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“The kindest staff I have met”
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Hotel Eskalima
Ranked #14 of 29 Hotels in Alajuela
Beersheba, HaDarom, Israel
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“The kindest staff I have met”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2013

A great hotel! The rooms are very clean, the breakfast is very good, the price is rational, but above all: The staff is great. They helped us with everything we needed, gave us breakfast at 4 AM (!!) because of our early flight and did everything with a genuine smile. We'll defenitly come back on the next time in Costa Rica!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2013

We stayed 2 nights due to the location from the airport. The price was great and the service could not have been better Andrew and Lenny we always willing to help. The rooms are clean and comfortable. We would stay again on 1 st or last night.
Thank you Andrew, Jack and Kelly from Canada!

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Nice and clean big rooms with all services, good breakfast, good prices, and very close to airport and the people are really ready and worry for you !it s a perfect place to start and finish your visit to the country

  • Stayed July 2013
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trinity
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2013

The Hotel Eskalima keeps us coming back year after year as our starting and ending points for our journey to the Osa Peninsula. We always marvel at the quiet, peaceful atmosphere inside, while the bustle of Alajuela throbs just outside. The rooms are super quiet and plenty comfy. The best part, though, of Eskalima are the young staff who have been there at every one of our stays. Milena, Andres, and Marisol are the sweetest, most attentive young adults I have ever had the pleasure of doing business with. Actually, when you're at Eskalima, it's less like a business and more like a visit to your family! Congratulations to boss, Guido Guevara for hiring a heavenly staff. We adore them. Don't overlook this sweet oasis. You won't be disappointed.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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Wylie, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2013

The hotel Eskalima was a great place for us to stay. If you want the Hilton quality then probably stay at the Hilton instead. If you want a nice, clean place to stay that has very friendly people serving you then this hotel is a great value!

The staff was extremely nice and bent over backwards to help us with our needs. Very good place to stay.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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Palmer,AK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2013

Perfect little hotel before your flight out of Costa Rica. I choose this hotel based on price and proximity to the airport. They offer a continental breakfast at 7, but our flight was a 6:30 AM. They told us no problem they'd have toast, orange juice, and coffee ready for us at 3:30 A.M. and a taxi ready a 4 A.M. We stayed in the standard double room, which had air conditioning, a mini-refrigerator, lock box, and hot water. The room was very quiet as well. The gal at the front desk was super helpful in giving us directions to getting to San Jose via bus and getting back via bus. The bus station is super close to the hotel too! I would stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2013

Had to catch a 6 am flight out of SJO. Wanted to be close to the airport & didn't want to spend a fortune. This place was perfect. Rooms are very clean and modern. The staff went out of their way to help us out. The night manager gave us breakfast at 3:30 am (it wasn't a full breakfast - but, coffee, juice and toast). We really appreciated that. It is walking distance to restaurants and shops in Alajuela. It's a small, simple hotel - we recommend it for a one night stay when you're coming in or out of SJO.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Eskalima
Address: Mts de Pizza Hut 50 | 50 mts Este de Pizza Hut Calle Ancha, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Eskalima 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Eskalima is a family hotel finely decorated and created for each of our guests feel the warmth as in their own home.We have 17 rooms, with private bathroom, hot water, cable TV, air conditioning and telephone.We are strategically located in the city of Alajuela, just 5 minutes from Juan Santamaria International Airport and close to shopping and bus stops.From our hotel you can easily move to all tourist attractions in the area as the Poas Volcano, a bird zoo, Crafts etc. ... more   less 
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