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Amherst, MA
Reviewed 10 March 2013

We spent our first night in Costa Rica at Hotel La Rosa de America. What a great choice. It is near the airport but not at the airport, and is not an airport hotel! The hotel can arrange transportation. If you pick up a rental car, the drive through Anajuela can be a little jarring as you get used to...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our hotel and for letting us know that you enjoyed your time here so much! I like your description of local traffic - "jarring", and the dubious pleasures of being in downtown of Alajuela or San Jose! We are glad that you found our new Superior Rooms to meet your needs as well as...

St. Philip's, Newfoundland & Labrador
Reviewed 8 March 2013

We spent two nights at Hotel La Rosa de America on our arrival in Costa Rica, and two nights just before we departed from our 18 day trip. The hotel is situated on very beautiful grounds and is a quiet, restful place to stay. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The hotel provides a nice breakfast. The hotel also offers...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

It was great talking to you during your stay! Return guests are very important to us as it shows we are providing a correct level of value for service! Most especially valuable to us is that, from your review, you were able to experience the "La Rosa Difference"... from the initial contact with our webpage and reservations, to arriving at...

Kansas City, MO
Reviewed 6 March 2013

My sisters, daughter and I stayed at the hotel upon arrival to Costa Rica and then 1 sister and my daughter and I stayed on our way out of the country. The gardens are wonderful and so full of flora and wee fauna. The included breakfast was perfect with banana bread, fresh fruit, Costa Rican coffee, etc. Loved how they...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Hello again! Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us so much! Our gardens and very important to us as a Central Valley Airport Hotel. We believe they are a major contributor to the ability of our guests to have great sleeps in comfort so close to both the International Airport and a major...

London, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2013

I relied on Trip Advisor to book Hotel La Rosa so i had to comment. It was everything it said it would be from other reviews. We used the hotel as a starting point and ending point of our trip to Costa Rica and it was great . Once you pull in gates the grounds impress you right away. It...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

It is always good to see people who rely on Tripadvisor taking the time to write in themselves. We feel it is so important for future guests to be able to read the experiences of past travelers. As the Owner of La Rosa, I am glad that what you researched and expected was what you saw and received from us!...

Reviewed 1 March 2013

Our flight doesn't leave until 2 am. We had to be out of our condo in Jaco by 9 am so we decided to book a hotel room so we could relax and rest before the long trip home. We chose the Hotel La Rosa de America. We are thrilled! The room 2S for my Mom, Dad and I is...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Reviews such as yours are very gratifying for us here at La Rosa to read! We all appreciate you taking the time to write your thoughts to us and also to other potential customers! We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us so much and we hope you will be able to return to Costa Rica again soon! It...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 February 2013

I only stayed at La Rosa for my first night in Costa Rica, but it provided the travelers respite that i needed. Relaxing, peaceful and friendly was the perfect way to begin an adventure. I was fortunate to meet another solo traveler and we explored the local dining options together (quite an adventure the busy narrow road with no sidewalks!)....

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad to have been able to provide for you a positive experience for your entry point into Costa Rica and even have a second solo traveler available for you to go exploring!!! The roads in Costa Rica are somewhat interesting but they are getting rapidly better throughout the country. I hope that you...

Ottawa
Reviewed 16 February 2013

Little cabinas throught a well groom garden. Fruit trees. Pool. Reception and restaurant building. Not recently renovated but still ok. But there was a few mishaps on our stay that make us think other accomodation might be better suited for an in/out stay near the airport. From the website and the reservation confirmation, we were made to believe that paying...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Unfortunately it seems that there were some misunderstandings with your stay at La Rosa. We regret this confusion as we know how important our service is to our guests especially in light of our responsibilities inherent in being the entry point to Costa Rica for so many guests - both new and returning. We are glad that you found our...

Dornbirn, Austria
Reviewed 14 February 2013

La Rosa is near (but not too near!) the San José airport (SJ0) and is nicely located to visit the many attractions in the region (worth 3-4 days, depending on interests). The staff is very friendly and helpful, the hotel and grounds (with lovely swimming pool) are immaculately kept. Very welcome after a long flight, a good place to rest...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Thank you for writing the review! It was a pleasure talking with you in Reception and helping you with questions etc. We feel the grounds are a very important part of being at La Rosa and in fact in Costa Rica in general. It is always gratifying for us to find like minded guests! I hope your trip to Costa...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 8 February 2013

We stayed at this hotel in our first and last days in Costa Rica, the hotel is very close to the airport rooms are very nice, clean and pleasant, staff very pleasant, helpful and give you the feeling of a family hotel. We enjoyed the hotel and staff very much, the place is highly recommended

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

We enjoyed hosting you at La Rosa! We appreciate our returning guests very much! Talking with you about your trip and even places in Israel was interesting. I hope you had a great (if long) flight home! Thank you for your multiple stay with us!

Switzerland
Reviewed 4 February 2013

We stayed here on our first and last days in Costa Rica. The 'hotel' consists of chalets set in a small but well-laid out tropical garden. Rooms (S1 and 8) were adequately sized and clean with comfortable beds. Hot water in the shower, reliable toilets (not always the case in CR) and a good restaurant. No A/C (we had two...

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Robert_Hick, Owner at Hotel La Rosa de America, responded to this review

Hello again! Thank you not only your very positive review but for being our guest twice! Repeat guests are very important to us. We are glad you enjoyed our Restaurante La Rosa. It is new for the current high season and is proving quite popular with guests. Our Superior Rooms have A/C. We don't offer it in our Standard Rooms...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel La Rosa de America is a friendly and peaceful garden oasis conveniently near the San Jose Costa Rica Airport (SJO). With our emphasis on service, we are the vacation home base of choice for many guests visiting Costa Rica. Our staff have a wealth of information about the country and are happy to share that knowledge! The hotel is located on a gorgeous and carefully maintained property, in the sunniest part of the Central Valley - La Garita. We offer a selection of great accommodation options in rooms located around a large carefully maintained tropical garden and sparkling clean swimming pool. Rooms come in Superior and Standard types with Superior rooms having air conditioning, flat screen TV's, bar fridges and more! La Rosa is is ideally suited to guests arriving from a tiring flight and wanting time to adjust to the country in safe, friendly and beautiful surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel La Rosa de America

Address: 100 mts Sur y 75 mts Este de La Mandarina | La Garita, Alajuela none, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: ₹ 4,503 - ₹ 7,998 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Rosa de America 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Alajuela
#2 Spa Hotel in Alajuela
#3 Business Hotel in Alajuela
#4 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
#7 Family Hotel in Alajuela
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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