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Hotel Internacional JM

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Rialto, California
Reviewed 8 September 2013

I called for a room and they told me that it was $15 dollars per room. When I got there, they charge me 15,000 colones per person. That was $100.00 dollars total. This happened two hours after I arrived to Costa Rica. I did not know how to transfer the money, so I gave Luis (the receptionist) the money he...

3Thank Sonia L
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Total scam. Taxi driver lied and told me my hostel was full, took me to this hotel we he got a cut. There were BED BUGS GALORE, the toilet was in my room, and the smell of cigarettes was deadly even for a smoker. The walls resembled that of a horror movie, and there was definitely a couple of working...

4Thank nbrown812
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Reviewed 11 March 2013

I have stayed at this hotel maybe 3 or 4 times now and I have found no problems with it at all. It is always clean, they have TV's in each room and the hot water attachment for the bathroom and also a window air conditioner. The price I paid was 35$ for double occupancy or $25 for single occupancy....

1Thank Kylie A
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Never stay at this place. I wouldn´t stay if I were paid! Cockroaches, stains on the sheets, old mattresses that smell bad, bugs of all kinds (because they leave the doors of the rooms open when they are not being used). Worst of all, the staff is incredibly rude. One of the workers started threatening me when we asked for...

1Thank Andrew P
Linz, Austria
Reviewed 27 August 2011

The room I had was a very bad joke - everything was dirty, I need to go in shoes everywhere including bathroom. This was the only time in my life I was really afraid to touch anything. My friends had a little better rooms than I had, but it is no excuse. On the other hand, classic Costa Rican breakfast...

Thank JardaZ
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 March 2011

We ended up here when told the taxi driver that we needed a inexpensive hotel next to the airport. Upon arriving we were lucky enough to meet friendly English speaking staff that were willing to offer us a great deal on the evening in our situation (girlfriends bag got stolen with money). The rooms are small or cozy hostel/ bachelor...

Thank ChrisReza
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 21 February 2011

Seriously, staying here is not advisable. We were brought here by a taxi driver that was paid a commission for bringing us there. We checked in and immediately checked out, losing $50 in the process but it was well worth the loss not to sleep there.

Thank hansi74
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 7 September 2010

Not much to say about this shabby hotel. it was "conveniently located near the airport", and that was it. The sheets had obviously not been changed since the last "guest" left: I checked the bed and found a piece of nail, which badly reminded me of some famous horror movie, and a few hairs dotted around the sheets. Nice. That's...

Thank sunflower015
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 15 September 2008

I got off the Caribe Bus Terminal and was swarmed with "cab" drivers. I was intent on staying at another hotel and was told that since on Sept. 15 it was independance day all the roads would be closed and i would be too far away from the airport. So they recommended this place for my max $30 recommendation. It...

Thank sneekymongoose

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Additional Information about Hotel Internacional JM

Address: Ave 8, Calle 2 y 4, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Hotel Internacional JM Costa Rica/Alajuela
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“I did not take pictures, but if you see other people's pictures you will see what I say. The hot water is an electrical non functional water heater.”
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“I know it's really American, but if you want a good night's rest before flying back home, the Holiday Inn is great. I caved just for one night and I am so glad I did.”
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