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Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1000 Airport Boulevard | next to Juan Santamaria International Airport, Alajuela 95-4003, Costa Rica
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Ranked #10 of 30 hotels in Alajuela
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in San Jose over night before flying to Tambor, this hotel was very clean and the staff was extremely helpful in offering advice for dinner and how to get around and back to the Airport the next morning. They also provide a very nice breakfast that was very fresh. We would stay again if we return.

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Los Angeles
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in San Jose in May for a night and needed to stay close to the airport for a connecting next day flight, so I made an online reservation with this hotel. Unfortunately, I got a cab driver who did not speak English and my Spanish was poor. He did not know where the Holiday Inn was and after... More

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Marjorie E, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear JARidle, we really appreciate our guests reviews because they not only inform us about how they see and feel about our hotel and its services and makes us see what we can do to improve every day to make our guests happy and satisfied, also it lets us clarify and explain certain policies and positions of the hotel. As... More

Kelowna, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here because we needed to be at the airport by 5 am. We arrived early and they stored our luggage. The pool was outside and a bit cool. We paid our exit tax here, although it was an extra $4 each. They didn't tell us to fill in the back of it which would have been helpful, because... More

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Marjorie E, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear Oktravelclub, thank you for taking the time to share your review. Making our guests have everything they need besides providing them with very comfortable accommodations and great services is what we are all about. There is nothing we like more than to make our guests´ travels much easier and hassle free, tthat is why we offer so many perks... More

Omaha, Nebraska
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super service, quality rooms, very clean, and the perfect location. The complimentary breakfast was very good, and a great start to the day. We were totally impressed by the staff. There was a surprise birthday singing for my wife from all the staff, and that was very cool. Just ask, and you will receive great info and tips for a... More

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Marjorie E, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear Paul M, thank you for writing and sharing your wonderful review about you and your wife´s stay with us. We really want to thank you for seeing us as your vacation´s home base because there is nothing we want more than to be your home away from home where you and your family can be sure that you are... More

Oshawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to stay close to the airport, and close to return our rental car. The Manager Sandro F. was very helpful in giving us directions to return the car. They had the forms there so we were able to pay the exit tax and avoid lines at the airport. The rooms were clean, the breakfast... More

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Marjorie E, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear Webetrippingallover, thank you so much for posting such wonderful comments. It is always very gratifying for us to know how much our guests like and enjoy our hotel and all the services we provide such as being able to pay for the airport´s exit tax right here at the hotel so all the long lines at the airport can... More

Jacksonville, Fl
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On July 2, I and 18 companions were staying the night before a return flight to the U.S. We had been doing a church youth 'mission' project near San Isidro del General and had mixed emotions about heading home. We'd spent a week with cold showers which was o.k. but all 19 were looking forward to a hot shower at... More

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Marjorie E, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear DLeeJacksonville_Fl, thank you for sharing your terrific review about your stay in our hotel. You have made us very happy and proud by writing such wonderful things about your experience here with us because it shows us that our efforts are always appreciated. Our outmost desire is to make our guests feel more than welcome and be very comfortable... More

So. Cal
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean hotel, over the top staff. Nice office area for getting checked in for your flight AND getting your Tax Departure Forms done :) it costs $3 more than at the airport but oh so worth it!! Rooms were very clean, we had adjoining rooms with the kids. There is a Dennys and a Casino right next door. Nice... More

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Marjorie E, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear Laura A, thank you very much for writing such awesome comments. We are very happy to learn that you and your family had such a great experience with us and that you liked our premises and services so much. Also, we are very glad to know that you found our location so convenient because we are not only very... More

Mexico City, Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old fashion deco not pre-cooled room - so hot, smelly Too noisy : airport just in front, the road with big trucks and a guy doing maintenance near the room at 1 am And of course, no upgrade Better and newer option very close

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Marjorie E, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear intensivetravels, thank you for sharing your review because there is nothing more important for us than our guests´ complete comfort and satisfaction; our guests´ reviews are very useful tools because they provide us with their honest opinions about the hotel and all its services and they even sometimes share suggestions on what we can do to improve. We are... More

Pensacola, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has become our place to stay when departing from Costa Rica. It is convenient to the airport and has a shuttle. The rooms are quiet and comfortable. The staff are pleasant and attentive. The complimentary breakfast is decent. The only downside is the lack of a really good restaurant nearby. There are restaurants but they are just OK and... More

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Marjorie E, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear elaefcie, we really appreciate the time you took to write and post such a terrific review. Knowing that every time you visit the country you always stay with us makes us feel elated because it shows us that we are really doing a good job and that more than guests, you have become part of our extended global family.... More

Chicago, IL
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92 reviews 92 reviews
24 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express on our last night in Costa Rica since it is so close to the airport. It was the best night's sleep I had during our entire three week trip. Our room was extremely clean and had everything we needed, including a strong wifi signal. The bed and bedding was extremely comfortable.The staff at... More

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Marjorie E, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear Jennie30, thank you for writing and posting such a fantastic review. How delightful it is to learn that you had the best night sleep of your vacation while staying in our hotel because that is exactly what we are all about. We want each and every one of our guests to have the best and most comfortable accommodations with... More

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Address: 1000 Airport Boulevard | next to Juan Santamaria International Airport, Alajuela 95-4003, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport 3*
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport Hotel Alajuela
Holiday Inn Express Alajuela
Alajuela Holiday Inn Express
Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport Costa Rica/Alajuela

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela #8 Family Hotel in Alajuela
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