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City Express San Jose Costa Rica

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fine room for the price. The airport shuttle is not included in the cost of the room and I had to pay $15.00 for that but it was probably close to the same cost as a taxi. But the location is good and walking distance to the mall and several restaurants.

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Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We choose to stay here the night before our flight, because of the vicinity to the airport. In that respect it is ideal. Also it is located next to a mall with several restaurants, which comes in handy. The hotel restaurant only serves a basic breakfast in an hospital atmosphere. The whole hotel could do with a more personal touch,...

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North Bay, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

hotel good, but only one clerk handling all of the student soccer players and my reservation. Although she was terrific we couldn't get into our room more than two hours after 3:00 pm. Breakfast good and shuttle was excellent

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very satisfactory experience. We needed a hotel for the final night of our vacation that is we liked your hotel because it was close to the airport and as such we avoid the congestion at the bridge that we would have to deal with if we stayed in San Jose. Your hotel provided all the convenience and the value that...

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
Reviewed February 16, 2017

The room was nice size with pleasant staff. My only complaint is that is a little further from SJO airport than I thought it was. Breakfast was solid with an assortment of fruit for my vegan daughter and good coffee selection.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed February 4, 2017

Perfect for the night before flying back home. Close to MacDonalds for a late night snack. The only problem we had was finding the place at night. We ran into a couple of traffic jams at 9pm at night. The turnoff from the highway was hard to see. The hotel arranged taxi service to the airport at 6am.

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Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

For a brand new hotel, I expected the amentities to be a bit better. I had a budget room, but there was no towel in the room. The bed was hard as a rock, and the room was really loud. Phone in bathroom, but not in room. Breakfast was poor, eggs over cooked, and no healthy options. The best part...

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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed January 8, 2017

The hotel was very good for the price! Very clean and had air conditioning. Rooms are a bit small, but enough room for two. Only complaint is when I asked the front desk to call me a taxi to take me to the airport they called heir airport shuttle and not a taxi so the trip ended up costing me...

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Province of Limon, Costa Rica
Reviewed January 1, 2017

The vending machine was out of stock and it would have been nice if when at the check in I was inform that if I wanted to order food from the restaurants recomended by the hotel we should open a credit in advance, the ladie that refill the breakfast just needs to greet the guest because she look at guest...

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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Great hotel! Very comfortable and super clean. The location is awesome, next to the mall, 15 min. away from the airport and about a $2 Uber ride away from the cute little town of Belén. Belén has everything you can possibly need from great authentic Costa Rican food (Soda Don Miguel is delicious) to a handy laundromat in front of...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
City Express San Jose Costa Rica is located just north of San Jose’s historic center and only 10 minutes from the Juan Santamaria International Airport. If your trip involves a stop at the Zona Franca Metro Park or Zona Franca America, don’t hesitate to stay with us. City Express is less than two miles from these major industrial areas and the city’s convention centers. Costa Rica is known for its ecotourism. So if you really want to make your trip unforgettable, explore some of the nearby forests and beaches. We recommend you also head to La Paz Natural Park to see the famous La Paz waterfall. Another place to include in your itinerary is La Selva Verde, or the green jungle. It’s a two-hour drive from City Express, and definitely worth the trip. The tropical jungle is home to exotic animals and stunning plants and flowers. If you have the time, head to the Volcan Irazu National Park. The Irazu Volcano is still active, although its last major eruption was in the 1960s. The park has a myriad of walking trails, picnic areas, and places to eat. And take advantage of the spectacular view of the valley from the top of the volcano! Stay at City Express San Jose Costa Rica, and see why this lively country is full of “pura vida.” ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Express San Jose Costa Rica

Address: | diagonal a McDonalds del Centro Comercial Real Cariari, San Jose 40101, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $73 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Express San Jose Costa Rica 3*
Number of rooms: 134
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