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Reviewed 12 March 2016

A pratical place to stay when you have to catch a plane early in the morning. Not a great neighborhood. Super service! We stayed here for the last night of our Costa Rica trip, and will do the same next time.

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guidoguevara, Karina Zamora , Front Desk at Hotel Eskalima, responded to this review

it was a pleasure for us ,we are working hard to make our guest happy , thanks for your feedback , we hope to see you the next time.

Esparza, Costa Rica
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I left the kids with a friend to get away for our anniversary. We wanted to have dinner at a local restaurant and have a couples night away. Very clean, comfortable modern rooms. Very attentive staff. Good parking and lice location to walk around town. We will be back.

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guidoguevara, Karina Zamora ,Front Desk at Hotel Eskalima, responded to this review

we are glad you enjoyed your stay ,we work hard to make our guest happy , thanks for your feedback .

Eureka, California
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

This place was exactly what we needed for a one night stay near the airport. Had to catch a shuttle from SJO to Uvita in the morning. It was about a 10 minute cab away (only $6) Very clean and accommodating. Staff helped in any way they could. Breakfast provided in the morning was an added bonus.

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guidoguevara, Karina Zamora , Front esk at Hotel Eskalima, responded to this review

It is a pleasure for Eskalima hotel , Thanks for staying with us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed it, We work hard to make our guests happy ,and appreciate your feedback!

Middletown, Maryland
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Stayed for one night prior to a departure the next day. Staff was friendly and helpful and went the extra mile to set me up with a work table in my room. Superior rooms are very nice with good a/c and television. Street noise can be intense so bring your earplugs in case you get a room on the upper...

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guidoguevara, Front Desk at Hotel Eskalima, responded to this review

It is a pleasure for Eskalima hotel , Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy ,and appreciate your feedback!

London, Canada
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This is a small family run hotel in the core area. There is food within walking distance but I would not go too far at night unless you take a cab. The hotel itself was clean and the ac worked well. the shower was hot. the staff was very friendly and able to direct you to most places although a...

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guidoguevara, FRONT DESK at Hotel Eskalima, responded to this review

It is a pleasure for Eskalima hotel ,our hotel is a home away from your home, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy ,and appreciate your feedback!

Wentorf bei Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 11 February 2016

+ close to everywhere. Close to San Jose Bus Station, Restaurants, Shops and Airport Superior rooms with A/C recomended. Well equiped, but small with windows to inner passage Friendly and helpful reception, will help with transportation to airport Mainly foreign visitors, few nationals Good breakfast buffet included. WiFi workes well - The Budget rooms in the basement are poor. The...

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guidoguevara, FRONT DESK at Hotel Eskalima, responded to this review

It is a pleasure for Eskalima hotel , Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy ,and appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed 6 February 2016

I arrived late 2am and was welcomed to the hotel by Brian. He was courteous and helpful. He made arrangements for my breakfast. In the morning I had an excellent Costa Rican breakfast,which is included in the room price. While enjoyng breakfast, juice, and coffee - Karrina asked if there was anything I needed and she proceeded to help me...

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guidoguevara, FRONT DESK at Hotel Eskalima, responded to this review

It is a pleasure for Eskalima hotel ,our hotel is a home away from your home, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we hope we have helped you all that you need ,Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy ,and appreciate your feedback! Best Regards by karina ,Bryan,cindy and Freddie

Uvita, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed here overnight on my way to the coast. Everything was clean and seemingly well kept. Good WiFi coverage in the rooms for those that need it. Didn't turn on the TV, but the air conditioning in my room worked great. They were painting in the front at I left, so it seems that they care about appearance. Breakfast...

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guidoguevara, FRONT DESK at Hotel Eskalima, responded to this review

It is a pleasure for Eskalima hotel ,our hotel is a home away from your home, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy ,and appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Since we arrived late at San Jose airport we didn't want to drive far, Eskalima is well located just a few kilometers from our rental company (europcar). Simple but good hotel, friendly staff and simple but sufficient complimentary breakfast. Locked parking at the same street for your car is great. Beds are alright, aircon works fine, shower works well.

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guidoguevara, FRONT DESK at Hotel Eskalima, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy ,and appreciate your feedback!

Estero, Florida
Reviewed 17 January 2016

The hotel is a quick taxi ride from the airport. We arrived in late and this was one of the hotels that has a 24hr check-in. They were helpful at 1:30 am and even made sure our breakfast would be ready for us in the morning. The room was nothing fancy just needed a place to sleep until everything opened...

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Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy ,and appreciate your feedback!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Eskalima is a family hotel finely decorated and created for each of our guests feel the warmth as in their own home.We have 17 rooms, with private bathroom, hot water, cable TV, air conditioning and telephone.We are strategically located in the city of Alajuela, just 5 minutes from Juan Santamaria International Airport and close to shopping and bus stops.From our hotel you can easily move to all tourist attractions in the area as the Poas Volcano, a bird zoo, Crafts etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Eskalima

Address: Mts de Pizza Hut 50 | 50 mts Este de Pizza Hut Calle Ancha, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $84 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Eskalima 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Hotel Eskalima Costa Rica/Alajuela
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Alajuela
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“computers available”
benand, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from noisey street.”
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“Choose a room not facing the street”
454hanner, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Interior rooms quieter, rooms on the street nice, but can have street noise.”
JoeA973, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Avoid all rooms to the street (very noisy). Avoid budget rooms in the basement.(poor)”
232stephana, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
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