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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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    Overview
    • Excellent86%
    • Very good10%
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    Reviewed 15 July 2012

    Wonderful hotel tucked into the hills among coffee plantations with beautiful views even when the Poas Volcano is hidden by clouds! The service is suberb! We decided to give Costa Rican coffee as gifts and an email to Bernie and Carlos got us enough coffee--ground...More

    Thank jgsmouse
    Reviewed 15 July 2012

    We were coming from Southern Costa Rica to spend our last night close to the airport, and called Berni for directions and to see if they could prepare us dinner. We forgot to request dinner in advance but Berni pulled it off for us. We...More

    Thank renaroo
    Reviewed 6 July 2012 via mobile

    This review is very late in happening. We had returned from the coast and were spending one night in San Jose before returning home. Bernie advised us when we arrived that since we were not coming in from out of the country he would not...More

    1  Thank Papadshaw
    Management response:Responded 8 July 2012

    Sorry we started off on the wrong foot but as you know we DO pay for taxis for International arrivals to help our guests into the country. This is part of the email we sent confirming your booking. But sorry we can't pay for any...More

    Reviewed 4 July 2012

    This was the last stop on our Costa Rican trip. We choose this hotel mainly because of its location close to the airport for our flight out the next day. However, this turned out to be a great place to stay and I recommend it...More

    Thank kram53
    Reviewed 26 June 2012

    we started and ended our trip here and wish we could have stayed longer. i first communicated with Berni thru email and i knew i was in for a treat. he has a wicked sense of humor! we stayed in the katydid casita and it...More

    Thank kittyhead
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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$ 84 - US$ 167 (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
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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
    21 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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    Nancy R
    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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