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    Pura Vida Hotel

    Tuetal Sur | 4km North of SJO International Airport, Alajuela 20102, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent86%
    • Very good10%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 6 February 2012

    Pura Vida is the perfect place to begin and end your travels in Costa Rica. It would also be the perfect home base as you travel around. Berni is a wealth of information and always available to answer questions. We rented our car through Berni...More

    Thank DMS15
    Reviewed 5 February 2012

    The hotel lived up to its billing on previous Trip Advisor reviews. Accommodation was modern and clean. Breakfasts were excellent. Berni and staff were very helpful in connecting us with taxis, guides and tour operators.

    Thank advoctae
    Reviewed 26 January 2012

    The Pura Vida Hotel is a quiet little place just 10 minutes from San Jose International in Costa Rica (SJO). From the moment we arrived, the owner made us comfortable in this beautiful little place. Orchids abound and there are over 8 different varieties of...More

    Thank David C
    Reviewed 21 January 2012

    We stayed here for 2 nights to spend some time in Alajuela and close proximity to hotel. Staff is friendly and helpful. The locked compound makes me feel safe and somebody was always there to let us in or out. Best beds & pillows in...More

    1  Thank Sarawithanh
    Reviewed 11 January 2012

    Everything about Pura Vida was excellent. We stayed one night at the beginning of the trip and one at the end and enjoyed both. The grounds are beautiful, the food was delicious, Bernie had recommendations for dining out and other places to visit that turned...More

    Thank April A
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    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$88 - US$157 (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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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Alajuela
    • Also Known As
    • Pura Vida Alajuela ,
    • Hotel Pura Vida ,
    • Pura Vida Hotel Costa Rica/Alajuela
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    Traveller (445)
    Room & Suite (136)
    Dining (89)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (258)
    Bathroom (6)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    Maddmatt2
    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
    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
    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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    Room Tips
    "For families choose the Katydid Casita."
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    "We stayed in two rooms. Both fab."
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    "The separate casitas are very nice--especially Mariposa and Rainforest."
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    "We stayed in both the Rainforest and Toucan Casitas. The Rainforest Casita is a split level, with the bedroom..."
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