Maleku Hostel

Hostel

Address

50 mts oeste del Hospital Nuevo Alajuela AlajuelaSee nearby area

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Lonely Planet review

This sweet little backpackers’ abode has spic-and-span rooms tucked into a vintage home on a quiet street, 50m west of Hospital San Rafael. There are also three private rooms, with shared bathrooms, a communal kitchen, a TV lounge and free internet. It’s a wonderful, serene spot and the staff is very helpful. Free shuttles to the airport leave the hostel hourly starting at 5am.

Our independent authors have visited Maleku Hostel and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Alajuela.

Services & facilities

  • Guest services
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Recreation
    • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast
    • Breakfast Included
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Cafe
  • Air Conditioning
    • Ceiling Fan
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free Internet Access
    • Free WiFi
    • Internet Access
  • Housekeeping
    • Linen Included
    • Towels Included
  • Luggage storage
    • Luggage Storage

Description provided by property

Maleku Hostel free Shuttle to the Airport, It is the best place to begin and finish your trip. Located just 3 minutes away from the International Airport of San Jos which is actually located in Alajuela.

With public transportation service available just a couple of blocks away from the hostel, there is no reason for you to go all the way to San Jos. All buses leaving San Jos to the beaches, volcanoes and mountains, or even to Nicaragua and Central America, stop in Alajuela, and the other way around.

Alajuela is home of many tourist sites, including the Butterfly Farm, Poas Volcano, the Serpentarium and the Aviaryto name just a few. Also Restaurants, parks, churches and a large supermarket are located only one block away

Our Hostel has good mattresses, pillows, sheets and towels.
It has 2 private rooms with 1 double bed and 1 single bed. 2 room with a double bed and 3 single beds Also, 1 Dorm rooms that can be either private or shared with 6 single beds. The house has shared bathrooms with hot showers, community kitchen, TV room, reading room, and benches outside. It is really cozy and Tranquil.

Facilities:

* Free Small Breakfast 7 am to 10am with coffee,tea, juice, bananas and cookies
* Free internet and WiFi
* Free shuttle TO the airport staring 5am to 5pm one every hour
* Free travel information
* Great location
* Public transportation and cabs a cross the street
* Hot Shower
* Towels
* Sharing Bathroom
* Common Kitchen
* Small Lockers
* Parking: on street

Please note our hostel DOESNT offer airport pick up, we offer just drop off.

We aware: Dont believe taxi drivers! They make fake phone calls (have people on the phone pretending they work for us! IT IS A BIG LIE) they will always try to take you somewhere else and say that we are full or close. Also if you are in San Jose and the taxi drivers tell you that the routes are close or there is a manifestation! it is a lie too!

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