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Vida Tropical B and B

300 meters East and 300 N from the courthouse traffic light in front of the Academia de Natación, Alajuela 20101 Costa Rica
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ADVANTAGES OF VIDA TROPICAL - 5 minutes from the airport, but not on the flight path; walking distance to the center of the city of Alajuela; on a nice, quiet, secure street, in a friendly residential area; transportation to and from the airport is available at any hour of the day or night with the official orange airport taxis or we can arrange pickup(fare is about $7.00); a base from which to do day trips in the Central Valley, or overnight trips to more distant points; a place to stay during your whole trip if you're here to check out business opportunities, real estate purchase or rental possibilities or if you want to experience daily life in the Central Valley to decide if you want to move here permanently or part of the year; s place to enjoy an extended stay at very reasonable prices. We´re in Lonely Planet, Let's Go, and other travel books, reviewed on TripAdvisor and airbnb,and recommended in Thorn Tree and other discussion boards. Established in the Last Millenium before Y2K (1999), and enjoyed by 1,000s of guests. We accept Visa and Mastercard but NOT with the new CHIP security system.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Free internet
Public wifi
Vending machine
Car hire
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Flatscreen TV
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Mgmt is great. Friendly and helpful: where to eat late at night; on-time cabbie to the airport; where to buy odd items cheap. Seriously friendly and helpful. The place is modest but clean and comfortable. Breakfast is better than any similar place. Well located to the town square and airport. Very good value. No-brainer for us coming in and out of town.
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It is very well situated for staying near the airport. The breakfast was excellent. Overall no great issue. The floors appear to be quite worn and maybe a little dirty. Bathroom/shower floor could use some bleach. I'm not a very picky person so this may mean a good bit.
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I had high hopes, but it appears the new management hasn’t kept me he place up to its previous standards. The rooms do not look like the pictures on TA or the website. Instead of cheerful, cute rooms, my room was dingy and sad. A woman staying upstairs said the same thing. The WiFi didn’t work well, and the 7 am breakfast wasn’t out yet when I left at 7:15. The manager was nice on the phone and arranged a car for me, and the front desk guy was nice, which was great, but the hotel itself really disappointed.
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We were happy with our choice to stay at Vida Tropical. Mario was very helpful and friendly and the room was clean and comfortable. The area was a great location from the airport and is close to restaurants and shops while still feeling safe. I found the mattresses quite comfortable and we both had a great sleep. I would stay here again!
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I stayed here with the previous owners (Isabel & Randy) who deserved the great reviews. But the place unfortunately has changed with the new owner. The pictures on TA do not depict the current place. No hammocks, uncomfortable beds/linens. Staff was one of the most aloof and unfriendly I've ever had in this country. Was not given fresh towels, room/bathroom not cleaned during stay, trash not emptied. Lights are not turned on at night. Breakfast not good.
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vida tropical b and b hotel alajuela
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaAlajuela
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Frequently Asked Questions about Vida Tropical B and B
Which popular attractions are close to Vida Tropical B and B?
Nearby attractions include Our Lady of the Pillar Cathedral (0.5 miles), Juan Santamaria Historical Cultural Museum (0.4 miles), and Souvenir Museum (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Vida Tropical B and B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Vida Tropical B and B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Vida Tropical B and B?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Vida Tropical B and B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pesqueria da Limonta, El Chante Vegano, and Jalapenos Central.
Does Vida Tropical B and B have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Vida Tropical B and B offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Vida Tropical B and B located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Alajuela.
Are pets allowed at Vida Tropical B and B?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.