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1 room, 2 adults

Ruta Verde House

3-star3 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
400 Meters Norte de Villa San Ignacio, En Ruta a San Pedro de Poas, Tambor, Alajuela, 20112, Costa Rica

Mountain Alajuela B&B with restaurant
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Free WiFi
    • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

Property renovations and closures

This property is closed from November 20 2020 to November 30 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • Super friendly people! Great place! I would go back there Aug 2, 2020
  • The owner of the property, William, is a wonderful host. He met us at the airport which…Mar 11, 2020

Ruta Verde House

from P2,759
  • Panoramic Studio Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Mountain View
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  • Deluxe Studio Suite, 1 Bedroom, Private Bathroom, Ground Floor
  • Premium Studio Suite

What’s around Ruta Verde House


  • In a national park
  • Zoo Ave - 3.6 mi / 5.7 km
  • Central Market Alajuela - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • Central Park - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km
  • Doka Estate - 7.2 mi / 11.5 km
  • Poas Volcano National Park - 14.5 mi / 23.4 km
  • La Paz Waterfall Gardens - 17.9 mi / 28.8 km

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 22 min drive
  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 41 min drive
  • Santo Domingo Santa Rosa Station - 25 min drive
  • San Jose Contraloria Station - 27 min drive
  • San Jose Cemetery Station - 28 min drive
  • Airport pick-up service
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 5 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare*


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Onsite garage


  • Area shuttle*

  • Beach shuttle*

  • Theme park shuttle*

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2007
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Yard
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 50-inch Smart TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Housekeeping - once per stay
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Ruta Verde House’s small print

Also known as

  • Ruta Verde House B&B Alajuela
  • Ruta Verde House Alajuela
  • Ruta Verde House Alajuela
  • Ruta Verde House Bed & breakfast
  • Ruta Verde House Bed & breakfast Alajuela


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 20 per vehicle

Area shuttle, beach shuttle, and theme park shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Ruta Verde House

  • Does Ruta Verde House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Ruta Verde House does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Ruta Verde House currently open?
    This property is closed from November 20 2020 to November 30 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Ruta Verde House?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Are pets allowed at Ruta Verde House?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Ruta Verde House?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Ruta Verde House?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Las Delicias del Maíz. (2.3 mi), C-vichito Y Mas (2.4 mi), and Japan Tico (3.4 mi).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Ruta Verde House?
    Yes, a shuttle from the airport to the hotel is available from 6 AM to 10 PM on request. The charge is USD 20 per vehicle.
  • What is there to do at Ruta Verde House and nearby?
    Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, hiking, and horseback riding. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Ruta Verde House also has a garden.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 70 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
10/10 would recommend
Ruta Verde House is a cozy little place just outside of the heart of San Jose. Our host was abundantly kind and accommodating, and our breakfast was delicious! We will definitely be back.
Hanna, us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Peace Out Balcony
Outstanding morning view from the balcony. One of my best moments from my trip to Costa Rica. It was quiet, comfortable, and nicely furnished.
Scott, us3 night trip
Good 6.0
Comfy bed - cold shower
We spent 2 weeks in Costa Rica and wrapped up our stay here because we wanted to be close to SJO airport, but not right next door. We were greeted by the owner and given a run down of the place and explicit instructions on how to operate the shower. Emphasis was placed on conserving energy. Yep - we get it, don't need a continuous reminder. We don't mind doing our part to conserve, but a warm shower would have been really nice. The Pacific Ocean was warmer. Tried shower at night and again in the morning - same temp. We also misunderstood breakfast hours, but they were kind enough to accomodate us with a bowl of fruit covered with yogurt and granola. I don't know if the owner was just busy or if his persona is just a little gruff, but I felt like we were irritating him. As beautiful and comfy as this place is, we had much better experiences in other places just because the people we stayed with made us feel like family. However, this is a good value and clean. Clarification on cost to SJO - we were told they could take us for $20 - a taxi here will charge you the same and plan on at least 30 minutes to get there. Also - the walls are "thin". We could hear every single word being said in the room next to us. Guess that isn't an issue if you don't mind being woke up at 5:30 am by some loud Germans.
us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Great location close enough to SJO, volcanoes and coffee plantations. William is a great host and cook and will hook you up with all of the tours you will want to go on in the region.
ca2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice and quiet.
A very nice quiet clean place to stay. Staff is very attentive and responsive to any requests. They offer transport to airport for $15 and meals for a price.The location is close to airport but is remote so if staying for a long time would need a car.
Uchechi, us1 night trip
Poor 2.0
Terrible! I was not able to check in!
It was horrible. I had some delay in my trip on the day I was supposed to stay at this place, and I tried to contact them via text and call to inform them at I would be 20 minutes late. No one ever replied to me or answered my call. Next thing happened, we were locked outside the property on a miserable night. I can tolerate their rule of checking in before 10 pm (although it is not reasonable), but they should at least be reachable before 10 pm. It is as simple as that. We ended up booking and staying at another hotel on that night. After that, they never got back to me nor did they compensate for my loss. This is certainly not how you treat your customers.
Chengyang, as1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Book this place! You'll be happy you did.
Such a great place to stay. The home was beautiful, inside and out. Incredible balcony, gorgeous bathroom...and such a peaceful view. Our hosts were kind and gracious. If anything, we wish we would have spent more time here! Don't hesitate - book Ruta Verde House. We were so thankful we did.
Stephenie, us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent place to stay!!!
Very good, private parking, nice room, confortable bed, fresh personalized breakfast, super safe, amazing service, definitely I will stay there when I return to Costa Rica
Juan, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Our room was great with beautiful view and cozy balcony overlooking coffee fields. Coffee and nice pot in room/also frig and microwave. Large shower Friendly family atmosphere . William offered guided tours which were excellent. Only minutes from airport. A wonderful experience. We stayed there a week.
us7 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Charming and breathtaking
The location is very convenient to Poas and Alajuela. The room was great and comfortable. The view was stunning. Watching the sunrise from bed was impressive, to say the least. William was very accommodating and helpful. He built our entire itinerary!
Carlos, us1 night trip

Ruta Verde House