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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This B&B is in excellent location. Close to the airport and everything, walking distance to restaurants and could even order and deliver from restaurants. Silvia cleans and washes bed sheets every other day. The owner Norman and Isabel is very hospitable and could help you with everything you need even buying used vehicle. Their assistant Nicoli could also help you... More 

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Kangaroo Valley, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We enjoyed our stays here in May (3 nights), June (1 night) and July(2 nights). It is conveniently located near the international airport, the manager Isabel and other staff are helpful and friendly and the rooms are very well appointed for the price. Isabel and her husband Norman who runs a nearby restaurant, speak excellent English. We enjoyed many conversations... More 

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I spent two nights in this lovely,cozy place. I chose it for the close proximity to SJO airport. My room with private bath was the Garden Room at the back of the property, with a paved walkway to the main house. It was a basic room, but had a sitting area outside the door that offered a view of the... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Very kind manager who was happy to help us Gringos on our first trip to Costa Rica. We stayed here on our first night and again in our last night in CR. It is in the city of Alajuela and very near to many cute little restaurants and coffee shops yet close enough to the highways that lead out of... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

It was a very nice way to end our two month trip in Costa Rica. The breakfast was delicious and fresh. The rooms were clean and the staff was super friendly. I highly recommend for a night in alajuela!

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Martinsville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

My husband and I stayed here the first night of our 4 week stay in Costa Rica in October 2013, and then this was our "base" for our third and fourth weeks in the Country. We were so thrilled with our decision to stay here at Vidal Tropical! Isabel was so great to us "gringos". Giving advice and information,helping with... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We stayed as family of 4 in Bamboo room for 2 nights and my husband stayed in Terrace for 1 night. The villa is very close to city centre but off on a quiet street. The rooms are small but very comfortable and for 1-2 night it is more then adequate. Nice, new bathrooms. The best thing is breakfast. You... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I ventured to CR for my 4th trip and already had a favorite place to start and end and stay should I need to stay in the area. I stumbled upon Vida Tropical B&B and the rooms caught my eye. Price is unreal, location wonderful...why not try. WOW... I was not disappointed. I now have a new place. The rooms... More 

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Leetonia, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

If you're looking for a comfortable, clean and homey place to stay as you start and end your trip to Costa Rica I can't imagine a better choice. Isabel is a wonderful host and the B&B is very convenient and has great rooms and amenities. Your room includes delicious breakfast that starts with loads of fresh fruit, juice and fantastic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Isabel the manager takes good care of her clients. You can get a room with a private bath or shared one. The B&B is convenient and safe and an easy walk to the center of town and 15min and $6 taxi to the airport. The breakfast was ample, good and traditional.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vida Tropical B and B

Address: Meters East And 300 | in front of the Academia de Natación, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $43 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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Vida Tropical b And b Hotel Alajuela
Vida Tropical B And B Costa Rica/Alajuela
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