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Hotel Pacande

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Our family stayed here twice, before flying out of San José international airport (SJO). It's a very short (5-10 min) cab ride from the airport, and is located in a central Alujuela. The rooms were clean and comfortable. We particularly enjoyed room 8, with it's little loft area (mind your head!), that worked we for us as we have two...

Thank Paulgg
Reviewed 25 June 2012

We arrived to the hotel, they booked for us the best tours, they kept our luggage safe while we were on tours, even for days, an exelent point as basis, 10 minutes away from the airport and the main road, just 10 minutes from San jose. We called them when we had a problem in Arenal, just as if they...

Thank daliazl
Los Angeles
Reviewed 20 June 2012

This is my second stay at this hotel. This time around I travelled with my husband and our 2 years old son. I can say only good things about Pacande - simple, but very clean rooms (we stayed at room by the kitchen, with shared bathroom), very clean bathroom (which was all to ourselves, since there were no other people...

Thank krolikv
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 6 March 2012

Hotel Pacande is clean and quiet and pretty good value for the money. But what really made it stand out for me was how nice and accomodating the staff were. I had a frantic morning dashing to and from the airport when I thought I'd left my wallet in the hotel and the staff was incredibly nice and responsive in...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Hotel Pacande in Alajuela is a ten minute, $6 (3,000 colones) taxi ride from the Juan Santamaria Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica. Take one of the official taxis at the airport, they know where it is and they will charge you correctly. In general, I prefer official taxis with "marias" in Costa Rica. Asking for a guaranteed rate in...

1Thank choroni03
Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 12 February 2012

The hotel itself seem very nice. The rooms were clean, the staff was very friendly and helpful, and it felt safe in an area that didn't seem safe at all. I especially liked how they were a sustainable hotel and very mindful about conservation and being "green." The garden in the back also had a nice atmosphere to it. The...

Thank MirMid
Green Valley, Arizona
Reviewed 19 January 2012

We are staying here on our last night in CR, heading to the airport tomorrow. We think we have the best room in the house. Room number 8. Off the back patio, up a very skinny spiral staircase. A private balcony overlooks the back garden. The room is completely paneled in wood, has two beds downstairs and then a loft...

1Thank AnnaInGreenValleyAZ
Los Angeles
Reviewed 16 August 2011

Very well maintained property. Nice lobby with a receptionist 24/7. Free internet use. We were charged 30 dollars for a private room with a shared bathroom and with a breakfast in the morning. The shared bathrooms rooms on the first floor are basic, but very clean. All of them have a TV with cable (buch of English language channels). There...

1Thank krolikv
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 June 2011

The owner was really friendly and offered us free use of internet. He was very helpful in recommending places to check out while we were in town. The rooms were small, but so nicely furnished. It's a little gem.

2Thank jhof2
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2011

We stayed at this hotel for a few nights and had a lovely time. The room was comfortable and great value for money. Cecilia and Jose-Manuel were extremely welcoming and friendly and gave us good advice on where to go around Alajuela. Nice breakfast. We'd definitely go back.

2Thank Stian23

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Pacande

Address: Avenida 5, calles 2 y 4, Alajuela 4050-1928, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: €39 - €70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Pacande 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Top floor looked a bit scary”
W3435MYchrism, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“suspect room other than 5 might be much quieter”
ColleenSM, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor room is nice”
Scarlett1700, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 1-3 were on 1st floor near reception & courtyard and no street-facing windows.”
X4050NYvictorias, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in different rooms near the back”
experiencedtravel250, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
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