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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 High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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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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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
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Based the previous reviews I was looking forward to spending my last night in Costa Rica at Vida Tropical, but I could not have been more disappointed. There was definitely no 'warm welcome' - the receptionist/duty manager couldn't even be bothered to open the gate for me while
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My girlfriend and I stayed at Vida Tropical 3 separate times in December 2018 over the course of 2.5 weeks. Mario and Carol, the proprietors, are incredibly friendly, helpful and communicative and went out of their way to arrange transportation, provide good advice, accompany us
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I stayed one night and found best welcoming, thank you Carol and Randy for your excellent service! Place is super clean, quiet and cozy. They are remodeling and painting, place looks brighter and newer than old photos. They are in Instagram so you can start comparing new pics
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I was so grateful to have made the decision to stay at Vida Tropical prior to heading home to Monteverde after a trip to South America! I've stayed at Vida Tropical a few times and Randy's hospitality is truly unparralleled in any of the bed and breakfasts near SJO (and I've
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Double Room 2 Beds Private Bathroom located on 2nd floor
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our newest bathroom
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Bamboo, one of 3 family rooms
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"Ask for family rooms, couple rooms or traveling alone rooms"
"The upstairs rooms are nice and large have a nice veranda and all but one have big private baths."
"We had the garden room it was great."
"If possible, leave yourself time for the wonderful breakfast"
"The Garden room in the back is very quiet, unlike the front rooms on the street."
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PRICE RANGE
$43 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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vida tropical b and b hotel alajuela
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaAlajuela
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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