Located 30 minutes' drive rfom Poás Volcano National Park, Hotel Santa Maria Inn offers a free shuttle service to San José Airport, 10 minutes’ drive away. It features simple rooms overlooking its gardens.

Each air-conditioned room at Hotel Santa Maria Inn has a balcony. There is free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffee maker and a private bathroom.

The hotel arranges tours of La Paz Waterfall Gardens Park, the Poás Volcano and other cultural sites. It is an hour's drive away from Cartago, where youc an visit the Irazú Volcano and the Tapantí National Park.

Located in Alajuela, the family-run Santa Maria offers easy access to the 1 Motorway and is a 25-minute drive from the center of San José.

Braulio Carillo National Park is a 35-minute drive away, while the coast is approximately 37 mi from the hotel.

Hotel Santa Maria Inn has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 23, 2012

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

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Free private parking available at the hotel


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Hotel surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Carlos Alvarado Stadium
    2.1 miles
  • Hard Rock Cafe San Jose
    2.4 miles
  • Alejandro Morera Soto Stadium
    2.7 miles
  • City Mall
    2.8 miles
  • Eladio Rosabal Cordero Stadium
    3.4 miles
  • Britt Coffee Tour
    3.4 miles
  • Palacio de los Deportes
    3.5 miles
  • Plaza Momentum Lindora
    4.4 miles
  • Parque Diversiones
    4.5 miles
  • Centro Corporativo Lindora
    4.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant La Casona del Cerdo Steakhouse
    1.9 miles
  • Restaurant Denny's
    1.9 miles
Top attractions
  • Multiplaza Escazú
    4.9 miles
  • Parque Viva
    6 miles
  • National Stadium of Costa Rica
    6.8 miles
  • La Sabana Metropolitan Park
    7.1 miles
  • San Juan de Dios Hospital
    7.9 miles
  • Metropolitan Hospital Costa Rica
    8.1 miles
  • National Theatre of Costa Rica
    8.4 miles
  • Barva Volcano
    9.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Poás Volcano
    28 miles
Closest Airports
  • Juan Santamaría International Airport
    2.5 miles
  • Tobías Bolaños International Airport
    4.4 miles
  • Tortuguero Airport
    59 miles
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Amenities of Hotel Santa Maria Inn
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
  • Airport drop-off
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Pet bowls
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 1 are welcome.

Children 7 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 1 and up are allowed)


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Hotel Santa Maria Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please contact the property with the details provided in your confirmation if you wish to request airport shuttle service.

Please inform Hotel Santa Maria Inn of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Hotel Santa Maria Inn

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Santa Maria Inn by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 5min
    • Taxi 7min

  • The prices at Hotel Santa Maria Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Hotel Santa Maria Inn is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Hotel Santa Maria Inn is 3.1 miles from the center of Alajuela.

  • Hotel Santa Maria Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Room options at Hotel Santa Maria Inn include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Quad
    • Family

  • Guests staying at Hotel Santa Maria Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental