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Recommendation for a hotel within 30 - 45 min of SJO?

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Recommendation for a hotel within 30 - 45 min of SJO?

Hello looking for a clean, quiet hotel that is within 30 - 45 minutes of SJO for my family of 4. We'll be driving up from Manuel Antonio. Thanks!

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1. Re: Recommendation for a hotel within 30 - 45 min of SJO?

Our old reliable for SJO area is the Orquideas Inn, which is right on the road to/from Manuel Antonio. $100/night gives you a big room with a king size bed, separate sitting area, and a balcony view of mountains and volcanoes.

Plus, yummy breakfast buffet and a pool plus secluded outdoor jacuzzi.

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2. Re: Recommendation for a hotel within 30 - 45 min of SJO?

Orquideas Inn is great - but - here are a few others:

Alegria B&B - in a suburb of Alajuela, beautiful rooms and killer breakfast

Hotel Los Volcanes - an old house refurbished, near center of town, walk around town for shopping, banking, restaurants, excellent breakfast.

La Rosa de America - comfortable, inexpensive, garden setting with pool. On the way, more or less, to Arenal and points north.

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Adventure Inn has always been our go to hotel close to SJO. Great new pool area, wonderful breakfast included, and free shuttle to the airport, all for a great price.

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4. Re: Recommendation for a hotel within 30 - 45 min of SJO?

Thank you! I'll look into all your recommendations.

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5. Re: Recommendation for a hotel within 30 - 45 min of SJO?

Keep in mind that most lodging will pay your taxi to the airport. (Most hotels don't have actual shuttles.) And be sure to check the location of the ones recommended. For instance, Adventure Inn is located between the airport and San Jose so not all that convenient if you are going to Arenal or points north. It's also just off a very busy 6-8 lane highway that runs between Alajuela and San Jose. If you don't happen to get their shuttle, it's a $15 taxi ride.

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6. Re: Recommendation for a hotel within 30 - 45 min of SJO?

Thank you again. We are flying out of SJO on Sunday at 11am so we'd like to be somewhere within a 30 minute or so drive. We will be driving from Manuel Antonio on Saturday.

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7. Re: Recommendation for a hotel within 30 - 45 min of SJO?

Hotel Aeropuerto...own and run by a nice costarican family...good breakfast...nice pool...safe parking lot...free shuttle to and from Airport...only 5 minutes from SJO!.

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Up in the mountains Xandari, Finca Rosa Blanca, on the west part of town Grano de Oro.

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9. Re: Recommendation for a hotel within 30 - 45 min of SJO?

We love Xandari and Grano de Oro. Xandari is nice if you want to relax and enjoy great views; GdO is a neat historic city hotel with a great restaurant.

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10. Re: Recommendation for a hotel within 30 - 45 min of SJO?

Another vote for Adventure Inn...I've stayed there several time and love their spacious rooms, pool, jacuzzi, on-site restaurant & great staff...+ free shuttle to the airport. :-)