Alajuela Backpackers hostel is located just 4km west of the Juan Santamaría International Airport. It is important to mention that our International Airport is not located in San Jose, it is located in Alajuela. The property is located on 4th avenue and 4th street in downtown Alajuela in front of a beautiful park named Parque de los Niños. In addition, we are minutes away from a major business area and 30 minutes away from the Poas Volcano.

The hostel is located few steps away from a beautiful boulevard full of some of the best tourist attractions in the province to include stores, restaurants, bars, banks, and a principal bus station that will transport you all around the country.   Basically, we have everything you might need to have wonderful time while you stay with us.

Alajuela Backpackers was built and designed to provide you with the best location in the entire country.
We are the huge beige four story building on the corner in front of the park, at to the right of the Juan Santa Maria National Monument in Alajuela.

How to get here:

If you are flying in, it is very simple; send us your complete flight information in an email, and we will pick you up at the airport for free. Or, you can just give us a call when you arrive at the airport, and we will send our shuttle to get you.

If you are already travelling around the country, we have a shuttle that can pick you up at our principal location in San Jose, and give you a ride to Alajuela at a discounted rate. Just give us a call.(2441 7149).


Send us an message with your reservation and we will reply with a confirmation shortly !

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