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Hotel Aeropuerto
Hotel Aeropuerto

4 km west of SJO International Airport, Alajuela 20-4050

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (435 reviews)

Located in the heart of Alajuela, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Parque Juan Santamaría, Central Park, and Alajuela …

£63
Xandari Resort And Spa
Xandari Resort And Spa

1 Km Ne Del Salon El Diamante, Alajuela 4050

3.5 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (181 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this spa resort is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Tortuga Island and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Toucan Rescue Ranch. …

£188
Casa Memo
Casa Memo

100m Norte del BAC San Jose, Alajuela 4050

2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Alajuela, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Parque Juan Santamaría, Alajuela Cathedral, and Central …

£32
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, San Jose Aeropuerto
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, San Jose Aeropuerto
2.3 mi from Alajuela
3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (477 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cariari Bowling Center, Plaza Real Cariari, and …

£72
Adventure Inn
Adventure Inn
2.5 mi from Alajuela
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (460 reviews)

This family-friendly Ciudad Cariari hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Cariari Bowling Center, Plaza …

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Hotel Posada Canal Grande
Hotel Posada Canal Grande
3 mi from Alajuela
3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (627 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Business Center Forum 1, Momentum Lindora Shopping Center, an …

£31
Studio Hotel
Studio Hotel
3.9 mi from Alajuela
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (483 reviews)

Located in the heart of Santa Ana, this romantic hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Business Center Forum 1, Momentum Lindora …

£68
Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica
Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica
3.9 mi from Alajuela
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (288 reviews)

Situated in the business district, this hotel is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Iglesia Escazú and within 6 mi (10 km) of Spirogyra …

£85
Hotel Luisiana
Hotel Luisiana
4.2 mi from Alajuela
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (2,371 reviews)

A restful alternative to the busier resorts of Costa Rica, Hotel Luisiana is 10 minutes' drive from the international airport …

£36
Barceló San José
Barceló San José
6.1 mi from Alajuela
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,218 reviews)

Barcelo San Jose Palacio is situated on tropically landscaped grounds, 3 km (2 mi) from the museums, markets, and theaters of …

£54

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Pocket Guide: Alajuela

Visiting Alajuela

Visitors will want to experience the restaurants, shopping, and festivals in Alajuela. Welcoming and relaxing, this city will also delight visitors with its theatres, sporting events, and live music.
  • There are 38 Alajuela hotels
  • March is the most expensive month to travel here, while October tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Alajuela

  • Known for its festivals, theatres, and live music, including cultural attractions such as Museum of Costa Rican Art, Gold Museum, and National Theater
  • Popular family attractions include ARA Project, Zoo Ave, and Spirogyra Butterfly Garden
  • The natural beauty of the volcanoes is picturesque, and places worth a visit are La Paz Waterfall Gardens and Parque Nacional
  • Shopping is a highlight of the area, so enjoy some retail therapy at Momentum Lindora Shopping Center, Plaza Real Cariari, and Multiplaza Mall Escazu
  • Sports fans will find lots to cheer with soccer and football as top reasons to visit and events to attend at Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto, Palace of Sports, and Costa Rica National Stadium

Staying in Alajuela

With 38 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, Alajuela offers holiday retreats at affordable prices:
  • 21 hotels, ranging from GBP 24/night to GBP 158/night
  • 7 B&Bs, ranging from GBP 24/night to GBP 32/night
For family trips or any other travel plans, you might consider these top-rated, larger hotels:
  • Hampton Inn and Suites San Jose Airport, averaging GBP 106.96/night
  • Holiday Inn Express San Jose Costa Rica Airport, averaging GBP 105.7/night
Looking for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay? You might like these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties:
  • Xandari Resort And Spa, averaging GBP 198.88/night
  • Trapp Family Country Inn, averaging GBP 69.49/night
A 3.5-star favourite with Expedia travellers is Xandari Resort And Spa with a 5 out of 5 user rating while Hampton Inn and Suites San Jose Airport and Holiday Inn Express San Jose Costa Rica Airport are also highly rated by guests.

Dressing for Alajuela

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 28°C and the nighttime average to be 16°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 29°C during the day and 18°C at night
  • July through September averages 27°C during the day and 17°C at night
  • In October–December, the average temperature is 27°C during the day and 16°C at night
  • Alajuela gets about 1848 millimetres of rain per year
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