Hotel Casa Tago

calle 3 avenida 2, Alajuela, Province of Alajuela, 506, Costa Rica | B&B
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Casa Tago Alajuela

    Reviewed by hughsie23

    A great little hotel in Alajuela

    Reviewed Apr 16, 2012
    by (3 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    This was a great little hotel to start and end our trip to Costa Rica in. It is a $5 cab ride from the airport which is so convenient for late night arrivals & early morning departures, is located near banks, food, the bus stop & the Central Park in Alajuela. It didn't look like much when we pulled up at night with all the buildings in the area being locked at night and the street deserted, but once you get used to the different feeling of Alajuela compared to other North American small cities, it's nothing to worry about. We fell asleep to the sounds of the street (cabs honk their horns as they drive through intersections and red lights) and woke up to the sound of birds chirping and roosters calling. In the morning the owner made us a delicious breakfast and gave us advice on how to get to Manuel Antonio from Alajuela on the bus and what to do around town while waiting for the bus. The staff were very friendly, helpful and knowledgable about Costa Rica. The room & beds were comfortable, we didn't need AC as the fan was more than enough to keep us cool, there was a tv (although we didn't watch it) and the shower had hot water. Such great value for the price. We will definitely stay here again

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Casa Tago Alajuela

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