Hotel Dorothy

Barrio Pilo, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica | Hostel
Prices starting from $21.00

Travel Blogs from Province of Alajuela

The Aroma of Tarrazu

A travel blog entry by frubia


... on their coffee plantations every day for 8 hours with passion. No matter how wet or hot it is. The sons are proud of him. Everything important, what they know about coffee-culture, they learned from him. To honor their father, they sell their coffee in bags, which are decorated with a nice picture of their father.

We are very thankful that we had the opportunity to visit this wonderful family!

2 weeks is a long time.

A travel blog entry by kmakowski


... they don't even acknowledge them, don't slow down for pedestrians, and drive very fast. It was a tad frightening. They can get there license when they are 18, but even some of the worst 16 year old drivers I know drive way better than these crazy people. Once we made it to the cake place (which was really a house) we waited in the rain for the cake. Then after we got the cake, the cousin drove us to her family's house and I met a whole slew of people. And ...

June 20

A travel blog entry by aliciaslocomb


... a girl she was stricken with polio and still walks with braces and crutches; as part of her treatments she was brought to the states for several years. At some point, she met her husband who was a "hippie" from California. He moved back to Costa Rica with her. They first lived in the capital city of San Jose, but after their first son was born, moved to Monteverde to purchase some land and try to make a go of it in the beginning stages of the opening up ...

Great day of travel

A travel blog entry by marksmb


... soda"...what they call a casual eatery serving Tico food. Fish, rice, beans, salad, egg... Good stuff and a huge plate for give bucks. We have now checked in at the hotel and of course it is pouring rain which is typical this time of year. But it will stop soon and we will go ...

13/2-20/2 PANAMA

A travel blog entry by aaronandperi


... little sleep we got to Costa Rica bus station where a guy was trying to convince us that it was dangerous around here and we should we should go to Liberia (the next place on our list) and when peri finally shouted at him that we have a reservation and we are going there, he wouldn't take us there...clearly trying to scam us the sneaky *******!! The hostel is nice tho and even has a pool. So we are ...

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This hostel, located on Barrio Pilo, Province of Alajuela, is near Fincas Naturales, The Butterfly Farm (Finca de Mariposas), Juan Santamaria Historical Museum, and Parque Juan Santamaria.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good