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1 Kilometer East Of Juan Santamaria Airport , 195 4003 Alajuela, Costa Rica – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.2/10! (score from 305 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport.
|King Room - Disability Access/Non-Smoking|
|Standard Double or Twin Room|
|King Room - Non-Smoking|
|Deluxe Double Room with Two Double Beds - Non-Smoking|
|Double Room with Two Double Beds - Non-Smoking|
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Outdoor Pool (all year), Sun Deck
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Shuttle Service (free) , Airport Shuttle (free) , 24-Hour Front Desk, Currency Exchange, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying, Souvenir/Gift Shop
Safe, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
From 2:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 18 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 305 reviews
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Less than half a mile from Juan Santamaria International Airport, the Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela features an outdoor pool, gym and free parking.
Score from 733 reviews Excellent
Hampton Inn provides modern accommodations just one mile from San Jose International Airport. It features a large pool and a gym, as well as free Wi-Fi and free airport transportation.
Score from 253 reviews Excellent
Surrounded by native trees and gardens, this hotel is next to Pan American Highway, 2.5 miles from Juan Santamaría International Airport. It offers a pool and free airport shuttle.
Score from 267 reviews Good
The Melrost Airport Bed & Breakfast is in Alajuela, just a 5-minute drive from Juan Santamaría International Airport. The property provides free airport shuttle and Wi-Fi access.
Score from 398 reviews Very good
free computer access to print out our boarding passes - thank you!
No problem but more of a question. We were given a handicap accessible room which was fine (though not handicapped) but have a question about the shower. There was no divider between it and the rest of the bathroom to keep the water in the shower. I understand this made it easy for wheelchair or other access, but made a mess as I didn't see how to keep water from flowing into the rest of the bathroom - used my towel to mop it up. Maybe posting directions on shower use/operation would help.
24 hour shuttle 2 minutes from 24/ hour Dennys Clean and comfortable
Best location near airport Clean Nice breakfast Friendly staff
Very convenient and comfortable place to stay before we boarded the plane for our long trip home.
We wish the hotel travel assistant would have been upfront with us that she was charging each of us an extra $4 for the departure tax.
Staff is outstanding
Extremely comfortable bed, clean, great WiFi. For the purpose of getting ready for our early flight the next day, it was a fabulous choice.
The 3' deep in ground pool was inexplicably cold, given the climate. Pretty to sit near, but not a comfortable temperature!
The location could not be more convenient to the airport. The expressway makes all parts of San Jose within easy reach.
All is excellent except breakfast.
1. Evaluation "mediocre" for the breakfast would be very flattering. 2.The box breakfast which is provided if the flight departures earlier than the breakfast starts, its quality is much worse than just mediocre. Practically, not eatable. Believe me: my expectations are not too high. 3. Breakfast starts too late for the airport hotel.
Very new hotel. Clean, modern, quiet.
Not very many dining options nearby. If you are on-foot, be careful of the high traffic.
The hotel staff were very professional and available. The facility and rooms were great. Would most definitely stay here again and would highly recommend to others. Really enjoyed the complimentary breakfast with the option to take to go and free wifi . Christine and Jeff Simpson
We took the hotel shuttle to the nearby recommended restaurants and didn't care much for the location or the selections.
The staff where very pleasant and helpful.Shuttle to and from the airport was a great service. Very clean both inside and out. Would certainly stay at this hotel when we hopefully visit Costa Rica again.
THE SHUTTLE from the airport... LLast time I went to Costra Rica, I believed that other hotel chains had a shuttle and I had to wait 1H30 in the dark at the airport. Now, I was amazed to see the holiday inn picking all others before my nose. Inside, it is as perfect as it is in the US. Excellent
I loved the location, very near to the airport. 24/7 transport to and from the airport. The staff is very friendly and welcoming. The rooms are great and the beds are extremely comfortable. We ate dinner at the Denny's across from the hotel. We birdwatched just down the road towards the rental agencies. We saw several species of parrots and parakeets. Our rental car agency was also just down the road, which made it extremely convenient.
The location and the shuttle made it very handy for an early-morning flight to the U.S. There are a few restaurants across the parking lot that were convenient for lunch and dinner.
Nothing to complain about -- the room was good and the WiFi worked fine.
Superb staff. Clean and comfortable.
Nothing to not like.
The holiday inn provided exception quality & service for a one night stay. Well done
-very clean -great friendly staff -quick shuttle to the airport -lots of restaurants around -swimming pool -comfortable bed -big room
-poor wifi connection in the room
Very convenient place to stay who arrives at the airport late at night or leaves early in the morning.
Nothing to mention.
After lodging, hanging from trees, surfing, walking over beaches and mountains arriving for one night before flying back home was the most ZEN experience. Great beds and total silence.
Staff, ambiance, service...all were exceptional.
Nothing to not like.
Maaaaany amenities/ helpful things that made our veeery early flight and everything around it easier: breakfast packs at 3am, could pay our airport tax right there which made it faster the next day, a scale for weighing the suitcases, airport shuttle 24/7... Made it so much easier!!
Nothing. Not situated best for going downtown but best for before or after a flight.
Not our first time, nor our last! Great option if you´re not a fan of SJ or need to fly at odd hours.
The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We stayed one night, did a five day tour and returned for another night. They stored our luggage for us during our absence. I would recommend this hotel as a base if you are touring.
It would have been nice to be able to buy a beer, although there is a Denny's across the street.
Great location near airport and car rentals. Staff very helpful, great Wifi, shuttle to airport every 15 minutes, few blocks from Budget rental car, across street from Thrifty and 3 other rental cars, 2 restaurants across parking lot, great breakfast, great rooms/beds. Right at intersection of highways 3 and 1, which though busy and complex gives good access to routes to/from airport. In-hotel shop very friendly - returned change in dollars from colones as a favor.
Next to airport so you will hear jets, but we didn't really notice when in room. Items in vending machine expensive and some priced inaccurately - quite minor issues. Dont't leave anything in car - as you are well-warned.
Clean@close to airport
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