jose itself. It's a good value, basic, small and quiet hotel and it's not far from the bus station that can take you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed a few days at Hotel Pacande after our flight from Mexico. This hotel is a little peace of sunshine in a neighborhood that is very poor. Our room was clean with a great shower and we only paid 50$ each night. There is a kitchen and a cute little garden too. The owners are extremely sweet and helpful...... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Pros: 1. No funky smells, very clean 2. Nice staff 3. Online reservations worked 4. Nice courtyard for eating 5. Convenient location Cons: 1. Stuffy 1st floor room - it may be uncommon to have outside-facing windows in alajuela because the hotels all seem to be long skinny buildings attached to other buildings. Ours had a window onto the hallway.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

We arrived at midnight and they were able to let us in. We were able to handle all things financially in the morning so that was refreshing. The woman who let us in was super nice and we were able to pectin our Spanish since she didn't know English. The room was just want we needed (clean and cozy) and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I've now stayed in this hotel on 5 different occasions, sometimes in the cheaper rooms with shared bathrooms, sometimes in the sightly pricier rooms with private bathrooms. Each time I felt so welcomed by the lovely family that run this place. It's safe, clean and has such a friendly atmosphere! The breakfast is delicious: coffee, fresh tropical fruits, bread and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast

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: $37 - $56 (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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