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Hotel Cortez Azul

Avenida 5, btwn Calle 2 & 4, Del museo Jan Santamaria 100 mts norte y 75 oeste, Alajuela, Costa Rica


  • 63%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 71%Staff
  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 66%Cleanliness
  • 63%Facilities

Property Information:

Hotel Cortez Azuls location in Alajuela is ideal if you want to avoid the business of San Jose...

It is a clean, safe town which is only five minutes from the airport. Alajuela is very convenient for accessing all of your travel destinations.

Each room in the hotel is extremely clean, spacious, comfortable, and is decorated with unique artwork handcrafted by the owner of the hostel. The dormitory-style rooms have hardwood flooring and the others have polished tile.

There are two tranquil sitting areas on the main floor if you need to relax. There is a television, a selection of magazines, comfortable couches, and a diverse book exchange available. Like the rest of the hotel, this area is also beautifully decorated with the charismatic owners artwork (mosaics, sculptures, paintings).

The hotel also provides its guests with access to two immaculate kitchen areas where they can store food, cook, and enjoy their meals. One is on the upper floor of the hostel where you can choose to eat at the kitchen table or out on the balcony which boasts a beautiful view of the town.

The other kitchen is located on the main floor in the back courtyard. There are various tables to eat at, which are surrounded by lush gardens, pottery, and mosaic artwork.

During your stay at the hostel, the owner, Eduardo, will go out of his way to assist you with organizing whatever you wish to do. In addition to helping you with your specific travel goals, he organizes and provides full day kayak tours in the surrounding area and a full day tour to Poas Volcano, the coffee plantations, and Waterfall Garden La Paz.
If you have specific destinations in mind within Costa Rica, Eduardo will gladly arrange transportation for you.

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  • Latest Review

    It was cheap. That is about all I can say. There seemed to be only 1 shower and while I was there at a really quiet time, there was still a queue for it. It was all clean enough however it was old and in need of a substantial touch up. One of the staff had a lovely hacking cough that you could hear from upstairs and breakfast was simple with a quite uninviting kitchen area. If you want cheap it's fine, but don't expect much else. The guy on the front desk in the day was really helpful though.
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Hotel Cortez Azul Located at Avenida 5, btwn Calle 2 & 4, Del museo Jan Santamaria 100 mts norte y 75 oeste, Alajuela.
Hotel Cortez Azul
Costa Rica
Alajuela Alajuela 4060 Avenida 5, btwn Calle 2 & 4, Del museo Jan Santamaria 100 mts norte y 75 oeste
70% 89
10.0166667 -84.2166667
Hotel Cortez Azul
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