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    Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport

    1000 Airport Boulevard | next to Juan Santamaria International Airport, Alajuela 95-4003, Costa Rica
    011 91 124 455 1263
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    Overview
    • Excellent44%
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    • Average11%
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    Free Wifi
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    Free Airport Transportation
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    1 - 5 of 624 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The rooms are nice to sleep, but this is not a fun hotel.... the pool area is relaxing , but boring..no hot tub at all! However, the it looks nice and for me the breakfast was a no go. F.Y.I. the staff was very pleasant.More

    Thank Tammy D
    Response from Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose AirportResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Tammy D, thanks for sharing your comments regarding your stay at our hotel. Nothing is more important for us than our guests' total comfort, satisfaction and wellbeing, so we strive to provide them with the best accommodations and services to ensure that their stay...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

    From walking through the arrivals hall to walking into room took 10 minutes. The airport transfer was seamless and they also received my partners luggage after it had missed a connecting flight in the early hours. The breakfast is a large selection of continental and...More

    Thank Daniel9990
    Response from Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose AirportResponded 29 September 2017

    Dear Daniel9990, thanks for sharing your delightful comments about our hotel. We are thrilled to learn that your stay with us was such a comfortable and hassle free hotel experience because nothing is more important than our guests' total comfort and satisfaction. Our very convenient...More

    Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

    The hotel is ok, just normal what you would expect from an HI Express hotel near the airport. Front desk : could be way better Shame they copy this USA formula and don't try to make it a bit of a local atmosphere.More

    Thank Erik W
    Response from Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose AirportResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Erick W, thank you so much for sharing your comments about our hotel since we really appreciate our guests' feedback. We are very sorry that your stay with us was not up to your expectations because nothing is more important for us than our...More

    Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

    Spent one night here. The room was comfortable and large. Bathroom was clean. Breakfast was pretty good. The staff was friendly and helpful. If you are overly sensitive to sound, the commuter train runs frequently at daybreak and is loud. I have a sound machine...More

    Thank Bruce T
    Response from Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose AirportResponded 5 weeks ago

    Dear Bruce T, thanks for posting your nice comments about your stay with us. It is very important for us to ensure that our guests have a very pleasant and comfortable hotel experience so we provide them with comfortable accommodations, excellent services (such as our...More

    Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

    Due to flight cancellation made a last minute reservation and arrived after 10 PM. Was pleasantly surprised that free airport shuttle would still pick me up. Quick check in. Room adequate and clean, musty smell but that's all of Costa Rica. Free Breakfast was huge...More

    Thank Sinaed
    Response from Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose AirportResponded 21 September 2017

    Dear Sinead, thank you for sharing your amazing comments about your stay with us. It makes us very happy knowing how pleasantly surprised you were with our hotel because nothing is more important to thank our guests' total comfort, satisfaction and well being. We strive...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Airport Transportation
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    • Tennis Court
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    • Price range
    • US$ 112 - US$ 176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Business Hotel in Alajuela
    • #5 Family Hotel in Alajuela
    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 100
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    • Province of Alajuela >
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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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    PawPawMowMow
    6 February 2017|
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    Response from Marjorie E | Property representative |
    Dear PawPawMow, thank you so much for taking our hotel into account. Even though our hotel does not offer restaurant services, there are a couple of restaurants within walking distance and if you are not satisfied with... More
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    15 November 2016|
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    Response from Marjorie E | Property representative |
    Dear annettet, we are very happy tp answer your question and we thank you for taking us into account on your upcoming trip. The approximate cost of a taxi from the airport to the hotel is about US$5.00. We do offer free... More
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