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Alajuela Backpackers Hostel

Alajuela right side of National Monument Juan Sant, 4th Ave , 4th ST,infront of parque de los ninos, Alajuela, Costa Rica

We are the number ONE option for backpackers and travelers in Costa Rica. We are located in Alajuela, only 5 minutes (you can check with your watch) away from the Juan Santamaria International airport, in the most beautiful part of the city. We offer tours to all the country, Poás Volcano, Caribbean and Pacific beaches, discover Costa Rica with us! PURA VIDA! For more information about tours ask in the lobby at your check in time. PLEASE NOTICE THAT THE PRICES ON THE WEBSITE ARE ONLY FOR WHEN YOU RESERVE ONLINE.

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86% Overall Rating 34 out of 41 customers would recommend this property based on 41 reviews

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 81%

Facilities 82%

Location 91%

Safety 91%

Staff 85%

Value 85%

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What's Included

  • Airport Pickup
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free Airport Transfer
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 550.00USD

Important Information

Please note : the time limit for booking cancellations will be 3 days before the reservation (72 hours) and modifications will be 2 days before the reservation (48 hours).

SHUTTLE SCHEDULE: (ARRIVALS) from 4:00 am to 10:00 pm. If your flight arrives within this time, you just have to send us an email with your flight information.
SHUTTLE SCHEDULE: (DEPARTURES), 4:10 a.m., 5:30 a.m. 8:40 am, 10:15 am and the last at 11:30 am.
It is important for you to know that if you book the cheapest dorm that we offer $10-$12. You wont qualify to take our airport shuttle service, this is for the people that book the dorms that are $17 and up or private rooms.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Alajuela?

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We are the number ONE option for backpackers and travelers in Costa Rica. We are located in Alajuela, only 5 minutes (you can check with your watch) away from the Juan Santamaria International airport, in the most beautiful part of the city. We offer tours to all the country, Poás Volcano, Caribbean and Pacific beaches, discover Costa Rica with us! PURA VIDA! For more information about tours ask in the lobby at your check in time. PLEASE NOTICE THAT THE PRICES ON THE WEBSITE ARE ONLY FOR WHEN YOU RESERVE ONLINE.

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Shared Rooms

Superior 4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Superior

Standard 10 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Deluxe 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Superior Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Superior

About Alajuela Backpackers

Surroundings of the hotel include a National Monument, a newly constructed park, banks, restaurants, night life ,souvenir stores, and supermarkets. In addition, the main bus station that takes travelers to volcanoes, beaches and the rest of the country is just steps away.
This new establishment offers a unique service with the most comfortable rooms in a beautiful property. Each room has a private bathroom, hot water, air conditioning, orthopedic mattresses, hypoallergenic linens, and black out curtains. Attached to the hotel is a beautiful outdoor balcony that faces a park.This location is also equipped with a panoramic glass elevator.

Alajuela Backpackers offers to our guests:
Free shuttle service to the airport our schedule: 4:10 am / 5:30 am / 8:40 am / 10:15 am / 11:30 am

Please take note that the shuttle runs from 4:10am til 10pm.
We would love to pick you up no problem, but if you exit the airport after 10pm please take a cab here. It´s about $6 or $7. We will be waiting for you.

Free shuttle service from the airport, from 4:10 am to 10:00 pm, if you send us all your flight info one day in advance

·Free hot coffee in the morning
·Free High Speed Internet on new flat screen computers
·Free Unlimited Access to our A/C Cristal Cable T.V. room with 120 international channels
·Free maps and info upon arrival

Accommodation Information

Rates: We offer an incredible price for the type of accommodation you are about to book. We gladly accept costarican currency, us currency and any mayor credit card for the amount of $19 and over.
Our dorms: Our dorms are hotel rooms with 2 bunk beds ,so yes, you will have to share with no more than 3 people .
Our dorms have a private bathroom with steaming hot water , Air conditioning, our dorms come with bright big windows and black out curtains that will work perfect if you want to take a nap during the day time.
We provide all the linen so you don’t have to bring any sheets , blankets or a sleeping bag.
Yes, you will have a great orthopedic mattress !

Please note:the time limit for booking cancellations will be 3 days before the reservation (72 hours) and modifications will be 2 days before the reservation (48 hours).

Location Information

We are the huge beige 4 story building in front of the brand new park at the right side of the National Monument Juan Santa Maria in Alajuela, only 2 minutes west of the airport.We are located on 4th avenue and 4th street in Alajuela,just few steps away from a boulevard that offers , banks, restaurants, bars , pharmacies,supermarkets even the central market is only 2 bloks away.
Our property is located 4 blocks away the main bus station that will take you to the rest of the country, beaches, volcanos, colud forests and you dont have to go to San Jose.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.