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1 room, 2 adults

Alajuela City Hotel & Guest House

2,5-star2,5 stars
Avenida 3, Calles 2 y Central, 25 Este de Museo Juan Santamaria, Alajuela, Costa Rica

City-center hotel, steps from Central Park
  • Free English breakfast and free WiFi
  • This is a good hotel for an overnight. Close by to restaurants, pharmacies. My room was…Feb 28, 2020
  • It is a beautiful property with many places to enjoy the thermal hot springs bathing…Feb 28, 2020

Alajuela City Hotel & Guest House

  • Classic Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Private Bathroom
  • Signature Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Private Bathroom
  • Deluxe Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Private Bathroom
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Private Bathroom (Superior Room)
  • Economy Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Comfort Room)
  • Comfort Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom
  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, 2 Bathrooms
  • Traditional Double Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Private Bathroom

What’s around Alajuela City Hotel & Guest House


  • Heart of Alajuela
  • Central Park - 2 min walk
  • City Mall - 18 min walk
  • Parque Viva - 6.4 mi / 10.4 km
  • Amusement Park San Jose - 10.2 mi / 16.4 km
  • Museum of Costa Rican Art - 11.1 mi / 17.9 km
  • Peace Park - 20.8 mi / 33.4 km
  • University for Peace - 21 mi / 33.8 km

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 9 min drive
  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 32 min drive
  • San Jose Contraloria Station - 19 min drive
  • San Antonio de Belen Station - 19 min drive
  • San Jose Sabana Station - 19 min drive
  • Free airport drop-off

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 14 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 5:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free airport drop off from 5:00 AM to 11:00 AM


  • Self parking (limited) *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free English breakfast daily
Things to do
  • Spa services on site
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 26-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping

Alajuela City Hotel & Guest House’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Los Volcanes Alajuela
  • Alajuela City Hotel & Guest House Hotel
  • Alajuela City Hotel & Guest House Alajuela
  • Alajuela City Hotel & Guest House Hotel Alajuela
  • Los Volcanes Alajuela
  • Hotel Los Volcanes
  • Alajuela City & Alajuela


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 3 percent

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 10 (subject to availability)

Self parking costs USD 8.00 per night

Parking is available nearby and costs USD 5 per night

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.0 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Alajuela City Hotel & Guest House

  • Are pets allowed at Alajuela City Hotel & Guest House?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Alajuela City Hotel & Guest House?
    Yes. Self parking costs USD 8.00 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Alajuela City Hotel & Guest House?
    Yes, a free shuttle to the airport is available from 5:00 AM to 11:00 AM on request.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Alajuela City Hotel & Guest House?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM. There's a charge of USD 10 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • What is there to do near Alajuela City Hotel & Guest House?
    Recommended spots to visit include Central Park (2-min walk) and City Mall (0.9 mi), along with Parque Viva (6.4 mi) and Amusement Park San Jose (10.2 mi).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8,8 From 44 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Helpful, Friendly and Welcoming
This is a perfect place to stay for your first night and last night if you arrive through SJO. It's a very short taxi ride after a long trip. They communicate with you by email during the planning and booking process. Everyone is very friendly and helpful. They were also able to help us get a rental car delivered directly to the hotel! Great coffee and breakfast is included to start your day. The rooms are comfortable and a great value for the price. The location is good too, and there are lots of different places to eat, depending on the type of experience you are looking for. If you call, you may speak to Mauricio, who is a very kind and helpful person. We also met the owner, Charles, who was very helpful to us on our first night when we arrived, and walked us to one of the only open locations to get a snack at that time of the evening.
Eve, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Staff was incredibly helpful and responsive. Rooms and facility were clean and as advertised. A great location close to the airport too!
Francy, us1 night trip
Good 6,0
Great as a hostel, but I over-paid and regretted i
I went to this hotel in 2017 because my friend that lives in CR got me a deal and knew many that stayed there happily. I had a nice room that had a bathroom with shower and stayed there happily for a night. I returned for a night, uncomfortable with paying double the price, but the breakfast and airport transfer along with the good memory made it acceptable to book. I understand the owner has changed and I think the place would be great as a hostel and half the listed price. The water in the shared bathroom was cold in the morning. Manager had to go fix it, then it was finally on, but scalded me then I couldn't get it back on. I just took a cold shower because I had expected it from the other reviews. Cold water is fine if itnis a hostel, but I paid $64.98 for a shared shower, having a room right in front of reception, where I had to hear conversations, and a less than basic room. Next time I will stay at an Aibnb, but the owner should just change it to a hostel and cut the prices so the expectations are lower. Cute little historic building that deserves occupancy instead of being vacant due to bad reviews.
Michele, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Inside is amazing!
What a lovely find! This converted home is warm and comfortable. The staff was so helpful and kind, especially when I needed help with arranging transportation. Breakfast was delicious. I will definitely be back!
Alison, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Very nice little hotel, stayed up for us when we arrived late at night
John, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Quaint hotel with character.
Our plane was delayed, so we really appreciated the doors unlocked for us at midnight. A great breakfast in the morning by friendly people. The only drawback was a hard mattress.
Anders, ca1 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
Nice stopover after flight
We arrived late after a delayed flight, and the staff was very accommodating to our late arrival. They also offer car rental arrangements, though we did not opt for their package at the end. Their breakfast was very plentiful, we got omelette, fruit bowl and smoothie/coffee. Last but not least, they offered free taxi to the SJO airport.
Casey, ca1 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
Nice stay
Good place to stay. All the staff were very helpful and had good local knowledge of where to get some good food. Room and hotel was clean, maybe a little basic if had to critique it but was good enough
Ben, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great choice
Awesome staff, great location, would stay there again
david, us2 night trip with friends

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