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Alajuela Backpackers Boutique Hostel

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17 May 2018
“Airport Shuttle top – the rest, not so much.”
29 Apr 2018
“Great hot water and view from the bar; otherwise some good and some not so good”
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What's included
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Rooftop Bar
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
2 Star Hotel
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4th Avenue and 4th Street, Alajuela 6824 1000, Costa Rica
2.2 km to Juan Santamaria Intl Airport
39 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed with them on my first and last day in Costa Rica. On arrival I had arranged a pick up which they confirmed but it never showed up meaning I had to get a taxi (although they did pay a portion of the fare)...More

Thank S267
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Okey. So I'm all about positive vibes and those things, but there's not much of those vibes in this place. Please don't stay here. I mean, they have free shuttle to the airport which is great, but _that's it_. The most unwelcoming staff I've encountered,...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Omg I would never stay here again. If service matter for you don’t stay here. The front desk agent was super rude and he was kind of mad just because I used the WiFi for so my reservation through the internet. They charged me a...More

Thank joaovictoros
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We booked the hostel because of the close location to the airport. It seemed to be ok to stay a night. We got really disappointed. Hardly had any sleep, and the room we got at first wasn’t even cleaned. On the plus side, after we...More

Thank 0_bfm_0
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

This hostel exceeded our expectations! We booked as we wanted a rest before a very early flight. The staff were friendly and very helpful - so helpful that they offered to run an extra early free shuttle to the airport (which set off on time)...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Bar/Lounge
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US$15 - US$31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$15 - US$31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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TigerTravels70
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Response from J-canada2 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there, they just asked what time we needed a ride, and had someone pick up the 2 of us even though it was at like 4:30 am.
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"Splurge on the private room, you won't be sorry"
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"Private room."
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"Try to get a room where all the window coverings will close"
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"Stay in other place is the best option!!!"
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