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Nice Hotel in San José Airport Area

Review of Hotel Robledal
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed Jun 5, 2024
A great place to spend your final (our first) moments in Costa Rica.

We spent the night before our return flight here and have no complaints. The rooms are spacious, beds are comfortable and air-conditioning is effective (and welcome). The restaurant serves a nice breakfast and dinner in some different options.

It's really close to the airport and there's a free (included) shuttle. We arrived well in time for our flight and didn't have to rush.

In short, excellent option for those who want to relax around San José airport, whether you just flew in or you're flying out.
Date of stay: May 2024
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed May 5, 2024 via mobile

This was just a one night stay before we flew back to the States. Grounds are private, safe and beautiful. Plenty of room to walk around and check out the birds..Pool area was very nice. We were able to have a decent dinner onsite; no need to leave. Staff was outstanding and they work hard at accommodating our needs. Would stay there again.

Date of stay: April 2024
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed March 27, 2024

The staff is kind and friendly. This is a small family run hotel and they take care of all of their guests.

I stayed here as a solo traveler on my way to surf camp. This hotel had been recommended by the owners of the surf camp.

My room was super clean and had a great view of the courtyard. I dined at the restaurant at the hotel for most of my meals and very much enjoyed every dish.

One of the main perks was the shuttle to and from the airport.

Date of stay: May 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Reviewed March 11, 2024

Garden sanctuary attracts birds and birdwatchers, yet still conveniently close to SJO airport. Pleasant on-site restaurant with full menu. Breakfast included. Friendly, very responsive, accommodating staff. Delightful place to spend our last night in Costa Rica.

Room tip: Grateful for airport shuttle. Drop offs available hourly, early AM to late PM.
Date of stay: March 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed February 29, 2024 via mobile

This hotel is rated officially at two stars in CR, but that does it a bit of a disservice. I stayed two nights ant the beginning and end of a log birding trip and was well received, lodged and cared for both times.

It is clean, comfortable and generally very well maintained accommodation, if you are not looking for super luxury decor and amenities. The beds are comfortable, the AC works and the property is safe and secure. All the staff with whom I dealt were very kind, courteous, helpful and caring.

If you speak any Spanish, they appreciate the effort you put into it but for most get along well in English.

The restaurant food is good. Camerones al diablo is a good pick for dinner if you like spicy sauce/soup and rice. (Good enough that I had it a second time.)

The grounds are lovely, well maintained and alive with birds, if only mostly the usual suspects. Still, the Cinnamon Hummingbird visits every morning and owls are not unheard of. I didn’t use the pool, but it looked well maintained.

All in all, not super-luxury, but not at all shabby. Avery good choice for a single traveller, couples or birding/naturalist types.

The owner, Emmanuel, is an excellent guide to local birding spots, as well as a most courteous, companionable and intelligent businessman.

I have no qualms in recommending this property highly.

Room tip: Rooms 15 to 18 are newer and are at ground level. Room 10 is up a flight of stairs. This hotel is on the airport flight path. So, AC noise
Date of stay: February 2024
Trip type: Travelled solo
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Reviewed February 16, 2024

This little hotel has a few benefits. Close to the airport for a quick one-night stay over. Nice for birders due to the gardens at the back of the property (saw the pygmy owl!). Nice enough breakfast buffet. The hotel offered airport shuttle service for free. And very low cost per night. . No real negatives. It is just a simple hotel. Rooms are air conditioned. Wifi worked. Clean, safe. Good for sure.

Room tip: Get up early for a quick birding peek. - Worth it.
Date of stay: January 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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