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Guests rated this property 2.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Parking Available
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCity Mall18 min walk
    AirportSan Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.)4 min drive
    Popular LocationOjo de Agua Spa Park18 min drive
    Popular LocationPlaza Real Cariari19 min drive

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  • Standard Quadruple Room, Multiple Beds, Private Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsStandard Quadruple Room, Multiple Beds, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Double Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Double Room, Private Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsStandard Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom

About this area


Hotel Cortez Azul is located in Alajuela. City Mall and Plaza Real Cariari are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Ojo de Agua Spa Park and Sabana Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica), or consider a night out at Parque Viva.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • City Mall - 18 min walk
  • Momentum Lindora Shopping Center - 13 min drive
  • Ojo de Agua Spa Park - 18 min drive
  • Plaza Real Cariari - 19 min drive
  • Oxígeno Human Playground - 27 min drive

Getting around

  • San Antonio de Belen Station - 9 min drive
  • AirportJuan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 4 min drive

About this property

Hotel Cortez Azul

Hotel with free breakfast, near City Mall
Along with self parking, this hotel has dry cleaning and laundry facilities. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden are onsite. All 11 rooms offer free WiFi, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and ceiling fans.
Hotel Cortez Azul offers 11 accommodations with shared/communal kitchens and ceiling fans. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: USD 4 per night
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Room amenities


  • Ceiling fan


  • Shower


  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access



Check-in from 2:30 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets stay free

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 4 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Property is also known as

Hotel Cortez Azul Hostel Alajuela
Hotel Cortez Azul Hostel
Cortez Azul Alajuela
Cortez Azul
Hotel Cortez Azul Alajuela
Hotel Cortez Azul Hotel
Hotel Cortez Azul Alajuela
Hotel Cortez Azul Hotel Alajuela

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Cortez Azul and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Cortez Azul offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Cortez Azul cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Hotel Cortez Azul pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Hotel Cortez Azul?
Self parking is available for USD 4 per night.
What time is check-in at Hotel Cortez Azul?
Check-in is from 2:30 PM–midnight.
What time is check-out at Hotel Cortez Azul?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Does Hotel Cortez Azul provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Hotel Cortez Azul located?
Situated in Alajuela, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Central Market Alajuela and City Mall. Central Park and Alajuela Cathedral are also within 5 minutes.
12 reviews
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Poor
1 - Terrible




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

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Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Not the place you want to stay even for short time
I liked the price $26/night and that was a mistake I made. It is bearable if you are a single young man staying for a night before the flight next morning. But it is definitely not the kind of place you would want to bring your family to.

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Enjoying April 11 parade and the Museum is worth a
Alajuela is a better place to stay the night before flying out. We enjoyed the parade on April 11.

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The person running the hotel was very friendly, but the hotel seems to be in a sketchy neighbourhood. We did not feel very safe arriving at night.

3/5 Okay

Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Minimal but good for the price
Hotel Cortez Azul is ok if you just need a place to sleep before/after a flight, but not for more. The bathroom was not well maintained, they asked for cash payment but did not have change when I arrived at 2am. But the guys at the reception were very friendly and polite, they took part of the payment at checkin and let me pay the rest at checkout since we didn't have change. It might be a good place for 1-2 guys who need cheap accommodation.

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service
Rip off and double bookers
My mom booked the place for me en route to san jose so I would not stress on place to stay, when I got there they said card was not charged and I needed cash..then they lied about exchange rate which I called them on which had them backpedalling with excuses, and in the end they charged my moms card too....for them to do that to a single dad travelling with kids shows what kind of people they are....sad

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