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Top 10 Hotels in Alajuela

Hildas Bed and Breakfast
2.5 out of 5
Av 2 Alfaro Ruíz, Alajuela, Alajuela
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$20
per night
Oct 18 - Oct 19
4.9/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)

"Very quiet and inexpensive located close to the airport and quiet neighborhood"…"

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2019

Hildas Bed and Breakfast
Hotel Los Volcanes
2.5 out of 5
Avenida 3, Calles 2 y Central, 25 Este de Museo Juan Santamaria, Alajuela
$52
per night
Oct 16 - Oct 17
4.5/5Wonderful! (24 reviews)

"Very quiet, good location, and kind staff. Great if you want to stay outside San Jose."…"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

Hotel Los Volcanes
Hotel Aeropuerto
3 out of 5
4 km west of SJO International Airport, Alajuela, Alajuela
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$61
per night
Oct 16 - Oct 17
4/5Very Good! (830 reviews)

"Was expecting a wake up call and did not get it, the night attendant asked me twice about the hour then wrote in the call log and did not get the call. Excellent restaurant and facilities."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Hotel Aeropuerto
Villa San Ignacio
3.5 out of 5
Route 107, 50 Este del Cruce de Grecia - Poás, Alajuela
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$67
per night
Oct 16 - Oct 17
4.5/5Wonderful! (183 reviews)

"Great personal service...Lovely way to end our stay traveling in CR before heading to the airport."…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2019

Villa San Ignacio

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Hotel La Guaria Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
Alajuela, 2nd. Av., 1st. Street, Del Teatro Municipal 200 m. al Este, Alajuela, Alajuela
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$33
per night
Oct 16 - Oct 17
3.7/5Good! (268 reviews)

"Very reasonable room at a very reasonable price. Everything was clean and well done, the staff were very helpful, and having airport shuttle was a big reason we selected this hotel. We'll probably stay there again next time we fly in or out of San Jose."…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Hotel La Guaria Inn & Suites
Park View - Airport & City Hotel
3 out of 5
Diagonal a esquina Noreste, de La Catedral Calle 1 Avenida 1, Alajuela
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$52
per night
Oct 17 - Oct 18
4.3/5Excellent! (121 reviews)

"Amazing experience! Highly recommended, room very clean"…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Park View - Airport & City Hotel
Trapp Family Country Inn
3 out of 5
400m west of soccer field, San Antonio del Tejar, Alajuela, Alajuela
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$76
per night
Oct 16 - Oct 17
4.4/5Excellent! (462 reviews)

"Quiet hotel with 8 rooms. The staff was accommodating, grounds were nicely kept, breakfast and dinner were very tasty. When the room was opened up there was a nice peaceful breeze. I could hear the airplanes taking off, but it really wasn't that distracting. The property is gated, so the staff has ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2019

Trapp Family Country Inn
Hotel Suites Merlyn Aeropuerto
3 out of 5
Ruta 119 / Río Segundo San Juan, Alajuela, Heredia
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$58
per night
Oct 16 - Oct 17
4.7/5Exceptional! (52 reviews)

"Breakfast was amazing and i really like the hotel room."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Hotel Suites Merlyn Aeropuerto
Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela
3.5 out of 5
Plaza Los Mangos, Radial Francisco J Orlich, Alajuela, Alajuela
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$101
per night
Nov 1 - Nov 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,639 reviews)

"Close to Mall and Airport. Expensive trip to San Jose."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2019

Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela
Bamboo Aparthotel
3 out of 5
Ave 1, Calles 9-11, Costado norte Iglesia La Agonía, Alajuela, Alajuela
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$49
per night
Oct 16 - Oct 17
4.6/5Wonderful! (106 reviews)

"A very clean and nice place. Vicky is very helpful and accommadating. The location is perfect for access to and from the airport."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

Bamboo Aparthotel
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Visiting Alajuela

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Alajuela, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, top-notch restaurants, and beautiful gardens. This city also attracts tourists with its architecture. Top sights around the area include Museum of Costa Rican Art, National Theater, and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden.

  • You'll find 398 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of San Jose
  • The closest major airport is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 6.5 mi (10.5 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Alajuela

The city's volcanoes and gardens provide a picturesque setting and places to visit include Central Park. Shopping is a favorite activity, so consider an excursion to Central Market Alajuela and City Mall. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Alajuela Cathedral and Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto.

In Alajuela, you'll find 55 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect vacation. Below are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Xandari Resort And Spa - With a stay at this 3.5-star resort, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and free breakfast, along with a private balcony. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its quiet location and helpful staff.
  • Ruta Verde House - Our customers like the walkable location and clean, comfortable rooms at this B&B. With a stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.
  • Bamboo Aparthotel - With a stay at this 3-star aparthotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers love its overall value and proximity to shopping.

Top places to visit in the area include Museum of Costa Rican Art, located 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from the city center, and National Theater, which is 10.9 mi (17.6 km) away.

Dressing for Alajuela

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 83°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 61°F
  • From April to June, the average is 84°F during the day and 64°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 81°F during the day and 63°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 80°F as the daytime average and 62°F as the nighttime average
  • Alajuela gets about 72.76 inches of rain per year
  • April and May are usually the hottest months averaging 83°F, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 62°F

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