We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Fine overall, but probably more convenient airport hotels”

We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Alajuela
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Hotel Coconut House
Ranked #17 of 61 Alajuela B&B and Inns
Reviewed March 12, 2009

We were looking for a simple, no frills place near the airport because we had late flight arriving in Costa Rica and a early flight leaving Costa Rica. We are not spanish speakers which may be a factor, but this is a small family run operation, so we found late night check-in or early morning check-out to be problematic. Perhaps for longer stays this would be a nice place (fellow guests seemed happy), but depending on your situation it might not be the best option for a simple and quick airport transfer sort of place. Also, they seemed to get a lot of road noise at night, wasn't terrible but early in the evening it made it hard to sleep.

BTW, originally we had no plan to spend time in Alajuela (or San Jose), but because of a bus schedule we spent most of a Sunday there, and I would highly recommend going to the main square. There was a youth orchestra playing an open air concert which was very nice.

  • Stayed: February 2009, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank AgainOnTheRun
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review
Reviews (96)
There are newer reviews for Hotel Coconut House
See the most recent reviews
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

29 - 35 of 96 reviews

Reviewed August 28, 2008

I needed a place to stay near the airport and booked a room at the Coconut House.
It's a bit hard to find and in a completely residential neighbourhood, so there is not much of interest within walking distance.
But the room cost about 25 bucks, it was spotlessly clean and I was able to buy a delicious dinner at the B&B made by a fabulous cook named Maxxy.

The owners were friendly, laid back and helpful. I had to arrange for a cab to pick me up at 4 am. I mentioned it in passing and when I mentioned later that I needed to arrange that, I learned they had already done it for me.

I can't see any good reason to spend time in Alajuela except to catch a flight out. But if you are going to be there, this is a nice, clean, economical place to spend the night.

  • Stayed: August 2008, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Check in / front desk
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
    • Business service (e.g., internet access)
1  Thank EastsideSpike
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 8, 2008

I was in May 2008 visitors in the Coconuthouse. The rooms are very clean, good mattresses. The owners are very friendly and helpfull, good breakfast. I will coming back next year!

  • Stayed: May 2006, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Check in / front desk
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
    • Business service (e.g., internet access)
2  Thank leonStuttgart
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 5, 2008

I stayed here at the beginning and middle of my holiday in Costa Rica. It was about a 10 minute taxi ride from the airport in Alajuela. It is across the street from a small park and there was very little traffic which ensured peace and quiet. This was the cleanest budget accommodation I've seen in all my travels, and the bed was comfortable. The owner was very helpful to book tours, buses, rental cars, and taxis..........they take very good care of their guests! The breakfast was hearty with eggs, meats & cheeses, fresh breads, fruits, coffee, and juice. They have a variety of spacious rooms to choose from. Thank you Heike and Reiner!

  • Stayed: November 2007, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Check in / front desk
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
    • Business service (e.g., internet access)
2  Thank TayDa
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 4, 2016
Google Translation

  • Stayed: June 2016, traveled as a couple
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank Meike G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 30, 2016
Google Translation

  • Stayed: May 2016, traveled with family
    • Sleep Quality
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Madelaine B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 3, 2016
Google Translation

  • Stayed: February 2016, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Rooms
    • Service
Thank Norbert S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Alajuela hotels
0.0 mi away
Hotel La Rosa de America
Hotel La Rosa de America
#5 of 27 in Alajuela
673 reviews
0.0 mi away
Hotel Pacande
Hotel Pacande
#4 of 61 in Alajuela
186 reviews
0.0 mi away
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.0 mi away
Hotel Buena Vista
Hotel Buena Vista
#1 of 1 in Pilas
689 reviews
0.0 mi away
Courtyard San Jose Airport Alajuela
0.0 mi away
Xandari Resort & Spa
Xandari Resort & Spa
#1 of 27 in Alajuela
870 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Hotel Coconut House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Coconut House

Address: Urb. La Trinidad, del Super La Trinidad 100 Sur y 350 oeste, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 61 B&Bs / Inns in Alajuela
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Coconut House 2*
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Hotel Coconut House Costa Rica/Alajuela

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing