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Vida Tropical B and B

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 November 2010

Vida Tropical was recommended to us by family who had lived in Costa Rica. We used it as a base when we spent several months travelling in Central America, staying a total of 12 nights during this period. It was close to the airport and only half an hour from the noise and bustle of San Jose for those times...

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Tilaran, Costa Rica
Reviewed 20 November 2010

Love Vida tropical, the coziest, homelike place I've stayed in. These people go OUT OF THEIR way: Sylvia,Norman and Isabel or anyone who is minding the store to help u ! They will set u up in a clean little cabin of your choice,if possible,they will let u use their phone, internet. Sylvia will cook u a breakfast of your...

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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 19 November 2010

For those planning a trip to the natural environments of Costa Rica, this is a great place to start the trip. Convenient to San Hose Airport and located in the wonderful working class town of Alahuela, one can rest here without the hassles of downtown San Hose. Norman and Isabel, the managers, graciously will arrange transportation for you ahead of...

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Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
Reviewed 19 November 2010

This is and always has been one of our favorite places to stay for a number of reasons. First , it's 10 minute cab ride from / to the airport. It is a perfect location for arriving and getting situated before your journey and also when it's time to leave this perfect paradise it's a good way to say good...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 November 2010

Vida was the first and last stop on a long adventure for me... I landed in Costa Rica in June 2009, and stayed for 5 days. Isabel, my hostess and her son Nickolas were so welcoming and helpful. Isabel helped me set up my travel in this new and exciting country, and even called and booked transit for me. I...

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Bailey, Colorado
Reviewed 17 November 2010

We have not been to Vida Tropical for a few years. Stayed with them in consecutive trips book ending each trip. On both arrivals our flights arrived at 9:30 and by the time you make your way out to the Taxi area (with the directions provided by Isabella) it is much later - there is still someone to great you...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2010

We stayed at Vida Tropical en route to the cloud forest. The staff were very welcoming and went out of their way to provide assistance with our onward travel plans.

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Sandusky, Ohio
Reviewed 16 November 2010

I stayed for a week at Vida Tropical. I had been on a two week Volunteer Program with www.CrossCulturalSolutions.org in Puriscal and just needed to unwind and relax. Vidatripical provided the right atmosphere. It is not a large Hotel with all the amenities. Just a little Bed & Breakfast. It was Homey. Breakfast was Great. Free Internet was good too.....

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 15 November 2010

My wife and I have stayed here many times over the past few years. The staff is always friendly, and very helpful. The accommodations are comfortable, clean, and we have always had a restful stay. The hotel is situated in a safe, quiet neighborhood, and within short (5 minutes) walking distance of restaurants. We recommend this place, and plan to...

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Salt Lake City
Reviewed 15 November 2010

I'm usually a good sport, but this hotel was just too rough for me. It hardly qualifies as a hotel or bed and breakfast. First of all, it is VERY difficult to find (don't trust their directions). Second, you'll be sharing a bathroom, and it's not especially clean (that's usually my only qualification for a hotel). Our bedroom was tiny,...

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JosefromCostaRica, Owner at Vida Tropical B and B, responded to this review

Well, nothing like an unfavorable review to bring you back down to earth, we´ve had so many nice ones. I´m sorry this nice couple had such a bad experience, but you can´t please everyone, and they are definitely entitled to their opinion, We´ll keep trying!!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ADVANTAGES OF VIDA TROPICAL - 5 minutes from the airport, but not on the flight path; walking distance to the center of the city of Alajuela; on a nice, quiet, secure street, in a friendly residential area; transportation to and from the airport is available at any hour of the day or night with the official orange airport taxis or we can arrange pickup(fare is about $7.00); a base from which to do day trips in the Central Valley, or overnight trips to more distant points; a place to stay during your whole trip if you're here to check out business opportunities, real estate purchase or rental possibilities or if you want to experience daily life in the Central Valley to decide if you want to move here permanently or part of the year; s place to enjoy an extended stay at very reasonable prices. We´re in Lonely Planet, Let's Go, and other travel books, reviewed on TripAdvisor and airbnb,and recommended in Thorn Tree and other discussion boards. Established in the Last Millenium before Y2K (1999), and enjoyed by 1,000s of guests. We accept Visa and Mastercard but NOT with the new CHIP security system. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vida Tropical B and B

Address: 300 meters East and 300 N from the courthouse traffic light | in front of the Academia de Natación, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $75 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“The upstairs rooms are nice and large have a nice veranda and all but one have big private baths.”
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“We had the garden room it was great.”
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“If possible, leave yourself time for the wonderful breakfast”
mrminor2015, 7 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The Garden room in the back is very quiet, unlike the front rooms on the street.”
lance2015, 1 Jan 2015 | Read review
“all rooms are good.”
Stormino65, 10 Dec 2014 | Read review
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