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JulieandKen
Montreal, Canada

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Review of Hotel Mi Tierra
2.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed Aug 2, 2015via mobile
The pool was greenish with algae, the paint was coming off the walls and the bathroom was in a bad state (sink faucet barely worked). Yet... I would totally recommend this place if you're a family travelling on a budget. Roberto was friendly and very helpful, the room was clean despite being a bit decrepit. Wi if never worked for us.
Date of stay: August 2015
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed June 24, 2015

I have stayed here a number of times over the past 10 years and I have never been disappointed. Nice rooms, inexpensive, and a great breakfast every time. Does have wifi, but only in a common area and not in the room.

Date of stay: June 2015
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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Reviewed June 24, 2015

This isn't a place I would visit as a destination, but it does the trick if you are passing through. Alajuela is near the airport, so it is a good stop-over city if you don't want to stay in San Jose proper. The people at Hotel Mi Tierra were very friendly. The room was small and had one window facing a wall. There was a shared bathroom. The photo makes the pool look much nicer than it really is. But it is cheap and clean. I'd stay here again if I needed a stopover on my way from San Jose to somewhere else in Costa Rica.

Room tip: shared wifi computer in common area.
Date of stay: March 2015
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Thank Tobearose
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Reviewed June 14, 2015

I have stayed at Hotel Mi Tierra three times and will be returning again in a few months. It is nice and cozy and clean. The security at the entrance is strong - you have to be buzzed in to enter. There is a nice lounge area with wifi, a computer, chairs/hammock. There is a pool (which I have never used) and an outdoor seating area (covered by an awning) for dining. Breakfast is included and delicious - a typical Tico breakfast!

Date of stay: July 2014
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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Thank rachelmK3950NY
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Reviewed June 8, 2015

The hotel is conveniently located walking distance from restaurants and bars. The staff were very friendly and had amazing stories to share from Roberto. The art work displays were very attractive. The airport is also very close by if you need a night to spend away from San Jose.

Date of stay: May 2015
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Reviewed May 30, 2015

Roberto set up taxis etc, for local tours and suggested best times for visiting. His knowledge of local cafes, churches, and tourist sites was outstanding. Our rooms were scattered through out the hotel on different levels and four of us were in our late seventies and the staff was very helpfull in co-ordinating our trips.

Date of stay: May 2015
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Thank 467barb
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