Maleku Hostel

Address: 50mts west of Nuevo Hospital, Alajuela, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 50mts west of Nuevo Hospital, Alajuela, is near Fincas Naturales, Juan Santamaria Historical Museum, Parque Juan Santamaria, and The Butterfly Farm (Finca de Mariposas).
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsMaleku Hostel Alajuela

    Reviewed by malonetravels2

    Helpful, Central, Free Airport Shuttle

    Reviewed Feb 18, 2013
    by (10 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    They won't pick you up at the airport, but they do have hourly free shuttle back to the airport which we really appreciated. Nice kitichen, wifi. Close to supermarket, and walking distance to Bank of Costa RIca in mall to pay airport exit tax if want to pay ahead of time.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Maleku Hostel Alajuela

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Alajuela

    OK, we lied...more to talk about!

    A travel blog entry by tunes on Mar 22, 2015

    3 comments, 4 photos

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    A travel blog entry by christim on Jan 03, 2015

    2 photos

    ... Quetzal for 4 days!!





    What a journey, what a gift.....

    A travel blog entry by lccmissions on Jul 16, 2014

    10 photos

    ... and trades, and most importantly, she lets them know that they are VALUED. It was such a gift to be able to meet her today.

    I have attached a few pictures from the last couple of days. We have truly made every moment count here at Hogar De Vida and are so grateful for all of your prayers and love.

    Please pray for safe travels as we all venture back to chilly Wisconsin!!



    Raleigh: Phase 2 - A tale of two parks

    A travel blog entry by jennyroberts on Aug 17, 2013

    12 photos

    ... The afternoons were spent relaxing, after the mornings exertion and we started up entertainment time, when a new pair led the rest of the group in actvities, each day. These ranged from a scavenger hunt, a life drawing class, to quizzes and more energetic games. On one of our last days, the ranger arrived at our house with our final delivery of fresh food for the phase; the tomatoes and fruit were very appetising but the item that received the most attention was the ice (and coke) ...

    Sarchi - the crafts central of Costa Rica

    A travel blog entry by sojanet on May 04, 2013

    11 photos

    ... chatted up some random kids who were hanging around. They spoke decent English (something I do not take for granted in Costa Rica) and offered to walk us over to a chicken place. Despite their spiky hair and earrings, they were very nice and polite, and knew so many people around the town.

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