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Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport
1 Kilometer East Of Juan Santamaria Airport , 195 4003 Alajuela – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.2/10! (score from 191 reviews)
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Outdoor Pool (all year), Sun Deck
Free! 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.
Free! 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.
Cards accepted at this property
Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
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Staff was great
No hot water
Loved it all: nice clean room, great service, nice breakfast.
The pickup from the airport was not there when we arrived. Had to call to get it.
Laundry services are hard to find in Costa Rica. You would expect an American Hotel to have laundry rooms and not send you to the Hampden Inn with a roll of quarters.
We were staying on our last night in Costa Rica. This was a wonderful transition back to the states as it felt like being back at home. Everything was set up to make getting to the airport so simple and stress free.
Nearness to airports. Friendliness of staff. Helpfulness of staff.
A/C and gym
The soda machine kept malfunctioning and often ran out of DIET COCA-COLA. And even in the shop, the DIET COCA was often all gone....
Location...very close to the airport
The challenging intersection in front of the hotel requires nerves of steel and/or patience!
Close to the airport; frequent shuttles.
The receptionist demanded a credit card pre-authorisation AND a copy of the credit card itself ("for incidentals") AND my passport AND my wife's passport. We felt like criminals. Next day we were leaving early (before 5am); no lunch basket offered upon checkout though one table at the reception was crammed with these "baskets": you have to actively ASK for it and they will happily give it to you. But hey, you've paid for that, why should you beg for your breakfast? Cold, impersonal, one-size-fits-all. Complained to the management, got a quick (but not comforting) call back.
Room Size. Modern & Clean.
You can't get the same price offered online at the hotel desk.
This was such a comfortable and easy way to leave costa rica. The breakfast was a great costa rican version of a morning meal with lots of fresh fruit. They also have a complimentary airport shuttle. Make your life easy on the way out of the country and stay here.
very close to airport with free shuttle bus- make sure you ask reception to call it though or you will be waiting a while if you have a plane to catch! rooms good and spacious. clean towels and toiletries provided. breakfast nice and varied, available of 6-10am.
bog standard airport hotel but convenient for a rest. basically a couple of mins fro airport in a retail park. pool could be better. restaurants across the road pretty poor (Pirates bar epitomy of tackiness), pays to taxi up the road or to hotel does evenin shuttle to Alajeula Plaza if you are feeling more energetic.
Excellent breakfast and was nice that they offer a 24/7 shuttle from the airport.
Didn't have hot water for a shower in the evening but no problems the next day.
I slept in the most comfortable bed ever!! Not even my bed at home is like that!! Breakfast was amazing and so delicious!! After 3 month backpacking trought southamerica It was my last night all over before leaving home and I felt like a king with all these "luxury" little things you are going to appreciate.
The hotel is barely 1 km from the airport, and we were luckly that our car rental was just 200 m in front of it (there was no possibility to know it before, we would have taken the car starting next morning if we knew that), but we just saw it when the car rental shuttle bus brought us to the office. After tens of hours of travelling its a good way to start hollidays, especially if you land in the evening - from the plane to the bed, without having to travel more. The room was extremely spacious with two queen size beds, a big bathroom and all the facilities. The decoration was OK, everything working and functional. We only slept there one night, so I can't say much more. All in all, a good place to spend a night when you are in or out the country, but definetely not a must.
Breakfast was not the most luxurious one, but it had the basics -coffee, small variety of cut fresh fruits, some local pastries and cornflakes. I was not impressed by the willingness to help and explain things on behalf of the reception staff and the girl who was selling excursions.
Just as you want and expect from an airport hotel.
The only thing that let the hotel down was the poor internet connection.
perfect for first and last day in Costa Rica, free 24 hour airport shuttle, pleasant and helpful staff
Staff was helpful, nice facilities.
Room was spacious, clean and bed was very comfortable. Appreciated the early morning "sack" breakfast that was available to take when we left for the airport at 3:30 am. Shuttle service to airport was prompt and we appreciated the early morning availability.
location, shuttle, and the staff was very helpful to me
The staff was very helpful and courteous. The shuttle was convenient. It is the perfect place to stay upon arriving in or leaving from Costa Rica.
24 h free airport shuttle close to airport ideal for start Costa Rica trip
Location, service, 24hr airport shuttle
I think that if you put a sign up at your front desk to tell people that they can pay exit tax there and to do it the night BEFORE they leave it would eliminate the long wait time for checking out in the morning.
24hr free airport shuttle is brilliant - look for the guy with the Holiday Inn sign outside arrivals.
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