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Alajuela Backpackers Boutique Hostel

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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good17%
  • Average30%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible22%
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Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Rooftop Bar
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

As we were due to land into San Jose at around 20:00, we decided to book one night in Alajuela near to the airport. The gap year company that I work for uses the dorm rooms at this hostel for the first night of the...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

Arriving at the hostel and checking in was all fine, the room was $19 which was kind of expensive as there are no kitchen facilities or anything, but the room is clean. Included in that is a transfer to the airport which is brilliant! My...More

Thank Coel F
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We stayed in this hostel the night before we left for the airport. It's very close and offers a shuttle service. We rented a private room with bathroom. Upon entering, the room smelled pretty bad.... We were able to air it out by opening a...More

Thank A_Hrbek
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Central location so ok for a night or two to visit volcan poas. The room was ok but the place in general was pretty souless and dark. The staff were friendly enough but not particularly helpful. We found it expensive as well after staying in...More

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 1 April 2015

The area in general didn't feel very safe but the hostel had 24 hour reception and only allowed guests inside. Even the restaurant upstairs was just for guests which was a plus. The restaurant had good prices and a nice view. The shared rooms are...More

Thank Jenna S
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
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Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Bar/Lounge
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US$17 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$17 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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