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    Hotel Cortez Azul

    Avenue 5, between Calle 2 and 4, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$29
          US$27
          US$29
          US$27
          US$29
          Traveller (18)
          Room & Suite (14)
          Dining (3)
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          Overview
          • Excellent39%
          • Very good16%
          • Average21%
          • Poor11%
          • Terrible10%
          26 Nov 2016
          “Good value quirky hotel”
          29 Aug 2016
          “Great service, nice hostel”
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Multilingual Staff
          Pets Allowed
          Free Parking
          Pool
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Hotel Pacande
          179 reviews
          #4 of 61 B&Bs / Inns in Alajuela
           
          Hostel Trotamundos
          112 reviews
          #8 of 40 Speciality lodging in Alajuela
           
          1915 Hotel
          104 reviews
          #13 of 29 hotels in Alajuela
           
          Hotel Catedral Casa Cornejo
          102 reviews
          #23 of 29 hotels in Alajuela
           
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          1 - 5 of 146 reviews

          Reviewed 26 November 2016

          Costa Rica is an expensive country but the rates at Cortez Azul were reasonable with private bathroom, wifi, breakfast and airport transfers included. Our room was quite small and the walls are thin, so you get noise from the street or other guests. Good location...More

          Thank Lynne Z
          Reviewed 29 August 2016

          The main thing here is the service. The owner is willing to help you with everything and he seems to know everything. The hostel did not have enough beds for my group of 8, but we were allowed to place our own matrasses in the...More

          Thank Marion_124
          Reviewed 25 August 2016

          The place looks like a prison from the outside but conditions are worst inside. The photos of this place on various website must be very very old as it was unrecognisable. Rooms are dirty (splattered bugs on wall etc) with thin walls some with holes...More

          Thank volre
          Reviewed 6 August 2016

          This is a little late but I totally forgot to do this for Luis and Hamlet a few years back! My buddy and I were backpacking through central america for a few weeks, and Hotel Cortez Azul was by far the best we stayed at....More

          Thank Sircoldpress
          Reviewed 2 August 2016

          I have stayed in hostels all over costa rica, and travelled a lot on a budget and this is by far the worst place I have ever stayed. Costa Ricans are lovely people, but not here. Rude, aggressive and intimidating staff member, dirty kitchen, massive...More

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          Hotel Pacande
          179 reviews
          #4 of 61 B&Bs / Inns in Alajuela
           
          Hostel Trotamundos
          112 reviews
          #8 of 40 Speciality lodging in Alajuela
           
          1915 Hotel
          104 reviews
          #13 of 29 hotels in Alajuela
           
          Hotel Catedral Casa Cornejo
          102 reviews
          #23 of 29 hotels in Alajuela
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
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          • Price range
          • US$14 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Number of rooms
          • 5
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Alajuela >
          • Alajuela
          • Also Known As
          • Cortez Azul Hotel Alajuela ,
          • Hotel Cortez Azul Costa Rica/Alajuela
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          Traveller (18)
          Room & Suite (14)
          Dining (3)
          Hotel & Grounds (27)
          Family and Play Areas (4)
          Bathroom (2)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Cassidy M
          We wouldn't be arriving until about 2 in the morning because our flight lands at 1 AM ... would that be alright? Thanks!
          20 December 2015|
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          Response from Luis G | Property representative |
          We have 24 hours reception, there is no problem, best regards.
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          stephie_b_3
          Is it easy to get a taxi to the airport from the hotel at 4 am? How far away from the international airport is it? Thanks
          4 July 2015|
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          Response from Luis G | Property representative |
          hello , it is very easy, we call the taxi at nigth and he is goint to be waiting for you at 4 am, we are 5 minutes from airport , best regards
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          "Some rooms have private bathrooms."
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