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Very Important Note:
Our Address is 50mts West From the NEW HOSPITAL of Alajuela . Map

Many travellers don't know that the airport is located in Alajuela.
So they travel back and forth to the beaches, to San Jose, to the mountains,
to San Jose, to the Airport...
Let me tell you why you should stay in Alajuela.

  • If you stay in Alajuela town you will be just 5 minutes away from the airport.Get rest, save time and troubles.
  • From Alajuela you can easily take half day and full day tours (by both public and private transportation or by private tour).
  • Alajuela is home of many tourist sites, including the Butterfly Farm, Poas Volcano, Doka Tour, and Bird Zoo... to name just a few.
  • Buses leaving San Jose going to the beaches and mountains, even to Nicaragua, stop in Alajuela, and the other way around.

The Maleku Hostel is the newest Costaricans Backpackers-owned and operated hostel in Costa Rica. Just ask we will help you out!!!

Information and Reservations:


Phone: +(506) 2430 4304
50mts oeste del Nuevo Hospital. Alajuela, Costa Rica


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