With public transportation service available just a couple of blocks away from the hostel, there is no reason for you to go all the way to San Josï¿½. All buses leaving San Josï¿½ to the beaches, volcanoes and mountains, or even to Nicaragua and Central America, stop in Alajuela, and the other way around.
Alajuela is home of many tourist sites, including the Butterfly Farm, Poas Volcano, the Serpentarium and the Aviaryï¿½to name just a few. Also Restaurants, parks, churches and a large supermarket are located only one block away
Our Hostel has good mattresses, pillows, sheets and towels.
It has 2 private rooms with 1 double bed and 1 single bed. 1 room with a double bed and 3 single beds Also, 2 Dorm rooms that can be either private or shared with 6 single beds. The house has shared bathrooms with hot showers, community kitchen, TV room, reading room, and benches outside. It is really cozy and Tranquil.
* Free Small Breakfast 7 am to 10am with coffee,tea, juice, bananas and cookies
* Free internet and WiFi
* Free shuttle TO the airport staring 5am one every hour
* Free travel information
* Great location
* Public transportation and cabs a cross the street
* Hot Shower
* Sharing Bathroom
* Common Kitchen
* Small Lockers
* Parking: on street
Please note our hostel DOESNï¿½T offer airport pick up, we offer just drop off.
We aware: Donï¿½t believe taxi drivers! They make fake phone calls (have people on the phone pretending they work for us! IT IS A BIG LIE) they will always try to take you somewhere else and say that we are full or close. Also if you are in San Jose and the taxi drivers tell you that the routes are close or there is a manifestation! it is a lie too!
NEVER believe taxi drivers! They make fake phone calls (have people on the phone pretending they work for us! IT IS A BIG LIE) they will always try to take you somewhere else and say that we are full or close.
Also if you are in San Jose and the taxi drivers tell you that the routes are close or there is a manifestation! it is a lie too!
If you are coming from the pacific coast or Central America, ALL BUSES stop at the airport. So DON'T go all the way t o San José down town, get off at the Airport.
Directions from the Airport
By public bus:
The buses stop in front of the airport (yellow or red buses).Take the buses going to ALAJUELA.Tell the bus driver to stop at the entrance of the NEW Hospital of Alajuela. (Parar en la entrada del Hospital nuevo de Alajuela).We are located 200 mts from the bus stop, the hostel is on the corner.Bus rate $0.75.
By public taxi:
Reach for a red cab, tell the taxi our direction. Rate around $4. If you take a red cab, always ask to set up 'La maria' (Poner 'la Maria' por favor ). That way you will know how much is the ride and they won't charge you more.
By airport Taxi: We Recomment to take a Orange Cab
Give the taxi driver our direction.Orange Cab rate $4 -$6
If you are coming from San Jose or Heredia:
Take a bus to Alajuela por el INVU, tell the bus driver to stop at the entrance to the new hospital of Alajuela.If the bus goes non stop, it won't stop at the airport. Bus rate $0.75
*Rates could change any moment with out notice