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Car rental by airport

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Car rental by airport

Hi guys, does anyone know of a decent hotel by the airport that has car rentals and a shuttle? (Getting in late, leaving early so I'll be staying 1 night each way in SJ) thanks so much for any help!

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Slovenia
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for Costa Rica
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62 reviews
1. Re: Car rental by airport

Hampton Inn is often mentioned as such a hotel. I have stayed at Adventure Inn 3x, and car was delivered to this hotel. They have one free shuttle included in the price of the room.

Tampa, Florida
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2. Re: Car rental by airport

One reason that some of us love the Hampton is that the Vamos office is a very short walk from it. Vamos is a highly recommended agency.

Nowhere
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for Playa Samara
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3. Re: Car rental by airport

Yup - Daisy nailed it!

San Jose, California
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4. Re: Car rental by airport

There's a Holiday Inn Express next to the Hampton Inn also.

When we were flying out of SJO, we stayed at the Courtyard Marriott, which is also nice and a convenient location. They have an airport shuttle, and Vamos will pick you up and drop you off, so that was very easy too.

San Jose, Costa Rica
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5. Re: Car rental by airport

Great advice as añways from mimsdaisy and novemeber...Hampton and Holiday Inn express is exactly what you are looking for

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Ontario, Canada
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6. Re: Car rental by airport

We stayed in the same hotel as mentioned in Post 1, a couple of times, because we liked it the first time. If you notify them in advance that you have an early morning departure, they might prepare your included breakfast as a "picnic" for you. When they send you a confirmation by e-mail, there should be a link for booking transfer. About 10 min drive away from the airport.

San Jose, Costa Rica
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7. Re: Car rental by airport

The hotels mentioned by mimsdaisy and novemwebre are exactly what you are looking for...just 5 minutes from SJO...just advice them for late check In or late check out or the other way around..

They are very nice people that works at those airport hotelSSS

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San Jose, California
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for California
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8. Re: Car rental by airport

I love it when hotels pack a picnic breakfast for early departures. It's a nice touch.

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9. Re: Car rental by airport

thanks so much for your help. what would I do without tripadvisor :-)

Montreal, Canada
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10. Re: Car rental by airport

No past experience here, but we reserved a car at the Alamo office in the Wyndham Herradura, not far from the airport. We are staying at another place 200 meters away however (Terrazas de Golf Boutique Hotel), for cost reasons. They have a shuttle. This way we avoid dealing with car rental at the airport while tired at 10pm and two kids in tow, and save the $100 of airport tax.

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