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Hotel Brillasol Airport
Ranked #10 of 27 Hotels in Alajuela
Certificate of Excellence
Montreal
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7 reviews
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“Convenient”
Reviewed 1 February 2011

As last night hotel the Brilla Sol was just not too bad. Simple and functional standard at a nice price. Hotel staff very friendly and we had a decent dinner. The hotel offers a shuttle service that worked well for us. Unfortunately, we missed breakfast as we had to leave early for our flight. The only negative aspect is the room assigned to us had very uncomfortable beds and smelled humidity, very unpleasant. Else, all ok.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled with family
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 16 January 2011

As a first and last night hotel the Brilla Sol was just perfect for our family of seven. We had two large rooms with comfortable beds and clean bathrooms. Simple and functional standard at a nice price. Hotel staff very friendly, nice breakfast and we had a decent dinner. The hotel offers a shuttle service that worked well for us. We'd be happy to stay at the Brilla Sol again for transit purposes

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled with family
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Davis, California
1 review
Reviewed 30 November 2010

I stayed here the day I arrived and before I left CR. The shuttle service is great, staff are very friendly and courteous, rooms are clean and adequate, and the breakfast is hearty and delicious. It is not super fancy but for the convenience and cleanliness, this is the place to stay near the airport.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled solo
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nyc
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Reviewed 16 November 2010

I missed my flight from SJ to NY and the airport staff recommended Hotel Brilla Sol. A hotel bus picked us up from the airport, helped us contact the airlines to rebook a flight, helped us find a take out place for dinner. The staff couldn't have been any nicer and more helpful! We used their internet and phone for long periods of time and they were totally accommadating. I was traveling with my 2 year old daughter and even her tantrums couldn't rattle the staff.
I would highly recommend this hotel if you need a place to stay before or after a flight.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled with family
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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 8 October 2010

Very cute hotel, clean rooms, internet and cable, swimming pool
Great staff very friendly and accommodating :-)
Great food!
The only downfall is the occasional airplane noise, but definitely worth the stay!

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled with friends
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Washington
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Reviewed 26 September 2010

We stayed here for one night only because we started a Caravan tour the next morning. We came in a day early and just wanted somewhere safe and cheap to stay for the night. The airport transfers were included and breakfast was also included all for $70 US cash. The location isn't in the best of places but they have barbed wire fencing around the complex (quite common in Costa Rica) The employees are very helpful and friendly. The rooms could be in better shape but for one night it was okay, just okay though.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Park City, Utah
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Reviewed 19 September 2010

For a hotel that is so close to the airport, you feel like you are in another part of Costa Rica with nice gardens and a secluded setting. Although the planes do make noise (get some earplugs!), that is expected being only 5 minutes away from the airport. It is very nice to get off the plane and, within minutes, be at a nice hotel with a very nice breakfast. It is a great one-night stay when you arrive late or leave early. They are always waiting for us at the airport, with little or no wait.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Brillasol Airport
Address: El Roble de Alajuela, Alajuela 17274050, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 27 Hotels in Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Brillasol Airport 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Brilla Sol Hotel
Hotel Brillasol Airport Costa Rica/Alajuela

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