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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 #9 of 30 Hotels in Alajuela
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After flying for hours, to spend the first night in Costa Rica at this Holiday Inn Express, my first impression of Costa Rica was a positive one. The shuttle took only a few minutes to go from the airport to the hotel and the staff welcomed me with smiles and a very quick and professional check in. The room was... More

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Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
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9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Holiday Inn because of its proximity to the airport. Reasonable price and clean rooms but most important they had 24 hr airport shuttle service. Since we were leaving on an early flight before breakfast they packed a nice snack for us to take. We will be staying there on our return trip in November.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this place on our arrival night. Very close to the airport. We got a very friendly welcome and went straight to bed. Large rooms, fast A/C, only the beds could be more comfortable. Though noisy from in and outgoing airplanes, we slept well after our long journey. The breakfast served was very nice with a lot of choice... More

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Strathmore, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lost count of the number of stays I have had here.... It has always been clean, accommodating & welcoming. If you want to be close to the airport.... You can't get any closer !! They have a shuttle for pickup and drop off . Continental breakfast is great; if you're flight leaves before 6 they supply a bagged... More

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

Dear Helen L, thank you so much for such an inspiring review and for coming on our defense regarding another review. We are honored to learn that you are part of our international extended family (to say the least, because with 30 plus stays you are already a part of the hotel itself). By reading your review, we have surely... More

San Jose, Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to travel to the surrounding area, where most manufacturing plants are located to follow up on some clients and this hotel made my day. Very close to the airport, when I say "close" I mean really close; although is not as if you could walk to the hotel (there's a major highway you would have to cross), a convenient... More

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

Dear Diego S, we really appreciate your terrific review. It is very rewarding knowing how much you liked all the different benefits our hotel offers such as our very convenient location ( we are less than a mile away from the airport, just across our parking lot from several well known car rentals, a couple of restaurants, a casino, and... More

Memphis, Tennessee
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is fairly nice and is in a great position for overnight stays before or after your visit to Costa Rica. However, beware of bed bugs. We spent 9 days in Costa Rica without a single bite from even a mosquito. We stayed here the night before we left, and we found we were eaten up with bed bug... More

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

Dear TJmemphis, thank you for sharing your review, We really appreciate our guests´reviews because they are a very important tool for us since they serve us as feedback for learning how our guests feel about the hotel, its services and everything we provide in order for them to have a great stay, a stay that is totally satisfactory and comfortable,... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hotel is in a perfect position, 10 minutes drive from the San José international airports. No taxi is necessary since a free of charge shuttle brings you to the airport when you need it. The rooms are big and confortables. The bathroom was not really clean but the rest of the room and the hotel was really clean so... More

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

Dear Giunkina 1, thank you for posting your comments, we really appreciate them. Everytime we have the bliss of learning how much our guests liked staying with us due to all our benefits such as the very comfortable accommodations we offer, our services that are always making or guests stay easier and more satisfying and our very convenient location (we... More

Mission Viejo, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here the night before I left Costa Rica. After not having internet and warm showers for 17 days this was a great transition back to US standards. The hotel is clean, the staff friendly and rooms were large. THere is a scale in the lobby so you can weigh your luggage. There is also a monitor so you... More

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

Dear msilverbeemer, thank you for sharing such a thorough review. We are more than happy to learn how much you liked and appreciated everything our hotel had to offer you while you stayed ith us and went back to your home. Making our guests have all the comforts they need and deserve is what we are all about, and knowing... More

Crown Point, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night at the end of our trip before departing for the US. The hotel was a very nice version of a US Holiday Inn Express. Our room was on the first floor and was very quiet. Everything worked. The manager was extremely helpful to us in obtaining the completed documents for the exit fees so... More

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

Dear Geezerette46307, thank you so much for sharing such a fantastic review. Making or guests feel completely comfortable, and satisfied is what we are all about, that is why we are proud to be the Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport. It makes us very happy to learn how much you liked our premises and our services and how convenient... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here the night before our departure. It's great for that purpose - with a free airport shuttle and the ability to pay your airport departure tax in the hotel lobby. It's a good transition back to American life if you've been in Costa Rica for a vacation, especially if you've been living without a/c and cable for a... More

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

Dear Rach460, we really appreciate your comments about your stay with us. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and found our entire personnel so efficient and corteous. we are also glad to learn that you were able to get all rest and sleep you needed and that you found our services so great... 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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