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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 29 February 2012

    We stayed at this hotel the day we arrived for our CR vacation and the day before we left due to its proximity to the airport. The proprietor and staff were excellent, very willing to help with all our arrangements including car rental, taxi service...More

    Thank broom1
    Reviewed 28 February 2012

    We stayed at Pura Vida Hotel the night before we left Costa Rica. First, it's located very close to the airport. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a place to stay when they arrive or before they leave San Jose. It's a bit...More

    Thank NYCTraveller23
    Reviewed 27 February 2012

    All the glowing Trip Advisor reports are accurate. The negative ones seem, well, a bit emotional, as if someone was overly tired and took a trivial event personally. We found the owners graciously helpful. Free airport pickup (they pay the taxi) – you pay to...More

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    Response from alajuelanorth, Manager at Pura Vida HotelResponded 21 March 2012

    Thanks for your excellent and detailed response - and we are listening to the critique at the end of the review on exchange rates. We have been charging the official exchange rate for all guest transactions. In addition we exchange colones for guests at the...More

    Reviewed 13 February 2012

    When we have to travel to the city from our rural location in Costa Rica. We savor the comfort and peace at Pura Vida. Great WiFi, gardens and a yummy breakfast make us feel right at home and well cared for. Not all people make...More

    Thank Debbie L
    Reviewed 11 February 2012

    We visited Pura Vida in June 2011 and loved our stay there. The casitas are charming and tastefully appointed. We loved the patio, complete with fridge and coffee machine. The breakfasts were amazing. We took an early tour one day and loved having the "to...More

    Thank DidiSF
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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
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 99 - USD 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 >
    • Alajuela
    • Also Known As
    • Pura Vida Alajuela ,
    • Hotel Pura Vida ,
    • Pura Vida Hotel Costa Rica/Alajuela
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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
    21 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
    12 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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