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Hostel Trotamundos

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice, friendly hostel by the airport. Close to restaurants and the downtown square. Owned by a lovely family who were great to interact with and very helpful. Breakfast was great as well! Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked to stay there for one night before flying out of the airport early the next morning. Wasn't there for very long before we discovered BED BUGS in room 7. Asked the lady for a refund, showed her the bed bugs but she still denied it?! Did give us our refund so we could stay elsewhere so that was a...

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mesa, az usa
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The room was comfortable enough. The bathroom door didn't close well and the lock on the main door was a pain to put through the lock. We spent one night here, it is close to airport so it worked well. The breakfast was ok, but hey free food is good anytime. I guess my idea of breakfast is just different...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stayed first and last day of our trip in Costa Rica. We took private room. Room was very spacious. Its near to airport. The hostel is clean. The front desk lady knows only Spanish, so be careful while discussing with her. couple of time there was confusion between what we said and what she understand. overall it was good...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Nothing wrong here. Simple but a good price and a filling breakfast. The owner is a friendly and helpful person who put up with my terrible Spanish when I was too tired to think straight! Close to all the bus stops and the pretty main plaza. By the way owner if you are reading this: sorry I accidentally took the...

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Afula, Israel
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Nice and clean, the breakfast is ok and the location is great and the price is fair... the only things that made me not give them 5 points is the lack of hot water and the wi-fi not reaching our room.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Stayed there after landing in Costa Rica. the staff dont speak english, I really wanted to go to Volcano Poas early before it gets cloudy but got 0 asstiance. the private room was not very clean, the shower was weak stream, the sink was partly broken. didnt like the breakfast. my only good moment at Alajuela was figuring out by...

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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

We needed a night close to the airport and this place was perfect! Greeted so nicely upon arrival and our room with shared bathroom was nice and clean, everything we needed and more. Location is so nice, walking distance to restaurants, markets and a beautiful park. The breakfast was just right...fresh bread, butter and jam...hot coffee and beautiful fresh fruit....

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Thank philandmissy74
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

I was choose to stay in Alajuela then a night in San Jose yesterday , which was a great choice for itself. There is one area that have much of the hostels near the Plaza de Iglecia. I checked some of the places which were mostly dirty, unfriendly. Hostel Trotamundos is bigger,cleaner,public kitchen,Internet and hot showers. I was accommodated for...

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 15 January 2016

We got here pretty late at night and the owner checked us in. Right off the bat, there were a lot of communication issues because the owner does not speak any English. We were there for 2 nights and were originally in the front room on the second floor (shared bathroom). The other room had 3 guys in it and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Hostel Trotamundos

Address: Av 5, between street 2-4, One Block north and half block west from Juan Sant, Alajuela 1614050, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: €15 - €57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Avoid room Seven.”
 of 5 bubbles 333chantellew, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Wifi doesn't reach all rooms. Upstairs is quieter”
  • Our balcony the first night
 of 5 bubbles seferinab_13, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“pick a room to the back”
 of 5 bubbles FrykeK, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
“I preferred the rooms at the back (the doubles with ensuite) because there's less traffic noise. One room upstairs has a balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles Kornspitz, 26 Jan 2013 | Read review
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