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Hotel Cortez Azul Reviews

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

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66 Total Reviews
  • 68%Value For Money
  • 60%Security
  • 68%Location
  • 72%Staff
  • 56%Atmosphere
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 56%Facilities

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Im not sure why people give this place a good review... theres only one shower and one bathroom, and everyone wants to use it at the same time (before their 6am flight!), the artwork and rooms are nothing special, and both fans they brought me were broken. The whole place seemed dusty and broken down. If you book here you are paying $6 more than the normal price too. So either hostelworls or the hotel is keeping the other $4.50. Stay two doors down and get the free shuttle to the airport!

  • 19th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


I booked it, payed 10% , i came, i did not get room and sorry from one side too. the manager of Cortez Azul told about problems with hostelworld.com, customers service of hostelworld.com told that he realised the reservation in standard way...

  • 24th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Slovakia
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


I got bed bugs in room 3 the day before myflight so got no sleep...


Terrible directions to the hotel, it took us an hour to find it from the bus stop. When we arrived, our reservations had not been written down and there were no rooms left except for a tiny room right off the common area with a bunk bed. The bathroom was upstairs. The door barely locked and the key was almost broken. The sheets didn't seem very clean. This was the worst place we stayed in Costa Rica.

  • 5th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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