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Alajuela Backpackers Boutique Hostel

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  • Excellent9%
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  • Average31%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible22%
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Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Rooftop Bar
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Ridiculous place. Completely overpriced. They charge 19 dollars per night, that's 5 dollars more than most hostels in the area. The place has no vibe, no communal area, no breakfast. Don't let the free shuttle fool you! Go somewhere else!

Thank Sofie B
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I had saved some porridge I wanted to cook (aka add hot water to) before my long travel day. They didn't have a kitchen, but they also could not provide me with a cup of hot water to add to my oatmeal. I found this...More

Thank JaimeC214
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The best part of this hostel is the small rooftop bar. My bed was awful, bunk bed didn't have a ladder,had to ask for a top sheet for bed, building is very tired. It's cheap but not cheerful in my opinion.

Thank Nikki4300
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Standard accommodation 5 minutes from the airport with a free shuttle. Sanitary but not especially clean. Dorm rooms feature squeeky as hell bunk beds with a metal child size ladder to get to the top. Not much socializing or sightseeing going on but overall a...More

Thank morgankarly
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Overall, just "meh". $15/night per person for a 6 bed dorm that's small and crowded. Some mattresses were decent, others were so flat you could feel the metal of the bunk bed beneath you. The AC was okay, but it made a loud clicking noise...More

Thank Kristina B
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
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Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Bar/Lounge
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USD 15 - USD 54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 15 - USD 54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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TigerTravels70
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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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"Stay in other place is the best option!!!"
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