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Reviewed 11 June 2016

We did not feel safe in our lower level room, nor in the area the hotel is located. YIKES! The fence has razor wire around it, but with holes under the fence!!! The exterior doors did not lock and the interior / hallway / main entry door was made of a hollow core panel. The hallway has windows with bars... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

A great hotel tucked away in a mainly light industrial area 10 minutes from the airport in quite large gardens so the views are good. We arrived late and had a very comfortable room, a good size and clean but no aircon. Breakfast was good and staff very friendly. Not sure I would use this as any more than a... More 

3 Thank ChrisDA_12
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

If you're looking for a place to stay near the airport ...I highly recommend this one. It's not the usual impersonal chain type of airport hotel. Just a few minutes drive to the airport, yes you can hear the planes but that's most airport hotels. We were delayed an extra 3 nights due to flight cancellations because of volcanic ash,... More 

1 Thank allaust
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Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here our first night in San Jose. The hotel is gorgeous, very rustic. The room was clean and comfortable. There is no AC, but there is a ceiling fan. The staff was very welcoming, and the breakfast the next morning was superb. I would absolutely stay here again!

1 Thank Merilyn M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on our last night in Costa Rica before heading home. Pros: Close to the airport Very friendly staff Dinner was tasty View from room was nice Cons: No air conditioning - the room was roasting No sound proofing in the rooms at all. Very noisy from outside but also the room about us who appeared to be... More 

1 Thank elighnor
Ocala, Florida
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Reviewed 30 April 2016

This hotel is a good place to stay near the airport. It is not the most modern or convenient but certainly is acceptable, clean, and well managed. It is not close to any restaurants. The beds are comfortable. The pool is very nice.

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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We had an early morning flight so we wanted a Hotel nearby SJO. This hotel has all the ingredients to be great - great location, great setting, nice rooms, well maintained, off the main road so no traffic noise - but it misses out on the little things. For one we never got better than lukewarm showers, secondly the wifi... More 

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Goes, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

Hi guys, There is no lift. Fortunately we had a room on the ground floor. The rooms are clean. And nicely decorated. The staff is attentive. The breakfast is good, the dinner is even better. An excellent shuttle service to the airport. No airco, but a fan that did his job very well. As I said, we will be back.... More 

2 Thank schliek
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

Close to Airport. Wonderful setting, incredible people, lovely grounds. If you can book this spot, you are lucky. This time we could only get one night on the way out of CR. They absolutely take care of you like family and dinner is wonderful. You will be hidden away from the airport, but within minutes. They will provide transfers and... More 

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Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

We got off our plane trip from the United States and after hailing a taxi we were quickly shuttled to the peaceful refuge this hotel provides in the busy Capitol of San Jose. The Trapp Family Country Inn was shaded by several large trees in a garden setting with flowers, fruit trees and birds. The kids were happy to jump... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Trapp Family Country Inn is located only 1 mile from Juan Santamaria International Airport. We offer comfortable accomodations along with genuine family service in a peaceful atmosphere. This colonial style hotel is surrounded by beautiful gardens with centenary fig trees. From the private balcony of your room, in the terraze or by the pool, you will enjoy nature and relax with the musical sound of the birds. A true oasis in the middle of the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Trapp Family Country Inn

Address: Meters West From the Soccer Field 400 | San Antonio Del Tejar, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: ₹ 5,250 - ₹ 8,319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Trapp Family Country Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Hotel Trapp Family Country Alajuela
Country Inn Alajuela
Alajuela Country Inn
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“top floor would be better, especially if you have to sleep with doors open.”
 of 5 bubbles solardiety, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor had no ant problems.”
 of 5 bubbles 682tonyo, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There's only 8 rooms so all are good”
 of 5 bubbles allaust, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“down stairs, because there is no lift.”
 of 5 bubbles schliek, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Stayed downstairs this time and other than just one someone, in late, rolling luggage, it was very quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles ChickieGalore, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
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