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4.7 out of 5

"Beautiful hotel! It is is the middle of town but feels like you are in a park. The rooms are simple and clean. The deck (on each room) is awesome. Our ... " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 10 Aug 2021

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Hotel Description

3-star Beaux Arts hotel near Plaza Real Alajuela

Near the airport

Within 6 miles (10 km) of this Alajuela hotel, you'll find Plaza Real Alajuela and Alajuela Cathedral. Zoo Ave is within 9 miles (15 km) and Hacienda Alsacia is within 12 miles (20 km).

Free perks

This hotel features free WiFi in public areas, laundry facilities, and free self parking. Enjoy freebies like full breakfast and a roundtrip airport shuttle A terrace, a garden, and express check-in are also on offer.

Free WiFi, balconies

The 5 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and minibars. Other amenities include furnished balconies, dining areas, and room service.

Panoramic Quadruple Room, Multiple Beds, Mountain View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
CA $135* Per night/room 6 Dec. - 7 Dec.

Hotel Pibi Boreal ratings based on 7 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Pibi Boreal

Everyone (1) Couples (3) Family (2)
5 out of 5
Beautiful hotel! It is is the middle of town but feels like you are in a park. The rooms are simple and clean. The deck (on each room) is awesome. Our host Mathieu is very helpful and nice. Short shuttle ride from the airport. Great place to stay and we intend to return.

Posted by on 10 Aug. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Aug. 2021 by Nidia & Mathieu

Thank you very much for your visit and your feedback

5 out of 5

Posted by on 30 Jun. 2021

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5 out of 5
My partner and I lucked into Hotel Pibi Boreal last week while we were in Costa Rica and we didn't want to leave! It's a short 20 min drive outside San Jose and it feels like you're well out of the city. Picture being in the woods at a coffee farm or winery - that's what it's like. And somehow magically only 20 min from the airport. The family who runs this hotel are the nicest, most welcoming people. They truly went out of their way to make us feel welcome during our very short one night stay. Next time we'll stay 3 nights and explore the nature around the gorgeous Hotel Pibi Boreal. Truly a beautiful hidden treasure. No need to look elsewhere.

Posted by on 31 Mar. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Apr. 2021 by Mathieu

We apreciate your visit and feedback. Thank you very much

5 out of 5
Very friendly staff. Beautiful view from the balcony. Thinking of staying here every time I'm in the Central Valley.

Posted by on 23 Jun. 2019

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23 Jun. 2019 by Mathieu

Thank you very much, we appreciate your feedback. Be always welcome,

4 out of 5
The hotel is on a beautiful piece of property over looking a lush ravine. We were the only people on the property at the time and the host was most gracious. We flew in late and decided to get a ride since it would be dark. We are so glad! Mathieu was very responsive and helped get us the ride via email before we arrived. Someone was there to get us a driver to his place. We are so glad because even though it is close to the airport there were many turns and the place is located at the end of a dark road. We probably would have gotten lost! Mathieu greeted us and showed us our lovely room which had two large beds, air conditioning, and a nice balcony. Breakfast was waiting for us the next morning on our porch (designated time) and we ate it on the balcony overlooking beauty. The fruit was incredibly delicious. Mathieu gave us a ride the next day to the car rental place. Our stay couldn't have been nicer. Oh - and his wife gave us a bag of bananas from their property! YUM!

Posted by on 14 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Jun. 2019 by Mathieu

Thank you very for your feeback, Hope to see you again,

4 out of 5
Very beautiful location and decor. A little out of the way and not walkable. Excellent breakfast.

Posted by on 10 Apr. 2019

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12 Apr. 2019 by Mathieu

Thank you very much for you feedback. Hope to see you again,

5 out of 5
Beautiful space and amazing service. Our family wishes we had more time to explore the grounds, however we appreciated the hospitality during our short stay and the 4am airport transportation.

Posted by on 29 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

31 Mar. 2019 by Mathieu

Thank you very much. We appreciated your feed back. For all guests: We can take care of all pick up and drop of to the airport at any time. Just contact us in advance.

Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at Hotel Pibi Boreal. Self parking is free. This 3-star Alajuela hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 1 floor
  • 5 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 2018
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel Pibi Boreal offers 5 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to furnished balconies. These individually decorated accommodations have separate dining areas. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Coffee/tea makers and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • Dining room
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 9:30 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 48 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 8:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 2 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 2 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve sofa beds. The tax ID number is 3102765133. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and cash. Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • State tax ID - 3102765133
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Pibi Boreal Alajuela
  • Pibi Boreal Alajuela
  • Pibi Boreal
  • Hotel Pibi Boreal Hotel
  • Hotel Pibi Boreal Alajuela
  • Hotel Pibi Boreal Hotel Alajuela

You should know

  • To get to the property, guests need to transfer by airport shuttle. Transfers need to be confirmed by contacting the property at least 48 hours before travel at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Hotel Pibi Boreal offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Children 2 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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