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Top 10 Hotels in Alajuela

Hotel Los Volcanes
2.5 out of 5
Avenida 3, Calles 2 y Central, 25 Este de Museo Juan Santamaria, Alajuela
£44
per night
7 Dec-8 Dec
4.4/5Wonderful! (25 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2019

Hotel Los Volcanes
Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela
3.5 out of 5
Plaza Los Mangos, Radial Francisco J Orlich, Alajuela, Alajuela
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£100
per night
20 Dec-21 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,664 reviews)

"Excellent place very close to San Jose airport. Neat and clean and very helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2019

Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport
3 out of 5
Hwy 1 Airport Blvd, Alajuela, Alajuela
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£87
per night
29 Dec-30 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,797 reviews)

"Property is close to the airport and has breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 27 Nov 2019

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport
Bamboo Aparthotel
3 out of 5
Ave 1, Calles 9-11, Costado norte Iglesia La Agonía, Alajuela, Alajuela
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£48
per night
22 Dec-23 Dec
4.6/5Wonderful! (113 reviews)

"It was a pleasant experience to stay in Bamboo Aparthotel. It is family owned business. Vicki, the owner, met us and helped with everything we needed. Room was clean and comfortable to stay overnight before visiting places in Costa Rica. Breakfast was really good. Thank you for making our stay nice ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Dec 2019

Bamboo Aparthotel
Casa Victoria
3 out of 5
Frente Hogar de Ancianos Santiago Crespo, El Brasil, Alajuela, Alajuela
£43
per night
19 Dec-20 Dec
4.9/5Exceptional! (71 reviews)

"Casa Victoria was such a wonderful place to stay. The owners were very helpful and made sure we had everything we needed. It is minutes from the airport and downtown."…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2019

Casa Victoria
Villa San Ignacio
3.5 out of 5
Route 107, 50 Este del Cruce de Grecia - Poás, Alajuela
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£46
per night
16 Dec-17 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (184 reviews)

"Beds are very comfy, great view, wish there was coffee in the room. Had to check out very early (4:30am) they delivered coffe and breakfast to the room at 4am for us. Great place!"…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2019

Villa San Ignacio
Park View - Airport & City Hotel
3 out of 5
Calle 1, Avenida 1, Diagonal a Iglesia Catedral, Alajuela
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£49
per night
19 Dec-20 Dec
4.3/5Excellent! (144 reviews)

"The a/c did not work well. Room was very warm even when a/c was on the coldest setting."…"

Reviewed on 4 Dec 2019

Park View - Airport & City Hotel
Hotel Pibi Boreal
3 out of 5
Calle el Comun, Rosales, Desemparados, Alajuela, Provincia de Alajuela
£77
per night
27 Dec-28 Dec
4.6/5Exceptional! (83 reviews)

"This was a wonderful property. The owners are very friendly and even drove us to the airport for free. I’d love to spend more time here if we visit again!"…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2019

Hotel Pibi Boreal
Trapp Family Country Inn
3 out of 5
400m west of soccer field, San Antonio del Tejar, Alajuela, Alajuela
£63
per night
19 Dec-20 Dec
4.4/5Excellent! (467 reviews)

"My husband and I stayed here for 1 night, since we were flying back to LA the next morning at 8:25 a.m. and wanted to be close to the airport. The hotel actually exceeded our expectations. We arrived at 6:00 p.m. and decided to dine at its restaurant. The food was really good, and the environment ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2019

Trapp Family Country Inn
Hotel Aeropuerto
3 out of 5
4 km west of SJO International Airport, Alajuela, Alajuela
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£56
per night
3 Jan-4 Jan
4/5Very Good! (850 reviews)

"Great place to stay near the SJO airport. Rooms are spacious and clean"…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2019

Hotel Aeropuerto
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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 Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica), Museum of Costa Rican Art and La Paz Waterfall Gardens.

  • You'll find 605 Expedia hotels and other accommodation options in the larger area of San Jose
  • The closest major airport is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), 1.9 mi (3 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 7.1 mi (11.4 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 one of the favourite things to do, so consider an excursion to City Mall, Central Market Alajuela and Plaza Real Alajuela. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Alajuela Cathedral and Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto.

In Rio Segundo, you'll find 68 hotels and other accommodation options to make planning your holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Below are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hotel Suites Merlyn Aeropuerto - This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and overall value.
  • Hotel Pibi Boreal - Our customers like the breakfast and helpful staff at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free airport pick-up, along with a private balcony.
  • Casa Victoria - This 3-star bed & breakfast in Brasil features free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Expedia customers like its convenient parking and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Top places to visit in the area include Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica), located 9.6 mi (15.4 km) from the city centre, and Museum of Costa Rican Art, which is 10.2 mi (16.5 km) away.

Dressing for Alajuela

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 28°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 16°C
  • From April to June, the average is 29°C during the day and 18°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 27°C during the day and 17°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 27°C as the daytime average and 16°C as the night-time average
  • Alajuela gets about 1860.00 millimetres of rain per year
  • April and May are usually the hottest months averaging 28°C, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 16°C

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