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Amherst, Massachusetts
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a great place to begin our trip to Costa Rica. We were picked up at the airport and were able to rest in a nice hotel that was air conditioned. My husband was not feeling good so he was able to get some sleep for 2 nights before we really started our trip. The staff was more than...

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean, spacious, extremely helpful staff!! This was our first and last airport stop in Costa Rica. The rooms were very clean and so was the pool. Staff prepared a nice "to go" breakfast as we were leaving on the 5:30 am shuttle to the airport. Eric Robinson is an extraordinary owner because he takes great care for his patrons. He...

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1Thank Jiacomo1
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had to stay an extra night due to being detained at the airport and missing my flight, Eric spoke to me on the phone and had me at the inn in less than 20 minutes free of charge. Maybe I was at the right place at the right time, regardless, the experience was warm and refreshing after a long...

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Our free airport transfers leave every twenty minutes from the airport, and we are only about twelve minutes away, it's not always perfect but generally it is a fairly easy smooth experience, and being on the same side as the airport of the Platina Bridge which is under heavy construction until May, there are no 45 minute line ups to...

Holliston, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at the Adventure Inn overnight on the way to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and on our return overnight again before returning to the airport. What a delightful place! All of the staff were extremely helpful and polite.The rooms were clean and comfortable and had everything we needed. The breakfast and breakfast buffet were delicious. The...

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! Probably more than any hotel in Costa Rica, little 34 room Adventure Inn prides itself as your enthusiastic one-stop shop. We've done our homework for our guests, there's no reason to be ripped off, let us arrange your guaranteed top-value car or 4WD rental, a wonderful and memorable world-class tour or an A/C tourist shuttle to and from...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Adventure Inn for two nights at the beginning of my vacation in Costa Rica and one night in the end. This is a very clean and comfortable hotel. It is not super fancy but the relaxed atmosphere was perfect to get myself situated at the beginning of my trip and relax at the end. All airport...

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

I think single ladies feel safe and protected at Adventure Inn, not just the hotel but the area nearby. I enjoyed years compiling my website safe.travel check it out for hundreds of travel tips especially in the Third World and there's even a whole chapter dedicated just to single women travellers. Some ideas may just save your life.

Yukon
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pros: very clean, lovely staff, great breakfast, super location, free phone calls to Canada which was handy due to the passing of my mother-in-law and making arrangements; comfortable beds, good air con and fan. The staff were incredible at ensuring we were comfortable from our arrival the first night to keeping a few items in their fridge the night before...

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, we have an A/C ten passenger van leaving the airport every twenty minutes, however, not very often, there are more passengers than seats and there could be a bit of a wait. If it is going to be more than a half an hour wait, we understand your frustration, please bring an orange taxi and we will pay...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thanks so much for all of your help in making our trip easy and worry free. This is not a fancy hotel, but is very clean, efficient, friendly and geared at making travelers' lives easy. The laid back vibe is the perfect way to get in the swing of Pura Vida and ease back in to the impending reality of...

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, that's what we love to hear!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the 4th time we stayed at the Adventure Inn and we will continue to stay here everytime we come to San Jose. The Rooms are clean and comfortable, the staff is amazing. The food in the restaurant is very good. Everyone is so helpful and fun. We highly recommend The Adventure Inn and look forward to our next...

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! It is so much easier and fulfilling to keep an old guest than to find a new one.

Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 2nd/3rd time staying at the hotel. We arrived late on our first evening in CR, so they arranged for a free shuttle to pick us up at the airport. There were other guests on this shuttle. It was an easy ride to the hotel. This was the first time we were able to enjoy the breakfast as...

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Please be sure we take reviews like this seriously, and everyone will see a marked improvement immediately in our restaurant dinners. It is most definitely a cultural thing and the cooks seem to forget after a short while that gringo food is much more flavourful and higher caloric than what Ticos are used to. If you don't like the food,...

Montana
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night upon arriving in Costa Rica and one night upon leaving. Management was very helpful in securing our reservations the rooms, shuttles and rental car. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Premises was clean with a nice pool. Shuttles were on time. Restaurant was adequate... we enjoyed the breakfast buffet with fresh fruit and sweet treats. Dinner...

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AdventureInn, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

This seems like an honest review which I appreciate, there is always room for improvement, I have brought the complaint about the lacking pasta to the kitchen. The plugged sink, the maid should have noticed it was plugged or slow draining or the guest could have brought it to our attention so we could fix it immediately. The automatic car...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
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 

Additional Information about Adventure Inn

Address: Ciudad Cariari, Autopista General Canas | Between San Jose and SJO Airport, San Jose, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $102 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Adventure Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Adventure Hotel San Jose
Adventure San Jose
Adventure Inn Costa Rica/San Jose
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in San Jose
#2 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#3 Business Hotel in San Jose
#6 Green Hotel in San Jose
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“We liked the 2nd floor inside room. Because so many people are traveling, quiet must be adhered to from 9 pm until morning.”
 of 5 bubbles Conniefay, yesterday | Read review
“The upstairs rooms are awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles Jiacomo1, yesterday | Read review
“Choose an inside room, they are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Dmc1957, 1 week ago | Read review
“There are rooms on the first floor as well as rooms upstairs but no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles dianej893, 1 week ago | Read review
“There are rooms on the second storey that have sitting areas outside of your room. Is quieter too.”
 of 5 bubbles DeanneB_13, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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