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Hotel Cala Inn Alajuela

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8.6
Fabulous 165 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.7
  • Security 9.2
  • Location 9.0
  • Staff 9.6
  • Atmosphere 7.2
  • Cleanliness 9.3
  • Facilities 7.7
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8.6
Fabulous 165 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.7
  • Security 9.2
  • Location 9.0
  • Staff 9.6
  • Atmosphere 7.2
  • Cleanliness 9.3
  • Facilities 7.7

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  • Anonymous
  • USA, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
18th Aug 2017
8.0

Not much to do nearby. The mercado central (center market) isn't much for visitors as it is more geared toward locals. However, there was at least one trinkets store worth a look. The nice this is that this is close to the airport and close to the bus that'll take you to the airport for $1 USD or 540 colones. That bus terminal is just a few blocks away and safely walked to and from.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • nreyes
  • USA, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
16th Aug 2017
8.9

Nice hostel. Beds were ok comfort-wise, but clean. The room was a bit hot (no AC) but the staff sas very friendly and accommodating. Great breakfast and perfect distance from the airport. Nice place to stay when you first arrive or are about to leave.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
23rd Jun 2017
9.4

Delicous breakfast, friendly and informative staff and great central location, would certainly recommend.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
13th Jun 2017
9.1

Amazing breakfast. Parking is limited and pricey.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
8th Jun 2017
8.9

This is a great place to stay when traveling to and from the Airport. The beds and bathrooms are clean, not very noisy at night either! There aren't any lockers. I stayed for one night and left early in the morning, the host was helpful and friendly.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
27th Apr 2017
7.4

Perfect place for a stopover before flying home but wouldn't recommend staying more than one night. The area is decent- some good food & coffee places nearby & obviously close to the airport (although don't book a taxi with them from the airport, as it's cheaper to just do it yourself). The room had no key and was stuffy but otherwise fine for a quick sleep. The staff were absolutely lovely & super helpful, & the breakfast was small but nice.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
  • 18 reviews
14th Apr 2017
10.0

Great breakfast, lovely staff, good location. Perfect for a respite after a long flight

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
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    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, All Female Group, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
2nd Apr 2017
10.0

We had a very pleasant stay at Cala inn. The breakfast was delicious and I felt very safe because the owner and his family run the inn. He was very accommodating and very helpful throughout our stay. Definitely recommend Cala inn if you need a place to stay close to the airport before your flight out of San Jose!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
22nd Mar 2017
8.6

Good hostel in Alajuela. The staff is awesome and also the hostel itself is perfectly nice for a few nights - even though a bit "old" and not best to party, hang around with other travellers.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
14th Mar 2017
9.7

Fantastic staff, polite and friendly (and patient). The area is a little rough, so don't go walking alone at night but the facility is secure and safe. Taxi from the airport to the hostel and you will be fine (takes about 5-10 minutes). Will absolutely be staying here again; the complimentary homemade breakfast was phenomenal and a good reminder of why family-run hostels trump hotel chains.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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