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London
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Perfect location in the heart of the city yet on a relatively quiet, car-free road. Plenty of character with spacious rooms and super-friendly management. Highly recommended if you want good value and an unbeatable location.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Very central San Jose place with good breakfast, nice rooms and a pleasent enlglish speaking owner + staff. Good choice for San Jose visit. Nice house. Can be some noice in rooms facing the street, from street vendours shouting from very early in the morning.

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Pembrokeshire
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel is right in the centre of the hustle and bustle of the city. All city sights are within walking distance. Owner and staff very friendly and helpful. Accommodation is basic but clean. Choice of 3 types of breakfast all lovely. You will be entertained by street sellers ( avocados, mango, lottery, tickets, lollies) from 5 am til late... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed there for 6 nights, the people in Casa Alfi are so friendly that I really feel like home It can't get any better with the location as well, as it's right in the center of everything. Everything is in walkable distance so you don't have to worry about taking a bus home even late at night

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Virginia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I highly recommend this hotel. My mother and I stayed there for one night earlier this year while passing through San Jose, and it was an excellent choice. It has an excellent location for exploring San Jose, and is very clean and comfortable. What really made this place for us though was the staff. The owner, Alfi, was very friendly... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Casa Alfi is well situated just a two minute walk to the city centre. Our room and ensuite was spotless and extremely comfortable. We got used to good service in Costa Riica but the service that we received at Casa Alfi was exceptional. Lulu and Olga went out of their way to be considerate and helpful, always with a great... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2016

This place was really at the center of everything. Many museums, plazas, and restaurant were within walking distance. There's a taxi stop a block east, busy bars right next to the taxi stop, bus stops/terminals half a block south, an overnight parking lot about a 10 minute walk away, and a 24-hour deli/grocery store around the corner. My friend and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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90 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

I spent a long time searching online for a place to stay in San Jose – someplace with a comfortable room and a good location that didn't cost me an arm and a leg. I decided on Casa Alfi, and I have exactly zero regrets. I would stay here again in a heartbeat, and I would recommend it for anyone... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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50 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015

This is quiet B&B on the edge of pedestrian zone, two minutes of walking from the Plaza de la Cultura and national theatre. We had a standard room that was spacious but basic, with comfortable beds. There are two type of rooms here: Rooms turned toward the street that have light and possible noise, and the ones tucked inside the... More 

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St Augustine, Florida
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48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

I have been making Casa Alfi my base in San Jose Costa Rica for over 8 years. It hasn't changed much, but a little better , cable TV in some rooms TV in the others, still a nice tipico breakfast included to start the day, The location near Teatro National and plaza cultura is awesome. Across the street from Escuela... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Alfi is a new boutique hotel in the center of San Jose, Costa Rica conveniently located 200 meters south, on the new pedestrian boulevard from the National Theatre/Grand Hotel/Plaza de la Cultura.Our Bed and Breakfast offers you cozy Junior suites, standard rooms, single rooms and a handicapped room. Enjoy your stay at our comfortable rooms, with new orthopedic mattresses, private bathrooms, wireless internet, and many other amenities one expects to find in a first class hotel, but with a more familiar atmosphere and a truly personalized service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Alfi

Address: Calle 3, Entre Av 4 y 6, 200 sur de Theatro Ntional 459 | Frente de Colegio Senoritas, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: €49 - €84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Casa Alfi 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Get a room facing the front street to people watch”
 of 5 bubbles TravelWandering, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms have windows and possible noise from the street. Back rooms are quiet, but with windows to the hall”
 of 5 bubbles Zvijer, 31 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you stay in the larger, nicer rooms in the front with nice view remember the high school girls will be below early in the morning”
 of 5 bubbles machspeed, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“the rooms up front face the Girl's high School, so during the school week you'll wake up to young ladies chatting, the back rooms are quieter but don't have the nice breeze”
 of 5 bubbles machspeed, 9 Aug 2014 | Read review
“best room is #, 8 and 9 for couples who want quiet and no smoke”
 of 5 bubbles CAMILA-TRAVEL, 18 Jul 2014 | Read review
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