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Alajuela Backpackers Boutique Hostel

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Our stay at Alajuela Backpackers was the worst we have ever had. The service from the employees is horrible - they speak bad English, can't help you with any questions you might have, and are unfriendly and rude. The AC doesn't work, you have to pay extra for the towels, the airport shuttle is only at certain hours in the...

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

The hostel itself was very clean and has a lovely rooftop bar which overlooked part of the town. The rooms were also very plain but very clean and felt comfortable sleeping there. I would only really stay here for one night, probably the first or last night of my travels because it just didn't have too much to offer but...

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Stayed Aug 2016. Avoid this Hostel at all cost. The management photos are of the previous hotel at this location and do not represent what you get. The facilities were filthy, uncleaned, and level 3 bio hazard. The staff didn't even try to provide service. Online reservations were not received or just not honored. Floors in rooms had dust bunnies...

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Didn't reserve befoo, got there and it was more expensive that I had seen online, but paid $17 for a 4 person dorm. Small room with its own bathroom, had air-conditioning and free shuttle to airport. Very close to airport, good place for one night. Apparently if you book your first and last night here, they give you a discount....

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Alberta
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Pros: picked us up from airport as promised (was a little confused as two different people gave us rides), arrived late so was very happy to have a simple dinner at roof top patio, clean room, AC, hot shower (let it run for while first) Cons: our tour group would not pick us up from this location so we had...

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Alajuela Backpackers Boutique Hostel

Address: 4th Avenue and 4th Street, Alajuela 6824 1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: £21 - £39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Alajuela Backpackers Boutique Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Try to get a room where all the window coverings will close”
 of 5 bubbles A7308TUwendys, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay in other place is the best option!!!”
  • there are only 2,5 bathrooms for the guests' use. And all time are busy.
 of 5 bubbles 185laylam, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are "en-suites" which means a group room with private bathroom and hot shower!!”
 of 5 bubbles dixiered33, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Setting a new standard of filth and poor service, management photos are not the facilities you get.”
 of 5 bubbles greenluck007, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Skip the restaurant, unless you just want a drink.”
 of 5 bubbles heatmcle, 28 Aug 2015 | Read review
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