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Alajuela Backpackers Boutique Hostel

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Overview
  • Excellent9%
  • Very good16%
  • Average32%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible22%
17 May 2018
“Airport Shuttle top – the rest, not so much.”
29 Apr 2018
“Great hot water and view from the bar; otherwise some good and some not so good”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Rooftop Bar
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 16 July 2011

Stayed two different nights here and have mixed feelings about Alajuela Backpackers. it has the potential to be a top place, but there seem to be some internal management issues that need to be resolved. The pros: The price is very reasonable and the property...More

Thank Pakkoku
Reviewed 28 May 2011

It was a very nice place and the dorm rooms were nice and spacey but a lot of the advertised services that were mentioned in panflets, the internet and Lonely Planet is false. They do not take credit card. Their restaurant did not open on...More

Thank padwen
Reviewed 28 March 2011

This hostel receives high praises from the current lonely planet edition. while the hostel does have small, relatively clean dorms that are nicely decorated for a budget hostel, the place has a few major flaws when it comes to service: 1. they do not accept...More

Thank cldschmdt
Reviewed 14 March 2011

Great place. Really nic clean rooms and fantastic bathrooms. Shame about the cheap flimsy furniture in the suite rooms, but the beds in the dorms where fine. Nice and roomy. No hanging space or storage space or lockers in the rooms however. Shame about the...More

Thank KookyRedHead
Reviewed 21 February 2011

I can't imagine how anyone could complain about this place. Lonely Planet throws around terms like "gem of a hotel" a little too liberally in my opinion, but in this case I'd have to say it's true. Really beautiful place. Extremely clean. Safe. The staff...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$15 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$15 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Dining (4)
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Response from J-canada2 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there, they just asked what time we needed a ride, and had someone pick up the 2 of us even though it was at like 4:30 am.
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"Splurge on the private room, you won't be sorry"
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"Private room."
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"Try to get a room where all the window coverings will close"
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"Stay in other place is the best option!!!"
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