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#1 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
Hotel boasts large rooms with hot tubs, stunning views, excellent dining options, and unique experiences at an animal sanctuary and waterfall park.
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Stingray
Stingray
@WhyFlyMerlin
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Jul 14, 2022
Extremely Stylish estate. It radiates quality and inspiration. Beautiful views
"We had a very large room including a double bed and 2 single beds, some free snacks, great terrace with brilliant views over San Jose and the hills beyond."
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#2 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
Costa Rican resort with private villas, multiple pools, and a focus on sustainability. Offers 4 km of hiking trails, waterfalls, and bird watching. Near airport, with stunning views.
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Located in a stunning garden with volcano views. Offers community support and local school visits. Diverse dining options and day trips nearby. Noted for outstanding breakfast and smooth rental car process.
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soulsease
soulsease
@soulsease
4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Jul 7, 2023
Relaxing way to start our Costa Rica adventure!
"If you can get a room overlooking the gardens, that may be a bit quieter."
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#4 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
Convenient location near airport, peaceful ambiance, beautiful grounds with birding trails. Features secure parking, a well-kept pool, and great dining options. Known for its friendly staff and lovely views.
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#5 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
Conveniently located near the airport with 24-hour complimentary shuttle service. Clean, comfortable rooms, friendly staff, and lovely breakfast. Surrounded by beautiful local flora and fauna.
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#6 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
Convenient airport hotel with shuttle service, proximity to dining options including a highly-rated local restaurant. Clean, well-maintained, and affordable, with spacious rooms.
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#7 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
Stunning hilltop location with views of Poas Volcano and San Jose. Offers volcano tours, nearby coffee plantation visits, small pool, and spacious rooms. Great for starting or ending a Costa Rica trip.
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GlobeTrotting279573
GlobeTrotting279573
@GlobeTrotting279573
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Jul 10, 2023
Wonderful stay!
"The grounds and pool were very nice, the breakfast was good, and the room was clean and comfortable."
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#8 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
Charming hotel near airport offering clean, spacious rooms, a pool, and a Costa Rican ambiance. Notable for its breakfast, friendly staff, and quaint bungalow accommodations.
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Rachel C
Rachel C
@rachelcE7695TO
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Feb 11, 2023
Beautiful!
"Comfortable room, gorgeous view, and excellent service from the hosts."
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#9 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
Family-run boutique BnB with rainforest views and private balconies. Noted for comfortable rooms, fresh breakfast, and tranquil atmosphere. Conveniently located near airport and nature trails.
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#10 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
Conveniently located hotel near airport and mall, with shuttle service. Offers comfortable rooms, good food, and local breakfast buffet. Friendly staff, but service varies.
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Philip L
Philip L
@philbourne77
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on May 13, 2024
Great hotel with excellent staff and tour guide!
"Great hotel with amazing staff, excellent breakfast and comfortable room - awesome hot shower too."
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#11 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
Charming oasis-like hotel with old-world ambiance, friendly staff, and clean, comfortable rooms. Conveniently located near amenities, airport, and local culture. Offers great breakfast.
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rmak2009
rmak2009
@rmak2009
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Jul 9, 2023
Great place to stay near SJO airport
"Check in was quick and easy, room was clean and well appointed and Wi-Fi worked great."
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#12 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
Convenient airport hotel with dependable shuttle service. Offers well-appointed rooms, free parking, and early breakfast with American and Costa Rican options. Noted for clean, modern design and amenities.
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cynthiagreenleaf
cynthiagreenleaf
@cynthiagreenleaf
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Oct 30, 2022
Warm and welcoming
"My room was spacious and comfortable, an ideal spot to start and end my time in Costa Rica."
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#14 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
Family-run hotel near SJO airport with comfortable rooms and eco gardens. Known for birdwatching, including rare pygmy owl sightings. Offers excellent food and free airport shuttle service.
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Resort
#15 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
Exceptional vegan dining in a stunning resort. Animal sanctuary on-site, with unique rooms and top-notch amenities. Offers extreme activities and forest adventures.
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geebe
geebe
@geebe
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Oct 25, 2023
Grest place to stay near airport!
"Appreciated the large comfy room, AC, clean bathroom."
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#16 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
Conveniently located near airport with shuttle service. Offers clean, comfortable rooms and beautiful tropical grounds. Attached restaurant available. Ideal for brief stays.
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Centrally located hotel with comfortable rooms, AC, pool, and breakfast options. Reliable airport shuttle service. Nearby amenities and rental car providers. Reasonably priced.
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perfectimage
perfectimage
@perfectimage
4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Jan 23, 2022
Basic and affordable place to stay near SJO
"Room was fairly spacious."
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#21 Best Value of 226 places to stay in Alajuela
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Alajuela Hotels Information

Hotels in Alajuela

226

Hotels Prices From

C$37

Hotels Reviews

18,075

Hotels Photos

15,373

Travel high season

Jun - Aug

Travel low season

Sep - Nov

High season avg price

C$245

Low season avg price

C$158
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Price trends, weather and things to do can help you make a decision.
Season
Avg. price/night
Avg. temperature
Avg. precipitation
Dec - Feb
Avg. price/night
$180
$102$1,097
Avg. temperature
23ºC
COLDEST
14ºC33ºC
Avg. precipitation
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Mar - May
Avg. price/night
$233
$102$1,097
Avg. temperature
24ºC
WARMEST
14ºC33ºC
Avg. precipitation
332mm
WETTEST
Jun - Aug
Avg. price/night
$243
HIGHEST
$102$1,097
Avg. temperature
23ºC
14ºC33ºC
Avg. precipitation
256mm
DRIEST
Sep - Nov
Avg. price/night
$146
LOWEST
$102$1,097
Avg. temperature
23ºC
14ºC33ºC
Avg. precipitation
264mm
Price trend information excludes taxes and fees and is based on base rates for a nightly stay for 2 adults found in the last 7 days on our site and averaged for commonly viewed hotels in Alajuela. Select dates and complete search for nightly totals inclusive of taxes and fees.

Hotels near the sights

  • Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center
    Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center (formerly Rescate Animal Zoo Ave) is a non-profit that has been rescuing wildlife for over 30 years. While educating the public about local wildlife, this rescue center and sanctuary also breeds endangered species for release to the wild. They have reintroduced several different species to previously extinct areas of Costa Rica and their current Scarlet Macaw breeding program plans to reintroduce a further 500 of the species by 2030. Every admission fee to the sanctuary goes to supporting their cause.
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  • Rescue Center Costa Rica
    The Rescue Center is dedicated to protect and help endangered Costa Rican wildlife indigenous to our beautiful country. First and foremost, our goal is to ensure the welfare of injured animals and help them recover from their physical and psychological wounds. We staff a team of experienced veterinarians who work at our on-site hospital in addition to the thousands of volunteers from around the world who have helped us over the past 10+ years. We rescue, rehabilitate and when possible release the animals back to their natural habitat. We are a non-profit and receive no government help financially. The passion of the owners, dedication of our staff and generosity of our volunteers and donors makes everything possible. We don't believe we can solve all of the world's problems but we do believe the work we do makes the world just a little bit better. We hope you feel the same way and if you do please click the links above and join our team as a donor, intern or volunteer. We look forward to seeing you soon in beautiful Costa Rica. Pura Vida
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  • Our Lady of the Pillar Cathedral
    This chuch's ornate red dome is the centerpiece of its town square.
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  • Juan Santamaria Historical Cultural Museum
    Juan Santamaria Cultural Historical Museum is the national institution to acquire, preserve, preserve, research and disseminate cultural heritage, related to the National Campaign and the province of Alajuela. It is located in the Old Headquarer and Old Alajuela's City Jail. The Museum have historial and art exhibitions, cafe, bookstore, library and an auditorium where cultural activities take place.
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  • City Mall
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  • Arenal Volcano riding tour
    With our healthy and well trained horses, we start this incredible guided tour, crossing rivers and through the trails in the rain forest, enjoying all the views of the San Carlos plains, and the amazing lava paths of the majestic Arenal Volcano. We can see also, monkeys, birds like toucans, turkeys, hawks, falcons etc.Departure time: 8:30 a.m. / 1:00 p.m.What to bring: Long pants, hiking boots, suns screen, mosquitoÂ’s repellent, camera, binoculars and rain gear.
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  • Parque Juan Santamaria
    A park dedicated to the national hero who lost his life during the 1856 invasion of Costa Rica by William Walker.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alajuela hotels

Villa San Ignacio, Hotel La Rosa de America, and Resort Martino Boutique Hotel & Spa are some of the most popular hotels for travellers looking to stay near Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center. See the full list: Hotels near Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center.

Popular hotels close to Rescue Center Costa Rica include Hotel Robledal, Hotel La Rosa de America, and Canal Grande Lodge. See the full list: Hotels near Rescue Center Costa Rica.

Popular hotels close to Juan Santamaria Intl Airport include Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela, Hampton by Hilton San Jose Airport, and Holiday Inn Express San Jose Costa Rica Airport. See the full list: Hotels near Juan Santamaria Intl Airport.

A few of the most popular hotels near Juan Santamaria Historical Cultural Museum are 1915 Hotel, Hotel Mi Tierra, and Park View Airport & City Hotel. See the full list: Hotels near Juan Santamaria Historical Cultural Museum.

Some of the most popular pet-friendly hotels in Alajuela are Lands in Love Hotel and Resort, Hotel Brillasol Airport, and Hilton Garden Inn San Jose Airport City Mall. See the full list: Pet Friendly Hotels in Alajuela.

The Peace Lodge & La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Xandari Resort & Spa, and Hampton by Hilton San Jose Airport have a spa and received excellent reviews from travellers in Alajuela. See the full list: Spa Resorts Alajuela.

The Peace Lodge & La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Hotel Pibi Boreal, and Xandari Resort & Spa all received great reviews from families travelling in Alajuela. See the full list: Alajuela Family Hotels.

The Peace Lodge & La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Hotel Pibi Boreal, and Xandari Resort & Spa received great reviews from travellers looking for a romantic hotel in Alajuela. See the full list: Romantic Hotels Alajuela.

Some of the most popular hotels with a pool in Alajuela include The Peace Lodge & La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Xandari Resort & Spa, and Hotel Robledal. See the full list: Hotels with a Pool in Alajuela.

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