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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I chose this as a close airport hotel - and it exceeded my expectations as a very good hotel in its own right! Free & regular airport shuttle bus (need to be close to the airport due to traffic). Nice sized rooms 2 double beds Good TV - incl English channels (but not news..) Air conditioning worked well. Free good...

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Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear Surreyflyer, thank you so much for sharing your nice and very thorough comments regarding your and your family's stay with us. We are extremely proud to learn that you were so please with our hotel and all its services and that we exceeded your expectations because nothing makes us happier than our guests' total comfort and satisfaction, besides surprising...

Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here twice....once at the beginning and once at the end of our trip. We were extremely happy with the property and won't hesitate to come back. Rooms were clean and, and the breakfast was great. The airport shuttle was a big help too. A little bit noisy at times as it's right next to the airport obviously!

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Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear wilkydave, thanks for posting your fantastic review about your stay with us. We are very proud to learn that your stay was nothing less than excellent because nothing is more important to us than our guests' total comfort and satisfaction. We strive every day to provide our guests with everything they might need, starting from very comfortable accommodations, great...

Mikkeli, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for one night. The airport hotel was good. It was clean, people were friendly and there were diners right around the corner. I don't have any complaints about it. Yes, it's a bit pricey but that's what you can expect from any airport hotel. Oh, the breakfast was great! There was everything you needed and more.

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Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear Silja6CC, thanks for posting your wonderful review. We are very happy to have surprise you in such a good way since you found our hotel above your expectations. Nothing is more important to us than our guests' total comfort and satisfaction, so we are delighted that you had such a pleasant and comfortable stay. Our location is super convenient...

Elk Grove, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot recommend this hotel, nor will I stay there again. We had several options from which to choose near SJO (Hampton, Courtyard Marriott, etc.) but we chose Holiday Inn Express. We had a very early flight the next day and wanted a peaceful place to rest before a full day of travel. We did not get any peace there....

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Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear coogles916, thank you so much for sharing your comments regarding your stay with us. We really appreciate all our guests' feedback. We are very sorry about the inconveniences you experienced during your stay and we ask you to please accept our most sincere apologies that our hotel was not up to your expectations. There is nothing more important for...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with my wife for one night having just got off the plane, the airport is very close by. It was excellent and lived up to our expectations. There are a couple of restaurants right next door and there is a 24 hour coffee machine in the hotel. We were leaving the next morning for our main holiday...

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Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear WhiteBuffalo2011, thanks for posting such wonderful comments. We feel very proud that you found our hotel to be nothing less than excellent and that it was up to your expectations if not more. Nothing is more important to us than our guests' complete comfort and satisfaction so we are delighted that you got such a good night sleep after...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel has a great location if you are flying out early and it's fairly clean. However I am always surprised when hotels have rock hard beds- we paid $145 and would have been nearly as comfortable on the floor. Not happy. I gave it 3 stars because if location and AC alone.

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Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear Isuellentrop, thank you for posting your review, we really appreciate our guests' feedback. Nothing is more important for us than our guests' total comfort and satisfaction so we strive to make their stay a very pleasant experience. We are very sorry that you were not satisfied with the mattress of the bed in your room so please accept our...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have an early flight you just can`t miss this is the place to stay the night before. You don`t need to go to San Jose downtown, this is the best place to stay if you`re heading to the beach but came in on a late flight. Great breakfast buffet and a very good shuttle service to the airport,...

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Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear luc p, thank you for posting your marvelous comments about your stay in our hotel. We are delighted that you had such a sensational hotel experience since there is nothing more important to us than your complete satisfaction. Since we are located less than a mile away from the airport, our free 24 hour shuttle transportation service to and...

Plymouth, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We venture to CR annually and have stayed at the Holiday Inn express over night before we head down to Uvita. Service is consistently good. Room clean. Breakfast buffet does not disappoint with many choices from cereal, fresh fruit, bagels, rice and beans. Shuttle service to and from the airport is very convenient. Free wifi and a pool.

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Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear Dickson0202, thank you for posting your delighteful comments about our hotel. It makes us very happy learning that you are a part of our extended global family since you have been staying with us for years because it shows us just how satisfied you are with our accommodations and services (such as the free wifi, our delicious complimentary breakfast...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in San Jose around 2am, and chose this hotel before driving to Manuel Antonio the next day. It was fine, but the room smelled very musky. We were only there for one night, so it was tolerable. The staff was all very nice and helpful.

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Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear Saara M, thank you for posting your comments about your night at our hotel. We are very glad that you found us so conveniently located (we are less than amile away from the airprot) because we really do thrive on our guests' total comfort and satisfaction. Please accept our apologies for the musky smell in your room, we assure...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled to Costa Rica, with 2 teenage grandchildren over Spring Break. It was suggested by our tour advisor, Costa Rica Travel Exchange, that we should stay our first night near the airport, since we got in during the evening, and also our last night, since we had a very early morning flight when leaving. This was very good advice,...

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Marjorie E, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport, responded to this review

Dear gmsheldon1, thank you so much for taking the time to write and share such a nice and detailed review. We are totally elated that we were up to your expectations if not more, and that you and your family had such a comfortable and pleasant stay. Our utmost desire is and will always be our guests' complete satisfaction, comfort...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport

Address: 1000 Airport Boulevard | next to Juan Santamaria International Airport, Alajuela 95-4003, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $152 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport Hotel Alajuela
Holiday Inn Express Alajuela
Alajuela Holiday Inn Express
Holiday Inn Express San Jose Airport Costa Rica/Alajuela
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Alajuela
#5 Family Hotel in Alajuela
#8 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
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“Choose 'silence zone' if possible. We had room 211 overlooking the pool on the 1st (top) floor which was nice. 2 double beds.”
Surreyflyer, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are better options nearby”
coogles916, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room not facing the highway”
kattikopla, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Second floor rooms are best so you can avoid the noise of the first floor hallway”
tiffanymariekid, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Remember it's close to the airport so upper floors can be noisy.”
srevoy, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
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