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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

I traveled here with my grandmother and great aunt-- they absolutely loved it here. About a 15 min car ride from SJO airport. It was clean, easy to check in (very late) and had enough space for three of us in a triple room (one full and one twin bed). No AC in the room but the breakfast made up... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

I stayed there for the night. The place was fine, the food was ok, the service was good, but they started making noise since early in the morning and they have cars coming in and out all night long. The shower was not properly working and the beds had very thin sheets...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Brilla Sol is close to the airport and they have a nice van to pick you up or return you to the airport. Very nice people, very safe, very comfortable, great morning breakfast included. Very well prepared food in the evening for purchase at a fair price. The owners are super nice and the staff are very helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Everyone there was most helpful in accommodating my husband and I on a short notice reservation. And the GUARANTEED transportation from the airport to the Hotel where we are greeted like family.... wow !! Also great dining experience and FREE breakfast yummy !!! Don't hesitate to make this your first stop in Costa Rica..they are very very helpful in arranging... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

The staff was friendly and accommodating. DELICIOUS breakfast that included fresh eggs and gallo pinto. They even picked us up from our car rental location once we turned our car in. Our room didn’t have a/c, but it wasn’t a big issue.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This family owned hotel is very nice with a decent price for budget travelers. We loved our time there, and they had free, delicious breakfast and fruit ready every day. The shuttle will pick you up at the airport, and drop you off for any tours you want to take. Rooms are clean and comfortable. The Hilton it's not, and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

If you want a less expensive hotel in a typical neighborhood of San Jose this hotel fits the bill. Located near the airport, this hotel is clean, offers a free breakfast, free wifi and shuttle to the airport. It was our least favorite hotel in Costa Rica, but it was also the cheapest. The room and bathroom are very basic.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

A nice basic hotel that we picked before moving on the next morning to further afield. Comfortable, pretty grounds and good breakfast too. Little noisy but unavoidable due to the location - shower was rather awful though, very weak pressure!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I stayed for half a day just for transit to the airport. Rooms are a little dated, no a/c but very well kept and clean! Shuttle service to the airport is inclusive and is hotel run so you can arrange it anytime. The staff are very accommodating and helpful. Perfect for a transit hotel 5-10 min to the airport, free... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We only stayed here one night, at the beginning of our trip. We booked through Expedia and upon arrival realized we needed an additional room. We were able to book an additional room and both were immediately next door to each other. We purchased a couple beers from the front desk, which was nice after a long day of traveling.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair access
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Additional Information about Hotel Brilla Sol

Address: El Roble de Alajuela, Alajuela 17274050, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $57 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Brilla Sol 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Hotel Brilla Sol Costa Rica/Alajuela
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