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Review of Hotel Javy

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Hotel Javy
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Liberia
Certificate of Excellence
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great place to stay!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014

Hotel Javy was a great place to stay for the night after arriving in Liberia following a late flight. Isabel was welcoming and accommodating. When we arrived we were given fruit and juice to drink. The room was spacious and clean and it had air conditioning. The food was delicious! The location is somewhat out of the centre, but easy to get to from the airport by taxi. In fact, the hotel arranged for someone to pick us up from the airport, which made transportation very convenient.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Summerland, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014

Our family of five stayed here twice during our trip this past Christmas. The staff are amazing and the room itself was clean and comfortable. The food was wonderful too. Perfect place to stay when flying in or out of Liberia, it is only minutes from the airport. Walking around the area is also nice because there were several stores nearby to get treats from or whatever else you may want. The wifi work great and the outside sitting area was enjoyed by us all. This place really does have some of the friendliest and sweetest people we have met while travelling anywhere in the world. Usually places want our family to get two rooms but here they had a bed for everyone all in the same, very well priced room. Thank you so much Hotel Javy!

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Peter V
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Nijmegen, Nederland
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2014 via mobile

The people working here are very friendly. We were received with a juice and a platter of fruit. The room was clean and spacious. The breakfast was huge and good and they arranged transportation to the vulcano.

The location is somewhat out of the center, but the hotel is perfect value! You can walk to the centre in 20 minutes. A cab will set you back 3 dollars. But, after a day of hiking you can also decide to stay in the hotel and have dinner there. A very good meal for only 4 dollars.

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank MrT1978
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Fort St. John, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

We arrived late at Hotel Javy after a mix up with transportation. We were welcomed by Isabelle and quickly learned our Spanish was sub par...nonexistent really. So was Isabelle's English. But that didn't stop her from greeting us with many smiles, a plate of fresh fruit and 2 cold cervesas. She showed us around the grounds which were modest and gated for safety. Our room was very clean and equipped with air conditioning and WiFi access.

The only drawback was a sticky sliding glass door in the shower and construction on a handrail that started in the morning. It looked like a small project that should be complete by now.

The ladies of the staff were friendly as ever but Isabelle's hospitality is unmatched. She made us feel exceptionally comfortable even over the language barrier. Hugs are universal! My husband and I would gladly stay again and recommend it to travellers having to overnight in Liberia.

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank KayDesfo
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Fethiye, Turkey
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198 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2014

We stayed in Hotel Javey from 7th - 12th January at the beginning of our 5 week tour of Costa Rica. We will be staying there on our last night before flying home to the UK too. Isobel is such a lovely sweet lady who, along with her two ladies who work for her, made us so welcome and comfortable. The rooms are simple but comfortable & the breakfasts enormous! The fruit juices are delicious and Isobel is happy to cook simple tasty meals in the evening if required. We loved Isobel and this little hotel & will be happy to return here for our last evening in this fantastic country.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Helen572
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Gatineau, Canada
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014 via mobile

We are a family of 6, had a room with 4 beds on January 5th. Basic rooms but extremly comfortable beds. Welcomed with fruit juice, very nice. Very big traditional breakfast included. We realy enjoyed our stay, the ladies were so nice, smiling and welcoming. They arranged a taxi for us (16$) to go to the airport. The only problem was that it's a bit out of the way and very hard to find (no street name in Liberia). And because of a technical problem, they couldn't take credit cards... Had to pay cash.
Overall, stay there if you want a costa rican experience, we'll be back for sure!

Stayed January 2014
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Chicago
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014

Just loved this hotel and couldn't have been more pleased with the unbelievable hospitality. My huge extened family of 21 decended on this little gem and it immediately became a home. when she was told we'd have a late addition to our party, arriving after 11pm, not only did she figure out how to accomodate, she stayed up and made home cooked meals for anyone who was hungry.

Rooms were clean and cool. Food was homecooked & delightful. Service was off the charts.

Costa Ricans are known for being very nice, polite, and hospitable. Isabella embodies all of these characteristics to the core. Take a pass on the known commodities and venture off the reservation for this one. Well well worth it.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Joe T
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Additional Information about Hotel Javy

Property: Hotel Javy
Address: Barrio Moracia 200 Norte del IPEC, Liberia 50101, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Liberia
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Liberia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Javy is one of the hotels in Liberia. Our attractive is our personal service and the quality of our rooms. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Hotel Javy Costa Rica/Liberia

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