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    Pura Vida Hotel

    Tuetal Sur | 4km North of SJO International Airport, Alajuela 20102, Costa Rica
    011 506 2430 2929
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    Reviewed 1 September 2010

    "Wow." That was about all we could say was..."Wow." What an amazing introduction to Costa Rica. The owners, Berni and Nhi and the staff were phenomenally generous hosts, have an amazing ability to help you feel comfortable, spark your interest in Costa Rica and teach...More

    Thank doclovestotravel
    Reviewed 22 August 2010

    Pura Vida is a relaxing sanctuary; super clean, modern rooms; beautiful common space/dining area; exceptional grounds. Best part: the food is gourmet (best meal of our vacation), the owners and staff are exceptionally friendly and generous with their time and knowledge of the area, the...More

    Thank RichB64
    Reviewed 16 August 2010

    We stayed just one night after arriving at San Jose. Our flight was 4 hours delayed and the innkepper was at the door to greet us when the taxi arrived. The breakfast the next day was fantastic, the best we had in Costa Rica. Lots...More

    Thank mymindsonvacation247
    Reviewed 16 August 2010

    The accomodations, the courtyard and grounds, the food and the staff at the Pura Vida Hotel were excellent! And if you get lost in the area and surrounding cities, just give Bernie a call and he will take care of you. Bernie was very informative...More

    Thank Tim076
    Reviewed 15 August 2010

    A wonderful find. We had a 4 night vacation condo on the pacific coast. So, to start and end our trip, we wanted something close to the San Jose airport and planned to drive to Guanacaste after a couple of days. Now, we just wish...More

    Thank BillinEscondido
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$83 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Alajuela
    • Also Known As
    • Pura Vida Alajuela ,
    • Hotel Pura Vida ,
    • Pura Vida Hotel Costa Rica/Alajuela
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    Hotel & Grounds (261)
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    Maddmatt2
    3 November 2016|
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    Response from alajuelanorth | Property representative |
    Hello, Perhaps . . . what will the teacher be saying? Berni
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    algol123
    20 October 2015|
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    Response from alajuelanorth | Property representative |
    Hi we are the Pura Vida Hotel - the website is puravidahotel . com - there is no problem viewing the web site anywhere that we know? You can email us directly at info @ puravidahotel . com if you are still having problems... More
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    11 May 2015|
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    Response from BKandCB | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, it's the Pura Vida hotel that I reviewed. Bernie and Nhi are the owners and the nicest people. If you want dinner, you have make those arrangements in advance; Nhi is a fabulous chef!
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    "The Volcano Room is the best..!"
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    "For families choose the Katydid Casita."
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    "We stayed in two rooms. Both fab."
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    "The separate casitas are very nice--especially Mariposa and Rainforest."
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