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Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport

San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO)

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Based on 1175 reviews
Hampton Inn and Suites San Jose is the perfect starting point for your trip. The Inter-American Highway easily transports you to Costa Rica`s beautifu
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1 King Accessible Room - Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport - 1

1 King Accessible Room

  • 1 king bed
  • complimentary hot breakfast
  • complimentary Wi-Fi
  • mini-fridge, microwave and coffee/tea maker
  • flat screen TV w/ movie channel
  • desk w/ ergonomic chair
  • bath products and hair dryer
  • iron/ironing board
  • non-smoking
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1 King Accessible Studio w/ Sofa Bed - Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport - 2

1 King Accessible Studio w/ Sofa Bed

  • 1 king bed
  • sitting area w/ sofa bed
  • grab bars in bath
  • complimentary hot breakfast
  • complimentary Wi-Fi
  • mini-fridge, microwave and coffee/tea maker
  • flat screen TV w/ movie channel
  • desk w/ ergonomic chair
  • bath products and hair dryer
  • iron/ironing board
  • non-smoking
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1 King Bed - Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport - 3

1 King Bed

  • 1 king bed
  • complimentary hot breakfast
  • complimentary Wi-Fi
  • mini-fridge, microwave and coffee/tea maker
  • flat screen TV w/ movie channel
  • desk w/ ergonomic chair
  • bath products and hair dryer
  • iron/ironing board
  • non-smoking
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1 King Bed Studio w/ Sofa Bed - Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport - 4

1 King Bed Studio w/ Sofa Bed

  • 1 king bed
  • sitting area w/ sofa bed
  • complimentary hot breakfast
  • complimentary Wi-Fi
  • mini-fridge, microwave and coffee/tea maker
  • flat screen TV w/ movie channel
  • desk w/ ergonomic chair
  • bath products and hair dryer
  • iron/ironing board
  • non-smoking
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2 Queen Beds - Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport - 5

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen beds
  • complimentary hot breakfast
  • complimentary Wi-Fi
  • mini-fridge, microwave and coffee/tea maker
  • flat screen TV w/ movie channel
  • desk w/ ergonomic chair
  • bath products and hair dryer
  • iron/ironing board
  • non-smoking
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2 Queen Beds Accessible Room - Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport - 6

2 Queen Beds Accessible Room

  • 2 queen beds
  • sitting area w/ sofa bed
  • grab bars in bath
  • complimentary hot breakfast
  • complimentary Wi-Fi
  • mini-fridge, microwave and coffee/tea maker
  • flat screen TV w/ movie channel
  • desk w/ ergonomic chair
  • bath products and hair dryer
  • iron/ironing board
  • non-smoking
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Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport
Hwy 1 Airport Blvd, Alajuela, Costa Rica Costa Rica

Hotel Amenities:

  • Pool
  • Gift Shop
  • Baggage Storage
  • Beverage Area, Complimentary
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Coin Laundry
  • Elevators
  • Foreign Currency Exchange
  • Guest Activity/Recreation Desk
  • Laundry/Valet Service
  • Multi-Lingual Staff
  • News Stand
  • On-Site Convenience Store
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Snack Shop
  • Fitness Room
  • Automated Teller [ATM]
  • Sight Seeing Tours
  • Babysitting Service

Once you have arrived at the hotel, you will find a lot of great amenities waiting for you in your room. The Hampton Inn and Suites has designed their accessible hotel rooms to make their guests with disabilities, as well as friends and family who accompany them more comfortable.
Room Amenities:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Radio
  • Non-Smoking - ALL ROOMS!
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Automatic Door Closer
  • ADA accessible
  • 25in. Television
  • Alarm Clock/Radio
  • Mini-fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Large Work Desk
  • Lap Desk
  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Bathroom Amenities - Fluffy towels, a WaterPik showerhead and curved shower rod that allows more light and space in the shower. There are also handrails in the tub/shower. This suite may also contain other special features.


The friendly Hampton team members will assist you with a few things they offer that can help you get your job done.
Business Services:
  • Audio/Visual Equipment Rental
  • Business Center
  • Business Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Rental
  • Express Mail
  • Fax - $1.00 USD
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Modem
  • Office Rental
  • Paging Equipment Rental
  • Photo Copying Service
  • Printer
  • Secretarial Service

The Central Valley of Costa Rica is rich in tourist, cultural and natural attractions.
Attractions:

  • Costa Rica`s best Museums
  • National Parks
  • Poas Volcano
  • Braulio Carrillo Rain Forest
  • Irazu and Turrialba Volcanoes.
  • Charming picturesque rural towns
  • Large Coffee Plantations
  • Sugar Mills and Dairies.


Near the Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton hotel in San Jose - Airport - there is a broad variety of interesting affordable restaurants serving all sorts of cuisines. The hotel can provide you with additional listings.
Nearby Restaurants:
  • Hampton Inn and Suites San Jose - Join the for breakfast, they offer a quick, healthy breakfast and a bottle of water-all conveniently packed in their complimentary Hampton`s grab and go breakfast bags. Grab one as you head out the door -available Monday - Friday.

  • Sodas - If you are interested in sampling true local flavor - equivalent to a diner in the United States. Sodas near our San Jose hotel specialize in filling, flavorful Tico food with lots of rice and beans.

  • Fresco - A stand near the hotel that serves delicious fresh-fruit milkshakes made without the ice cream.
  • La Gallera - A delicious Latin American restaurant with influences from all over the continent, La Gallera is a great experience for any food lover who wants to get a taste for the region.

AMENITIES:
  • Business Center (+)
  • Conference Rooms (+)
  • Fitness Facility
  • High Speed Internet (+)
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Wireless Internet (+)
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 1175 reviews
from Roanoke, VA.
Submitted on 17-05-2016
If you are arriving on a late flight, if you have a very early flight out, if you are catching Interbus early in the morning - this is a great place to stay. Our room was clean and surprisingly quiet, our staff interactions were all very positive, there are two restaurants within walking distance, and, a bonus for birders, you can start your list by looking right out your window. Among others, we saw parrots in the trees! Having said that, if time permits, I would always prefer to stay at local... Read more
from New York, United States
Submitted on 18-05-2016
This hotel is near the airport and basically the kind of place you stay before and after a international flight. Transportation and shuttles are flexible and comfortable. Staff is bi-lingual and extremely helpful. Hotel has clearly spent time having the information and options travelers want ahead of time. The managers should be proud of their staff. Only reason I gave this an average rating is it is near the airport, traffic sucks, location is let's face it, at the airport. You will n... Read more
from Atlanta, Georgia
Submitted on 25-05-2016
Very convenient location near Airport and for a day tour packages across the country. Hotel room was quiet, clean and comfortable. Front desk was welcoming (Diego) and very helpful after my accident at Manuel Antonio national park. Cut my feet in unexpected visit of monkey on the beach. Tried the best fresh cut papaya for breakfast in my life.Enjoyed morning views with cup of coffee and sound of birds while waiting for day tour pick ups by Gray Line tours. There is Gray Line agent in the hotel f... Read more
from
Submitted on 25-05-2016
This is a great hotel near SJO with Complimentary Breakfast and a free shuttle to the airport. Room was clean and spacious. Only issue was a loud air conditioner. Staff at hotel were friendly and efficient. Food at Casino next door was quite good.
from New York, United States
Submitted on 25-05-2016
I love staying at the Hampton Inn near the airport for many reasons. It is the most comfortable middle ground between Costa Rica and the US. The rooms are nice, beds comfy, tea, coffee, and fruit waiting for you at the door 24 hour security, friendly staff, wonderful transport between hotel and airport and so much more. The internet is strong and consistant, and there is a complimentary breakfast included. When you get in late night, Denny's is right across the street so, it is truly an all incl... Read more
from Margate City, New Jersey
Submitted on 30-05-2016
Heeded to the most southern point of Costa to surf the front Dest persons give us the wake up call so we had no problem making our flights coming Ana going to and from Costa Rica , I would recommend any that is going to Costa and need a place for a short layover to try this place out
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Submitted on 31-05-2016
Very convenient location near the Airport. We stayed there for a day before we left the next day. There is also a car rental spot nearby - Thrifty. If you plan to rent a car, we recommend using Thrifty so you can drop it after your trip ends. The front desk staff was also excellent - we wanted to do some "local" shopping and they directed me to a Mall nearby. It was a great visit.
from Port Allen, Louisiana
Submitted on 01-06-2016
I've stayed many gkmes at the Hampton Inn and found quality lacking on this occasion. I was disappointed to request a taxi to a dinner location and was told there was a $33 flat rate for my request. I knew this was a ripoff so asked for a public taxi. I paid $18 for my trip in a perfectly acceptable public taxi (the taxi driver gave me his number and returned to take me back fyom dinner to the hotel at the same rate). I had to change rooms because the first room assigned had a terrible smell... Read more
from charlotte, United States
Submitted on 05-06-2016
this is a fabulous hotel with very close access to the airport. the staff makes everyone feel like family, the complimentary breakfast is very nice and the value that you get is first class I always stay at this hotel when leaving Costa Rica
from Maryland
Submitted on 06-06-2016
Clean, comfortable hotel in a convenient location near SJO airport in Alajuela (suburban San Jose). Some items of note are: the complimentary hot breakfast (traditional Costa Rican breakfast- gallo pintos w/ typical American breakfast menu items- eggs, sausage, cereal, bagels, fruit, coffee, juice, etc.). Also there's free wi-fi in the lobby and in the rooms. I would defintiely recommend this hotel if you're flying iin or out of Costa Rica through SJO airport.
from Springfield, NJ
Submitted on 14-06-2016
The hotel has 24 hour shuttle service to the International Airport. Rooms and clean and comfortable. Denny restaurant is nearby, even walkable. Nice complimentary breakfast. I want to thank Andre, at the front desk for all his help and kindness. The only negative thing I can say, is one elevator was out of service. But, that was more of an inconvenience.
from Omaha, NE
Submitted on 15-06-2016
This hotel is about a five-minute from the airport. If you have an early flight out of San Jose then this is a excellent choice. I was impressed with the speed of the shuttle service. The staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and the internet worked well. There is no restaurant, but there are few places to eat within walking distance.
from San Antonio, Texas
Submitted on 16-06-2016
We stayed at this hotel simply for the convenience of it being right next to the airport. I found it frustrating that I could not find an email address for this hotel. I even called the corporate # to ask them. According to the Q&A on this page I was suppose to use a courtesy phone to call the hotel for the shuttle. I could not find a phone, even after asking someone. We ended up using our cell phone. They said shuttles come every 20 minutes (which I don't mind waiting) but it was not clear wher... Read more
from Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
Submitted on 15-06-2016
We had an early flight from SJO The location was great. The staff very efficient and welcoming. Free shuttle was prompt. Having a 24hr restaurant within walking distance was a plus as was the free breakfast to go. Would definitely stay again.
from Indy
Submitted on 22-06-2016
Friendly staff, good service, very clean, warm cookies on check in. Breakfast was included and I thought it was better than average for this class of hotel. The hotel is directly across from the airport although the traffic in the area is crazy at rush hour times. The hotel offers a dinner shuttle at 7:30 pm which can take you to an area about a mile away where there are several restaurants. The return shuttle is at 9pm back to hotel. No restaurant or bar at hotel but there is a Denny's a ... Read more
from Reno, Nevada
Submitted on 29-06-2016
Stayed coming and going from Coasta Rica, with a trip to Tortuguero in the middle. Stayed because of the proximity to the airport and the shuttle. Everything terrific from Service to Rooms to Breakfast. The only thing that would have better would be to have some more information in English and other languages for public transportation, we had difficulty understanding how to get around as we did not have a car or unlimited funds for taxis.
from Reno, Nevada
Submitted on 29-06-2016
Great place to stay for proximity to airport, free shuttle and hotel services. Safe and friendly, breakfast gals were wonderful, food hot and had a few authentic Costa Rican Food choices, free buffet was a bonus. Rooms were clean, quiet and reliable. We are part of the HHonors program, we appreciate the dependability of knowing that the money we invest in Lodging we be clean and safe where ever we go.
from ft worth
Submitted on 29-06-2016
First 5 stars here is relative. Its not a fancy resort. I wouldn't stay here for a week. But we got in to the airport very late and needed a place that was clean, safe and close. This met all three, and was quiet as well. Breakfast was decent, a few local flavors as well as the usual Hampton fare. If u r considering other hotels, please know the international airport is not in San Jose, and traffic can be very bad, so location is very important, and this one is VERY close to the airport. M... Read more
from Missoula, Montana
Submitted on 01-07-2016
We had a late arrival into San Jose and were looking for an easy place to stay before heading to the coast. The free shuttle was easy to find and the staff was welcoming and delightful, even at 1 AM. They accommodated a late departure for us, which allowed us to use the hotel as a point to meet with our friends that arrived in San Jose the next day. The rooms were clean and the breakfast was delicious. The staff gave my daughter an adorable stuffed turtle and a coloring pack. The staff overheard... Read more
from Winter
Submitted on 01-07-2016
The staff here is super helpful and friendly. Great Gallo pinto for breakfast! Clean rooms with a mini refrigerator. Nice outdoor pool. Fairly close to Walmart, a great Peruvian restaurant and rental cars. Great option for late arriving flights and early departures. Airport transportation available.
from Boston, Massachusetts
Submitted on 01-07-2016
We had an early morning flight to leave Costa Rica and so we decided to try this hotel. It is convenient to the airport-about five minute drive on the shuttle. Breakfast didn't start til 6, but it was included in the price and certainly was satisfying. As another reviewer mentioned, when we showed up, there was no one to help with our bags so I grabbed a cart and we took our bags up to the room on the second floor. There is a Denny's across the parking lot from the hotel if you wanted to pay for... Read more
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Submitted on 04-07-2016
Our group of high school students stayed at that Hampton Inn-San Jose, CR Airport on our way into the country and on our way out. We have no complaints. Check in to the hotel takes a long time (compared to USA hotels) but overall this hotel is a great option.
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Submitted on 11-07-2016
Location- was very great Cleanliness was - great Sadly they needed more help. Front desk needs more people. We were behind a large party. Took a lot of time to finally get our room. Not a lot to choice for beverages. Also TV was only in Spanish. Should have had some channels in Englsh.
from New Straitsville, Ohio
Submitted on 12-07-2016
Typical Hampton and is in line with what you will find stateside. Staff is great and service is excellent. Bar, restaurants and casino across the street and airport is very close. Free shuttle to the airport.
from Houston, Texas
Submitted on 15-07-2016
This hotel is an excellent hotel located close to the San Jose, Costa Rica airport. Staff were friendly and helpful. Shuttle ran 24/7 and was right there when we were ready to leave. Driver was an excellent driver and helpful
from
Submitted on 15-07-2016
Overall loved the hotel; very clean; staff very friendly; breakfast had wonderful fresh fruits, breads, jams, coffee and native dishes like plantains; airport shuttle runs frequently but it would be better, if when returning to the airport, you could sign up for a specific time; instead, you just show up at the lobby and wait for the next shuttle. You can schedule all sorts of tours and pickup is at hotel
from Vancouver, Washington
Submitted on 17-07-2016
What an incredible hotel -- and this from someone who spends 150+ nights a year in hotels, mostly Hiltons. From the speedy and efficient airport shuttle to the friendly greeting at the Front Desk from Michael and staff, it was 24 hours of pure hotel bliss. Even the personalized welcome letter from Guest Service Manager Daniel Cubero Sotela was just sooooo special! Breakfast is something you will not believe, with everything tasty and freshly-prepared, with lots of fresh fruits and hot dishes.... Read more
from San Diego
Submitted on 18-07-2016
I stayed at this hotel with my two children the night we arrived in San Jose and the night before we left. It is a few minutes from the airport, and the shuttle will take you there and back. The beds are comfortable, it is quiet, the pool is nice for a quick dip and the free breakfast is tasty. The staff was wonderful, and went out of their way to arrange to have my rental car picked up at the hotel rather than having to drive it into San Jose. Would definitely stay here again, and would rec... Read more
from San Jose, California
Submitted on 20-07-2016
This is a typical Hilton resort. Friendly clean a little more then the other hotels around here but worth it. The breakfast is pretty good and is conveniently located close to everything. I would definitely recommend this hotel. Also they have 24 hour shuttle service to the airport which is huge.
from Fresno, California
Submitted on 20-07-2016
I stayed in 3 other hotels during my 12 days in Costa Rica and I have to say the staff at this hotel went above and beyond in making me feel welcomed and we're very helpful with all my needs. The only minor negative thing was the shuttle driver to the airport. He was running late and then when he finally did arrive to pick myself and a two other people they had been waiting on him, he disappeared for several minutes. Finally he came out to the van with a cup of coffee and a muffin. I just foun... Read more
from Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Submitted on 20-07-2016
Good clean, pleasant, reliable service and facilities. Fast reliable trip to and from the airport. Breakfast was a good start for the day and lasted until our evening meal. Location was close to the airport and provided for quick and reliable service.
from Naples, Florida
Submitted on 22-07-2016
My friends and I were returning to San Jose from Playa samara to catch a morning flight back to Florida. The shuttle service to airport was very convenient and the hotel staff couldn't have been any more helpful! Hampton is indeed lucky to have such a great group of people on their staff!
from Abilene, Texas
Submitted on 25-07-2016
The staff was very friendly and all spoke English well. Even the maids said hello and smiled when we passed. They have an airport shuttle which is a nice convenience. It is quite close to the airport but very well sound-proofed. Depending on traffic, it takes 15-20 minutes. There is no restaurant in the hotel, but it is next to a Denny's and a Rosti Pollo (Roasted Chicken) restaurant. If you gamble, there is also a casino next door. We took several tours recommended by the concierge. They were e... Read more
from
Submitted on 26-07-2016
Everything went well until we got home and checked our CC .. we were charged $180 and falsely accused of smoking in our room. We did NOT smoke in our room. I have contacted Hilton to get a refund and they have promised to reply in 72 "business hours"
from Delray Beach, Florida
Submitted on 29-07-2016
Since we live in Escazu, and had to take an early flight,we decided to stay here.Check in was easy,friendly,and the hotel had everything we needed.Free shuttle 24 hours a day(we took it at 5:00 a.m.)free parking for the week(it must be booked as a package deal online).The suite was nice,comfortable bed.All in all a really nice hotel to stay very close to airport
from Vancouver, Canada
Submitted on 30-07-2016
Very close to airport. When you exit the airport, cross over to the island. The shuttle comes every 15 minutes or so. It is for the Hampton Inn/Holiday Inn Express. Rooms were clean and beds were comfy. Staff was polite and helpful. There is not a lot of food selection nearby. We went to Rostipollos, which had good chicken dishes. Breakfast was fine. It's a typical Hampton Inn, which works perfectly when you're exhausted after a day of flying!
from Prague, Czech Republic
Submitted on 31-07-2016
Big comfortable bed, but no balcony in the whole hotel... Advantageous position near to the airport, good breakfasts (you can cook you own waffles). Free coffee take-away possible. The hotel is sourrounded with highways etc, so not an ideal place for evening walks..
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Submitted on 03-08-2016
After a gruelling trip from England pitted with some delays during transfer, we arrived late and exhusted. The staff on arrival were very welcoming. Breakfast in the morning was fun and satisfying. We needed some help to work out how to get our bus to liberia. Gabrielle on reception was very helpful and went the extra mile to make sure we knew where to go. We'll definately be going back when we leave costa rica.
from Chicago, Illinois
Submitted on 12-08-2016
Stayed at hampton inn airport san jose costa rica from the moment i arrived i did not feel welcome. When i asked what tome the shuttle was arriving i was told look at the sign and then when inquired why shuttle was 28 min late he said it will get here when it gets here, i then went and asked front desk and they called a taxi for me. I had no airconditioning the night and morning of checkout. Room was dated and needed remodeling. Pool was very small and fitness center tiny, lobby and breakfast a... Read more
from Sunnyvale, CA
Submitted on 15-08-2016
We were arriving late and taking a SANSA flight early in the morning. This hotel was perfect for the layover. The shuttle was waiting for us as we exited customs, they helped us with our luggage, check-in was quick. Room was amazingly comfortable. Breakfast was nice and convenient and the shuttle was there waiting for us to take us to our flight. What more could you ask for?!!! Does not have its own restaurant but just outside is a 24 hour Denny's.
from Palm Spring
Submitted on 15-08-2016
Outstanding service. I recommend this hotel to anyone making connections at the Santamaria airport in San Jose, Costa Rica. The shuttle service is dependable and efficient. The complimentary breakfast is outstanding.
from Kissimmee, Florida
Submitted on 02-09-2016
Front desk people were nice and room was very clean. Security people check the hotel 24 hours. They are very nice people. At night we walked to the restaurant next the hotel and the security person watch us until we came back to the hotel. The front desk person give us information about our questions and helped with everything we need it. Housekeeping was good everything was clean. Special bathroom side. In overall was a excellent stay.
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Submitted on 04-09-2016
Great hotel next to rental car facilities directly across from the airport. The room (231) was spacious and very comfortable!!! The breakfast selection was extraordinary!!! The tamales for breakfast were awesome!!! The kitchenette in our room came in very handy!!! Great value and free airport shuttle with multiple departure times. I will stay here again!
from Eagle, Idaho
Submitted on 05-09-2016
This location was next to auto rental and excellent shuttle to the airport. They were very accommodating of our 4:00 am departure. We were cordially welcomed and accommodated even though we arrived 2 hours before normal check in.
from West Saint Paul, Minnesota
Submitted on 06-09-2016
Pretty much your standard Hampton Inn with good service but the breakfast was very disappointing with liquid scrambled eggs, poor sausage, lousy fruit, and watered down and sugar added orange juice and something called fruit punch which tasted like candy all thus in fruit-filled Costa Rica!!! Coffee mate btw is not pure cream. Plenty of local cows so go fetch the real thing
from Munich, Germany
Submitted on 08-09-2016
We stayed in the Hampton Inn and Suites for one night before departing back home. The location is quite nice, rooms tidy and modern, with even a small and nice pool even though you can´t swim in there as water is just hip high. Breakfast is good and offers a variety of warnm and cold food, including fresh fruit and pancake mix for selfbaking. We liked the apples and bananas offered in the lobby to pick all day long. Only staff wasn´t really attentive: even though I presented my Hilton Honors c... Read more
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Submitted on 20-09-2016
OMG what an experience once again. The volcano above the city of San Jose blew its top and covered ash over the entire city Yup. To include shutting down the Juan Santa Maria airport. What a disaster for travel and emergency lodging. I called upon my friend Daniel the Guest Manager at the Airpot Hampton Inn. Of course all the hotels were booked solid but after rearranging schedules he slipped me in to an deluxe room Thanks again for your HHilton Hampton guest program. Again it pay to go first c... Read more
from Brentwood, California
Submitted on 23-09-2016
Clean, comfortable and convenient as a layover or pre/post vacation overnight stay for Costa Rica. Check In was a breeze and we were glad everything was smooth sailing. We just wanted to rest. Hampton Inn is behind the hilton express (just drive through it). Staff are cordial and friendly. There is a security guard at the front area and one that does his rounds. We felt safe. The free breakfast starts at 6am. Shuttle runs every 15 mins. There is also a schedule posted at the lobby. There is a ... Read more
from Bowie, MD, United States
Submitted on 25-09-2016
Nice overnight stay. Due to volcano eruption, our flight to USA was cancelled. We had checked out of our vacation rental home and needed to find somewhere to stay overnight until we could fly home. The Hampton Inn & Suites is located near the airport and was very clean and the employees were very professional.
from Atlanta, Georgia
Submitted on 04-10-2016
Very quick and easy shuttle service from SJO to hotel. Upon arrival, the evening staff, (Michael, Gabriel, Diego) were outstanding. They spoke very good English and were very patient with us as we tried to speak Spanish. Their hospitality was well beyond what we were expecting: after a long and arduous flight then line in customs, we were beyond exhausted, but they immediately helped us feel relaxed and less stressed.
from Louisville, Kentucky
Submitted on 04-10-2016
Needed near airport for early am flight. Shuttle was perfect and free. Location of hotel right across the street was ideal. Everyone spoke English. Because of early flight did not get breakfast which started at 6 am
from Escazu, Costa Rica
Submitted on 08-10-2016
We usually stay at this hotel due to its proximity to the airport and the shuttle service. It´s always a great experience at the Hampton. We had warm cookies waiting for us at the check in counter. There was fresh coffee and hot chocolate out at all times. The breakfast was amazing and the chef even brought out strawberries dipped in chocolate and walked around offering it to everyone. Our room was clean and the bed...oh that bed... always perfectly comfortable. We sleep better here than at hom... Read more
from Carrollton, Texas
Submitted on 11-10-2016
This is a nice hotel for lodging close to the airport. It has all the basic amenities you would need, including comfortable beds. The workout facility is super small, but they do have one! There are several restaurants within walking distance. The front desk staff were incredibly helpful and offered other suggestions for restaurants within the city. The shuttle was timely and reliable.
from Fairbanks, Alaska
Submitted on 14-10-2016
We stayed here one night after our flight arrival before we continued on our vacation via a shuttle bus the next day. Great hotel with wifi and an excellent breakfast. Clean, quiet rooms. Helpful staff!
from Chengdu, China
Submitted on 18-10-2016
Stayed here on my last night in Costa Rica. The location is fantastic, as it only takes around five minutes to get to the airport. Very convenient, especially considering that my flight was early in the morning. The rooms are also very nice and comfortable, and their breakfast was great. I especially enjoyed their local tamales for breakfast and also the friendly service provided by Minor, who is in charge of the breakfast.
from Coppell, Texas
Submitted on 19-10-2016
The hotel seemed brand new, the room was large, with mini fridge and a wonderful king size bed with very nice white linens. We only spent one night, but it was wonderful, clean and well appointed. The hotel offers free breakfast, but we left for the airport before the restaurant opened. They did offer a "carry with you" breakfast, but we did not take it.
from Vancouver, Canada
Submitted on 20-10-2016
Our family of four (kids are 10 & 13) booked a night at the Hampton Inn on our first and last day in Costa Rica because our flights arrived very late and left very early. The hotel is pretty much like every other Hampton and met our expectations ?? very clean, good AC, comfy beds & nice linens, mini fridge, decent shower & toiletries. We enjoyed the free breakfast which included waffles, yogurt, toast, and cereal, as well as nice fresh fruit and some typical CR dishes. On our last day we h... Read more
from Denver, CO
Submitted on 21-10-2016
This hotel goes above and beyond. We arrived after midnight and by the time we got through customs, it was 1am. The driver new were landing late and was waiting at the curb for us. Very impressive. Breakfast was above average and the room was typical of a Hampton. Highly recommended and 2 minutes from the baggage claim.
from Virginia
Submitted on 24-10-2016
This was an excellent stop over during our trip to Costa Rica - we needed to be near the airport to pick up the last family member who was joining us later. The hotel was convenient to the airport, comfortable and a nice change of pace before heading south for the next leg of our adventure! I was so happy that they let us check in early!
from Macon, Georgia, United States
Submitted on 24-10-2016
This Hampton was my last stop on the way back to states after an awesome birthday weekend. Hilton honors scheduled ahead for me to check in early. Although regular check in is at 2, I was able to get to my room at 12pm after a long ride from the Caribbean coast. My toilet was running when I came in an front desk sent someone up directly to fix it. The room was larger than most Hamptons that I have stayed in. Very clean and inviting. Staff very friendly. I hope breakfast is just as great in the m... Read more
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Submitted on 27-10-2016
We have stayed twice. Very close to airport with a convenient 24-hour shuttle. Rooms are just as expected of a Hampton Inn- clean, comfortable and surprisingly quiet given its proximity to SJO. The breakfast is seriously the best free breakfast buffet I've had at a Hilton hotel... And they are usually pretty dependable. The gallo pinto is so good and on our last trip we were introduced to fresh passion fruit- yummy. There is a Gray Line tour concierge in the lobby- super handy. Front desk staff... Read more
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Submitted on 28-10-2016
I travelled to Costa Rica and stayed for one night on my way to the interior. The shuttle service from the Airport was excellent. The staff service was personal and friendly and the rooms are excellent. Overall the quality of the hotel and the service was excellent that I decided to stay again on my return from the interior. The location to the Airport is ideal for those who have early flights. I recommend this hotel.
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Submitted on 30-10-2016
This trip was for business; however, the hotel staff made the trip seem like a vacation. Smiles and inquiries as to any help I needed or how my stay was going brought a smile to my face daily. I highly recommend this hotel.
from ft lauderdale, United States
Submitted on 31-10-2016
this hotel is located in a safe area surrounded by some good restaurants. Staff is extremely friendly and helpful. rooms were very clean I would highly recommend staying here if you need to fly out the following morning
from Arlington Heights, Illinois
Submitted on 03-11-2016
We routinely stay at Hampton Inns while driving in the USA and have stayed at this one in Costa Rica 3 or 4 times, it's always good! Rooms are ample,spotless with excellent amenities but the breakfast is the highlight. It has a cheerful dining room and a big selection of free food. The staff is friendly and helpful. The immediate area has restaurants including one emphasizing chicken that is really good. Also, the airport shuttle is reliable -very important.
from San Francisco, California
Submitted on 04-11-2016
This is a good choice if you have a flight out in the morning or are arriving in the late afternoon. It is easy to find and there are free shuttles on demand to the airport. Another plus is the number of car rental lots adjacent to the hotel. Super convenient! As for the hotel, the property is new with comfortable rooms and comfy mattresses. Free Wifi and breakfast included. The scrambled eggs are not real tasty but there is fresh fruit and make-your-own waffles. The staff is very helpful. ... Read more
from Dallas, Texas
Submitted on 04-11-2016
It seems to be new. Spend one night next to airport so easy to catch a very early morning flight. They offer 24/7 shuttle. Hotel very clean and comfortable. Walk across the street to eat. Pleasure to check in very helpful people.
from Daventry, United Kingdom
Submitted on 04-11-2016
We stayed at the Hampton inn for a few days to get acclimatised after a long flight from UK. We arrived feeling weary but the welcome was excellent and we soon felt at home. Kevin on the front desk was exceptional in helping us out and helping to get us transport to our next stop of Monteverde. When we got back he had remembered our names. He made our stay special. The hotel was clean and comfortable although the outside pool was unheated but it certainly helped to refresh us after a bus journey... Read more
from Nashville, United States
Submitted on 04-11-2016
This is a great hotel close to the airport, friendly staff, great breakfast UNLIMITED international calls from the room phone. Wi-Fi was good speed for checking emails and videos. The staff was helpful with information on places to see and things to do while in the market.
from Jackson, Michigan
Submitted on 05-11-2016
Given the location across from the airport, we were amazed that we didn't hear a single plane take off or landing when in the room. It was a relief, given our early morning flight. Very clean, exceptionally comfortable beds. COMPLIMENTARY coffee was a nice touch. A little breakfast bag was provided for those like us leaving before it was served (water, apple, muffin, cereal bar). Only hangup was the limited restaurant selection...Dennys is closest and was VERY expensive. Perfect location across ... Read more
from Houston, Texas
Submitted on 06-11-2016
Great hotel!! Hilton should be proud of this location! We stay at a lot of Hilton properties and that is why we chose this one. No regrets!! Customer service was supreme! American Hamptons could learn from this location. Clean, nice and top notch! Best breakfast we ever had at a Hampton as well.
from Toronto, Canada
Submitted on 07-11-2016
Stayed one night prior to leaving Costa Rica and found it to be a great experience. The room was great and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Loved the take out breakfast before 6 am as we had to leave early. Will definitely stay there next time.
from Mesa, Arizona
Submitted on 08-11-2016
We stayed here the night before our flight out of Costa Rica. The hotel is warm and inviting and the staff are outstanding. They had all the answers to our questions. We got to chat with Kevin V. at the front desk for a few minutes and he was so sweet and genuine in his interest of us and in our experience in beautiful Costa Rica. Kevin was attentive when we had difficulties printing boarding passes and when we needed featherless pillows due to allergies. He always had a smile on his face and... Read more
from Myrtle Beach, United States
Submitted on 10-11-2016
There is not enough to say about this Hampton Inn property in san Jose Costa Rica. I have been traveling to the area mostly on business routinely over the past 5 years. In the beginning I have tried most of the large chain hotels in the immediate area but none have compared to this Hampton Inn. The property is most convenient to the airport with exceptional shuttle service. There are three excellent restaurants across from the front the parking lot including multiple rental car companies. The r... Read more
from SCOTTSDALE, United States
Submitted on 09-11-2016
After a long day of white-water rafting and traveling it was wonderful to "come home" to an environment that felt like you were with family. Kevin Villalobos, the receptionist went out of his way to make us feel welcomed and comfortable. He even brought us feather-free pillow after his shift had ended. Mynor, the person of the breakfast area made sure we, and other guests, had everything we needed and was constantly on the move. The entire experience was so pleasant.
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Submitted on 11-11-2016
We had arrived in San Jose late one night and wanted a place to stay after a long day of traveling. This hotel was only 6 minutes from the airport which was very important in making the decision to stay here. This hotel exceeded my expectations, the staff was very friendly, the room was very comfortable and clean, and the beds were very comfortable. We loved the atmosphere at breakfast in the morning and enjoyed how attentive the staff was to us. Thank you! I would definitely stay here again.
from Grand Cayman
Submitted on 12-11-2016
I am really happy with everything, from great personal to cleanness to the nice breakfast. It is close to everything, safe, well equipped. The hotel was excellent. The room was clean, it had 2 queen beds and coffeemaker. The breakfast was excellent; fruits, bread, "gallo pinto" (rice and beans), juice and a variety of options.
from Minneapolis, MN
Submitted on 12-11-2016
This is a wonderful Hampton Inn. The proximity to the airport and car rental facilities is convenient. The only thing missing is a large variety of local eating establishments. The Rosti Pollo and The Pirates Bar and Grill in the nearby casino offer two good food options. There is a Denny's there, but I have not eaten there.
from Norfork, Arkansas
Submitted on 14-11-2016
Excellent hotel near the airport. There is a free shuttle from airport to hotel. Used digital checkin so only had to pick up key when checking in. Beds are comfortable. Room is extremely clean. Staff is friendly, helpful and courteous. We,always,stay here coming to and leaving Costa Rica.
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 15-11-2016
Stayed there twice for one night. Very close to airport with efficient shuttle service every 15 minutes (although I never did have to wait so long). Rooms are spacious, clean and provide the standards that you would expect, plus microwave and fridge. Little shop and travel service on ground floor. Excellent free Wifi for 24h. Was pleasantly surprised by the choices offered at the complimentary breakfast buffet (scrambled eggs, waffles, cereal, fresh fruit, etc) or take-away bag for early starts ... Read more
from Austin, Texas
Submitted on 16-11-2016
Very nice place. Really close to the airport and they offer shuttle service. Room was clean and they also free coffe and breakfast. Car rental service is across parking lot. There is a restaurant and casino within walking distance.
from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Submitted on 16-11-2016
Because we had an early morning flight out of San Jose, we wanted to stay close to the airport the night prior to our flight. The hotel staff was very friendly, the rooms were clean, wi-fi was very fast, and the bed was very comfortable. We had to leave the hotel before breakfast was served. The hotel had breakfast to-go bags for us to take.
from Ingersoll, Canada
Submitted on 20-11-2016
This hotel is very close to the airport and includes a shuttle service. A free breakfast is included. The rooms are very clean even though we encountered a scorpion in our room but that happens in the tropics. The staff is very accommodating and fluent in Spanish and English as well. A little pricey for Costa Rica but very convenient.
from San Diego, California
Submitted on 21-11-2016
I stayed here after a week in the jungle and it was very conveniently located for my early morning flight the next day. It's just what you would expect at a Hampton Inn & Suites. Clean room, amenities like you would see in any of these chain hotels. The coffee was excellent and always available. I left too early to try the breakfast so I can't comment on that. I do recommend that you ask them to call a Red Taxi if you want to go out to eat somewhere that's not nearby. The airport taxi's ... Read more
from London, Canada
Submitted on 29-11-2016
We stayed at this hotel after a late flight into San Jose. They have airport shuttle which was prompt and the driver was cheerful, even at 2:00 am. The staff were extremely friendly and accommodating, the rooms were clean. They also offer a full hot breakfast, (included), which I have to say was by far the best hotel breakfast I have ever had or even seen for that matter. I highly recommend this hotel, whether it be a one night stay or multiple nights.
from Columbia, South Carolina
Submitted on 29-11-2016
Spent the night in hotel before heading to the airport in the morning. Good facilities and helpful staff. Internet did not reach room and was not very stable in the lobby. Otherwise, good service and nice room.
from Washington DC, District of Columbia
Submitted on 29-11-2016
The staff gave us great advice about when to leave for the airport and helped with the free shuttle. Great stress relief for us as visitors to Panama from the US. It was very nice to be welcomed to the hotel practically as if we were arriving to visit with family.
from Minneapolis, Minnesota
Submitted on 30-11-2016
The staff were great at check in and when needing directions. The facilities are all clean, comfortable and safe. Only the outdoor pool is uninviting and I saw no one use it. Breakfast was generous and varied. Not too bad for airplane noise either.
from Delta, Canada
Submitted on 30-11-2016
Volcano spewing ash resulted in our flight in being canceled. Costa Rica refused to refund pre paid room even though we booked into another Hampton Inn in Houston for the night. Short story, paid for two rooms, got one, for reasons beyond our control. Contacted complaints and they sent it to Costa Rica to resolve, which of course didn't happen. Very disappointed in this underhanded move. Will not recommend or book Hampton Inn anywhere as a result.
from Boston, MA
Submitted on 03-12-2016
Great experience at this hotel. Clean rooms, good service and always "open" coffee/tea/hot chocolate bar and they even had baked cookies out the evening we were there. Sheets and towels were high quality and beds were very comfortable (we stayed here two nights - at the beginning and again at the end of our trip to Costa Rica). The location is perfect for an early morning flight from SJO (and the shuttle is very convenient).
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Submitted on 04-12-2016
Breakfast is disgusting, no room service,no restaurant no bar,called to report the shower the guy said he will send someone,never did,we called to ask for 2 towels,after an hr we had to.call back because they forgot,it was a waste of money, so many other hotels around,do yourself a favor don't stay there
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