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    Pura Vida Hotel

    Tuetal Sur | 4km North of SJO International Airport, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
    011 506 2430 2929
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    Reviewed 10 April 2012

    The folks working there were wonderful- friendly- and oh so helpful. Breakfasts were a delightful assortment of fresh fruits- accompanied by yogurt and a daily "bread". Eggs and such were available to order for a modest charge. The rooms had a small fridge that made...More

    Thank Markapedia
    Reviewed 8 April 2012

    The Pura Vida Hotel was a great place to begin and/or end your trip to Costa Rica as its location is very close to San Jose airport, yet it is definitely off the beaten city path. The owner (Berni) and the staff go out of...More

    Thank Julie T
    Reviewed 3 April 2012

    We stayed in this wonderful place in January on the last day before flying back to US. I've never stay in places like this! It's beautiful! Houses with very tasteful decorations, AMAZING breakfast with fruits and flower decorations from the garden, garden tour, view of...More

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    Reviewed 2 April 2012

    We spent one night at the Pura Vida Hotel at the end of a 2 1/2 week vacation in Costa Rica. The hotel is located closer to the airport than we had thought. We arrived before lunch and were delighted to be welcomed by Carlos...More

    2  Thank B0bNM
    Reviewed 29 March 2012

    What a wonderful place. In the middle of a bustling area, a walled near-paradise. Lush plants, hammocks, a great view, cool drinks, and spotless, modern, comfortable villas. Plus you get Bernie's wit and insight into Costa Rica. The breakfast is beautifully done and delicious and...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$99 - US$192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
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    • Also Known As
    • Pura Vida Alajuela ,
    • Hotel Pura Vida ,
    • Pura Vida Hotel Costa Rica/Alajuela
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    Traveller (456)
    Room & Suite (136)
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    Maddmatt2
    3 November 2016|
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    Response from alajuelanorth | Property representative |
    Hello, Perhaps . . . what will the teacher be saying? Berni
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    algol123
    20 October 2015|
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    Response from alajuelanorth | Property representative |
    Hi we are the Pura Vida Hotel - the website is puravidahotel . com - there is no problem viewing the web site anywhere that we know? You can email us directly at info @ puravidahotel . com if you are still having problems... More
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    Nancy R
    11 May 2015|
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    Response from BKandCB | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, it's the Pura Vida hotel that I reviewed. Bernie and Nhi are the owners and the nicest people. If you want dinner, you have make those arrangements in advance; Nhi is a fabulous chef!
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    "We have stayed in different rooms and they are all excellent"
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    "You won't find a bad room here. They are all unique with their own set of benefits."
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    "Can view palms, volcanos, mountain ranges...but grounds themselves are fabulous."
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    "Not wheelchair accessible. Garden level rooms are quiet.Volcano (view) was room beautiful, but noisy."
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