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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 289 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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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 709 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 206 reviews Excellent
Hotel Buena Vista offers a solar-heated outdoor pool, free airport transfers and panoramic views of the Poás, Barva and lrazú Volcanoes, Costa Rica’s Central Valley and the city of San José.
Score from 85 reviews Excellent
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 367 reviews Very good
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
We highly appreciated close proximity of the hotel to the San Jose airport and free shuttle service provided by the hotel (we arrived late in the evening and left Costa Rica early in the morning). Also, you can enjoy several car rentals in the neighborhood with a pick-up in the hotel. Room was clean and breakfest starts already at 6 a.m.
Disadvantage of the location is a noise caused by departing airplanes and by the highway in front of the hotel, but it was not excessively disturbing. Also, we recommend making arrangements with the regular reception desk stuff (very helpful) as the manager helping them in a rush hour was chaotic.
clean room comfortable bed
breakfast not good
Proximity to airport and 24 hour shuttle.
Other than adjacent restaurants, not much else in the area.
Staff, Comfort and location
Close to the Airport and a casino to enjoy
Traffic in the area
Helpful staff, good breakfast
Air conditioner rattled, shower head not the best
shuttle bus and local to cafe,s
poor gym long wait at check in
Very helpful and friendly staff. Restaurants and rental car dealerships are all within walking distance. The hotel provides a free shuttle to and from SJO. The location is excellent for both the business and leisure traveler.
The front desk staff, the room staff, and everyone we encountered went out of their way to be friendly and helpful
The location, while convenient to the airport, precluded any walking or shopping
It's very close to the airport with a free shuttle bus every 15 minutes which was ideal for us. There was also breakfast provided which was lovely and all the staff were very friendly.
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