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Alma de Ojochal

Calle Perezoso 800 mtrs este de Costanera, Ojochal 60501 Costa Rica
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Perched on a mountain overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Alma de Ojochal awaits giving you a respite to connect with your soul. Alma boasts 5 well appointed rooms, incredible views of the ocean and impeccable service. Come celebrate your life.
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Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Airport Transportation
Golf course
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After our spontaneous lunch at Alma's "Bamboo Room" on our trip to Drake Bay we've decided to stay at the beautiful hotel for a couple of days to rest a bit after our long trip through CR. It was really worth it, John and Janet Chantry are fantastic hosts! Besides the amazing vie
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We stayed at the Alma for one week and could have stayed way longer. It was absolutely wonderful. The rooms were clean and the little balcony wonderful to watch the ocean. The food at the Bamboo Room was out of thIs world. we ate there every evening. John and Janet the owners jus
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If you are looking to relax with beautiful views from your balcony, pool deck and eating areas Alma de Ojochal is a great spot. In addition to very good food a very friendly and guest oriented staff there is outstanding live music in the evenings (not Sunday). The owners ( John a
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My husband and I spent a few days here while exploring the region. John and Janet are really great hosts, always trying to help. Perfect size, very clean room, with an enormous balcony to enjoy the views. Lovely breakfasts with all available and wildlife views, with dinner availa
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Loved our stay here - the setting and the views were amazing! It was a bit of a steep drive on unpaved roads but worth it when you get there!
We ate in the restaurant all three nights and the food was lovely with good choices but most of all we loved the live music. Breakfast was
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Great pool, bar and music!
Sunset from our room
Verandah for our room
Sea view from verandah
Scarlet macaws in a nearby tree
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If we want to rent a car to travel to this hotel from another hotel along the coast and then to SJO airport, then what would be the best rental car company and/or where would we rent? At the airport? Do you offer free parking for our rental car? Do you recommend a 4x4?
We rented a car from Hertz in Uvita about 20 minutes from Ojochal. Hotel Alma has free parking. A 4wheel drive a definet Plus roads are bad in the hills. hotel Alma is wonderful and the bamboo room is a Awesome but closed on Sundays. You can rent a car from the airport also. Remember the dopple yellow line in Costa Rica just divides the road. They pass any time anywhere even in blind curves so be careful.
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Hi we are visiting in December and January. Which is the nearest international airport to the hotel? And how long will it take to get to you from this airport? Thank you
Hi there! Thanks for your question. I travel to San Jose all the time and I can almost time it from my door to the airport just under 4 hours. We can provide a shuttle for you at a cost of approx $200 and have a rental car waiting here at the hotel. San Jose would be the airport to fly into and if you wish you can book a Sansa Flight to either Palma Sur (35 min from hotel) or Quepos airport (45 min away). Please call us if you need assistance in any travel requirements 596-8617-0677
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We are going to be there for one night and it is Sunday night. Is the Bamboo room open on Sunday night in Feb?
No I’m sorry it isn’t. We suggest most guests to stay with us for 2 nights so you can not only experience the Bamboo Room but other great places around us.
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Is the beach within walking distance? If not please describe transportation options- shuttle? Taxi? Thank you
Sorry for not replying sooner. This didn't seem to pop up earlier. The beach can be in walking distance if you like to walk. Playa Tortuga is the beach you can see from the hotel but would be a 2km walk. Walking there would be easy, walking back would be a good climb. There aren't a lot of beach access hotels in our area due to the protected beaches.
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Does this hotel have hot water for showering?
Yes we have hot water in each room with very good water pressure! Each room is also equipped with Air Conditioning.
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"every room has a balcony and ocean view."
"We had room 3 which has an amazing balcony!"
"All the rooms have a fantastic view. Take any one for all are great."
"Great view from lower units!"
"the top floors probably have the best views from the balcony but I don't think there is a bad room in the place!"
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PRICE RANGE
US$113 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasOjochal
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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