Rode Transnica up from Managua the day before catching an early a.m. flight from San Jose, Costa Rica. Had to look for someone at the airport after waiting 40 min. for the shuttle. He was helpful. Check-in was quick.
Great Internet signal throughout the hotel and complimentary!
Wal-Mart is literally next door if that is helpfully will be if you don't want to overspend on fairly basic dining in the lobby "restaurant". I actually had some good soup and bakery items from Wal-Mart (and a Dr. pepper!)
Everything is new and clean.
Beds were good but not great.
They put a $30 refundable deposit on a credit card...and with $5 bottles of water in the room, I wonder how easy it would be to get stuck with charges for extras once long gone from the hotel (or simply not being refunded the $30 charge). We will see....
Going to use the 4 a.m. complimentary shuttle tomorrow. Hope that works out well.
I'd stay again if I got another good deal on the room (paid $70 which seems like a very special rate as I check around). Otherwise I would be just as willing to try some of the other airport hotels in the area.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The new Courtyard San Jose Airport Alajuela is the closest hotel to the International Juan Santamaria Airport in Costa Rica. From the International Arrival Gate, the hotel is just 5 minutes away towards downtown Alajuela. Our location provides the easiest and most convenient access to all the main tourist attractions in the Central Pacific: Puntarenas and Guanacaste, also National Parks such as Manuel Antonio, Carara, Poas, Braulio Carrillo, Volcan Rincon de la Vieja and much more. Some ideas to plan your Costa Rican Vacation are visiting Arenal Volcano, La Paz Waterfalls and other tourist activities and attractions, all starting at Courtyard San Jose Airport Alajuela, don't forget to take advantage of our free Airport Shuttle every 30 minutes. Courtyard San Jose Airport Alajuela offers all the essential services and amenities you will need to make your trip as successful as can be. Our new Refreshing Service will provide you a new lobby concept, casual food options and variety of beverage selection. We want to please you and make your stay a very special one! ... more less
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