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Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Airport Transportation
Room Service
Family Rooms
Fitness centre
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
3 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
Airport Boulevard 1000 | next to Juan Santamaria International Airport, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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0.5 km to Juan Santamaria Intl Airport
46 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Whilst you wouldn't want to stay here for a long trip, actually it's not a bad stopover for a day or two before/after a long flight or when on business, The reception was efficient and helpful, the rooms clean and comfortable and it's around the...More

Thank jacquie b
Response from Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose AirportResponded yesterday

Dear jacquie b, thank you for posting your lovely comments regarding your stay at our hotel. We are very happy that it was so pleasant and that you found our staff so efficient and friendly, our accommodations so clean and comfortable and our services so...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Just an overnight stay before an early morning flight out of SJO. They charged me $20 for an early check in, but also included the continental breakfast in the $20 fee. The room was clean and modern. The TV had some random channels in English...More

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Thank TomRoy
Response from Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose AirportResponded 10 May 2018

Dear TomRoy, thank you so much for sharing your terrific comments about your stay at our hotel. We are elated that it was such a great hotel experience even though it was so short. We are really glad that you found our accommodations so comfortable...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived for our first night in Costa Rica to discover the room that awaited us was not the one we had reserved. My husband and I and our 25 and 21 year old sons were expecting a two bed room. We were offered a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel a day before departing SJO. The reception personnel were very helpful and the breakfast was excellent.. The room was very clean and quiet. They had a scale in the lobby that you could weigh your suitcases before departing.More

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Response from Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose AirportResponded 3 days ago

Dear zekid1, thank you so much for your terrific review about your stay at our hotel. It is just wonderful that it was so good and that you liked everything the hotel offers and provides because we really do thrive on our guests' total comfort,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Got room near the airport to make an 8:00 AM flight easier. Front Desk nice man forget his name. Found a corkscrew for us, helped us order pizza delivery (it was very good) and was just in general very helpful.More

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Response from Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose AirportResponded 3 days ago

Dear jrl5678, thanks for posting such lovely comments about your stay with us and about our staff. We are more than thrilled to learn that it was a very pleasant hotel experience and that you found our front desk staff so helpful, friendly and attentive....More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$ 96 - US$ 176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Business Hotel in Alajuela
#5 Family Hotel in Alajuela
#8 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 96 - US$ 176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Business Hotel in Alajuela
#5 Family Hotel in Alajuela
#8 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Dining (31)
Pool & Beach (25)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Greg K
19 February 2018|
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Response from gridermeg2 | Reviewed this property |
The shuttle is labeled, easy to tell. Never had a problem. If so, I’m sure you can call, or take taxi. It’s only a 2-5 minute ride across the street from the airport
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sandrasannders
29 January 2018|
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Response from Stewart F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, It runs about every thirty minutes to forty five minuets.
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Krishna P
24 April 2017|
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Response from Marjorie E | Property representative |
Dear Krishna P, thank you so much for taking our hotel into account on your upcoming trip, we are delighted to answer to answer your question. Just right across our parking lot there is a Denny's which is open the 24 hours... More
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"Rooms on the north side are away from traffic and thus quieter."
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"Would love a frig next time."
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"Good a/c, all amenities, clean, quiet,"
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"Ask for second time floor rooms, the main hallway rooms are usually noisy."
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