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Hostel Trotamundos

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Fort Collins
Reviewed 1 July 2013

We arrived to a very friendly staff member, or maybe the owner..not sure. He made sure to set up a free shuttle for us at 4AM!! I highly recommend this place. For the price, you cannot beat it, and free breakfast with a free airport shuttle. The location is good as it is close to downtown Alajuela, with everything in...

1Thank Brent F
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 23 April 2013

free breakfast and kitchen access, nice staff, comfortable dorm. only minus for me was the location as it wasn't particularly convenient to the bus station, and that there wasn't a sense of community here. also a bit pricey (12/night) compared to other hostels i stayed at while in cr.

Thank Kahren H
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Clean place with nice staff (one spoke better english than the other). I had a private room with private bath. No windows in room but my door opened into the courtyard like area with fresh air. The wifi worked well. Felt safe especially with locked gate at night. Very easy to walk to restaurants and center of town. Took a...

Thank anza22
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 19 February 2013

This is a basic hostel that provides transportation to the airport starting at 4:45 in the morning. It took us 5 minutes to get to the airport. The hostel is basic but cheap, rooms are not fancy but overall clean. The staff is friendly and ready to help you with any information. We booked a room with a private bathroom...

1Thank Zachary G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2013

I stayed in this hotel one night and needed to go to the airport early morning. I liked there very much. Clean hotel and staff is very friendly and helpful. I am very thankful for free transfer to the airport. Gracias! Malle from Estonia.

Thank Malle M
Valence, France
Reviewed 29 January 2013

If your plane is arriving late or leaving early from San José this place is for you! Operated by a friendly local family the hostel has clean rooms and decent amenities to rest after/prepare before your trip. Common areas clearly lack charm but you won't be spending time there anyway. The free shuttle TO the airport (no shuttle FROM the...

1Thank barongxxx
Salzburg, Austria
Reviewed 26 January 2013

We ended up staying a total of 8 nights here because my husband got ill. It all started off very positive when we arrived at 10pm and were given a free upgrade from the double with shared bathroom that we had booked to a double with an ensuite! The hostel is owned by a Costa Rican family, Alex and Matilde....

2Thank Kornspitz
Reviewed 19 December 2012

Good location. Room was very clean. Breakfast was big and very good. Staff was very friendly and helpful, arranging for a taxi to the airport. Overall a great value and we would definitely stay there again.

Thank musicman107
Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 9 August 2012

First thanks to Alex and his wife for the warm welcome we received. We stayed one night in the beginning of our trip and then two more before the flight back. We had a great stay, it's clean, they make free pancakes and cofee in the morning and we had a lot of great valuable information about getting around by...

Thank Guyl101
Washington, Virginia
Reviewed 27 May 2012

this is the best place i visited in costa rica in my trip for this country. place is clean, organize, and the owners are exellent people. here breakfast is big and delicius coffe you can drink the coffe you like i stayed 3 days and every day i ate something differet. at costa rican style gallo pinto, arepas, empanadas. with...

Thank joe w

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Hostel Trotamundos

Address: Av 5, between street 2-4, One Block north and half block west from Juan Sant, Alajuela 1614050, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $18 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Avoid room Seven.”
333chantellew, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Wifi doesn't reach all rooms. Upstairs is quieter”
  • Our balcony the first night
seferinab_13, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“pick a room to the back”
FrykeK, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
“I preferred the rooms at the back (the doubles with ensuite) because there's less traffic noise. One room upstairs has a balcony!”
Kornspitz, 26 Jan 2013 | Read review
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