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Hotel Aeropuerto Costa Rica
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4km west from SJO International Airport | On the Interamerican Highway, Alajuela 20104, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Aeropuerto San Jose Airport Costa Rica)   |  
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Delhi
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24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Convenient!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

I stayed here for a night. Its a 10 min drive from SJO- the hotel takes care of taxi expenses which is great! The rooms are big!! Can easily sleep 4 if need be. The property is cute with a lot of greenery. The breakfast was good too with eggs and some meat. The only downside was the mosquitoes in the room- we just lowered the AC temperature to get rid of them.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
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Eugene, Oregon
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

We are a family of five and we stayed at hotel aeropuerto for our first and last night in costa rica. We didn't expect too much of the place given that it was just an easy place near the airport, but we were surprised at how pretty and clean the place was. There was a great shaded pool and a fuseball table too. The food was great and the staff were very helpful in finding transportation to our next destination. It was a wonderful place to stay for our first and last nights.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Sage F
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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Lovely garden, very clean and spacious rooms, friendly and helpful staff, all speak decent English (which you can't take for granted in Costa Rica). Breakfast is included and it is pretty decent - eggs, rice and beans, cereal, coffee, toasts and jam, tasty fruits (bananas, pineapples, watermelons, etc). WI FI in the room worked fine.
The hotel will pay for your ride to and from the airport or nearest bus station on your first and last day at the hotel (which saves you about $8 each way). Cab drivers all know the drill, they will walk to the hotel lobby and collect their pay.
Tip: We didn't have a car, and there is no bus stop in the walking distance from the hotel, so we had to take a cab to the airport and from there catch a bus to San Jose. Ask the hotel staff - they can arrange a free ride for you with someone who is going to the airport.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Natalia G
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Eatonville
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48 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

This was our second stay here and it was perfect both times. Rooms are clean, quiet, and comfortable and the motel was excellent at giving us a wake-up call and having our free shuttle ready to go to the airport on time. The highlight is certainly the adjoining steak house restaurant that serves very tasty traditional Costa Rican food and steak for two for under $20(American). This was the best dinner of our entire 12-day stay! We regretted that our early flight the next day forced us to miss the free breakfast. We definitely plan to return to Costa Rica, and will also plan our first and/or last night here next time too.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank MtRainierDave
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Port Alberni, Canada
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101 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

We stayed here two nights prior to leaving Costa Rica after a 4week stay in this beautiful country. The hotel is very convenient to the airport but as there is not much else around here I would recommend it as a one night stay. Efficient, friendly service at check-in. The hotel itself is very comfortable with amenities not always found in hotels throughout Costa Rica eg bath tub, hot water, flat screen tv, coffee maker. The restaurant does not open until 3pm (other than breakfast) where service is very good but the food is mediocre. Owner drove us to the airport at 5 am, very much appreciated.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Landcruiser78
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Dallas, Texas
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74 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

This clean, quaint hotel was much better than I expected for a hotel close to the airport. The place was clean and the staff were very helpful. The food at the restaurant was good and we had a great time (group was 11 persons). Bird-watchers and flower photographers had a great time exploring the flora and fauna in the gardens surrounding the hotel. Another great thing: if you take one of the orange taxis, the hotel will pay the cost. Even got a free taxi for our early morning flight (6 AM)!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank PeepleWatcher
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Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

This place was clean, quaint, cute, well manicured, great location, excellent staff, terrific food, well priced, quiet, efficient, absolutely wonderful. It had a bathtub (which is unusual in Costa Rica) a comfortable bed, Wifi, air conditioning, hot water, a TV- everything worked! (which again, can be unusual for Costa Rica). The grounds were very well done and you didn't even feel like you were near a big city! I totally recommend this place.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank asylumboss
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Property: Hotel Aeropuerto Costa Rica
Address: 4km west from SJO International Airport | On the Interamerican Highway, Alajuela 20104, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Aeropuerto San Jose Airport Costa Rica)
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Aeropuerto Costa Rica 3*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Featuring free transportation from and to SJO International airport, this comfortable hotel is an ideal base for your trip (3 stars). Those traveling long distances will particularly appreciate the proximity of the hotel to the motorway. The hotel is located in direct proximity to the airport (4.0 km). The reception desk, which is manned 24 hours, also has a hotel safe. The hotel provides free WI-FI in your room or via a wireless connection in public areas. Feel free to enjoy room service or the wake-up facility when staying at the hotel. The hotel operates a suite of business facilities. The friendly team at reception will provide you with more information on the hotel's own car rental offer. Don't worry about finding a parking space, the hotel offers free parking for guests. The rooms benefit from cable television and telephones. All bathrooms are naturally equipped with a hairdryer. Do you want to book a non-smoking room? Are you traveling with your family and do you need a cot? We will gladly cater for your wishes - please indicate them when booking your room. Your room also has a safe. Air-conditioning ensures that the room temperature is always comfortable. Whether you just want to play around or you take your training seriously, the hotel swimming pool is there for you! Forget the worries of the day as you enjoy a relaxing massage. Treat yourself to a meal in the restaurant, with outdoor seating, where diabetics and vegetarians can find tasty dishes too. In the evening we will welcome you to the hotel bar. ... more   less 
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Aeropuerto Hotel Alajuela
Hotel Aeropuerto Costa Rica Alajuela

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