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    Pura Vida Hotel

    Tuetal Sur | 4km North of SJO International Airport, Alajuela 20102, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent84%
    • Very good10%
    • Average2%
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed at Bernie's place in late March, in the Mariposa Casita. It has a very private setting in a beautiful garden. You can see the surrounding countryside, such as Poas volcano, and it is out of the city of Alajuela, though not far from...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My wife and I spend a week at the Pura Vida and loved it. It is made up of little bungalows in a garden of diverse flowers, trees, etc.k which is like the Garden of Eden (except that there are no forbidden fruits). Breakfast comes...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed in the Katydid at the beginning and end of our trip. The accommodations were spacious and clean, surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens. A great start and finish to our vacation that went beyond the usual airport hotel chains. Bernie provided a wealth of...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The Pura Vida Hotel is our home base for travel to any part of Costa Rica. We recently stayed at the Pura Vida on both the front and back ends of a trip to Cahuita on the Caribbean side. As always, the Pura Vida and...More

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    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Our family stayed in the Katydid casita on the first and last nights of our Costa Rican adventure. The Pura Vida was a great place to do this because Berni, Nhi, and their staff made the transition easier with their newbie-friendly policies and perks. The...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$88 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Maddmatt2
    I read in the fine print that children under 7 are not allowed except with a note from their teacher. If I get a note can I bring my 5 year old?
    3 November 2016|
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    Response from alajuelanorth | Property representative |
    Hello, Perhaps . . . what will the teacher be saying? Berni
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    algol123
    I can't access the hotel website. The message I get is "Sorry, access to our website has been blocked for your region." Why? I'm in Europe!
    20 October 2015|
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    Response from alajuelanorth | Property representative |
    Hi we are the Pura Vida Hotel - the website is puravidahotel . com - there is no problem viewing the web site anywhere that we know? You can email us directly at info @ puravidahotel . com if you are still having problems... More
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    Nancy R
    Hi Frederic3030, Thank you for your review; I am planing to go to Alajuela in the next couple of weeks and this is very helpful. You are refering to the Pura Vida Hotel right? not the Pura Vida Resort and Yoga Spa...is this correct? Thank you.
    11 May 2015|
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    Response from BKandCB | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, it's the Pura Vida hotel that I reviewed. Bernie and Nhi are the owners and the nicest people. If you want dinner, you have make those arrangements in advance; Nhi is a fabulous chef!
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    Room Tips
    "Ther are some lovely rooms and would recommend both the Volcano and Rainforest rooms . Especillay the former..."
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    "Ear plugs useful ANY WHERE in Costa Rica with motorcycles, etc. They provide. I never use however."
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    "If just a couple, get the Volcan room with views toward Poas."
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    "It's all on their website"
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