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    Pura Vida Hotel

    Tuetal Sur | 4km North of SJO International Airport, Alajuela 20102, Costa Rica
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    1 - 5 of 732 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Been here about 30 times or more over ten years as in laws live nearby. Lots of variety across rooms, all with interesting features which will cause guests perhaps to prefer one to another---I am happy anywhere as all have lounging area outside with views...More

    Thank GeneWashington_DC
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Be whisked away from SJO to the beautifully tended gardens of this oasis in the hills. Berni is the most helpful innkeeper ever. Nhi is the best chef, and Jose, who has been there for 20 years, is at your service con mucho gusto. Though...More

    Thank TravelbeeSantaFe_NM
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We found Berni and Nhi's beautiful hotel in a Costa Rican travel book. And now I can't believe how lucky we were to get a room for our arrival and departure dates. Pura Vida offers exactly what you need when you fly into an unknown...More

    Thank anneandmike2017
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    If you are willing to check your ego and preconceived notions at the door , you can not do much better than to book a stay at the charming boutique hotel Pura Vida. It will serve you well as a gateway for further explorations in...More

    1  Thank wkcure
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed in the Mariposa Suite, with two bedrooms. Just right for us, as we were traveling with our 13 year old grandson. Nhi's dinner was amazing and delicious - the best of our trip - truly outstanding. The beds were comfortable and the dogs...More

    Thank Myrna K
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$88 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    Maddmatt2
    I read in the fine print that children under 7 are not allowed except with a note from their teacher. If I get a note can I bring my 5 year old?
    3 November 2016|
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    Response from alajuelanorth | Property representative |
    Hello, Perhaps . . . what will the teacher be saying? Berni
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    algol123
    I can't access the hotel website. The message I get is "Sorry, access to our website has been blocked for your region." Why? I'm in Europe!
    21 October 2015|
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    Response from alajuelanorth | Property representative |
    Hi we are the Pura Vida Hotel - the website is puravidahotel . com - there is no problem viewing the web site anywhere that we know? You can email us directly at info @ puravidahotel . com if you are still having problems... More
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    Nancy R
    Hi Frederic3030, Thank you for your review; I am planing to go to Alajuela in the next couple of weeks and this is very helpful. You are refering to the Pura Vida Hotel right? not the Pura Vida Resort and Yoga Spa...is this correct? Thank you.
    11 May 2015|
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    Response from BKandCB | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, it's the Pura Vida hotel that I reviewed. Bernie and Nhi are the owners and the nicest people. If you want dinner, you have make those arrangements in advance; Nhi is a fabulous chef!
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    "Ear plugs useful ANY WHERE in Costa Rica with motorcycles, etc. They provide. I never use however."
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    "If just a couple, get the Volcan room with views toward Poas."
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    "It's all on their website"
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    "Look at the pictures and read the descriptions on the website...they are accurate."
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