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Hotel Pacande

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 25 March 2014

This hotel was a perfectly fine place to stay. Clean room, clean bathroom, reasonable price. The included breakfast was a simple continental breakfast with fresh fruit. The location is nice and central in Alajuela. Close to restaurants, bakeries, and ATMs.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 20 March 2014 via mobile

Hotel Pacande isn't fancy or particularly exciting. It's a clean, comfortable, central place to stay when passing through Alajuela. Exactly where Lonely Planet pinpoints it on the map, we were impressed with the very friendly and obliging customer service. I booked the superior room which was not necessary in retrospect - more big than superior. It was up a precarious...

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

We got there after midnight and somebody was expecting us. Good base for an arrival in Costa Rica. The breakfast was however very poor and toasts would have been better than an airy bread roasted with cheese and served with jam....apart from that much better than the hotel than we stayed at the last night the hotel mango that we...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Hotel Pacande was a great hotel with an incredibly friendly staff, comfortable accommodations, and an affordable price. The hotel was clean, safe, within walking distance to many shops and restaurants, and a short drive to San Jose International Airport. I highly recommend this hotel to anyone staying in the San Jose area or before departure from/after an arrival to San...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 14 February 2014

Also stumbled on this gem by chance and I highly recommend it. Very helpful and welcoming owners and staff, spotless rooms and lovely decor, lovely courtyard, very safe and secure, with a great location. Within walking distance of a Basilica and large public park, as well as many shops and restaurants. Also close to the airport. Enjoy your stay!

1Thank Lianna1388
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Perfect for a late arrival in Costa Rica, this hotel is only 10mins away from the airport by taxi (~$6). My room was excellent value: comfortable and spotlessly clean, with a hot-water shower (not reliably available even in fancier lodgings here). The staff were charming and the breakfast, served in a sunny internal courtyard, consisted of unremarkable bread and jam...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2014

We stayed here for two nights for a rest after arriving late at night from New York and on our way to Fortuna. For the price, this place is an absolute gem. Run by a lovely Spanish family who provide a really nice fresh fruit and toast breakfast. It's super clean and spacious, very basic but that's exactly what we...

Thank snr24
Marblemount, Washington
Reviewed 15 January 2014

This is a great hotel for staying the night you arrive in Costa Rica or the night before you leave. Close to the airport, very clean, friendly family owners who wanted to be helpful in any way possible. Fresh paint on the walls, nice fruit and coffee breakfast. The only oddity was the emphasis they placed on taking the specific...

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Charlotte, Michigan
Reviewed 14 January 2014

We stayed at Pacande after arriving at the airport at about 3 a.m. We were warmly welcomed even at that hour by one of the staff. This is a repeat stay at this hotel for us. The manager and all the employees couldn't be nicer. The manager was very helpful in giving us directions to the Carribe bus station. The...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 12 January 2014

stayed 3 nights as a stopover and slept in 3 different rooms, hotel run by a lovely and helpful family, 10 rooms in a tiny place, but all clean and safe. good breakfast with lots of fruits and cereal, 4 minutes by taxi from the airport, so we didn't have to stay in san jose. many buses leave also from...

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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: $59 - $103 (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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“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
“Perhaps the upstairs rooms would be less claustrophobic”
brinlois, 9 May 2016 | Read review
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