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Hotel Santa Maria Inn

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   4 kms este del aeropuerto internacional San Jose, Costa Rica, Alajuela 20109, Costa Rica
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Ranked #17 of 53 Alajuela B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Regina, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Our family has stayed here a couple times now and both times have been terrific. The rooms are very clean and comfortable, the beds are great and the staff are wonderful. You are made to feel more like family than simple patrons of the hotel. In fact they go above and beyond what would be expected! This time we not... More

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SLC
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

HORRIBLE! Ridiculously expensive for what you get. We booked this hotel with our disability dog. We confirmed twice we had him. When we arrived, they charged another $50. Then the manager told us we had to keep him in a broom closet in the janitor's room. We refused, of course. The showers were freezing, there was no towel rack in... More

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Ricardo V, Gerente at Hotel Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you for your time spend on writing this review. We are sorry for the disgust you had. The reservation you made was for type of room and not for number of people. Our reservations policies for dogs stipulate that pets pay $15 each and with a maximum weight of 10 kgs. And because your dog was too... More

Big Sky, Montana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We stayed here one night before a flight out of San Jose the following morning. It was cute, small, like a renovated house turned into small hotel. There was an earthquake while we were there, which was crazy. The room was comfortable and just what we were looking for after a long trip backpacking through Nicaragua and Costa Rica staying... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Basically, this is a "stop over" somewhat close to the airport. There is (literally) nothing to do within several miles of the hotel (including restaurants). The place is clean and safe; the owners are nice. However, they only give one (1) ride to/from the airport per room...so, if you are travelling w/ friends who have different flight agendas, they will... More

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Euless
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We stayed here one night on our way home from Costa Rica as we had morning flights out of San Jose. The rooms are smaller as stated in other reviews but they are very clean. We had a front room and did have road noise. I'm sure another room would have been better in that area. The area felt safe... More

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KlamathFalls, OR
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48 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Passing though San Jose you may want to stay here if you're on a limited budget. May be better considered as a higher end backpacker hotel. Innkeepers are very nice. Room is small but clean. It's possible to get transportation to the airport if you ask.

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santamariainn, Propietario at Hotel Santa Maria Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit a Santa Maria Inn. it was a pleasure to serve. Pura Vida, Sary and family. More

Denver, Colorado
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Cleanliness: Above Average Comfort: Average (great beds/bathroom, little noisy outside family room with loud talking & walking up and down stairs noises in the evening hours while we tried to sleep for an early flight in the morning) Safety: Average, no problems Transport: Above Average, got us to airport for early flight Food availability: Below Average Cost: Excellent They say... More

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Was a pleasure to serve. Thanks for your comment. This encourages us to continue working. Sary. More

Dawson, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

After being up a 4 am to travel to CR this was a great little Inn to overnight before beginning my travels through the rest of the country.....Inn is clean, comfortable beds, great shower and very friendly owners were at the airport to meet my arrival. Breakfast of fresh fruit, cereal, eggs - made to order, juice, coffee and toast... More

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Was a pleasure to serve. Thanks for your comment. This encourages us to continue working. Sary. More

Lima, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night. The room was clean and comfortable and the staff was very friendly and helpful. We would definitely stay here again. We were robbed by a taxi driver in San Jose so the Hotel's shuttle service was highly appreciated.

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Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Cute and clean little inn close to the airport. They were very accommodating and helped us order takeout when we arrived late at night. It was wonderful to have someone there who spoke excellent English and was able to answer our questions. There is a very nicely outfitted tiny breakfast room with a balcony, microwave, refrigerator, dishes,etc that we were... More

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Thank you very much for your visit a Santa Maria Inn. it was a pleasure to serve. Pura Vida, Sary and family. More

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Also Known As:
Hotel Santa Maria Inn Costa Rica/Alajuela
Address: 4 kms este del aeropuerto internacional San Jose, Costa Rica, Alajuela 20109, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Santa Maria Inn 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Santa Maria Inn Hotel in San Jose Airport has 8 comfortable guest rooms in a quiet and accessible location, to give it a stylish, comfortable ambience with a complement of services and information about Costa Rica.7 things to choose us:-Only 7 minutes from San Jose Costa Rica Airport,-Free Airport Shuttle Service-Close to major Car Rental Offices, free shuttle service and Special Deals.-Easy access to main road to every destination in Costa Rica-San Jose Airport and flights information-Comfortable rooms-Homemade breakfast. ... more   less 
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