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    Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport

    1000 Airport Boulevard | next to Juan Santamaria International Airport, Alajuela 95-4003, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent44%
    • Very good41%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Free Airport Transportation
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    1 - 5 of 616 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights. The front desk reception staff was excellent. Melisa, Jose Granja, and Jonathan Calvo exhibited excellent customer service and went above and beyond to make our stay perfect!!! They allowed us to switch rooms and some other things that really...More

    Thank Stewart F
    Response from Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose AirportResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Stewart F, thank you so much for such lovely comments. It makes us truly happy learning that your stay with us was nothing less than perfect, that you felt so comfortable and at home and that you found our staff (especially Melisa, Jose, Jonathan...More

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    Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

    Solid HI Express property, which is the closest to the SJO airport. As an IHG loyalist, we booked at a very reasonable 15,000 points per night. Breakfast was as expected at an HI Express property, and the staff were excellent, allowing us to leave some...More

    Thank Dave M
    Response from Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose AirportResponded 28 June 2017

    Dear Dave M, thank you for posting your very pleasant comments about our hotel. We are thrilled and very proud to learn that you are already part of our extended global family and that you liked staying in hotel so mucho because nothing is more...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed at this hotel for 1 night prior to a bike trip across the country. Airline lost our bikes which resulted in lots of hassle but the staff here couldn't have been more helpful! Sorted out transfers, luggage storage, late checkout alex with zero fuss....More

    Thank Tom J
    Response from Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose AirportResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Tom J, thank you for posting such awesome comments about our hotel. We are very sorry to learn about what happened with your bikes; we hope that the problem was solved. On the other hand, we are thrilled to learn how pleased you were...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Couldnt ask for a more convenient location. Right up the street from dropping off my Budget car and 5 more minutes to the airport. Ideal distance and at a very reasonable price. It would be nice to have more eating options around there but there...More

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

    Dear GroheCentral, thanks for sharing your awesome comments regarding your stay with us. We are elated that your stay was sucha success and that you felt so pleased, not only with our accommodations and services, but also with our very convenient location (we are less...More

    Reviewed 23 June 2017

    Great hotel near airport and car hire depots. It delivers on all fronts for an overnight stay, either st the start or end of your holiday. Rooms are traditional clean and comfortable, breakfast is self service and a little disappointing.More

    Thank Pontelandords
    Response from Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose AirportResponded 28 June 2017

    Dear Portelandlords, thanks for sharing your excellent comments about your stay with us. We are elated that it was nothing less than great since our utmost desire is to see all our guests' completely comfortable and satisfied. We are distressed that you found our complimentary...More

    Courtyard San Jose Airport Alajuela
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • 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
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    • Price range
    • US$115 - US$151 (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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    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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    6 February 2017|
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    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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    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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