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Hotel Eskalima

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived we had to get into the hotel to have them open the off street parking door---so we had to park around the corner (1 way streets everywhere here) and we had to walk 1 blocks to hotel- during the walk we had many people approach us with drugs IN hand to sell and asked to 'watch yo...

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Nice spacious room with huge bathroom. All rooms are inside. Secure parking besides. Excellent buffet breakfast. Staff very pleasant and helpful especially the young man who had just started 2 weeks before. The hotel is right in the very busy town of Alajuela but the rooms are far away from the street so very quiet.

Thank benand
West Midlands
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This hotel was amazing. The breakfast was free with the room and was excellent. The rooms were clean and comfy. The beds were fabulous. The staff were so helpful and friendly. We just loved our stay and would definitely stay there again.

Thank Sharon W
st louis, United States
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Room is clean and neat. Secure offstreet parking included. Close to the airport and Bus terminals. Good breakfast included. Located outside of San Jose to alleviate traffic when leaving town. Very helpful staff, I'd stay again.

1Thank John H
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Several of the rooms have no natural day light, they all run off a corridor which have windows opening on to them. The lay out is like a prison rather than a hotel. Literally, just like a prison. There are some rooms which have day light, they are better but then you can enjoy the sound of the noisy road....

Thank marysas93
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Cheap one, not so far from airport but the staff and rooms without windows are little bit scary.. Arriving at the night is the problem as well, but it is not so far to the bus "station" and shops.....

Thank LukasFl
Culbokie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Very central small hotel with clean, modern decor and lovely hot showers. Suite of 2 adjoining bedrooms provided for our family of 5. Lovely breakfast included in price and free secure parking 50 metres away. Not much space in the rooms but great for a night passing through. Reminded me of the Etap chain of hotels but on a miniature...

Thank bnaisby
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This place is really close to the airport (and that's why I booked it) but I can also say that the rooms were very comfortable and the staff extremely helpful. The area looks a bit dubious - I wouldnt go wandering around after dark but during the day seemed fine.

Thank slithergadee
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Located in a sketchy part of town. Near airport, but rather pay more and stay at Holiday Inn. The best thing is the liquor store that is one block down the street (left out of hotel). They sell fresh nacatamal year round!

Thank brooke w
Farmington, Utah
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The hotel is close to the airport, so it is convenient if you are just arriving or departing. Most tourist spots are a considerable drive from the airport--2 or more hours--so this is a great place for that first or last night. The staff was very helpful and spoke English. The neighborhood is ok during the day. The rooms are...

Thank mflocken
guidoguevara, FRONT DESK ,KARINA ZAMORA at Hotel Eskalima, responded to this review

It was a pleasure for us ,we are working hard to make our guest happy , thanks for your feedback .

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Eskalima is a family hotel finely decorated and created for each of our guests feel the warmth as in their own home.We have 17 rooms, with private bathroom, hot water, cable TV, air conditioning and telephone.We are strategically located in the city of Alajuela, just 5 minutes from Juan Santamaria International Airport and close to shopping and bus stops.From our hotel you can easily move to all tourist attractions in the area as the Poas Volcano, a bird zoo, Crafts etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Eskalima

Address: Mts de Pizza Hut 50 | 50 mts Este de Pizza Hut Calle Ancha, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: €46 - €83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Eskalima 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Hotel Eskalima Costa Rica/Alajuela
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#11 Family Hotel in Alajuela
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“Get one with air conditioning and off 1st floor”
H9799RMlaurap, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“computers available”
benand, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from noisey street.”
Z3740DTjohnh, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room not facing the street”
454hanner, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Interior rooms quieter, rooms on the street nice, but can have street noise.”
JoeA973, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
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