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“we all were real happy we choose Adventure Inn for our first and last night in Costa Rica.” 5 of 5 stars
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Adventure Inn
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Ciudad Cariari, Autopista General Canas | Between San Jose and SJO Airport, San Jose, Costa Rica   |  
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Whitehorse, Canada
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“we all were real happy we choose Adventure Inn for our first and last night in Costa Rica.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Our first family trip to Costa Rica, and we all were real happy we choose Adventure Inn for our first and last night in Costa Rica. It is located a short distance from SJ Airport, and the friendly InterBus staff who met us when we arrived on New Year's day at SJ Airport were totally great, and the staff at Adventure Inn went well out of their way providing great service with friendly & helpful advice. The hotel is a very nice place, nicely decorated and after the a long travel day from Canada, the quiet room for 4 we asked for was perfect - neat, clean, with free international calls. No waits for any of the four free use computers. The convenience of the restaurant and pool all made for a sweet introduction and nice exit for our visit to Costa Rica.
Knowing little Spanish, the English speaking staff assisted us with picking good and realistic choices from our long wish list of places to go and see while in warm - at times hot - Costa Rica. Highly recommended! And thanks again to the people who went out of their way to help.

Room Tip: The 2nd floor rooms we stayed in were great
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Monterey, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We stayed at the Adventure Inn on three occassions during Dec. 2012 and Jan. 2013.
It was a very pleasant experience. Knowledgeable, helpful and professional staff. Comfortable, clean and well appointed rooms. A delicious breakfast. Excellent value, especially when taking advantage of the cash discount. Highly recommend for anyone arriving in Costa Rica in the evening, or departing early in the morning (free shuttle.) We also stayed there when flying within the country, and that airport was also convenient (by taxi.)

Special thank you to all of the staff at Adventure Inn, Pura Vida!

Room Tip: We stayed in three different areas of the hotel, all were quiet and comfortable.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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6 hotel reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

This is a conveniently located, full-service motel with a decent bar, restaurant, good free wireless and free calls to the states. Rooms were clean and comfy - nothing fancy, but priced well for the package. Great place to launch your visit to CR as they have good info and tour packages for most places.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

It's great to have a shuttle waiting for you when you arrive at SJO after a long day of travel. It's even better when you're taken to a beautiful hotel with a very helpful and nice staff! The rooms are clean, the pool and hot tub are very relaxing, and the free breakfast is huge and good! The neighborhood is very nice and fun to walk around and explore! Also, we rented a car through them which worked out perfectly! We've stayed with them twice now and plan to always stay here on our first night in Costa Rica!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hayesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

We were very satisfied with our 2nd floor room with a whirlpool tub! Clean and roomy with good AC. There is a nice outdoor porch area for socializing.. A comfortable area is also provided for internet use and wifi is free and it works! Free international calls was a really big bonus as well as airport transfer with no extra charges!
The staff was friendly and helpful.
The restaurant serves nice evening meals and the complimentary breakfast is varied and tasty. You can order a full cooked meal tico style or american style. The omelet was great and so were the homemade hashbrowns.
We will definitely stay there again when in San Jose!
Thank You To Everyone At Adventure Inn!!!

Room Tip: All rooms seemed nice but book on the bottom floor if you cannot handle stairs.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We recently stayed at the Adventure Inn twice during our Costa Rican trip. Once on the front end, very enjoyable after a long journey to laze by the pool within shouting distance of the bar, order food, drinks and just plain relax. Then we stayed at the tail end but quite a different story. We arrived very sick and the front desk did their best to get us in our room quickly and without fuss. We mostly spent the next 18 hours trying to recover and this hotel is so peaceful, it really helped. They check out us without a fuss and got a taxi to quickly take us to the airport. Not sure they could have been any more accommodating unless they could have held our hands all night. The food is great and don't let those drinks inside the plastic fountains fool you, they are fantastic fruit drinks and not from a can. We will always use this hotel as a base for our travels in the San Jose area.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ituna SK Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Adventure Inn is one of a kind. Very good service - you drive up and someone is waiting to assist you. Staff at desk are fluent in both English and Spanish so very helpful. food is excellent - great tasting and way too much too eat lol . rooms are clean and pool and hot tub are great as well. Breakfast is included in price and lots to eat too and if you have an early departure they pack you breakfast to go. and free pick up and delivery to airport. what more can you ask for!! Price is very reasonable. look forward to satying there on our next visit to Costa Rica.
John and Corinne Sopel

Room Tip: We had the jucuzzi room on our arrival and it was great - nice big room king size bed and double siz...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: Ciudad Cariari, Autopista General Canas | Between San Jose and SJO Airport, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in San Jose
#2 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#2 Green Hotel in San Jose
#2 Business Hotel in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Adventure Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A modern value-priced 3.5 star San Jose hotel convenient to both the airport and city with free airport shuttle service*. Enjoy a full American and Tico buffet and hot ordered breakfast; 34 spacious smoke-free rooms with A/C, cable, free international phone calls, safe ($1 extra), two new queen beds and a modern tiled bath; a nice restaurant and bar opening into our new outdoor pool complex, full wifi throughout, four guest computers, a new ten-piece gym, car rentals, central to Costa Rica's biggest and best tours, and unequalled travel help and advice. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Adventure Hotel San Jose
Adventure San Jose
Adventure Inn Costa Rica/San Jose

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